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Glory not money is Pompey players’ motivation

PAUL COOK dismissed the notion his players are at Pompey for a payday.

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Fratton Park won't see any football until Hartlepool's visit on December 17 Picture: Joe Pepler

Bone Idol Gossip: Fortnight is a long time in football

I think I’ve found something worse than an international break: a Pompey break.

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Gareth Evans    Picture: Joe Pepler

Evans: No Pompey game made for strange day

Yesterday was a strange day.

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THIS WEEK IN 1975: two senior Pompey directors quit their jobs

Two of Pompey’s senior directors, Guy Springings and Arthur Oliver, resigned on the evening of a vital public meeting over the club’s financial future.

Alfie Rutherford scored twice in the Hawks' 4-1 win at Staines Town

Hawks head back to the top with win at Staines

The Hawks stormed back to the top of the Ryman Premier with a 4-1 win at Staines Town’s Wheatsheaf Park.

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England assistant boss Steve Holland, right, was Gareth Evans youth-team coach at Crewe and chose not to offer him a professional contract

Gareth Evans: From the dressing room

Gareth Southgate is a bit of an uninspiring appointment as England manager.

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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.

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Pompey forward Kyle Bennett Picture: Joe Pepler

Pompey forward has to show selfish streak

KYLE BENNETT admitted he needs to show a selfish streak to hit the goal trail.

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THIS WEEK IN 1975: Pompey fans flock to save their football club

Pompey launched their appeal to raise £100,000 at a stormy public meeting at the Guildhall, collecting £1,109,71p.


Train fares to rise, but Southern commuters will be compensated

FARES on trains that serve Portsmouth will increase next year.

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Pompey centre-half Matt Clarke

Revealed: Latest Pompey player averages

The News sports desk has once again dusted down the calculator to work out the Pompey players’ average ratings for the season so far.

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Fareham Town boss Steve Stone    Picture: Neil Marshall

Reds forced to rotate for relegation six-pointer

Fareham Town face a Wessex League premier division ‘relegation six-pointer’ against basement-boys Verwood Town in the New Forest (3pm).

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Hawks striker Jason Prior   Picture: Mick Young

Strength in depth key to Hawks’ title hopes

Lee Bradbury is hoping the Hawks’ excellent away form can fire them back to the top of the Ryman League premier division as they face Staines Town at Wheatsheaf Park tomorrow (3pm).

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Pompey striker Michael Smith   Picture: Joe Pepler

Smudge showing character to make mark for Pompey

MICHAEL SMITH has shown his strength of character to hit the Pompey goal trail.

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Moneyfields striker Nathan Paxton    Picture: Keith Woodland

Moneys won’t let loss rock confidence

Dave Carter is backing Moneyfields to bounce back to winning ways when they visit Cowes Sports at Westwood Park in the Wessex League premier division tomorrow (3pm).

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Petersfields new away kit worn by Harry Wedlake

Kappa load of that! Rams announce new kit deal

Petersfield Town are hoping the announcement of a groundbreaking new kit deal will be the spark which gets the club back to winning ways at Love Lane.

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Pompey chief executive Mark Catlin Picture: Joe Pepler

Pompey chief: FA need to help make safe standing happen

Mark Catlin has called on the Football Association to drive the implementation of safe standing.

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Pompey boss Paul Cook Picture: Joe Pepler

Cook: Pompey profligacy has to end

PAUL COOK warned Pompey they need to find their killer instinct to force their way into the promotion picture.

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Pompey winger Ben Tollitt has impressed on loan at Tranmere  	                 Picture: Joe Pepler

Numbers add up for in-form Pompey youngster

The advent calendar is counting down – three remaining fixtures before Ben Tollitt is driving home for Christmas.

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Glen Johnson celebrates his goal against Hull on November 22, 2008

Watch: Conor Chaplin recreates Glen Johnson’s goal

Conor Chaplin has attempted to replicate Glen Johnson’s goal against Hull from November 2008.

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