Matt Casey heads youthful Portsmouth XI at Aldershot

Matt Casey features for a youthful Pompey XI at Aldershot this evening.

Tuesday, 23rd July 2019, 7:36 pm
Updated Tuesday, 23rd July 2019, 10:40 pm
Matt Casey, pictured here against Bognor, features for Pompey XI at Aldershot tonight. Picture: Tommy McMillan

With Kenny Jackett’s first-team squad encountering Brighton this morning, the trip to the Recreation Ground involves strictly Blues youngsters.

In centre-half Casey, Haji Mnoga, Leon Maloney and Joe Hancott, Pompey have named players with Checkatrade Trophy experience.

In addition, Alex Bass, the understudy to Craig MacGillivray, is selected in goal against the National League side.

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Overall, it represents a side consisting of Academy graduates and current members of Mark Kelly’s youth set-up.

The sole exception is former Bromley player Richard Brindley, who is trialling with the team tonight.

Pompey: Bass, Mnoga, Casey, Dandy, Hancott, Robb, Bridgman, Brindley, Bell, Teggart, Maloney.

Subs: L.Pitman, Rew, Brook, Kelly, Flint, Kavanagh, Lee, Stanley.