The starting X1 includes two players making their first appearances for the club. Slovenian international Milenko Acimovic features, most likely in an attacking role alongside Gary Doherty and Rohan Ricketts also starts.
Goran Bunjevcevic makes his return from long-term injury and takes his place alongside Dean Richards in the heart of defence.
Last season's youth team captain Ronnie Henry is handed a starting place, while Lee Barnard is on the substitutes bench.
Team: Sullivan, Carr, Jackson, Henry, Bunjevcevic, Richards, Anderton, Poyet, Doherty, Acimovic, Ricketts. Subs: Perry, Thatcher, Hirschfeld, Rebrov, Davies, Redknapp, Etherington, Barnard, Leonhardsen.
Stephen Carr makes his first start since last pre-season and lines up in a strong Spurs side to face Stevenage at Broadhall way this afternoon.