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POMPEY CONFIRM IRELAND FRIENDLIES

7 June 2016

Blues to face Sligo and Bohemians

Pompey will play two matches in Ireland this summer as part of their pre-season preparations.

They will face Sligo Rovers on Wednesday, July 6 (6.15pm kick-off) before taking on Dublin-based Bohemians on Saturday, July 9 (3pm kick-off).

Blues boss Paul Cook spent almost five years in charge of Sligo and led them to FAI Cup and League Cup glory.

The Showgrounds clash will serve as a testimonial for Rovers defender Gavin Peers, who has made more than 300 appearances for the club.

Pompey have already announced pre-season visits to Havant & Waterlooville, Sutton, Salisbury, Bognor and Bristol City, as well as a home clash with Bournemouth for Alan McLoughlin’s benefit match.

2016/17 pre-season schedule
Wednesday, July 6 (6.15pm): Sligo (A)
Saturday, July 9 (3pm): Bohemians (A)
Wednesday, July 13 (7pm): Havant & Waterlooville (A)
Saturday, July 16 (3pm): Sutton (A)
Tuesday, July 19 (7pm): Salisbury (A)
Saturday, July 23 (3pm): Bournemouth (H)
Wednesday, July 27 (7.15pm): Bognor (A)
Saturday, July 30 (3pm): Bristol City (A)

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