Hartlepool centre-back Christian Burgess admits he is keen to spend the rest of the season on loan with the club.
Arsenal have been drawn to host Tottenham in the FA Cup third round, while Manchester United will face Swansea and Liverpool have a home tie.
Colin Cooper was proud of his players after a second-half fightback earned Hartlepool a FA Cup second-round replay against Coventry.
Hartlepool came from behind against Coventry to earn a well-deserved 1-1 draw and a FA Cup replay.
Team news for Saturday's FA Cup second-round clash between Hartlepool United and Coventry City at Victoria Park.
Portsmouth ended a run of five defeats in a row with a hard-earned 0-0 draw with Hartlepool at Victoria Park.
Team news for Saturday's League Two clash between Hartlepool and Portsmouth at Victoria Park
Hartlepool boss Colin Cooper cut a frustrated figure after watching his side slump to a 1-0 defeat at Bury.