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Kick off 15:00 (UK)

23 March 2019 Venue Montgomery Waters Meadow Attendance

Kick off 15:00 (UK)

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English Football League - League One

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Match Preview: Shrewsbury v Pompey

All you need to know about League One clash

6 Hours ago

Shrewsbury v Pompey

Wembley fever has swept Pompey, with more than 40,000 tickets snapped up for the Checkatrade Trophy final.

But the Blues have to put that excitement behind them and focus on trying to collect League One points at Shrewsbury on Saturday.

Kenny Jackett’s side are just four points adrift of the automatic promotion places and can move above third-placed Sunderland, who are not in action his weekend.

Their opponents, meanwhile, are one of a number of sides involved in an incredible battle to beat the drop.

Any of the teams currently in the bottom half of the table could conceivably go down, with the Shrews currently in 18th position.

Sam Ricketts’ outfit are just a couple of points above the relegation places with eight games left to play.

The Shropshire side were in the top two for most of last term as they came close to snatching a Championship spot, but ended up losing to Rotherham at Wembley in the play-offs.

It finished all square when Shrewsbury visited Fratton Park back in September, with a Brett Pitman penalty cancelling out Greg Docherty’s opener.

Viv Solomon-Otabor (calf) will miss out for Pompey after going off injured in last week’s win over Scunthorpe.

Also missing for the visitors are Andy Cannon (thigh), Ronan Curtis (finger), Dion Donohue (groin), Bryn Morris (knee) and Jack Whatmough (knee).

Shrewsbury have doubts over defenders James Bolton, Luke Waterfall and Ro-Shaun Williams, while Ryan Sears is on international duty with Wales U21s.

Read the thoughts of Kenny Jackett and Omar Bogle or register for a free iFollow account to watch the below videos.

Pompey: 12 wins
Shrewsbury: 9 wins
3 draws

At Shrewsbury
Pompey: 2 wins
Shrewsbury: 7 wins
2 draws

Seats are still available and can be bought from Pompey until 5pm today or at Shrewsbury on the day of the game. Click here for more details.

Domestic iFollow subscribers can listen to live commentary from Andy Moon and Guy Whittingham by signing into their account and visiting the match centre from 2pm on Saturday.

Overseas subscribers and match pass holders can watch the action – now with on-screen graphics – and commentary will begin from around 10 minutes before kick-off.

Click here for more information about using iFollow on a matchday and click here for information on downloading the app, so you can access content on your mobile device.

We will have updates throughout the game on Twitter and the match centre. You can also see behind-the-scenes content on our Instagram story and Snapchat account.

There will be post-match reaction on the website, iFollow and our official YouTube channel, with highlights to follow on Sunday.

Local listeners can hear commentary by tuning in to either Express FM or BBC Radio Solent.

Pompey are the 7/5 favourites with Sky Bet to secure all three points, while the hosts can be backed at 19/10.

Click here to read our full betting guide and visit to earn money for the club when you place a bet. Please gamble responsibly.

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Ticket News

Shrewsbury (A): Ticket Update

Support Blues on the road

8 Hours ago

Shrewsbury Town

Tickets are still available for Pompey’s trip to Shrewsbury on Saturday.

Blues fans have already snapped up more than 1,000 seats for the League One contest at Montgomery Waters Meadow (3pm kick-off).

They can be bought online here or from the Anson Road ticket office until 5pm this evening.

Supporters can also buy (cash only) from the ticket office next to the away turnstiles at Shrewsbury on the day of the game.

Category Price
Adult £20
Senior (65+) £15
Student (ID required) £15
Young Person (19-23) £15
Junior (12-18) £8
Child (U12) Free

Wheelchair and ambulant tickets are priced £15 and include a carer if on the highest rate of DLA or PIP.

There is a £1 charge for tickets bought online/over the phone.

Fans who are collecting pre-purchased tickets at Shrewsbury should visit the ticket office next to the away turnstiles.

If you are expecting tickets and they have not arrived, please contact the Pompey ticket office by 5pm. We will be unable to help supporters who try to contact us on the day of the game.

Supporters buying concession tickets are advised to bring proof of age identification with them to the game.

Official coach travel can be booked online here or by calling Lucketts Travel on 01329 237000.

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