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Fixture News 20 April 2021

Close: Both Ends Costing Us

When Pompey reached the League One summit at Christmas, they were clinical in attack and stingy at the other end.

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Fixture News 12 April 2021

Close: A Difficult Season

Ben Close has become a pivotal part of the Pompey team since Danny Cowley’s arrival as head coach last month.

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Fixture News 18 March 2021

Close Encounters

He has largely been limited to cameo appearances in Pompey’s midfield this season.

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Fixture News 17 October 2020

Close: Keep Believing

Ben Close has urged Pompey to retain their belief following a narrow League One loss to Doncaster.

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Interviews 7 May 2020

Close: Not Worth The Risk

The current coronavirus pandemic means plenty of us have had to abandon planned events with family and friends.

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Interviews 16 April 2020

Close: Good Times Will Return

You could be forgiven for not realising that the Easter bank holiday weekend has just passed.

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Interviews 10 April 2020

Close Happy To Lend A Hand

Ben Close spent Thursday afternoon delivering essential supplies to vulnerable people in the city.

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Fixture News 18 February 2020

Close: Bring It On

Wembley is the target for Pompey when they host Exeter in the semi-finals of the Trophy this evening.

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Fixture News 25 January 2020

Close Hails Dominant Display

The opening goal arrived late in the first half, but it opened the floodgates as Pompey secured Emirates FA Cup progress against Barnsley.

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Fixture News 26 December 2019

Close: We're In A Good Place

It was a moment of calm when others presented with the same situation might have panicked.

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Fixture News 9 December 2019

Close: Let’s Keep It Going

Pompey will be hoping to create plenty of Christmas cheer by extending their long unbeaten run.

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Fixture News 26 November 2019

Close Delighted To End Goal Drought

He went 20 games without finding the net after scoring twice in his first two appearances of the season.

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