A look at Pompey's 2016/17 opponents
The Magpies’ summer plans were temporarily halted by a transfer embargo that was lifted earlier in the month when debts were cleared.
They have quickly made up for lost time, bringing in six players – including former Pompey full-back Richard Duffy.
Manager: John Sheridan
Ground: Meadow Lane
Distance from Fratton Park: 195.3 miles
Estimated drive time: 3 hours 20 minutes
2015/16 position: 17th in League Two
2016/17 title odds: 22/1
Pompey v Notts County last season: L 1-2 (A), W 4-0 (H)
Plymouth inflicted play-off heartache on Pompey at the end of last season before experiencing the same emotions themselves.
After a last-gasp goal at Home Park saw off the Blues, the Devon outfit were comfortably beaten by AFC Wimbledon at Wembley.
Manager: Derek Adams
Ground: Home Park
Distance from Fratton Park: 172.9 miles
Estimated drive time: 3 hours 26 minutes
2015/16 position: 5th in League Two
2016/17 title odds: 16/1
Pompey v Plymouth last season: W 2-1 (A), L 1-2 (H)
Stevenage confirmed last month that Darren Sarll would continue as manager, with former Newcastle and West Ham boss Glenn Roeder acting as advisor.
They enjoyed a fine unbeaten run at the end of 2015/16, with just one defeat in nine games helping them finish 14 points clear of the drop zone.
Manager: Darren Sarll
Ground: Broadhall Way
Distance from Fratton Park: 109.3 miles
Estimated drive time: 1 hour 55 minutes
2015/16 position: 18th in League Two
2016/17 title odds: 50/1
Pompey v Stevenage last season: D 1-1 (H), W 2-0 (A)
A disappointing end to last season saw Wycombe’s play-off hopes fade and they ultimately had to settle for a mid-table finish.
In an attempt to do better this term, they have brought back former Pompey trainee Paris Cowan-Hall for a third spell with the Chairboys.
Manager: Gareth Ainsworth
Ground: Adams Park
Distance from Fratton Park: 83.9 miles
Estimated drive time: 1 hour 33 minutes
2015/16 position: 13th in League Two
2016/17 title odds: 22/1
Pompey v Wycombe last season: D 2-2 (A), W 2-1 (H)
Yeovil’s hopes of survival appeared slim at the turn of the year when Paul Sturrock was sacked with the club rooted to the foot of the table.
But Darren Way steadied the ship after taking over at Huish Park and was rewarded in April with a new three-year deal.
Manager: Darren Way
Ground: Huish Park
Distance from Fratton Park: 110.4 miles
Estimated drive time: 2 hours 2 minutes
2015/16 position: 19th in League Two
2016/17 title odds: 40/1
Pompey v Yeovil last season: D 0-0 (H), D 1-1 (A)