On Sunday 31 March 2019 in front of a record-breaking crowd of 85,021 fans, Portsmouth saw out Sunderland to lift the Checkatrade Trophy in what was an incredibly close and memorable final for both sides.

Adam Newsam, Managing Director Ticketmster Sport commented post-match, “We’re very proud to have played our part in today’s record-breaking crowd at the Checkatrade Trophy Final at Wembley Stadium – a massive 85,021 fans, powering ticket sales to both sides – congratulations to Portsmouth Football Club Ltd and Sunderland AFC on a hard fought match in front of your incredible fans.”