MARTIN COMPSTON surprised a fan at a football pitch and posed for a photograph. 

The Line of Duty and The Nest star appeared to be dropping in for a kickabout at the Portobello Powerleague pitches in Edinburgh yesterday night. 

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He was spotted by Hibernian fan Kieran Skey at the "Porty" pitches and kindly posed for a picture. 

Kieran tweeted: "No every day you run into Martin Compston doon porty powerleague". 

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A keen footballer, Compston was a youth player with Aberdeen as a teenager. 

He left the Dons on leaving school and signed for his local Greenock side Morton for the 2001-2002 season. 

It was not a good season for the team, who were relegated to the Third Division.