Portsmouth - No Favours from Uncle Harry!
If any of us thought, misguidedly, that Portsmouth may just field a weakened side ahead of their FA Cup Final clash with Cardiff we`re badly mistaken.
Harry Redknapp has come out ahead of the match and truly put us in our places by remaking,
"I certainly won`t be putting a reserve side out."
"It`s disrespectful and wouldn`t be fair to the other teams battling with Fulham to survive. So I will be putting out my strongest side and looking to win the game."
"Some players will need to show me they want to be part of the side at Wembley."
However, David James will be missing as he continues to recover from a calf injury.
Harry also paid tribute to our fine recovery in recent weeks remarking,
"They`re flying. They looked like they were down a couple of weeks back but they went to Reading and won and suddenly it gave them a lift."
"Then they came back from the dead against Manchester City which was an amazing result, now they`ve beaten Birmingham. You pick up a result and a bit of belief comes back, you start to believe you can do it. On Sunday, they will be absolutely at it, it will be a fierce game."
And do you know what Harry, we can`t wait to shock you all again!