No let up in Pompey problems

Portsmouth boss Steve Cotterill will once again choose from a threadbare squad for Saturday's Championship visit of Reading.

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Cotterill has named just four substitutes in Pompey's first two games and is still without Hermann Hreidarsson (Achilles), Danny Webber, Tom Kilbey (both knee) and Billy Goddard (shin).

Veteran Nigerian striker Kanu is still unavailable as he has yet to agree a new contract while Kevin-Prince Boateng, John Utaka and Tommy Smith are being linked with moves away from the club.

But skipper Marc Wilson will face the Royals at Fratton Park after Cotterill rejected a bid from West Brom and defender Aaron Mokoena returns from international duty with South Africa.

On-loan Stoke midfielder Ibrahima Sonko will make his home debut against his former club.

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Championship Fixtures

Saturday, 30 August 2014
12:15
Sheff Wed v N Forest  
15:00
Brighton v Charlton  
Derby v Ipswich  
Fulham v Cardiff  
Leeds v Bolton  
M'boro v Reading  
Millwall v Blackpool  
Norwich v Bournemth  
Rotherham v Brentford  
Watford v Huddersfld  

Sky Bet Championship

Position Team P GD PTS
1 N Forest 4 7 10
2 Watford 4 5 9
3 Norwich 4 5 9
4 Wolves 4 2 9
5 Charlton 4 2 8
6 Sheff Wed 4 2 8
7 Derby 4 4 7
8 Cardiff 4 2 7
9 Millwall 4 2 7
10 Blackburn 4 0 7
11 Bournemth 4 3 6
12 M'boro 4 1 6
13 Brighton 4 1 6
14 Rotherham 4 -1 6
15 Brentford 4 0 5
16 Birmingham 4 -1 5
17 Ipswich 4 -1 4
18 Wigan 4 -1 4
19 Reading 4 -4 4
20 Huddersfld 4 -5 4
21 Leeds 4 -6 3
22 Bolton 4 -5 1
23 Blackpool 4 -5 0
24 Fulham 4 -7 0

Updated Sun, 24 Aug 2014

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