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Team News: Portsmouth v Pools

15 December 2016

We take a look at the latest information from both camps ahead of Saturday’s Sky Bet League Two game against Portsmouth at Fratton Park (3pm kick-off).

Craig Hignett must decide whether to make any changes to his starting eleven for this weekend’s long trip to face Portsmouth.

The Pools boss has no new injury worries to contend with ahead of the game, with Rob Jones (knee), Carl Magnay (knee) and Nathan Thomas (groin) all still sidelined.

Sam Collins will travel with the squad this weekend following the departure of Curtis Fleming to take up a role on the staff at Queens Park Rangers.

Portsmouth boss Paul Cook could opt to name an unchanged starting line-up for the third game in succession following their 1-0 win at Grimsby Town last weekend.

Former Pools loan Kal Naismith pressed his claims for a starting spot this Saturday after coming off the bench to score the only goal at Blundell Park.

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