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The referee brings the game to a close.
Centre by Andrew Wright.
Mark Hughes takes the free kick.
Marlon Harewood challenges Mark Hughes unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Centre by Jamie Devitt.
Jonathan Franks takes a shot. Barry Roche catches the ball.
Brad Walker takes a shot and bounced off the bar.
Padraig Amond on for Tony Diagne.
Barry Roche takes the free kick.
Jack Redshaw takes a shot and missed to the left of the target.
Jack Barmby scores with a right foot finish. Hartlepool 2-1 Morecambe.
Shot by Jonathan Franks. Parried by Barry Roche back into danger.
Corner taken by Jack Barmby.
(Hartlepool) makes a substitution, with Jack Barmby coming on for Andy Monkhouse.
Scott Flinders restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken by Jamie Devitt.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jack Compton on Andrew Wright.
Clearance made by Scott Harrison.
Free kick taken by Mark Hughes.
Jamie Devitt fouled by Scott Harrison, the ref awards a free kick.
Corner taken by Jack Compton.
Corner taken by Jack Compton from the right by-line.
Jack Redshaw comes on in place of Jack Sampson.
Andy Monkhouse takes a weak shot and went wide of the right hand upright.
Jack Compton grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Hartlepool 1-1 Morecambe.
Clearance by Andrew Parrish.
Caution for Brad Walker.
Brad Walker challenges Kevin Ellison unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Barry Roche restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Andrew Wright by Marlon Harewood results in a free kick.
Jack Compton is brought on as a substitute for James Poole.
Free kick taken by Alex Kenyon.
Simon Walton is sent off.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jordan Mustoe by Simon Walton.
Simon Walton takes the free kick.
Sam Collins fouled by Jack Sampson, the ref awards a free kick.
Simon Walton has an effort at goal. Blocked by Tony Diagne.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Simon Walton.
Shot by Brad Walker went wide right of the net.
Tony Diagne on for Shaun Beeley.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Marlon Harewood.
The referee blows the whistle to start the second half.
The half-time whistle blows.
The ball is delivered by Jonathan Franks.
Unfair challenge on Simon Walton by Alex Kenyon results in a free kick.
Mark Hughes restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Andy Monkhouse on Shaun Beeley.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Jamie Devitt.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Jamie Devitt.
Jack Sampson concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott Harrison.
Centre by Darren Holden.
Header at goal by Alex Kenyon goes over the frame of the goal.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Andrew Wright.
Jamie Devitt takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Sam Collins gets a block in.
Corner taken by Simon Walton.
Ryan Edwards manages to make a clearance.
Kevin Ellison is caught offside.
The ball is delivered by Andrew Parrish.
The ball is delivered by Simon Walton.
James Poole has an effort at goal. Blocked by Ryan Edwards.
The ball is sent over by Michael Duckworth.
Ryan Edwards crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andrew Wright by Marlon Harewood.
Centre by Andrew Parrish.
The referee blows for offside against Marlon Harewood.
Jonathan Franks has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.
Marlon Harewood takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Barry Roche parries the effort to safety.
Sam Collins takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Sam Collins by Andrew Wright results in a free kick.
Scott Flinders takes the free kick.
Simon Walton fouled by Kevin Ellison, the ref awards a free kick.
Shot by Jack Sampson went wide left of the goal.
Kevin Ellison concedes a free kick for a foul on Simon Walton.
Foul by Mark Hughes on James Poole, free kick awarded.
Andy Monkhouse gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Shaun Beeley.
Shot comes in from Simon Walton from the free kick. Barry Roche safely holds on.
Andrew Wright challenges Brad Walker unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Andy Monkhouse on Andrew Wright.
The game gets underway.
Pools wait on James
Hartlepool are sweating over the fitness of Luke James ahead of a vital clash with Morecambe.
The 16-goal striker will be assessed by Pools' medical staff having hurt his ankle in an awkward fall during the 3-0 loss to Burton on Saturday. The injury forced James off and he has been receiving treatment in the build-up to kick-off.
Boss Colin Cooper, whose side have lost their last six games, remains without Antony Sweeney (hamstring), Neil Austin (toe) and Christian Burgess (ankle).
Pools' awful run has seen them slide to within just two points of the League Two relegation zone.
Andy Fleming will miss out again for Morecambe head to fellow strugglers Hartlepool.
The midfielder will complete a three-game ban for a red card in the home defeat to Mansfield.
Manager Jim Bentley will be without midfielder Stewart Drummond (toe) once more and he could hand a start to Jack Sampson after the striker grabbed a last-gasp equaliser to earn them a welcome point against Scunthorpe on Friday.
Victory over Pools would all but secure League Two football for Morecambe next season.
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