A Tonka toy breaks easier than Sean Raggett - Portmsouth fans react to defender's selection for Burton game

Sean Raggett’s Pompey selection has gone down well with Blues supporters on social media.

Saturday, 10th April 2021, 2:32 pm

The Fratton faithful are delighted with the defender’s determination to keep playing, despite suffering a suspected broken cheekbone during Monday’s 1-0 win at Wigan.

Since then, the Blues have taking every precaution with the centre-back, and had the former Norwich man booked into a see a surgeon later in the week to assess the damage further.

Yet, it appears Raggett has won the battle to continue – keeping up his proud record of starting every league game for Pompey this season.

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Match-winner Andy Cannon returns to the starting XI at the expense of Michael Jacobs, who misses out because of injury.

As a result, youngster Alfie Stanley earns a call-up to the match-day squad following his winner for the reserves against Millwall in midweek.

That’s another decision which has pleased the Blues’ social media followers.

Here’s a selection of the views shared...

@pepe_lacey: Definitely wasn’t expecting to see Sean Raggett’s name in the team, I know it’s a week late but it’s an Easter miracle!

@SamSpike7: Absolutely bonkers that Raggett is (starting) lol.

@JackLJYeats: Rags baby.

@xxxxpompeyxxxx: Raggett could lose a leg and he'd pick it up and start beating strikers up with it

@furniss_alex: Stanleyyyyyyyyyyyyy.

Raggs is alive, good to see.

@Imposter66: You can break a Tonka toy easier than you can break Sean Raggett....

@jimbopowers91: I beg Sean Raggett wears a plastic mask today to protect his cheek. #Pompey

Pompey mooving up: Can’t stop the Rag

@JoeArchiefrench: Good to see Alfie in there!

Deserves his chance and with no attacker fit good to see Cowleys go with the youth!

@QuelDommagePFC: Stanley masterclass from the bench.

@Stretton385: Sean Raggett the absolute unit.

@PompeyViking62: Incredible that Sean Raggett starts today. The Nokia Man, indestructible.

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