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Danny Cowley fumes at goal that ended Portsmouth play-off push in Morecambe draw

Portsmouth boss Danny Cowley was furious with referee Bobby Madley for allowing Jonah Ayunga’s stoppage-time equaliser to stand and end his side’s play-off ambitions. Cowley felt goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu was fouled in the build-up to the goal from Greg Leigh’s right-wing corner, which rescued a 1-1 draw for Morecambe that boosted their survival bid.
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Danny Cowley waiting on Portsmouth trio ahead of Lincoln clash

Portsmouth manager Danny Cowley will need to assess three players ahead of old club Lincoln making the trip to Fratton Park in Sky Bet League One on Good Friday. Michael Jacobs (hamstring), Marcus Harness (knee) and Louis Thompson (hip) started the midweek win over Rotherham but were substituted due to minor issues.

‘Optimist’ Danny Cowley won’t give up on play-off bid

Pompey boss Danny Cowley refused to write off Portsmouth’s Sky Bet League One play-off chances after a 1-1 draw at Bolton. Kieran Sadlier’s penalty equaliser cancelled out Aiden O’Brien’s opener for the visitors in a result which did neither side many favours. “I am the optimist,...

Danny Cowley hails ‘heroic performance’ from 10-man Portsmouth

Portsmouth head coach Danny Cowley hailed his “heroic” players for overcoming Marcus Harness’ early red card to thump Accrington 4-0. George Hirst scored twice as Pompey cruised to victory, despite Harness being sent off with just 21 minutes played. Cowley said: “It was good to get an...

Danny Cowley pleased with ‘patient’ win

Portsmouth boss Danny Cowley praised the patience of his players after their late 2-1 win at Shrewsbury. Pompey wrapped up the win six minutes from time after Louis Thompson hit a brilliant long-range goal against opponents who had played with 10 men since the 31st minute. “We are pleased to...

Portsmouth bravery paid off with second-half rout – Danny Cowley

Danny Cowley felt his Portsmouth players were rewarded for showing more bravery after scoring four second-half goals to beat lowly Doncaster 4-0 in League One. The home side ran riot after half-time having been frustrated in the opening 45 minutes, with debutant Aiden O’Brien adding his name to the scoresheet a minute after coming off the bench.

Danny Cowley to assess forward options as Portsmouth face Doncaster

Portsmouth boss Danny Cowley could be tempted to pair Marcus Harness and Michael Jacobs together when his side face Doncaster in League One. Harness, who has 10 goals in 30 games this season, has been rested for the past two games, but Jacobs has stepped up in his absence and now has three goals in three to give Cowley a dilemma.

Danny Cowley interview: Portsmouth promotion hopes, Gavin Bazunu and Miguel Azeez

Wind back to mid-October. Portsmouth had just been beaten 4-0 at home by Ipswich, they had just one win in 10 games and had slumped to 17th in the League One table. Danny Cowley had only been in charge since March, but the pressure was building. A club the size of Portsmouth needs to, at least, be challenging for the play-offs at this level. The problem is, in this hyper-competitive third-tier campaign, there are eight or nine other clubs that feel the same.

Portsmouth boss Danny Cowley makes exciting Gavin Bazunu prediction

Nice words for Ireland’s Gavin Bazunu. Portsmouth boss Danny Cowley has offered his exciting prediction for Ireland’s first-choice keeper, Gavin Bazunu after a run of impressive performances for the Irish teenager. Bazunu has been an inspired signing for Pompey since joining on loan from Man City – recording four clean...