Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Campbell Back to Lead Pompey; UEFA CUP

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Campbell Back to Lead Pompey; UEFA CUP

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FIT-AGAIN Sol Campbell can provide the base for Portsmouth to rebuild their UEFA Cup campaign in Germany tonight.

After a dramatic start to their trip, which saw first-choice aeroplane provider Flightline go into administration hours before they were due to take off, delaying their departure by several hours, manager Tony Adams knows it is effectively win or bust in Wolfsburg this evening.

Portsmouth head into the game with just a single point from their two matches so far in Group E, and realistically must win at the Volkswagen Arena to have any hope of progressing to the last 32.

Two victories against Wolfsburg and Heerenveen, on December 17, would see them through, but picking up three vital points at the home of the Wolves will be a massive task given they are unbeaten there this season.

Campbell is set to be handed a first start in a month, along with creative linchpin Niko Kranjcar.

Aston Villa back-up goalkeeper Brad Guzan will make a rare start in tonight's home UEFA Cup clash with MSK Zilina. …

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