Stoke v PORTMSOUTH: Hermann Hreidarsson hoping to make his season's bow

Portsmouth boss Paul Hart may hand Icelandic international Hermann Hreidarsson his first appearance of the season when his side travel to Stoke on Sunday afternoon.

The 35-year-old has been plagued by a hamstring injury this term, but played 65 minutes of a behind-closed-doors friendly against Cheltenham on Tuesday and is training with the first team.

Glad to be back: Hreidarsson in action last season plans to make his league debut this season

Glad to be back: Hreidarsson is out to make up for lost time

Ivory Coast striker Aruna Dindane is a slight doubt after he returned from international duty with a chest infection, while Papa Bouba Diop remains out with a hamstring problem.

Provisional squad: James, Kaboul, Mokoena, Mullins, Kanu, Belhadj, Vanden Borre, Piquionne, Ben-Haim, Yebda, Dindane, Webber, Brown, Wilson, Ashdown, O'Hara, Boateng, Smith, Hreidarsson.

No comments have so far been submitted. Why not be the first to send us your thoughts, or debate this issue live on our message boards.

We are no longer accepting comments on this article.

Who is this week's top commenter? Find out now