Jackett rings Pompey changes at Newport

Drew Talbot took over the Pompey captaincy as Kenny Jackett rotated his squad at Newport Isle of Wight.

Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 7:32 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 11:21 am
Drew Talbot skippers Pompey tonight at Newport
Drew Talbot skippers Pompey tonight at Newport

The Blues handed starts to those players which did not feature in Saturday's 2-0 victory at the Rocks.

It meant a completely different starting XI at St George's Park for tonight's friendly against the non-leaguers.

Right-back Talbot was made skipper for the occasion, although Gary Roberts was noticeably absent from the squad for a second successive game.

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Still, there were starts for the likes of Ben Close, Jack Whatmough, Jamal Lowe, Nicke Kabamba and Curtis Main, along with Academy defender Matt Casey.

Pompey: Bass, Talbot, Whatmough, Casey, Haunstrup, Close, Lowe, Bedford, Lalkovic, Main, Kabamba.

Subs; Oxlade-Chamberlain, Widdrington, Lewis Boughton.