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Two Debutants Against Palace

Team news for Papa John's Trophy match

9 November 2021

Harvey Hughes
Photo: Jason Brown

Danny Cowley has rung the changes for this evening’s Papa John’s Trophy group stage match against Crystal Palace U21s.

Sean Raggett – who skippers the side – Connor Ogilvie and Miguel Azeez are the only players remaining from Saturday’s FA Cup win over Harrow.

Teenage academy players Harvey Hughes (pictured) and Adam Payce are both handed their senior debuts for the Blues.

Alex Bass returns between the sticks, while Kieron Freeman, Louis Thompson, Michael Jacobs, Gassan Ahadme and George Hirst also start.

There are a host of academy players named among the substitutes, including Wales under-18 international Harry Jewitt-White.

Pompey: Bass; Freeman, Raggett (c), Ogilvie, Hughes; Thompson, Azeez; Payce, Gassan, Jacobs; Hirst
Subs: Steward, Setters, Kaba, Howell, Bridgman, Jewitt-White, Gifford

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