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21 October 2016

Club News


21 October 2016

Fratton tie for young Blues

Pompey Academy have been drawn at home to Eastleigh in the first round of the FA Youth Cup.

The tie will be played at Fratton Park before November 5, with the date and ticket information to be announced in due course.

And Mikey Harris is glad that his side have been handed home advantage, even if the visitors will not have far to travel.

He said: “It’s an interesting one with it being a bit of a local derby and we know it will be a tough game against a decent Eastleigh side.

“Playing at Fratton Park is great for the boys and we’re all very much looking forward to the tie.

“A lot of fans came out to support us against Manchester City last season and I’m sure there will be another big turnout for this match.”

Pompey reached the third round of the competition last term, winning away at Plymouth and Bristol Rovers before a narrow defeat against big-spending City.

FA Youth Cup first round draw
Bradford City v Hartlepool United
Chester v Fleetwood Town
Sheffield United v Crewe Alexandra
FC United of Manchester v Carlisle United
Hyde United or Irlam v Morecambe
Wrexham v Accrington Stanley
Bolton Wanderers v Blackpool
Scunthorpe United v Grimsby Town
Oldham Athletic v Bury
Altrincham or Tranmere Rovers v Doncaster Rovers
FC Halifax Town v York City
Rochdale v Ryton & Crawcross Albion or Darlington 1883
Dunkirk v Coventry City
Notts County v Romulus
Peterborough United v Port Vale
Shrewsbury Town v Wolverhampton Casuals
Bedworth United v Mansfield Town
Chesterfield v Walsall
Boston United v Hereford
Boreham Wood v Northampton Town
Cambridge United v Beaconsfield SYCOB
Barnet v Luton Town
Southend United v Leyton Orient
Dahenham & Redbridge v Colchester United
AFC Sudbury v Framlingham Town
Milton Keynes Dons v AFC Hornchurch
Ware v Stevenage
Charlton Athletic v Maidstone United
Millwall v Worthing
Gillingham v Corinthian
Folkestone Invicta v Merstham
AFC Wimbledon v North Greenford United
Gloucester City v Poole Town
Newport County v Yeovil Town
Radstock Town v Exeter City
Oxford United v Bristol Rovers
Andover Town v Oxford City
Cheltenham Town v Plymouth Argyle
Salisbury v Swindon Town
POMPEY v Eastleigh

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