Jordan Pickford

Pickford makes loan debut

by Ashley Houghton

Keeper one of two youngsters in action last night.

Young goalkeeper Jordan Pickford made his Alfreton Town debut last night as the Reds hammered Hyde 5-1 at North Street.

England U19 international Pickford was thrown straight into the Conference Premier outfit's side having joined on Tuesday morning.

Meanwhile, Adam Reed played the final half-hour of Portsmouth’s draw point with MK Dons at Fratton Park.

Pompey still lie bottom of League One and failed to make any ground on their relegation rivals, with Hartlepool winning 3-0 at home to Crewe Alexandra.