Author

Al Fahim’s disastrous fan mistake for Eisner to heed

The microphone was handed over to serenade supporters with captivating song.

Pompey 15
Carl Baker celebrates his goal in Pompey's 4-0 win against Grimsby at Fratton Park on Tuesday night Picture: Joe Pepler

The real Pompey truth about Fratton’s missing fortress

These days Tesco forms the ramparts, a fan-friendly embrace for wanderers to these parts.

Pompey 10
Pedro Mendes scores the winner against Manchester City at Fratton to spark the Blues Great Escape

‘Pompey pulled off one of the best Great Escapes in Premier League history’

Milan Mandaric cannot recall the identity of the person he uttered the words to, yet the moment is indelibly printed on his memory.

Pompey 10
Amine Linganzi celebrates his goal against Carlisle with Conor Chaplin Picture: Joe Pepler

How Linvoy hunt brought best out of Pompey man

Amine Linganzi finally knows Linvoy Primus.

Pompey 8
Pompey boss Paul Cook Picture: Joe Pepler

Making an offer Pompey fans can’t refuse

The doors aren’t shut on Pompey’s promotion aspirations, likewise the gates remain open at their training ground.

Pompey 18
Conor Chaplin is congratulated for his goal against Cambridge at the Abbey Stadium earlier in the season, with his strike proving the difference as Pompey recorded a 1-0 win

Why delivering first punch is vital for Pompey promotion

Paul Cook was entitled to wince when Jamal Lowe dragged a shot wide after 10 seconds of Adams Park action.

Pompey 6
Lindy Delapenha

Now Pompey’s finest-ever team is reunited

The letter was delivered to Portsmouth Football Club, addressed to Noel Blake.

Pompey 7
Jamal Lowe Picture: Colin Farmery

Small beginnings – but big Pompey futures

It was 4am when Alan Dowson clambered out of bed to embark on the fight against the frost.

Pompey 9
Eoin Doyle celebrates a goal during his Chesterfield days

Comment: No time for gambling, Doyle is dead cert Pompey need

If Pompey are condemned to a fifth consecutive season in League Two, inquests will rightly be launched.

Pompey 36
Pompey skipper Michael Doyle

The dozen awaiting their fate as Pompey focus on promotion

Time ticks down, hopefully on Pompey’s League Two participation, certainly on players’ Fratton Park presence.

Pompey 9
Gareth Evans has been operating at right-back this season for Pompey Picture: Joe Pepler

Comment: Pompey must release Evans’ shackles – and sign another right-back

Drew Talbot and Adam Buxton retain their manager’s unbreakable faith.

Pompey 19
Pompey are unbeaten on the road in more than three months. Picture: Joe Pepler

Unpredictable and erratic – but nobody can write off Pompey

There is no definitive answer.

Pompey 5
Gary Roberts. Picture: Joe Pepler

Time for Roberts to play Pompey’s piano and not carry it

With back positioned towards goal, Gary Roberts flicked the ball on the inside of the defender, while a second touch nudged it outside.

Pompey 16
Former Pompey players Ricky Holmes, Miles Story and Craig Westcarr Picture: Joe Pepler

Urgent assistance required – yet Pompey hunt continues

A Mexican peasant village terrorized by bandits enrol the assistance of a group of gunslingers.

Pompey 13
Ashley Brown, Mick Williams and Mark Trapani, alongside other members of the Portsmouth Supporters Trust, outside the Rolls Building in London. Inset: Administrator Trevor Birch with Iain McInnes

The band of brothers who foiled Pompey’s liquidation

Ian Peach harbours a regret.

Pompey 12
Former Pompey duo, Neil Sillett and Adrian Whitbread, are relishing the opportunity handed to them at Puerto Rico FC

The Pompey pair conquering the Caribbean

Swimming in the Caribbean Sea, the island of Puerto Rico possesses a fresh-faced footballing inhabitant.

Pompey 3
Up for the battle: Christian Burgess and Michael Doyle in action against Leyton Orient this season Picture: Joe Pepler

Now for Burgess and Doyle’s biggest fight – winning promotion

It has to be promotion – and nothing must derail such ambition.

Pompey 14
Gareth Evans is currently Paul Cooks preferred choice at right-back Picture: Joe Pepler

So who is the right man for Pompey?

Amid the pleasure, there lies an incessant nagging pain.

Pompey 11
Adam Webster was sold to Ipswich in the summer for �750,000 plus Matt Clarke

Pompey’s greatest money-spinner continues at pace

Applause carried the triumphant Academy youngsters off the Fratton Park pitch.

Pompey 2
The South Stand was the only one open for Pompey's game with Bristol Rovers on Tuesday night Picture: Joe Pepler

Pompey braced for Checkatrade Trophy losses

The stuffed purse was dangled hypnotically in front of grasping hands.

Pompey 9
Load more