Portsmouth - Hawks at Fratton
UK time is: 14:21:38
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Hawks at Fratton

Hawks at Fratton

Portsmouth`s home ground Fratton Park will host Havant and Waterlooville`s biggest match in their history. Their F.A Cup match against Millwall will be 7.45 Monday November 13th.

PC Mick Brown said: 'We have closely looked at the situation and the chances are there are likely to be a lot of fans walking around Leigh Park for this game.

'Millwall would have been allocated 720 tickets but the club themselves have admitted there could possibly be 2,000 outside the ground without tickets. To us that is a safety issue.
'It would be a nightmare to police. It's dark around there and would be very difficult for us to keep the situation in check.

'We have a safe environment down at Fratton Park and are able to police it better because we do it successfully week in, week out.

'A few things need to be ironed out but subject to the FA - and Pompey of course - the match will now be staged there.

'Havant & Waterlooville have my sympathy, they definitely wanted to play at West Leigh Park. But this is down to a safety situation and nothing else.'

'Obviously we understand the concerns of police,' Brock said. 'But at the same time we're devastated for our fans because we wanted to see the game played at West Leigh Park.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday October 31 2006

Time: 6:17PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Let common sense prevail at have at FP. No doubt the helicoptor & horses on show against Reading will be doubled for Millwall.
storagematt
Report Abuse
31/10/2006 22:30:00

yer who's going to go?
VitalPompeyAdmin
Report Abuse
31/10/2006 22:43:00

Well at least we can now authenticate the bloody Hawks appearing on this site...by playing at FP. Hopefully they will progress against the 'Millwall Mongrels' and play other rounds further afield. Mind you a loss would keep 'Hawk Reports' to a minimum...I wish.
pompeygray
Report Abuse
01/11/2006 05:37:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Portsmouth Articles

What's in a number! (Friday July 31 2015)

On this day in history...30th July (Thursday July 30 2015)

Foggy at Fratton (Wednesday July 29 2015)

Ertl reflects on PFC stay (Wednesday July 29 2015)

No-one's PFC position is safe! (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Sam Magri...Remember him? (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Archived Portsmouth Articles

List All Vital Pompey Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. pompeyrug 149
2. Et_tu_Pompeii 41
3. bhhardinge 28
4. mslorna48 23
5. FrattonBlue 23
6. eastneydave 19
7. Pompeytim 16
8. Jimsmithswig 12
9. russellm 10
10. JASON R 9

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
16. Notts County 0 0 0 0 0 0
17. Oxford 0 0 0 0 0 0
18. Plymouth 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. Portsmouth 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. Stevenage 0 0 0 0 0 0
21. Wimbledon 0 0 0 0 0 0
22. Wycombe 0 0 0 0 0 0

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

What's in a number!
Portsmouth : 31/07/2015 12:32:00
York complete pre-season
York : 31/07/2015 11:51:01
Winger hopes for rapid start
York : 31/07/2015 11:33:01
City looking for breaks
York : 31/07/2015 11:12:01
Notts County v Argyle On Sky
Plymouth : 31/07/2015 10:11:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which 'new' away game are you most looking forward to?
Suggested By:  Et_tu_Pompeii
Notts County 6%
Crawley Town 2%
Leyton Orient 6%
Yeovil Town 9%
Barnet 2%
Bristol Rovers 75%