Damaged Newport stand stops Pompey fans buying tickets

Fans still hoping to attend Pompey's Boxing Day trip to Newport County have been dealt a blow today by news that tickets for the League two fixture have gone off sale.

Thursday, 22nd December 2016, 5:19 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th December 2016, 3:01 pm
Pompey fans at Newport County last season Picture: Joe Pepler

That’s after the away stand at Rodney Parade was damaged in the Exiles’ FA Cup defeat to Plymouth last night, prompting the announcement from the hosts.

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Blues supporters have so far bought 750 seats for the trip to South Wales (3pm).

Any update on the ticket situation will be relayed by both clubs on their respective website.