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TEAM NEWS | PORTSMOUTH (AWAY)

28 October 2017

Bantams boss Stuart McCall has made as many as four changes to his side from City's last league outing for the visit to Fratton Park this Saturday.

Tony McMahon, who has missed City's last three league games with a thigh problem, is fit enough to make his return at right back against Portsmouth.

With Nathaniel Knight-Percival suspended, Adam Thompson - fresh from his goal in Tuesday's Checkatrade Trophy success over Manchester City U21s - is named in the Bantams' back four alongside McMahon, Matthew Kilgallon and Tom Field.

Now free from his own suspension, skipper Romain Vincelot returns to midfield at the expense of fellow Frenchman Timothee Dieng.

Paul Taylor has shrugged off a recent rib injury to take his place up top with Charlie Wyke.

Dominic Poleon remains sidelined with a hamstring issue.

PORTSMOUTH BRADFORD CITY
1. Luke McGee 1. Colin Doyle
5. Matt Clarke 2. Adam Thompson
6. Christian Burgess 4. Jake Reeves
7. Stuart O'Keefe 5. Matthew Kilgallon
8. Brett Pitman (c) 6. Romain Vincelot (c)
11. Matty Kennedy 7. Nicky Law
17. Dion Donohue 9. Charlie Wyke
18. Jamal Lowe 10. Paul Taylor
20. Nathan Thompson 15. Tom Field
23. Kyle Bennett 17. Alex Gilliead
33. Ben Close 29. Tony McMahon
Substitutes: Substitutes:
35. Alex Bass (GK) 23. Lukas Raeder (GK)
4. Danny Rose 8. Timothee Dieng
9. Oliver Hawkins  14. Shay McCartan
19. Conor Chaplin 18. Luke Hendrie
22. Kai Naismith 19. Alex Jones
26. Gareth Evans 34. Omari Patrick
38. Brandon Haunstrup 35. Tyrell Robinson

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