Date: 10th August 2006 at 11:09am
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This evening will see former European Champions Porto come to Fratton Park for our one and only home pre-season friendly before the Premiership kick`s off a week on Saturday.

Following friendlies with Yeovil, Dorchester, Havant & Waterloovile amongst others the visit to Fratton by Porto, winners of the European Cup under current Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho will almost certainly (with all due to respect to previous opponents) be the one most will have been most looking forward to.

With the exception of the injured Lomana LuaLua Harry Redknapp should have a full strength squad to select from for a match against the type of opponent many will hope Pompey can face regularly in European competitions in the future.

A full match report, for the game that kicks off at 19:45 (possibly to see Sol Campbell make a Pompey debut?) will be posted late Thursday night once I return from work.