Recap: Bright Pompey claim friendly win over Championship side Peterborough

Pompey entertain Peterborough in a pre-season friendly at Fratton Park today – with fans present for the first time since December 2020.

Saturday, 31st July 2021, 1:30 pm
Updated Saturday, 31st July 2021, 4:53 pm
Pompey entertain Peterborough in a pre-season friendly at Fratton Park

The game will give many of the Fratton faithful their first taste of watching a Danny Cowley Blues side in action

It will also provide the head coach’s new arrivals a welcome opportunity to experience the famous Fratton roar ahead of a testing new season.

As always, we’ll be there to provide live updates from the game.

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So sit back and relax as the Blues take on the Championship new boys.

Pompey v Peterborough - Live from Fratton Park

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  • Alex Bass starts in goal for Pompey
  • Kieran Freeman, Clark Robertson, Shaun Williams and Ryan Tunnicliffe all start

That’s it - good win for Pompey a week out from the big League One kick-off

85’ Curtis catches Grant late and the pair give each other a shove off the ball

81’ Ward goes in heavily on Thompson and Pompey get a free-kick

79’ Triallist Thompson gets his first touch

79’ Harness has a go from just outside the area but Pym collects comfortably

76’ Two changes for Pompey as triallist Louis Thompson replaces Williams and Jacobs comes on for Hackett-Fairchild

75’ Pompey have been largely untroubled in this second half and creating some good openings

There’s 4,077 here today at Fratton for the first game with supporters back since December

73’ Thompson being taken off before he’s sent off here. Hickinson onto replace him

71’ Thompson tugs Marquis back but somehow remains on the pitch after reciving an earlier yellow

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