Caldwell suspended for Burnley

Burnley captain Steven Caldwell is suspended for the trip to Portsmouth tomorrow after his red card last week at West Ham.

Burnley captain Steven Caldwell is suspended for the trip to Portsmouth tomorrow after his red card last week at West Ham.

Manager Owen Coyle will therefore have to change his defence for the first time in eight matches and is likely to drop Andre Bikey back from a defensive midfield position, which could pave the way for Kevin McDonald to come in.

On-loan striker David Nugent is ineligible to play against his parent club.

Provisional squad: Jensen, Mears, Jordan, Carlisle, Bikey, Alexander, Eagles, Elliott, Blake, Fletcher, Gudjonsson, McDonald, Thompson, Duff, Guerrero, Penny, Kalvenes, Edgar.

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