Date: 22nd September 2009 at 6:43pm
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Surely we can win this one. Can’t we ?

Despite our recent results we must surely enter this game as favorites to progress into the last sixteen of this everso prestigious competition.

A victory – And the papers will claim we can use it as a springboard for our league form and start to steadliy climb the table

A loss – And the knives will be out for Paul Hart without a doubt. If indeed they are not already.

In fact, some are even calling it a ‘must win’ game for Pompey’s under pressure Manager and although I do not personally subscribe to that view there were strong rumours that a certain Mr Hoddle and a certain Mr O’Leary have been contacted by a certain Premiership club, doing the rounds this afternoon.

Anyway I am sure all that talk will be academic as our boys in blue will return from their long journey victorious !

Question is .. Which XI players will start the game tonight..


The Teams

Carlisle
Pidgeley
Harte
Murphy
Livesey
Raven
Robson
Anyinsah
Hurst
Taiwo
Thirlwell
Offiong
Subs:
Collin
Keogh
Horwood
Bridge-Wilkinson
Rothery
Madine
Dobie





Pompey
Begovic;

Vanden Borre,
Mokoena (c),
Kaboul,
Belhadj;

Mullins,
Basinas,
Yebda,

Utaka;
Webber,
Dindane

Subs:
Ashdown,
Sowah,
Brown,
Mahoto,
Piquionne,
Kanu




For those of you trying to keep up with events remember it is on The Quay, why not make a few comments below as the game unfolds.


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