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Hartlepool manager John Hughes will select his side for the game at relegation rivals Oldham from an unchanged squad.

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Teenage defender Jack Baldwin, operating in midfield in recent weeks, could be ruled out for the rest of the season after damaging medial knee ligaments against Colchester last week.

Nathan Luscombe made his first start of the season in Baldwin's absence in another goalless home draw on Saturday against Yeovil and is expected to continue.

Fellow midfielder Antony Sweeney (knee), who made his first appearance since January when stepping off the bench against Colchester, is pushing for a return to the starting line-up after making a late appearance as a replacement for Jonathan Franks at the weekend.

Hughes has no new injury or suspension problems as his side, beaten only once in their last 10 league matches, look to close the gap on Oldham, immediately above them in the table, to a single point.

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