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Naylor Looking To Extend Unbeaten Run

Midfielder interviewed in Wycombe programme

21 September 2018

Wycombe Programme

There are only seven teams in the top four tiers of English football that are still unbeaten in the league.

Pompey are the sole representatives in their division – and Tom Naylor is looking for the run to continue.

Dropping just four points from eight fixtures, the Blues sit top of the pile ahead of this weekend’s visit of Wycombe.

And although that has seen their confidence soar, Naylor knows it is far too early to be getting carried away.

“We’re unbeaten in the league and want to keep it that way for as long as possible,” he says in the official matchday magazine for Saturday’s contest. “We had a good result at Peterborough last Saturday to go top of the table and now we’re looking for something similar against Wycombe.

“It’s worth remembering that we’re only eight games in, though, and there’s still an awful long way to go. If you’re still up there around March and April, then you start to get excited.

"Everyone knows what their job is and that helps, while we’ve had a settled team recently, which is a bonus

Tom Naylor

“All the other teams are chasing us at the moment, but we’re just concentrating on continuing to pick up points. We need to keep doing what we’ve been doing and working hard.

“Everyone knows what their job is and that helps, while we’ve had a settled team recently, which is a bonus. We’re all in it together and fighting for the same outcome.”

To read the full interview, where Naylor also discusses why he headed south in the summer, pick up a copy of the matchday magazine from programme sellers around the ground.

Also in issue seven, Ben Close reveals his firsts and lasts, while Oli Hawkins has his general knowledge put to the test.

Fans can read exclusive columns from Mark Catlin, Kenny Jackett and Brett Pitman, while we continue to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Pompey’s first top-flight title success with a detailed look at the 1948/49 campaign.

There is also an in-depth analysis of Wycombe, an interview with former Blues and Chairboys striker Guy Whittingham and much, much more in a packed 84 pages.

And remember not to miss an issue this season, with the spine of the magazine revealing a fantastic picture as the campaign progresses.

You can pick up your copy for just £3 from programme sellers around the ground.

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