Date: 26th December 2006 at 12:10pm
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Pompey travel for a boxing day test at west ham’s Boleyn ground, the home side have been lifted by the recent appointment of Alan Curbishley, winning one and drawing the other of his two games at the helm.
Pompey came from behind to beat Sheffield United on Saturday to keep up their great start to the season.

Vital Quotes:

west ham Team News:

Koncheskey available after appealing his un-just red card at Fulham, Reo-Coker banned

Player to watch: Edward Sheringham

The old boy may not even start, but everyone knows what happens when strikers meet their old clubs.

pompey Team News:

Benjani a doubt again with a sore hamstring, Kanu should make it. Primus and Campbell likely to start in the middle of defence although Redknapp may feel the urge to rest one of them. Andy Cole will probably feature again from the bench

Player to watch: Campbell

BIg test for the big man at the back, with the robust Zamora and Harewood likely to start.

Match Facts & Stats

Last season saw Pompey maul the Hammers on their own patch, revenge will be on the home menu, last season was a 1-1 draw at Fratton park on the same day of the year.

Next Fixtures:

Bolton away on Saturday and then Spurs on New years day at the park