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Neil Allen

Reunited – yet returning Pompey a very different beast

The exclusion spanned four years, three months and 10 days. Now Pompey are welcome once more.

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Pompey fans celebrate community ownership on the opening day of the 2013-14 season. Picture: Joe Pepler

Gone – but Pompey fan legacy will be forever applauded

The sky had been prevented from falling in, yet how the rain raced groundward.

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Gary Roberts celebrates his goal against Barnet. Picture: Joe Pepler

Braced for farewell to Pompey’s team player and heartbeat

Royal Birkdale’s swarming galleries attracted a late entrant.

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The £1m project breathing new life into Pompey’s home

As ever, looks can be deceiving. Certainly Fratton Park may this season bypass even the most intense scrutiny.

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Mark Trapani celebrates the League Two title win on Southsea Common with Ashley Brown and John Kimbell. Picture: Joe Pepler

Unsung hero has played his final Pompey tune

Brandishing his Fender Stratocaster, the figure reigned gloriously over that Victory Lounge stage.

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ompey are yet to add to the squad that secured the League Two title, while the likes of captain Michael Doyle and Enda Stevens have left

Title winners – but Pompey newcomers are essential

Pompey’s hierarchy anticipated low-key transfer activity during the summer of 2016.

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Paul Cook, right, is welcomed to Wigan Athletic by Latics chairman David Sharpe

Sorry, but your entry into Pompey folklore has been revoked

The chance encounter suddenly careered down a conversation cul-de-sac.

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Michael Doyle celebrates scoring against Colchester. Picture: Joe Pepler

The natural leader who now resides in Pompey folklore

As Calvin Davies mourned the shattering of his Pompey footballing dream, the phone rang.

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Chairman Iain McInnes at the centre of the Pompey celebrations after promotion from League Two was confirmed following victory against Notts County at Meadow Lane

Farewell Pompey’s son who served with dignity and integrity

During the cascade of testimonies, one particular entry captured the attention.

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Michael Eisner

Delving into the facts behind Eisner’s Pompey bid

The sneering tone from the comment’s delivery was unmistakable, despite emanating from a Tweet.

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Pompey boss Paul Cook, left, celebrates promotion with Blues chairmain Iain McInnes at Notts Countys Meadow Lane last Monday Picture: Joe Pepler

Cook’s promotion facts outwit the Pompey criticism

The handwritten letter has long since departed the bin in which it was filed away.

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Kal Naismith. Picture: Joe Pepler

The extraordinary Pompey fall and rise of comeback kid Kal

The opposition had a foreign flavour. Similarly, Kal Naismith didn’t naturally belong in those Furze Lane surroundings.

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Documentary makers have been focusing on Pompey since March 2014

Remarkable Pompey tale given the film treatment

A story without conclusion, a sentence without full stop.

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Sulaiman Al Fahim goes walkabout around Fratton Park in 2009 as he meets the Pompey fans

Al Fahim’s disastrous fan mistake for Eisner to heed

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Lindy Delapenha

Now Pompey’s finest-ever team is reunited

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

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