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Neil Allen

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Sorry, but your entry into Pompey folklore has been revoked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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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