Today’s Pompey headlines - at a glance

Pompey boss Paul Cook Picture: Joe Pepler
Pompey boss Paul Cook Picture: Joe Pepler
Michael Smith has not been included in this year's team photo

Striker omitted from Pompey team photo

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Find out what’s been happening at Pompey with The News’ headlines from Fratton Park.

In today’s News, Blues boss Paul Cook admitted the search is ongoing to add new blood to his Pompey squad.

The manager stated he is constantly on the look-out for new recruits but stressed he is now only looking for players to improve on what he already has.

While Cook looks to strengthen is options, Conor Chaplin gave the gaffer a timely reminder of what he can do with braace of goals in a behind-closed-doors win against Reading.

Pompey won the game 3-1 - and you can access Neil Allen’s match report by clicking here.

First-team coach Ian Foster oversaw the victory against the Royals and was suitably impressed with what he witnessed.

As the Blues head to Cambridge United on Saturday, Ben Davies will be keen to continue his impressive form after his summer arrival.

The full-back was named as The News’ Pompey player of the month for September - and you can see how readers voted for him and others by following the link provided.

Finally, don’t forget to catch up on Steve Wilson’s excellent interview with former Blues player Russell Perrett as he talks about his time at Fratton Park.