Pompey's FA Cup run chimes with Jackett despite league form fears

05 February 2019 09:43
Portsmouth manager hopes victory in a fourth-round replay at QPR will help turn around their declining League One formDo not suggest to Portsmouth’s manager that his team would be better off losing their FA Cup fourth-round replay at Queens Park Rangers on Tuesday. Kenny Jackett has no truck with that notion even if the match comes at a time when a promising campaign is at risk of unravelling.A month ago things were looking rosy for Pompey as they continue to make their way back from the ruins in which they found themselves in 2013 when, five years after seeing their team lift the FA Cup, supporters had to rally round to save the club from administration. Going into this year, Jackett’s men were five points clear at the top of League One. But results have nosedived since and now they are seven points behind the leaders, Luton Town, and out of the automatic promotion spots. Related: How Portsmouth got the buzz back after years of misery | Ben Fisher Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian