Portsmouth's Louis Dennis up for award

Louis Dennis has been shortlisted for the Checkatrade Trophy player of the round.

Monday, 14th January 2019, 4:15 pm
Updated Tuesday, 15th January 2019, 9:05 am
Louis Dennis starred for Pompey in the Checkatrade Trophy win at Southend. Picture: Joe Pepler

Pompey's attacking talent scored one and created the other in last week's 2-0 victory at Southend.

Kenny Jackett's side will now host Peterborough in the competition's quarter-finals on January 22.

In the meantime, Dennis lines-up among five players put forward as contenders for performance of round three '“ with fans asked to vote on the outcome.

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The Pompey midfielder's rivals include Jayden Braaf (Manchester City under-21s), Siriki Dembele (Peterborough), Simon Eastwood (Oxford United) and Dom Telford (Bury).

Those who vote also have the chance of winning a pair of tickets to the 2018-19 Checkatrade Trophy final.

Dennis' four Pompey outings have all arrived in the Checkatrade Trophy, with his header against Southend marking a maiden goal for the club since his summer arrival from Bromley.