Alan Knight

Knight: Well-deserved Pompey win at Fleetwood

Tuesday’s clash at Fleetwood was a big game in many ways and it was important for Pompey to get a win coming up against a side in bad form.

Luke McGee. Picture: Robin Jones

Knight: Pompey need to go on run after unlucky Rovers loss

I thought we were very unlucky not to get a draw against a decent footballing side in Blackburn.

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Kal Naismith was to go in between the posts against Doncaster after Stephen Henderson's injury. Picture: Joe Pepler

Kal thinks keeping’s a stroll now – I remember Sandford saying the same!

There’s only one place to start – and that’s with wishing Stephen Henderson a speedy recover from injury.

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Shaun Whalley handled the ball but no penalty was given. Picture: Joe Pepler

Not sure about ‘ball to hand’ but we had chances to get Shrews return

SHREWSBURY’S manager said the penalty that never was on Saturday was ‘ball to hand’.

Brett Pitman had a great chance to hand Pompey the lead in the first half against Rotherham Picture: Joe Pepler

Knight: Pompey must improve higher up the pitch

The New York Stadium served up another kick in the teeth for Pompey.

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On-loan Wolves midfielder Connor Ronan impressed against Scunthorpe Picture: Joe Pepler

Knight: Encouraging new Pompey system must have a run

There had been whispers that Pompey were going to line up against Scunthorpe with a back three.

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Pompey boss Kenny Jackett. Picture: Joe Pepler

Knight: Pompey recruitment now vital to season

Pompey legend Alan Knight gives his take on the latest goings on at Fratton Park.

Gareth Evans wins the ball against AFC Wimbledon. Picture: Joe Pepler

Pompey penalty was soft – but it’s looking promising

I’m sure most of you know I’m not the biggest fan of Wimbledon.

Gareth Evans was Alan Knigh'ts man of the match against Bury. Picture: Joe Pepler

Belief shows in this Pompey team

Pompey legend ALAN KNIGHT saw the side graft their way to victory when short of their best – a sign of the progress made this term.

Gareth Evans, left, with Brett Pitman, played a key role in Pompey's 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...

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