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Portsmouth vs. Sunderland

Fratton Park

23rd February 2008

15:00

Portsmouth V Sunderland

Sunderland travel to Fratton Park for their Premiership game against Portsmouth.

The Blackcats are still yet to win away from home this season and Roy Keane`s men will be out to try and claim the double over Pompey after beating them earlier in the season at the SOL.

Portsmouth Team News:

David James is expected to recover from a stomach virus

Player to watch: Jermain Defoe

The pacey forward will keep Evans and Nosworthy on their toes.

Sunderland Team News:

Roy Keane is still without Carlos Edwards and Kieran Richardson.

Andy Reid is expected to start his first game for Sunderland.

Player to watch: Kenwyne Jones

Jones has been in great form lately if we are going to have any chance he will have to be at his best.

Match Facts & Stats

In our last six league games away to Pompey we have Won 3, Draw 2 and Lost 1

Ref Watch:

Phil Dowd

Match Prediction:

It will be a tough game and I`ll go for a draw 2-2

Next Fixtures:

Derby v Sunderland
Kick off 15:00
Saturday 1st of March 2008




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Writer: KEV1N Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday February 22 2008

Time: 11:47PM

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There will be goals but now we have a full team we should get our revenge for last month's defeat. Play up Pompey.
storagematt
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23/02/2008 09:19:00

Poor game to be honest, We could have had 3 pens tho. You came to shut up shop, no shots on target, your supporters were loud tho. Good luck with the rest of the year.
pompey4me
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23/02/2008 19:51:00

p.s. you need to get andy reid in the gym, he fell over once, and was stranded like a turtle on it's back! Looks to be carrying too much weight to be a prem player.
pompey4me
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23/02/2008 19:53:00

You came for a 0-0 & nearly got it.
storagematt
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24/02/2008 18:40:00

it was clearly a penalty I think. When we had Bardsley on loan his tackling and covering were excellent, his problem was he couldn't cross a ball for s**t! Don't know if he's like that up there??? Is it true you've taken on Brian Kidd??
shepsblade
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24/02/2008 18:50:00

 

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