Jonathan Greening is set to be included in the Hartlepool squad for their game against Middlesbrough after joining the club on trial.
Andy Awford claimed Portsmouth have a lot of work still to do after watching his side slip to a 3-2 defeat at home to Bournemouth.
Burton manager Gary Rowett was encouraged by his side's display in a 1-0 friendly defeat to Derby.
Accrington boss James Beattie was upbeat despite watching Conference Premier side Altrincham hold his side to a 1-1 draw.
Tranmere have completed the signing of defender Danny Woodards on a six-month deal.