Alan Knight

Gareth Evans, left, with Brett Pitman, played a key role in Pompeys victory against Blackpool Picture: Joe Pepler

Title-winners have given Pompey boss a selection headache

There were one or two lads with a point to prove at Blackpool.

Luton Academy boss Andy Awford

The best team lost - but I’d take repeat performance at Luton

There will be occasions this season when we play worse than we did on Saturday and pick up three points.

Jamal Lowe had a last-minute header saved at Doncaster. Picture: Paul Currie

Pompey take to the stage – before fluffing lines at Donny

It’s been a week of ranging emotions both on and off the pitch.

Pompey striker Oli Hawkins has been operating as a makeshift centre-back. Picture: Joe Pepler

Hawkins stirs Pompey memories of England man

Whatever you think of our manager, he’s shown he’s not scared to make tough decisions.

Pompey defender Drew Talbot Picture: Joe Pepler

Knight: Awful day for Pompey on and off pitch

Sometimes you have to take it as a bad day at the office – and that definitely was the case on Saturday.

Carl Baker. Picture: Joe Pepler

Understandable for Pompey man to have the hump

Pompey legend Alan Knight had a sulk when not selected away at Swindon and believes players should be angry when not selected...

Christian Burgess attempts to hide his disappointment at the Kassam Stadium

Knight: Please no Pompey panic

There’s a cliché, which perhaps I shouldn’t use, but it sums up Saturday perfectly.

Kenny Jackett, right, with his team during Saturday's friendly with Bournemouth Picture: Shaun Boggust

Knight: Pompey’s starting XI is decided - or has it?

Pompey’s penultimate friendly resulted in a 2-1 loss to Bournemouth, yet it once again demonstrated Kenny Jackett’s first-team thoughts.

Brett Pitman scored twice on his Pompey debut against Bognor Picture: Joe Pepler

Knight: Goalscorer and captain – Pitman’s Pompey impact

It certainly hasn’t taken long for Brett Pitman to make a Pompey impact.


It’s been 40 years since signing for Pompey - and Crawford’s to blame!

Ray Crawford has a lot to answer for...

Former Pompey boss Frank Burrows

Knight: Gone are Pompey pre-seasons of dodging nettles and brambles

Saturday marks the first day of July – and already Pompey will be in friendly action.

New Pompey manager Kenny Jackett

Knight: Jackett needs Pompey patience

Whenever a manager departs there is always a bit of turmoil around the place, but I see Kenny Jackett’s appointment as a good fit.

TITLE-WINNER Paul Cook, left, with chairman Iain McInnes Picture: Joe Pepler

Knight: Pompey boss deserves thanks but ‘we keep going’

Nothing ever surprises me in football.

Paul Cook is reportedly wanted by Wigan. Picture: Joe Pepler

Knight: No need to press Pompey panic buttons

There pitfalls to the fantastic season we’ve had.

Pompey celebrate dramatically winning the League Two title Pic: Joe Pepler

Knight: Pompey winnning title tops lifting FA Cup

I THINK winning the title will go down as a bigger success than winning the FA Cup.

Carl Baker celebrates his goal at Mansfield. Picture: Joe Pepler

Knight: Winning title is long shot – but stranger things have happened at Pompey

How strange it is that we’re in with a shout of winning the league.

Mick Quinn scored in the 2-1 defeat at Sheffield United on the final day of the 1986-87 as the Blues missed out on winning the title

Knight: Pompey professional to the end despite partying

From experience, it is very easy to sit back on your laurels a little once promotion has been secured.

The Pompey players celebrate promotion from the boardroom balcony at Meadow Lane following Mondays 3-1 win against Notts County Picture: Joe Pepler

Alan Knight: I’m enjoying my fifth Pompey promotion

Let’s enjoy the moment.

American billionaire Michael Eisner   Picture: Disney

Knight: Decision needs to be made with Pompey’s best interests at heart

The talk has been all about the takeover interest from Michael Eisner since last week.

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