HARTLEPOOL United goalkeeper Ben Killip has been deemed fit enough to start for tonight's game against Newport County. 

The shotstopper has been struggling with a thigh problem and missed Pools last four games in all competitions. Jonathan Mitchell, whi has deputised for Killip, is amongst the subs. 

Gavan Holohan drops out of the starting eleven after picking up a recent injury and is replaced in the midfield by Mark Shelton. 

The only other change sees Luke Hendrie drop to the bench with Zaine Francis-Angol taking his place in the back three. 

Jamie Sterry is still out of action through injury and is not in the matchday squad. 

Pools XI to face Newport County: Killip; Ogle, Byrne, Liddle, Francis-Angol, Ferguson; Featherstone (c), Shelton, Daly; Molyneux, Cullen

Subs: Mitchell, Hendrie, Odusina, Smith, Crawford, Grey, Fondop