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Donohue: I Want To Make An Impact

Midfielder interviewed in Bristol Rovers programme

19 February 2019

Pompey v Bristol Rovers programme

Dion Donohue is looking to provide a key role for Pompey for the remainder of the season.

The versatile 25-year-old has endured a stop-start campaign because of a series of injuries that started in the summer.

It means that he has been limited to just 11 appearances, as the Blues try to secure League One promotion.

Donohue has recently returned from his latest spell on the sidelines and is hopeful of making an impact.

“This one has been more frustrating for me because of the time I’ve been out, although I think I’ve done alright whenever I’ve come back,” he says in the official matchday magazine for tonight’s contest

“Now I’ve just got to keep working hard to make sure I can return to the team. The latest injury was an impact one from a tackle, rather than a muscle problem.

"There are a lot of important games coming up over the next few weeks and I want to be involved in them."

Dion Donohue

“On every occasion when I’ve returned, I feel even stronger have been pleased with my reactions to each one.

“There are a lot of important games coming up over the next few weeks and I want to be involved in them. We’ve got a competitive squad, though, and it’s not going to be easy to break back in.”

To read the full interview – where Donohue also discusses Pompey’s recent form – pick up a copy of the matchday magazine tonight.

Also in issue 22, Andy Cannon reveals his firsts and lasts, while Brandon Haunstrup 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 Bristol Rovers, an interview with former Blues and Pirates midfielder Sammy Igoe and much, much more in a packed 84 pages.

And remember not to miss an issue this season, with the spine of 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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