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Short corner worked by Jordan Bowery, Jordan Bowery challenges Peter Hartley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott Flinders restarts play with the free kick.
Liam Ridehalgh concedes a free kick for a foul on Luke James. Evan Horwood crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, clearance by Mark Randall.
Greg Rutherford comes on in place of Gary Liddle.
A cross is delivered by Jordan Bowery, Luke James manages to make a clearance.
Neil Austin crosses the ball, clearance by Josh Thompson.
The ball is delivered by Andy Monkhouse.
Scott Boden is ruled offside. Sam Collins takes the direct free kick.
Ryan Noble takes a shot. Tommy Lee makes a save.
Noel Alexandre Mendy fouled by Antony Sweeney, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Josh Thompson.
(Hartlepool) makes a substitution, with Adam Boyd coming on for Paul Murray.
Shot from just outside the box by Mark Randall misses to the right of the target.
Unfair challenge on Franck Moussa by Gary Liddle results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Josh Thompson.
Evan Horwood takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Josh Thompson.
Mark Randall has an effort at goal from a long way out that goes wide of the right-hand upright.
The ball is crossed by Scott Boden, Jordan Bowery grabs a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Hartlepool 1-2 Chesterfield.Assist by Scott Boden.
A cross is delivered by Evan Horwood, Tommy Lee makes a save.
Jordan Bowery takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar.
The ball is crossed by Neil Austin, Headed effort from inside the area by Antony Sweeney misses to the right of the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Josh Thompson on Luke James. Free kick crossed by Evan Horwood, clearance by Simon Ford.
Scott Boden is caught offside. Scott Flinders restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is delivered by Jordan Bowery, Danny Whitaker gets on the score sheet with a goal from just inside the area to the top right corner of the goal. Hartlepool 1-1 Chesterfield.The assist for the goal came from Jordan Bowery.
Liam Ridehalgh delivers the ball, blocked by Antony Sweeney.
Liam Ridehalgh sends in a cross, clearance by Evan Horwood.
Danny Whitaker joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jimmy Juan.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Jordan Bowery. Free kick taken by Sam Collins.
Antony Sweeney takes a shot from long distance which goes wide of the right-hand post.
Liam Ridehalgh concedes a free kick for a foul on Gary Liddle. Neil Austin takes the direct free kick.
Scott Boden joins the action as a substitute, replacing Craig Westcarr.
Antony Sweeney crosses the ball, Ryan Noble takes a shot. Save made by Tommy Lee.
Paul Murray sends in a cross, clearance by Simon Ford.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Evan Horwood, clearance made by Jimmy Juan.
The ball is swung over by Antony Sweeney, blocked by Simon Ford.
The ball is delivered by Evan Horwood, Ryan Noble takes a shot. Save by Tommy Lee.
The official flags Craig Westcarr offside. Direct free kick taken by Sam Collins.
Craig Westcarr is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Scott Flinders.
The ball is delivered by Drew Talbot, clearance made by Sam Collins.
Corner taken right-footed by Mark Randall, clearance by Antony Sweeney.
Centre by Noel Alexandre Mendy, Sam Collins manages to make a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Jimmy Juan by Ryan Noble results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Liam Ridehalgh.
Liam Ridehalgh delivers the ball, clearance made by Antony Sweeney.
Craig Westcarr is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Scott Flinders takes the direct free kick.
Gary Liddle sends in a cross, Andy Monkhouse takes a shot. Save by Tommy Lee.
Foul by Antony Sweeney on Franck Moussa, free kick awarded. Simon Ford restarts play with the free kick.
Noel Alexandre Mendy concedes a free kick for a foul on Neil Austin. Free kick taken by Neil Austin.
Foul by Franck Moussa on Gary Liddle, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Gary Liddle.
A goal is scored by Gary Liddle from close range low into the middle of the goal. Hartlepool 1-0 Chesterfield.Ryan Noble provided the assist for the goal.
Andy Monkhouse takes a shot. Save by Tommy Lee.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Franck Moussa, clearance by Andy Monkhouse.
Unfair challenge on Craig Westcarr by Gary Liddle results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Mark Randall, Antony Sweeney manages to make a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Ryan Noble, Shot by Antony Sweeney from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Neil Austin from the left by-line.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Neil Austin by Noel Alexandre Mendy. Direct free kick taken by Evan Horwood.
Franck Moussa takes a shot. Save by Scott Flinders.
The ball is crossed by Sam Collins.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Neil Austin, Peter Hartley takes a shot. Save by Drew Talbot.
Evan Horwood produces a cross, blocked by Josh Thompson.
Evan Horwood delivers the ball.
Centre by Liam Ridehalgh.
Inswinging corner taken by Neil Austin, save by Tommy Lee.
James joins Pool party
Hartlepool's teenage striker Luke James will return to the starting line-up for the home clash with Chesterfield.
The 17-year-old has been struggling with a back injury in recent weeks and has started on the bench in the last two matches, but is set to form a two-man strikeforce alongside another teenager, Sunderland's Ryan Noble, due to injuries to other first-team forwards.
Strikers James Brown (groin), James Poole (hamstring), Colin Larkin, Colin Nish (both knee) and Callum Hassan (hamstring) all remain sidelined.
Midfielder Nolberto Solano has been ruled out for the rest of the season due to an unspecified illness.
Pools, who have no other new injury or suspension problems, are comfortable in mid-table, 10 points above the relegation zone and 14 adrift of the play-offs.
Craig Westcarr is a slight doubt for relegation-haunted Chesterfield.
Westcarr failed to re-emerge for the second half against Wycombe on Monday after giving the Spireites a 1-0 half-time lead in a match they would eventually go on to win 4-0.
Assistant boss Tommy Wright revealed that tight hamstrings were the problem, but it was "nothing too serious" and the forward only came off "as a precaution".
At the core of the success against Wycombe was the central midfield duo of Franck Moussa and Mark Randall playing just in front of the fit-again Jimmy Juan and manager John Sheridan is likely to send his team out in the same formation at Victoria Park.
Should Westcarr not make it, either Scott Boden or Nicky Ajose will come into the side. Midfielders Mark Allott and Danny Whitaker and defender Nathan Smith are also options for Sheridan but unnecessary changes are unlikely following Monday's performance.
Chesterfield must win or they will be relegated. However, depending on results elsewhere, victory may not be enough to avoid an immediate return to npower League Two.
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