Hawkins' perfect landmark day for Portsmouth

Oli Hawkins enjoyed a perfect day as he extended Pompey's lead at the top of League One.

Saturday, 20th October 2018, 6:20 pm
Updated Saturday, 20th October 2018, 7:25 pm
Oli Hawkins celebrates goal with Ronan Curtis. Picture: Barry Zee/zeeimages

But the striker admitted he didn't even know he was making his 50th appearance for the Blues, as he marked the occasion with the winning goal in the 1-0 success over Fleetwood.

That ensured Pompey put to bed a run of 50 days without a league win at Fratton Park.

Hawkins said: '˜I didn't even know it was my 50th appearance!

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'˜But getting on the scoresheet and winning 1-0 makes it a great day.

'˜The last few games at home we've tried to find a way to play against the way sides set up against us.

'˜It was similar in a way, but we dug in after the goal and it saw it through.'