He scored for Shrewsbury in ties against Stoke and Wolves last season.
And James Bolton continued his impressive FA Cup goal record by notching the opener in the Blues’ 2-1 victory over Fleetwood.
The defender bundled the ball home from a corner in the second half at Highbury to help them reach the fourth round.
It was a welcome first goal in a Pompey shirt for Bolton, who hopes there will be more to come this term.
He said: “It’s always nice to have a run in the competition and it gives us a chance of playing one of the big boys.
“I’ve scored a few goals in the FA Cup, so it was lovely to get another and hopefully I can add some more in the league.
"It’s always nice to have a run in the competition and it gives us a chance of playing one of the big boys."
“It was a great delivery and all I had to do was push the ball in, but it was nice to get my first for the club.
“I thought we defended well, worked together as a team and looked like we were going to score the goals.
“Our overall performance was pleasing and it’s just a bit disappointing that we missed out on a clean sheet right at the end.”
Pompey will discover their next opponents in the competition when the draw takes place on Monday evening.
Bolton said: “Manchester United away would be a good one – tough, but good! But any Premier League side would be great.
“I’ve been lucky enough to have a few of those games in my career and they’re the ones you remember.”