Who Portsmouth boss Kenny Jackett relies on most in League One - and who's playing a waiting game

The News has got the calculator out to determine how many minutes each Pompey player has featured in League One this season.

Wednesday, 18th December 2019, 10:40 am
Updated Wednesday, 18th December 2019, 12:23 pm
The teams walk out before the Sky Bet League One match between Accrington Stanley and Portsmouth at Crown Ground on December 14th 2019 in Accrington, England. (Photo by Daniel Chesterton/PinPep)

Only John Marquis has featured in all 19 third-tier games this season. However, it’s Ben Close who has played the most minutes in the league this season, with the midfielder playing 1,605 of the 1,710 available. But who else features minutes-wise more than others? And who is continually being told to wait a minute to catch the manager’s eye? Check out the stats provided...

1,605 minutes played in 18 League One appearances for Pompey this season.
The Pompey centre-half has played 1,536 minutes in the league this season during 18 appearances.

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The club captain has amassed 1,530 minutes in League One this season from 17 games played.
The keeper has played 17 full matches for Pompey in the league this season - which translates into 1,530 minutes on the pitch.
No-one has featured in more league games than Marquis this season (19) - yet he's fifth on the list with 1,482 minutes played.
The Irishman has accumulated 1,347 minutes on the pitch this term from 17 league outings.
Pompey left-back has amassed 1,202 League One minutes on the pitch to date from 14 games in the third tier.
After a slow start to his Fratton Park career, the on-loan Norwich defender has played 899 L1 minutes and 10 games for the Blues this season.
Despite being involved in 11 substitutions this League One season, the winger has played 865 L1 minutes during 15 games played.
Despite a red card on his debut and a hamstring injury, the on-loan Rangers man has played 878 minutes (11 games) in the league this season.
Striker has come to the fore in recent weeks and has now accumulated 784 minutes of League One game time during 16 games.
Evans has played 782 League One minutes this term despite not featuring since the visit of Oxford to Fratton Park.
Winger has featured for 755 minutes during 13 League One games this season. Has featured in nine substitutions in that time.
Currently out injured but defender was becoming key to Pompey's season in recent weeks. Has totalled 689 minutes in L1 to date.
Right-back has 578 League One minutes under his belt so far during his maiden Fratton Park season. That's from 18 games played in the division.
Defender had totalled 562 minutes from his seven games played in the division to date.
Featured regularly at the start of the season but defender has not played L1 football since September 17. Has totalled 540 minutes from six games played.
Has only played the full 90 minutes three times this League One season. As a result, can boost only 444 minutes of third tier action this term to date.
Injuries have hampered his season to date. Has played four full games for the Blues in L1 which equates to 360 minutes.
352 minutes from seven games sums it up for the frustrated midfielder. Looks well down the pecking order for some reason.
As MacGillivray's understudy, Bass has only featured twice in the league this season, which equates to 180 minutes.