Date: 10th February 2006 at 4:09pm
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Sir Alex can call on fit again Ryan Giggs who has recovered from a hamstring injury.

Still without Gabriel Heinze, Quinton Fortune and Paul Scholes and John O’Shea but, Ferguson has all his senior players available for the trip to the south coast.

It looks a banker on paper, but let’s not forget United have lost on their last two visits to Fratton Park.



Portsmouth (from): Kiely; Primus, Pamarot, O’Brien, Taylor, O’Neil, Mendes, Davis, D’Alessandro, LuaLua, Mwaruwari, Griffin, Diao, Routledge, Todorov, Hughes, Pericard, Ashdown.

Manchester United (from): Van der Sar, Howard, Neville, Brown, Ferdinand, Silvestre, Vidic, Evra, Ronaldo, Smith, Giggs, Richardson, Fletcher, Park, Van Nistelrooy, Rooney, Saha, Rossi.