Canaries wait on Whitbread
Updated Saturday, 30th April 2011
Norwich manager Paul Lambert will wait to analyse the fitness of defender Zak Whitbread before naming his squad to travel to Portsmouth on Monday evening.
Whitbread picked up a hip injury during the 3-2 defeat of Derby on Easter Monday so on-loan Blackpool man Rob Edwards could make a start.
Striker Chris Martin will again be on the bench after recovering from a hamstring injury as Simeon Jackson partners captain Grant Holt in attack.
Jackson scored his second hat-trick in the space of six games to beat the Rams and has come into form at the perfect time.
Fellow striker Sam Vokes has been recalled by parent club Wolves but Oli Johnson and Owain Tudur Jones are back at Carrow Road after loan spells with Yeovil and Brentford respectively. Striker Aaron Wilbraham will miss the run in with a back injury and is joined on the casualty list by defender Leon Barnett (hamstring).
The Canaries will return to the Premier League with a victory if Cardiff lose to Middlesbrough earlier in the day.
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