Dramatic scenes as Portsmouth beat Sunderland to lift Checkatrade Trophy! Pictures from the final at Wembley

Check out our fantastic gallery of pictures taken by Joe Pepler at Wembley where Pompey dramatically beat Sunderland in the Checkatrade Trophy final.

Sunday, 31st March 2019, 7:31 pm
Updated Sunday, 31st March 2019, 7:37 pm
Pompey beat Sunderland on penalties to win the Checkatrade Trophy at Wembley. Picture: Joe Pepler

Kenny Jackett’s Blues defeated their League One rivals on penalties to lift the prize which meant so much after the difficult years. It led to stunning scenes at a national stadium packed with Pompey fans. Jamal Lowe was also on target in extra-time as the match ended 2-2 before Oli Hawkins hit the winning penalty in the shootout.

Pompey v Sunderland. Picture: Joe Pepler
Pompey v Sunderland. Picture: Joe Pepler

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Pompey v Sunderland. Picture: Joe Pepler
Pompey v Sunderland. Picture: Joe Pepler
Pompey v Sunderland. Picture: Joe Pepler
Pompey v Sunderland. Picture: Joe Pepler
Nathan Thompson equalised for Pompey. Picture: Joe Pepler
Nathan Thompson celebrates. Picture: Joe Pepler
Pompey beat Sunderland on penalties. Picture: Joe Pepler
Pompey beat Sunderland on penalties to win the Checkatrade Trophy at Wembley. Picture: Joe Pepler
Pompey beat Sunderland on penalties to win the Checkatrade Trophy at Wembley. Picture: Joe Pepler
Pompey beat Sunderland at Wembley. Picture: Joe Pepler
Pompey beat Sunderland at Wembley. Picture: Joe Pepler
Pompey beat Sunderland at Wembley. Picture: Joe Pepler
Pompey beat Sunderland at Wembley. Picture: Joe Pepler