Revealed: Portsmouth’s players rated during League One title charge

Pompey have set the pace in League One for the past three-and-a-half months. The Blues sit at the summit of the table on 57 points and are on track to be playing in the Championship next season.

Wednesday, 16th January 2019, 1:55 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 5:20 pm
Tom Naylor celebrates victory over Plymouth with Ben Thompson. Picture: Joe Pepler

And during the title charge, Tom Naylor has been manager Kenny Jackett’s star man. According to The News’ player ratings, the midfielder has been the Blues’ stand-out performer in the opening 27 matches of the campaign. The sports desk has dusted down the calculator and worked out the players’ average ratings using those marks out of 10 – allocated in the paper and at – after each game. The likes of Ben Thompson, Matt Clarke, Jack Whatmough and Ronan Curtis have also been in fine fettle and caught the eye.

Danny Rose has 6 average from one appearance
Luke McGee has 6 average from one appearance

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Joe Mason has 6 average from one appearance
David Wheeler has 6.15 average from 13 appearances
Brandon Haunstrup has 6.17 average from six appearances
Andre Green has 6.25 average from eight appearances
Anton Walkes has 6.33 from 15 appearances
Brett Pitman has 6.48 average from 23 appearances
Christian Burgess has 6.5 average from 10 appearances
Ben Close has 6.58 average from 19 appearances
Oli Hawkins  6.82 average from 28 appearances
Gareth Evans has 6.96 average from 30 appearances
Andy Cannon has 7 average from one appearance
Lee Brown has 7.04 average from 27 appearances
Dion Donohue has 7.2 average from five appearances
Nathan Thompson has 7.2 average from 20 appearances
Craig MacGillivray has 7.27 average from 30 appearances
Jamal Lowe has 7.29 average from 31 appearances
Ronan Curtis has 7.31 average from 29 appearances
Jack Whatmough has 7.54 average from 26 appearances
Matt Clarke has 7.55 average from 31 appearances
Ben Thompson has 7.58 average from 26 appearances
Tom Naylor has 7.59 average from 29 appearances