Football - Pools missing Dolan

Hartlepool will be without Matty Dolan for the home game against Rochdale following the midfielder's return to parent club Middlesbrough.

Boss Colin Cooper must decide whether to recall Simon Walton or Antony Sweeney to fill the gap, but he could be boosted by the possible returns of both Jack Compton and Jordan Richards.

Winger Compton has been sidelined due to a calf injury and defender Richards has made a quicker-than-expected recovery following a double hernia operation. Both players appeared for the reserves in midweek.

Pools will be hoping to improve on their recent run of just one win in their last seven League Two games.

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