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Biography

Date of birth

29/03/1996

Height

182 cm

Signed

01/06/2018

Country

Republic of Ireland

Curtis was signed from League of Ireland outfit Derry City for an undisclosed fee in the summer of 2018.

Able to peform as a winger or striker, he moved to Donegal as a child and played schoolboy football for Kildrum Tigers and Swilly Rovers.

Curtis then progressed through the ranks to break into the first team, attracting the attention of clubs in the UK and mainland Europe.

He even travelled to Sweden in August 2017 to sign for Ostersunds before negotiations between the parties broke down.

Curtis netted against Danish side FC Midtjylland in the Europa League first qualifying round in June 2017 and impressed in both league and cup action for Derry, operating as the side’s main attacking threat. 

He struck a first half hat-trick against Shelbourne in May 2018, as his side ran out 7-3 winners to book their place in the Irish League Cup semi-finals.

Curtis enjoyed a bright start to his Pompey career, bagging a brace in his first away appearance to secure victory at Blackpool

He was an EFL Trophy winner at Wembley later that season and made his Republic of Ireland debut in a friendly draw with Northern Ireland in November 2018.

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