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28 March 2016

Game falls victim to heavy rain

Pompey’s match at AFC Wimbledon has been postponed because of a waterlogged pitch.

A 9.15am pitch inspection was called because of heavy overnight rain and the referee Andy Madley decided the game could not go ahead.

The official said: “There’s plenty of standing water all over the field of play and unfortunately it isn’t draining.

“The pitch doesn’t look too bad until you get on it and try to kick a football around.

“Apart from the fact the game would be farcical, I also have to take the players’ safety into account and it’s not worth the risk.”

A new date for the fixture will be announced in due course.

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