Pompey v Bristol Rovers: early team news

Paul Cook will maintain his Checkatrade Trophy rotation policy for tomorrow night's game.

Monday, 7th November 2016, 2:10 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 5:01 pm
Pompey defender Jack Whatmough Picture: Joe Pepler

The Blues boss made wholesale changes for previous fixtures in the much-maligned competition, potentially earning a fine.

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Liam O’Brien, Jack Whatmough, Tom Davies and Kal Naismith are all in the running to feature.

Amine Linganzi is definitely in Cook’s starting line-up, despite being suspended. The Checkatrade Trophy allows the participation of those players on bans.

Adam Buxton and Milan Lalkovic could keep their places after featuring in the FA Cup.