PICTURE SPECIAL: Rocks welcome Pompey to town

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A crowd of well over 1,000 enjoyed summer sunshine and a chance to see the Rocks take on Pompey for the fourth pre-season in a row.

Paul Cook’s League Two team ran out 4-1 winners thanks to goals by Conor Chaplin, Curtis Main, Michael Smith (penalty) and Adam May.

The Rocks on the attack against Pompey / Picture by Tim Hale

The Rocks on the attack against Pompey / Picture by Tim Hale

The Rocks made a game of it, though, and made it 2-1 early in the second half when Harvey Whyte poked in the loose ball after Paul Jones failed to hold a corner.

Bognor bosses thanked Pompey for sending a team to Nyewood Lane and the clubs are in talks over the Rocks loaning a couple of Pompey academy youngsters for the season.

Get all the latest from Nyewood Lane every Thursday in the Bognor Observer and on this website throughout the week.

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