Former Pompey trialist joins Accrington

Will Wood trained with Pompey over the winter
Will Wood trained with Pompey over the winter
Ben Close, left, and Jack Whatmough celebrate Pompey's win at oldham last season/ Picture: Joe Pepler

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Former Pompey trialist Will Wood has joined Accrington Stanley.

The left-back has signed a one-year deal at the Crown Ground after Blues boss Kenny Jackett decided not to take his interest in the player further.

The 21-year-old former Southampton player trained with the Blues over the winter.

He was identified as a possible solution to Pompey’s left-back problems last season.

However, a move failed to materialise, with the Blues withdrawing their interest.

Jackett remains in the hunt for a left-back, with Bristol Rovers’ Lee Brown a potential arrival.