Exit of key academy figure a loss to Portsmouth

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Pompey fans have been reacting to news the academy’s head of performance and recruitment, Dave Wright, is set to depart for Premier League Brighton. Here’s a selection of those views.  

What a great loss to the academy things were starting to move in the right direction. 

Players, decent coaches and others will not be interested unless we are at least Category Two, and I can't see that happening.

Fred Willett

I would have thought Dave would have given his job at Pompey more than a few months. Hes obviously well thought of in the game & he's young. Pompey are on an upward curve,with youth development at core of the business plan. Another chance would have come if it didn't work here 


Same old, same old. Until we get to category One status this will continue to happen.

Marlon Neil

Well that worked out well.



Reece Finnigan.

Great shame if we lose a local lad who has really set up an excellent youth recruitment process.