Pompey out to extend 106 years of Fratton hurt for Gills

Gillingham are looking for their first win at Fratton Park tomorrow - after 106 years of trying.

Friday, 9th March 2018, 3:40 pm
Updated Friday, 9th March 2018, 4:49 pm
Pompey defeated Gillingham 1-0 in 2005 - to extend a winless run stretching back to 1912.

Steve Lovell’s side are aimingt to end a miserable run of results at Fratton Park, which stretches back to 1912.

It will be the Gills’ 20th attempt at picking up a maximum when they face Kenny Jackett’s side.

In 15 Football League meetings, they’ve suffered 11 defeats and picked up four draws on their visits to PO4.

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In addition, there has been four Southern League clashes between the sides stretching back to before the first world war.

Pompey won three of those meetings with one ending in a draw.

The Blues have scored 36 goals against their League One rivals in that time and conceded 11.

A 6-1 Fratton Park success in 1923 is the most emphatic of Pompey’s victories.