Joel Ward netted in the 1-1 December 2011 draw between Pompey and Southampton - the last time the rivals met at Fratton Park. Picture: PA Wire/Press Association Images

A Premier League star, League Two boss and non-league chairman - whatever happened to Portsmouth's derby day side against Southampton a decade on?

This week marks a decade since Pompey played out their 1-1 derby day draw against Southampton.

By Jordan Cross
Monday, 13th December 2021, 12:30 pm
Updated Monday, 13th December 2021, 1:45 pm

It was an occasion Joel Ward will never forget, as the Emsworth lad scored the Blues’ goal and went on to be named man-of-the-match.

But what happened to Michael Appleton’s side who turned out at a vibrant Fratton Park that Sunday afternoon?

We’ve been doing our digging to hunt down the starting XI and substitutes from that December day – and what they are doing now.

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