Portsmouth unearth latest fox in the box!

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It appears Pompey may have unearthed a new fox in the box.

But before supporters get too excited, it’s not the arrival of a new striker who’ll fire Kenny Jackett’s side to the League One title.

Not that they need much help in that department as things stand anyway!

Nor is it the breakthrough of one of their academy youngsters, who’ll set the world alight with his youthful exuberance and a disregard for reputations, leaving even the most experienced of defenders running scared.

Unfortunately, it’s the discovery of a danger of a different kind that will have the club’s groundsman feeling nervous.

Fratton Park has always had problems with foxes.

Fratton Park had some unwelcome visitors on Wednesday night Picture: Joe Pepler

Fratton Park had some unwelcome visitors on Wednesday night Picture: Joe Pepler

And it appears the latest batch of unwanted residents at PO4 have taken their residency to a new level.

As Pompey prepare to play host to Wycombe on Saturday, the ground staff at Fratton Park arrived at work on Thursday to discover some interesting chunks had been taken out of the playing surface.

That will leave the groundsman ‘holed up’ all day in a race against time to repair the damage ahead of the visit of the Chairboys.

And he’ll have to come up with a cunning plan so that he’s not outfoxed in the future!