Crunch time approaching for fledgling Pompey talents

Mark Kelly admits crunch time is approaching for Pompey Academy’s second-year scholars.

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Dan Smith. Picture: Colin Farmery

Smith rescues Pompey Academy draw at Swindon

Pompey Academy started off the new year with a 1-1 draw at Swindon Town in the Youth Alliance southwest division today.

Matt Mayes has joined Gosport Borough on loan from Pompey Academy. Picture: Colin Farmery

Borough sign Pompey Academy trio

Mick Catlin has bolstered his Gosport Borough squad by signing a trio of fledging Pompey Academy players.

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Bradley Lethbridge. Picture: Colin Farmery

Back to Academy duty for Pompey’s rookie duo

On Saturday they were fresh faces occupying Pompey’s substitutes’ bench.

Pompey Academy boss Mark Kelly

Kelly: Pompey Academy will relish Leicester tie

Mark Kelly insists Pompey Academy will play on the front foot against Leicester City in the FA Youth Cup at Fratton Park tonight (7pm).

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Oscar Johnston scored a goal for Pompey Academy against Cheltenham Town. Picture: Colin Farmery

Young Blues battle to earn draw against Cheltenham

A rotated Pompey Academy side battled to a 2-2 draw against Cheltenham Town in the Youth Alliance southwest division.

Dan Smith Picture: Joe Pepler

Four-midable Smith stars in Pompey Academy win

Dan Smith scored four goals to inspire Pompey Academy to a 6-0 romp against Bristol Rovers in the Youth Alliance southwest division at Furze Lane today.

Pompey boss Kenny Jackett, left, and Academy chief Mark Kelly. Picture: Joe Pepler

Kelly: Massive interest in Pompey youth role

Mark Kelly revealed there has been massive interest in the vacant lead professional development phase coach role at Pompey Academy.

Leon Maloney was on target for Pompey Academy against AFC Bournemouth. Picture: Ian Hargreaves

Pompey starlets ‘could have scored more’

Mark Kelly believes Pompey Academy are starting to marry up the mental and physical sides of their game after a fourth successive victory.

Bradley Letbridge netted for Pompey Academy against Bourne

Pompey Academy battle to defeat Cherries

Pomey Academy twice came from behind to battle to a 3-2 victory against AFC Bournemouth at the club’s Roko training base.

Pompey Academy celebrate a goal against Newport. Picture: Ian Hargreaves

Confidence high in Pompey Academy camp ahead of Cup tie

Mikey Harris revealed confidence is sky high in the Pompey Academy camp heading into their FA Youth Cup second-round tie against Lewes at Fratton Park on Friday night (7pm).

Bradley Lethbridge - in action earlier in the season - played a vital role in the win over Plymouth - Picture by Habibur Rahman

Pompey youngsters get the better of Plymouth

A James Whiting header earned Pompey's Academy side a 2-1 win over Plymouth at Furze Lane today.

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Harris: Pompey Academy deserved victory at Gillingham

Mikey Harris spoke of his delight after his Pompey Academy youngsters saw off Gillingham in extra-time to progress into the FA Youth Cup second round.

Pompey Academy celebrate a goal against Newport. Picture Ian Hargreaves

Pompey starlets have crack at the crossbar challenge

It’s something a footballer never wants to do in a competitive-match situation.

Mikey Harris. Picture: Joe Pepler

Harris: Pompey Academy can do themselves proud in FA Youth Cup

Mikey Harris insisted Pompey Academy can do themselves proud in their FA Youth Cup first-round tie against Gillingham tonight (7pm).

Pompey Academy's Leon Maloney scored an equaliser in their match against Forest Green. Picture: Ian Hargreaves

Pompey Academy lose after conceding late

POMPEY Academy would have felt hard done as they suffered a 2-1 defeat to Forest Green Rovers at Furze Lane today.

Pompey Academy coach Mikey Harris

Pompey to face Gillingham in FA Youth Cup

Pompey Academy will face Gillingham in the first round of the FA Youth Cup.

Pompey Academy defender Matt Casey Picture: Neil Marshall

Kelly praise for Pompey Academy response

Mark Kelly paid tribute to Pompey Academy’s five-goal Merit League Two bow and insisted: It was a massive improvement.

Pompey Academy boss Mark Kelly          Picture: Joe Pepler

Kelly: Result is not Pompey Academy’s priority

Mark Kelly dismissed Pompey Academy’s disappointing end to their Youth Alliance League south west division and reiterated: Individual development comes before results.

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