Saturday 25 th August will find Pompey supporters heading North to Doncaster Rovers' Keepmoat Stadium, Stadium Way, Doncaster DN4 5JW.
The Keepmoat opened in 2007, it has a capacity of 15,231 and Blues fans will be in the One Call North Stand at one end of the ground.
How to get to the Keepmoat
However you travel to the Keepmoat, it is a bank holiday weekend, so pleasevallow plenty of time for your journey. Up to date travel information is available on Twitter on @PompeyfcCop.
From the A1(M) join the M18 Eastbound at junction 35 (signposted Hull), or from the M1 join the M18 Eastbound at Junction 32.
Once on the M18, leave at Junction 3 and take the A6182 towards Doncaster (the stadium is well signposted from Junction 3 and is about one and a half
You will pass a retail park on your left and then at the next traffic lights (which has the Lakeside pub visible behind it), turn left onto White Rose Way. The
Lakeside Shopping Centre will be on your right (the stadium is located behind the shopping centre).
At the next island turn right onto the industrial estate and after passing the Tesco distribution centre on your right, turn right at the bottom of the road and
the stadium is further down on your left.
There is a fairly large car park at the stadium, which costs £5 per car, but it does get full for bigger games and it can take a long time to get out after the
game. Alternatively a number of companies on the nearby industrial estate offer match day parking at around £3 - £4 per car.
Trains run regularly to Doncaster from London Kings Cross. The journey will take from one and a half to two hours.
Alternatively trains run regularly from London St Pancras International to Sheffield. From there trains run regularly to Doncaster.
Northern Rail has just announced industrial action for the 25th , which may affect some trains between Sheffield and Doncaster, so if you are planning to
travel by this route check on https://www.northernrailway.co.uk
Being a Bank Holiday weekend the trains are likely to be very busy, so booking in advance is advisable.
Doncaster station is about 2 miles from the ground, so either take taxi or if you feel like a walk, then as you come out of the station turn right and keep straight on this road (the A6182 Trafford Way) and you will eventually reach the stadium complex on your left.
Alternatively the number 56 bus runs every fifteen minutes from Doncaster Frenchgate Interchange direct to the Lakeside Shopping Centre, which is five
minutes walk from the ground.
Where to eat and drink
The Keepmoat is on the outskirts of town so there is not much choice in the way of pubs. There is The Lakeside, a Beefeater pub, White Rose Way,
Doncaster, DN4 5PJ which serves food and has a Premier Inn attached if you are thinking of staying overnight.
In the nearby shopping centre there are several fast food outlets.
In the town centre, near the station, is The Leopard, West Street, DN1 3AA, an away fan friendly pub serving cask ale and food.
At the Keepmoat there is the big Belle View bar, on the outside of the West Stand, which on past visits has welcomed Pompey fans. It does get very
crowded towards kick off.
In the newly refurbished concourse there are food and drink outlets plus television screens.
There is a comprehensive away fans guide on the Doncaster Rovers FC website https://www.doncasterroversfc.co.uk/fans/away-fans/