Pompey confirm McLoughlin exit

Alan McLoughlin. Picture: Joe Pepler
Alan McLoughlin. Picture: Joe Pepler

Alan McLoughlin has left Pompey with immediate effect.

The Blues have confirmed the 47-year-old has been removed as first-team coach after 17 months in the role.

Negioations over an alternative role within the club did take place, however it has been agreed for McLoughlin to depart Fratton Park.

The former Blues midfielder had been with the club since the summer of 2011 after being appointed to Andy Awford’s Academy.