PAUL NEWELL: I was the fastest kid on two legs, but I swam like a concrete brick

I believe that I reached my sporting peak between the ages of ten and twelve whilst at Northern Parade Middle School.

Linvoy Primus was at Pompey for nine years

Linvoy Primus: An ambassador for Pompey – and for God

OUR activities at the Salvation Army in Lake Road and our linked Haven Community Centre have many varied events that are often rather exciting.

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Maria Norman and son Owen are both boxers

TAMMY KENT: Mum and son keep fit with boxing

MARIA Norman is a popular girl in Gosport because she is a well-known barber at Club Class in North Cross Street.

Gary Roberts is Pompey's top scorer. Picture: Joe Pepler

How Pompey are shooting themselves in the foot

You don’t score if you don’t shoot.

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Pompey boss Paul Cook. Picture: Joe Pepler

The sad sight of those who can’t wait for Pompey to fail

If you pardon the pun, there’s been some knockout innuendo and rumours.

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Conor Chaplin scores against Cambridge. Picture: Joe Pepler

Gareth Evans: From The Dressing Room

Heading is a huge part of football and always will be.

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Past and present members of 009 Badminton Club

REBECCA TRAYNOR: Popular badminton club is still going strong

The 0900 Badminton Club was started 34 years ago by founder members Maggie Nobes, Steve Black, Cath Corbett and the late Mervin Beckingham.


Solving faults will have Pompey reaching for stars

Pompey left Home Park with the plaudits on Saturday.

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Christian Burgess heads the decisive goal at Leyton Orient from my left-wing corner. Picture: Joe Pepler

Carl Baker: From the Dressing Room

Carl Baker gives us an exclusive insight into life at Pompey in his new column in the Sports Mail...

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Conor Chaplin celebrates scoring against Wycombe. Picture: Joe Pepler

Chaplin’s the Pompey talker this time

I bet yoouse were all writing we need to play 4-4-2 at half-time...

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There was no shortage of needle when the teams last met at Fratton Park. Picture: Joe Pepler

Place in Pompey annals the greatest of spoils

To the victor belong the spoils.

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Action from Pompey's scrappy draw with AFC Wimbledon in November. Picture: Joe Pepler

Pompey frustration may be blessing in disguise

There are few things as frustrating as embarking on a trip to see your team play, only for the game to be called off at the last moment.

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Tony Male will take on his 25th successive Great South Run in October. Picture: Allan Hutchings (143044-379)

Meet Pompey’s most valuable asset

The sparkle in the eyes of Tony Male is unmistakable, the treasured anecdote poised for another re-run.

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Pompey celebrate their league title in 2003. Picture: Steve Reid (032070-39)

Boys of 2003 brings Redknapp’s standing into focus

It remains one of the most divisive issues for fans until this day.

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Kal Naismith in action against Cambridge United. Picture: Joe Pepler

The changed man who Pompey need to step up

Kal Naismith has the belief he is a different player to the one who signed for Pompey.

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John Sullivan has swapped the world of football for the real estate game in Las Vegas

The ex-Pompey player hitting the jackpot in Vegas

Berkshire Hathaway’s rookie recruit has already racked up 2.64m dollars in deals.

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Michael Doyle faces the flak from Pompey fans at Barnet. Picture: Joe Pepler

Dark moment will reveal much about Pompey

Michael Doyle was honest enough to admit he’s been feeling the heat in the promotion battle.

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Matt Tubbs. Picture: Joe Pepler

Tubbs saga will be forgotten amid success

The murmurs of discontent had been building in volume all week.

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John Deacon and Alan Ball

Why Pompey’s Alan Ball wouldn’t have been allowed to succeed today

Heartbreak was assured during victory over Bradford City, a thumping result at that.

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Adam Webster was the subject of made-up transfer gossip on transfer deadline day Picture: Joe Pepler

The deadline day potholes which trapped Pompey fans

As Adam Webster looked out the window, he could have been excused for double-checking the surroundings.

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