Pompey's trip to Eastleigh scrapped

Pompey's trip to Nyewood Lane last season
Pompey's trip to Nyewood Lane last season

Pompey's friendly at Eastleigh has been scrapped.

And instead Kenny Jackett's side will travel to the Rocks.

Following a pitch inspection at the Silverlake Stadium yesterday, it has been decided to call off Saturday's scheduled match.

The Spitfires had already been forced to cancel a fixture against AFC Wimbledon last weekend after their pitch was recently relaid.

Now the visit of Pompey has also fallen victim - but the Rocks have swiftly stepped in.

The Rocks had earlier this summer pulled out of a scheduled match with the League One side after the game was downgraded to a Pompey XI fixture.

Now the Blues will travel to Nyewood Lane on Saturday (1.30pm) - with a full team.