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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.

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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’.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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