A crowd of well over 1,000 enjoyed summer sunshine and a chance to see the Rocks take on Pompey for the fourth pre-season in a row.
Paul Cook’s League Two team ran out 4-1 winners thanks to goals by Conor Chaplin, Curtis Main, Michael Smith (penalty) and Adam May.
The Rocks made a game of it, though, and made it 2-1 early in the second half when Harvey Whyte poked in the loose ball after Paul Jones failed to hold a corner.
Bognor bosses thanked Pompey for sending a team to Nyewood Lane and the clubs are in talks over the Rocks loaning a couple of Pompey academy youngsters for the season.
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