Matt Clarke named News/Sports Mail Portsmouth Player of the Year

Matt Clarke has been crowned The News/Sports Mail player of the season for the second successive campaign.

Saturday, 4th May 2019, 6:40 pm
Updated Saturday, 4th May 2019, 6:48 pm
Matt Clarke, right, receives his News/Sports Mail Pompey Player of the Year award from Neil Allen Picture: Joe Pepler
Matt Clarke, right, receives his News/Sports Mail Pompey Player of the Year award from Neil Allen Picture: Joe Pepler

The Pompey centre-back scooped the title last season – after impressing on the club’s return to League One.

And the Blues prized asset has repeated the trick this term.

An ever-present in the League One promotion challenge, Clarke has racked up 58 appearances this season.

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His stellar displays have earned admiring glances from higher up the Football League.

And they bagged him 48 per cent of the vote in our player-of-the-season poll.

Clarke, 22, ran away with the crown – with Jamal Lowe next best on 20 per cent and Craig MacGillivray notching 17 per cent.

 

FULL RESULTS

Matt Clarke 48%

Jamal Lowe 20%

Craig MacGillivray 17%

Gareth Evans 4%

Ben Close 4%

Tom Naylor/Oli Hawkins/ Ronan Curtis/ Nathan Thompson/ Lee Brown/Brett Pitman (combined) 7%