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8 January 2016

Gaffer reveals the starting XI to face Portsmouth at Portman Road in tomorrow's FA Cup third round clash

Town boss Mick McCarthy has named his starting line-up for tomorrow’s FA Cup clash with Portsmouth at Portman Road.

The gaffer made the announcement at his pre-match press-conference, whereas usually the team isn’t announced until the team sheets are exchanged an hour before kick-off.

Paul Digby will make his Blues debut in defence, whilst Luke Varney also makes his first start since May.

Daryl Murphy misses out with a calf injury, whilst Teddy Bishop and David McGoldrick remain sidelined. 

The side to face Portsmouth is as follows:

Bialkowski, Chambers, Malarczyk, Digby, Knudsen, Skuse, Hyam, Maitland-Niles, Oar, Varney, Pitman.


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The substitutes will be announced at 2pm tomorrow.

A reminder to supporters that the game is ALL-TICKET and all fans must have a printed, paper ticket to gain access to the stadium. Season ticket cards are not in operation for this fixture.

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