Preview: Sunderland vs. Portsmouth
David James is set to return between the posts for Portsmouth on Saturday as they prepare to face Sunderland at The Stadium of Light.
Asmir Begovic is likely to make way for the England international, who has recovered from a calf injury.
While in front of James, Younes Kaboul is back after serving a one-match ban and Senegalese midfielder Papa Bouba Diop could make his first appearance since August as he steps up his recovery from a hamstring injury.
Pompey (from): James, Begovic, Mokoena, Mullins, Kanu, Belhadj, Vanden Borre, Piquionne, Ben-Haim, Yebda, Dindane, Brown, Wilson, Hreidarsson, O'Hara, Smith, Boateng, Kaboul, Diop, Finnan.