Portsmouth vs Southampton: Pictures show heavy police presence in Fratton ahead of derby

A large scale police operation is underway in Portsmouth ahead of the south coast derby in the Carabao Cup tonight.

Tuesday, 24th September 2019, 6:56 pm
British Transport Police at Fratton station

Hampshire Constabulary have a heavy presence in the area around Fratton Park this evening and British Transport Police are patroling trains as well as Fratton station. You can follow all the build up in our live blog here. 

British Transport Police at Fratton station
British Transport Police at Fratton station

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Police on patrol in Goldsmith Avenue in Fratton, near Fratton Park
Police van outside Fratton station ahead of the Pompey vs Southampton game
Police van in Fratton ahead of the south coast derby
Police arrive at the ground through the Victory south gate
Police arrive at the ground through the Victory south gate
Police outside the Shepherd's Crook near Fratton Park
Police on the bridge at Fratton station this evening.
Kent police vans in Fratton
Police vans in Fratton
Police at Fratton station