Pompey keep FA Cup dream alive

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Cash-strapped Portsmouth kept their dreams of a financially-lucrative return to Wembley alive after defeating Sunderland 2-1 to book a spot in the FA Cup fifth Round.

With hundreds of supporters protesting furiously against the club's board outside the ground prior to kick-off, and the stadium almost half empty, it is clear all is not well at Fratton Park.

But a brilliant brace from Nigerian midfielder John Utaka cancelled out Darren Bent's early strike to give Pompey's suffering supporters reason to be cheerful after a torrid week off the pitch.

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