Date: 16th November 2006 at 11:00am
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David James will come face to face, with England`s number three Goalkeeper Ben Foster. Foster is on loan from Manchester United and has found himself in the England squad after performing well for Watford.

David James told the news;

‘Foster’s doing very well. I don’t know a great deal about him, but I saw him pre-World Cup. He wants to control his area and is aggressive.

‘I can only do what I can do. Mr McClaren has his ideas on how he wants to do things
‘I haven’t spoken to him but he wants to look at younger keepers. All I can do is keep performing and hope the opportunity arises.I’m not going to retire from England.

‘So I hope my performances for Portsmouth are adequate and put me in the window.’


I would recommend that Steve McClaren attends this game but some how think that is unlikely?