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Pompey Host Arsenal U21s In Checkatrade Trophy

Young Gunners to visit Fratton Park in December

16 November 2018

Checkatrade Trophy

Pompey will host Arsenal U21s in the second round of the Checkatrade Trophy.

The tie is scheduled to take place at Fratton Park in the week beginning December 3.

Kenny Jackett's side were guaranteed a home fixture after winning all three games to take top spot in Southern Group A.

Arsenal's youngsters made the knockout stages after finishing as runners-up of their group to Cheltenham.

Pompey have not faced a Gunners side since losing 4-1 in a Premier League clash at Fratton Park in December 2009.

An exact date for the tie and ticket information will be announced in due course.

Checkatrade Trophy Second Round – South 
Chelsea U21 v AFC Wimbledon
POMPEY v Arsenal U21
Cambridge United v Northampton Town
Exeter City v Peterborough United
Cheltenham Town v Newport County
Luton Town v Southend United
Oxford United v Tottenham Hotspur U21
Swansea City U21 v Bristol Rovers
Checkatrade Trophy Second Round – North 
Shrewsbury Town v Walsall
Sunderland v Notts County
Rochdale v Oldham Athletic
Accrington Stanley v Lincoln City
Newcastle United U21 v Macclesfield Town
Mansfield Town v Bury
Port Vale v Stoke City U21
Barnsley v Manchester City U21

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