Portsmouth defender Sean Raggett could still feature against Burton on Saturday

Sean Raggett could still play a part in Pompey’s game with Burton on Saturday.

Thursday, 8th April 2021, 2:01 pm
Updated Thursday, 8th April 2021, 2:10 pm
Sean Raggett goes off injured against Wigan Athletic on Monday. Picture: Daniel Chesterton/phcimages.com

The no-nonsense Blues defender is determined to feature against the Brewers this weekend despite suffering a suspected broken cheekbone in Monday’s victory at Wigan.

Pompey will know the true extent of the injury this afternoon, with the 27-year-old scheduled to see a surgeon for further analysis.

There’s hope that no fracture has happened.

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Regardless, the former Norwich man is set on featuring and continuing his 100-per-cent appearance record for the Blues in the league this season.

Alongside Tom Naylor and Craig MacGillivray, the centre-back has started all 38 of Pompey’s League One games to date.

It’s forced new head coach Danny Cowley to admit that he cannot rule of the defender for Saturday’s game.

‘He’s going to see the specialist this afternoon. The early signs are positive in that there doesn’t look to be a fracture, but we’ve got to get confirmation from the surgeon,’ said Cowley.

However, a decision will be made on the basis of medical advice provided.

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