Its League One fixture release day on Thursday morning but how do Pompey tend to fare on the opening weekend?

Portsmouth's opening day record over the last 15 years as League One fixture release day edges closer

Pompey will learn their League One fixture list on Thursday morning – but how do the Blues tend to fare on the opening weekend? 

Here, we take you through game-by-game over the last 15 seasons and see how The Blues’ results compare on the first day of the league season. Scroll and click through the pages: 

Jamal Lowe scored the only goal of the game and it soon got Pompey fans thinking about the prospect of promotion. But, little did they know it would be their opponents who would go on to be crowned League One champions.

1. 2018/19: Pompey 1-0 Luton Town

Jamal Lowe scored the only goal of the game and it soon got Pompey fans thinking about the prospect of promotion. But, little did they know it would be their opponents who would go on to be crowned League One champions.
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A win to kickstart the Michael Eisner era in what was a feisty affair. Following the early dismissal of Keith Keane, debutant Pitman stepped up before netting his second soon after Lowes 81st-minute red card.

2. 2017/18: Pompey 2-0 Rochdale

A win to kickstart the Michael Eisner era in what was a feisty affair. Following the early dismissal of Keith Keane, debutant Pitman stepped up before netting his second soon after Lowes 81st-minute red card.
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In a campaign where Pompey went on to achieve promotion from League Two, Carlisle frustrated Cook and co side on the opening day, despite the visitors playing with 10 men for over an hour - forcing debutant Carl Baker to rescue a point.

3. 2016/17: Pompey 1-1 Carlisle United

In a campaign where Pompey went on to achieve promotion from League Two, Carlisle frustrated Cook and co side on the opening day, despite the visitors playing with 10 men for over an hour - forcing debutant Carl Baker to rescue a point.
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A fine debut from summer signing Kyle Bennett got Pompey off to a flying start as he added to a Gareth Evans opener with a second-half brace - including a stunning strike from 25 yards.

4. 2015/16: Pompey 3-0 Dagenham & Redbridge

A fine debut from summer signing Kyle Bennett got Pompey off to a flying start as he added to a Gareth Evans opener with a second-half brace - including a stunning strike from 25 yards.
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