The transfer window has closed and the focus can now shift back to football.
Pompey will look to put a disappointing January behind them and start February by seeing off Doncaster at Fratton Park on Saturday.
The visitors are currently sitting 14th in the table, five places – and the same number of points – behind the Blues.
They were beaten 3-1 at home by Bristol Rovers last week, although it was their first League One loss since early in December.
Like Pompey, however, Rovers are still searching for their first victory of 2018, having drawn four games in succession at the start of January.
Darren Ferguson’s side were promoted last term, but fans might still be smarting at the way they let the title slip from their grasp.
Failure to win any of the final five matches allowed the Blues to sneak up on the rails and snatch the silverware.
Doncaster gained some revenge back in October, though, netting twice in the first five minutes to secure the points at Keepmoat Stadium.
Pompey could hand debuts to Stephen Henderson and Anton Walkes following their loan arrivals from Nottingham Forest and Tottenham respectively.
Adam May serves a one-match ban, while Stuart O’Keefe (groin) and Danny Rose (leg) are both injured.
Brandon Haunstrup and Jack Whatmough have returned to training, but are not yet ready for selection.
Doncaster signed defenders Tom Anderson and Andy Boyle on deadline day, although Andy Butler (knee), Mathieu Baudry (hamstring) and Joe Wright (ribs) are all out.
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HEAD TO HEAD
Pompey: 10 Wins
Doncaster 6 Wins
At Fratton Park
Pompey: 5 Wins
Doncaster 3 Wins
Seats can be bought online here or from the Frogmore Road ticket office.
On the day of the game they can be purchased – subject to availability – from the booths behind the Fratton End.
Overseas subscribers can watch the match live by following the same instructions.
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Fleetwood v Scunthorpe
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Oldham v Bradford
Peterborough v Southend
Plymouth v Blackburn
Rotherham v AFC Wimbledon
Walsall v MK Dons
Wigan v Gillingham