Shirts vs Birmingham

The Teams | Birmingham City vs Argyle

The teams are in for the Greens’ Emirates FA Cup third round tie against Birmingham City.

Steven Schumacher has handed James Bolton his debut for the Pilgrims as he comes in for James Wilson on the right-hand side of the back three.

Adam Randell takes the place of Panutche Camara, who is in Cameroon for the African Cup of Nations, while Ryan Hardie returns to partner Jordon Garrick in attack.

Academy players Freddie Issaka and Carlo Garside are named on the bench alongside teenage pro, Brandon Pursall.

Argyle (3-5-2): 1 Mike Cooper (gk); 2 James Bolton, 6 Dan Scarr, 3 Macaulay Gillesphey; 8 Joe Edwards (capt), 20 Adam Randell, 4 Jordan Houghton, 10 Danny Mayor, 15 Conor Grant; 14 Jordon Garrick, 9 Ryan Hardie. Substitutes: 25 Callum Burton (gk), 11 Niall Ennis, 16 Alfie Lewis, 27 Ryan Law, 37 Brandon Pursall, 39 Carlo Garside, 42 Rhys Shirley, 48 Freddie Issaka.

Birmingham City: 1 Neil Etheridge (gk); 2 Maxime Colin, 3 Kristian Pedersen, 5 George Friend, 6 Ryan Woods, 9 Scott Hogan, 18 Teden Mengi, 19 Jordan James, 20 Gary Gardiner, 36 Troy Deeney, 53 Tate Campbell. Substitutes: 27 Connal Trueman, 15 Chuks Aneke,  23 Juan Castillo, 34 Ivan Sunjic, 39 Jobe Bellingham, 41 Remi Walker, 42 Alfie Chang, 43 Mitchell Roberts, 48 Josh Williams.

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