Mansfield v Pompey: early team news

Stanley Aborah is ruled out of Pompey's trip to Mansfield on Saturday.

Thursday, 27th April 2017, 1:32 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 8:19 pm
Noel Hunt is out for the rest of the season. Picture: Joe Pepler

The ex-Ajax midfielder made his maiden Blues start last week in the 2-1 defeat of Cambridge United and was impressive in the middle of the park.

But Aborah has been declared unfit by boss Paul Cook. He could be replaced by Danny Rose or Amine Linganzi.

The former missed Pompey’s promotion-winning game at Notts County, but made the bench against the U’s.

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Stanley Aborah and Jamal Lowe. Picture: Joe Pepler

Noel Hunt will not feature again this season.

He was forced off in Pompey’s 2-1 win against Hartlepool with a dislocated shoulder and has been sidelined since.

His fellow countryman Eoin Doyle is also out for the Blues’ remaining games.

Stanley Aborah and Jamal Lowe. Picture: Joe Pepler