The story of Portsmouth’s Checkatrade Trophy triumph in 20 pictures

IT has been more than 48 hours since Portsmouth triumphed over Sunderland in the Checkatrade Trophy final.

Wednesday, 3rd April 2019, 12:07 pm
Updated Wednesday, 3rd April 2019, 12:12 pm
Pompey's Checkatrade Trophy triumph in pictures

But if you are feeling nostalgic, Dave Taylor, founder of Losing My Sight, was at Wembley to capture all the action throughout the match. Here is the story of the final in 20 pictures. 

More than 40,000 fans made the trip up to Wembley from the South Coast on Sunday. Picture: Dave Taylor/ LMSMag
Pompey players head out onto the pitch before kick-off. Picture: Dave Taylor/ LMSMag

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Pompey fans cheer on the side before kick-off. Picture: Dave Taylor/ LMSMag
Plenty Pompey flags waving in the crowd as excitement builds for the match. Picture: Dave Taylor/ LMSMag
Matthew Clarke during the Checkatrade Trophy final. Picture: Dave Taylor/ LMSMag
Lee Brown makes a strong tackle on Sunderland captain Honeyman. Picture: Dave Taylor/ LMSMag
Craig Macgillivray makes a save during the final. Picture: Dave Taylor/ LMSMag
Jamal Lowe during the Checkatrade Trophy final. Picture: Dave Taylor/ LMSMag
Nathan Thompson battles for the ball. Picture: Dave Taylor/ LMSMag
Nathan Thompson celebrates after equalising for Pompey. Picture: Dave Taylor/ LMSMag
Pompey players celebrate with the crowd after drawing level. Picture: Dave Taylor/ LMSMag
Pompey fans cheer their side on. Picture: Dave Taylor/ LMSMag
Brett Pitman has a chance to give Pompey the lead but is denied by Sunderland. Picture: Dave Taylor/ LMSMag
Pompey players celebrate with Jamal Lowe after he put the Blues 2-1 up in extra-time. Picture: Dave Taylor/ LMSMag
Oli Hawkins battles for the ball. Picture: Dave Taylor/ LMSMag
Portsmouth keeper Craig MacGilllivray. Picture: Davre Taylor/ LMSMag
Brett Pitman scores during the penalty shoot-out. Picture: Dave Taylor/ LMSMag
Oli Hawkins celebrates after scoring the winning penalty in the shoot-out. Picture: Dave Taylor/ LMSMag
Pompey fans celebrate as The Blues win the Checkatrade Trophy. Picture: Dave Taylor/ LMSMag
Pompey players lift the Checkatrade Trophy after triumphing in the shoot-out. Picture: Dave Taylor/ LMSMag