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Hreidarsson thrilled to be back

27 December 2010 12:00
Portsmouth defender Hermann Hreidarsson revealed his delight after seeing nine months of hard work finally pay off on Boxing Day. Pompey boss Steve Cotterill handed the Icelander a first start since he ruptured his Achilles in March, and he lasted 66 minutes of the 1-1 draw with Millwall. "It's been a gradual process but I've always been on schedule, so it was always in my mind that I would come back," said Hreidarsson. "It's nice to see the reward after so much hard work. "I thought I was ready three months ago as soon as I could kick a ball again! "Because we haven't got a reserve team it's been hard for the gaffer to see where I was in terms of fitness, but he's been great through the whole thing."

Source: PA