Archive video: 40,000 watch Pompey at Fratton Park

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Michael Doyle lifts the League Two trophy. Picture: Joe Pepler

Pompey fans invited to pose with League Two trophy

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There will be close to a full house at Fratton Park this afternoon as Pompey entertain Morecambe - but fewer than half the number of fans who were once able to cram into the ground.

Archive video from the British Pathe collection shows typical scenes at Fratton in the 1950s, this time as Pompey took on Burnley in an FA Cup 3rd round tie in January 1953,

There were 40,532 supporters in the ground to see Johnny Gordon put Pompey ahead at the Fratton End before a late equaliser from Roy Stephenson for the visitors.

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