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The final whistle is blown by the referee.
Luke Williams grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Hartlepool 3-0 Newport County.Assist by Andy Monkhouse.
Ryan Burge restarts play with the free kick.
Jordan Richards gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Max Porter.
Jonathan Franks takes a shot. Tom Naylor gets a block in.
Tom Naylor goes into the referee's book.
Corner taken by Jonathan Franks from the left by-line.
(Hartlepool) makes a substitution, with Jonathan Franks coming on for Luke James.
Bradley Walker takes a shot.
Darren Holden restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Robbie Willmott on Andy Monkhouse.
Scott Flinders takes the free kick.
Ryan Burge challenges Bradley Walker unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Robbie Willmott.
Tom Naylor takes the free kick.
Luke Williams challenges Ryan Burge unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Chris Zebroski joins the action as a substitute, replacing David Pipe.
Jack Barmby comes on in place of Marlon Harewood.
Christian Jolley joins the action as a substitute, replacing Shaun Jeffers.
Corner taken by Jordan Richards from the right by-line.
Jordan Richards takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Elliot Parish catches the ball.
Corner taken by Robbie Willmott.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Ryan Burge.
Robbie Willmott has a direct shot on goal from the free kick. Andy Monkhouse gets a block in.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Harry Worley by Jordan Richards.
Max Porter is brought on as a substitute for Lee Minshull.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Ryan Burge.
Elliot Parish takes the free kick.
Foul by Luke James on David Pipe, free kick awarded.
Andy Sandell heads into their own net. Hartlepool 2-0 Newport County.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Simon Walton.
Bradley Walker receives a caution for unsporting behaviour.
Unfair challenge on Ryan Burge by Bradley Walker results in a free kick.
Unfair challenge on Bradley Walker by Harry Worley results in a free kick.
Andy Monkhouse makes a clearance.
Foul by Andy Monkhouse on Shaun Jeffers, free kick awarded.
Bradley Walker has an effort at goal. Elliot Parish safely holds on.
The referee blows the whistle to start the second half.
The referee blows for half time.
Corner taken by Ryan Burge.
Elliot Parish restarts play with the free kick.
Simon Walton concedes a free kick for a foul on Lee Minshull.
Luke James scores a right footed goal. Hartlepool 1-0 Newport County.
Corner taken by Robbie Willmott from the right by-line.
Ryan Burge has an effort at goal.
The referee penalises Rene Howe for handball.
Free kick taken by Scott Flinders.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Christian Burgess by Rene Howe.
Clearance by Simon Walton.
Robbie Willmott takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Sam Collins on Robbie Willmott.
Luke Williams restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Shaun Jeffers on Luke James, free kick awarded.
Marlon Harewood is cautioned.
Ryan Burge crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Darren Holden gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Rene Howe.
Unfair challenge on Christian Burgess by Rene Howe results in a free kick.
Ryan Burge challenges Christian Burgess unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Chance falls to Rene Howe who heads at goal. Scott Flinders safely holds on.
Jordan Richards has an effort at goal. Elliot Parish safely holds on.
Free kick taken by Sam Collins.
Harry Worley challenges Luke James unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Foul by Harry Worley on Bradley Walker, free kick awarded.
Free kick taken by Elliot Parish.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Marlon Harewood on Robbie Willmott.
Shot by Rene Howe. Scott Flinders safely holds on.
Corner taken by Ryan Burge from the left by-line.
The match gets underway.
Duckworth back for Pools
Hartlepool defender Michael Duckworth could return to the squad for the home game against Newport.
Duckworth has been sidelined since New Year's Day after having a double hernia operation, but returned to full training this week and has an outside chance of being included among the substitutes.
Fellow defender Neil Austin is battling to be fit after missing out last week due to a toe injury, but Jordan Richards will continue if the right-back fails to make it.
Pools, nine points off a play-off place, are bidding for back-to-back league wins for the first time since early November.
Newport look set to hand a debut to goalkeeper Elliott Parrish.
The Bristol City shot-stopper arrived on loan earlier this week in search of regular first team football and with Exiles pair Lenny Pidgeley and Jamie Stephens sidelined he will step straight into the starting line-up against Pools.
And striker Chris Zebroski could hand manager Justin Edinburgh a huge boost by returning to the matchday squad for the first time since early November having been sidelined with a dislocated kneecap, an injury they initially feared could end the former Oxford strriker's campaign.
Fellow long-term injury absentee Byron Anthony is also available after recovering from a broken leg suffered in August but Ismail Yakubu misses out through injury.
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