Opinion

Opinion

Oh no! The crystal ball foretells Pompey promotion again!

There’s nothing like predicting Pompey promotion to stir up a reaction.

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Carl Baker scored for Pompey in their season-opening 1-1 draw with Carlisle back in August     Picture: Joe Pepler

Is Pompey promotion bandwagon accelerating or about to hit the skids?

There’s a school of thought a match isn’t a must-win fixture unless it’s decisive.

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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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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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Pompey striker Conor Chaplin scored twice in the 2-1 win against Leyton Orient on Saturday Picture: Joe Pepler

Comment: Pompey need Con artistry

The best finisher outside of the Premier League.

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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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Pompey midfielder Danny Rose, centre left, is bidding to achieve successive League Two promotions   Picture: Joe Pepler

Winning streak or numbers game, Pompey fans need to believe

Danny Rose can recall how the stride became a strut and finally a swagger.

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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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Gary Roberts. Picture: Joe Pepler

Time for Roberts to play Pompey’s piano and not carry it

With back positioned towards goal, Gary Roberts flicked the ball on the inside of the defender, while a second touch nudged it outside.

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Former Pompey players Ricky Holmes, Miles Story and Craig Westcarr Picture: Joe Pepler

Urgent assistance required – yet Pompey hunt continues

A Mexican peasant village terrorized by bandits enrol the assistance of a group of gunslingers.

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Ashley Brown, Mick Williams and Mark Trapani, alongside other members of the Portsmouth Supporters Trust, outside the Rolls Building in London. Inset: Administrator Trevor Birch with Iain McInnes

The band of brothers who foiled Pompey’s liquidation

Ian Peach harbours a regret.

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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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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 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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Up for the battle: Christian Burgess and Michael Doyle in action against Leyton Orient this season Picture: Joe Pepler

Now for Burgess and Doyle’s biggest fight – winning promotion

It has to be promotion – and nothing must derail such ambition.

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Gareth Evans is currently Paul Cooks preferred choice at right-back Picture: Joe Pepler

So who is the right man for Pompey?

Amid the pleasure, there lies an incessant nagging pain.

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Kal Naismith is mobbed after scoring Pompey's third goal against Luton. Picture: Joe Pepler

Please, not another Pompey false dawn...

You can’t help but do it...

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Adam Webster was sold to Ipswich in the summer for �750,000 plus Matt Clarke

Pompey’s greatest money-spinner continues at pace

Applause carried the triumphant Academy youngsters off the Fratton Park pitch.

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The South Stand was the only one open for Pompey's game with Bristol Rovers on Tuesday night Picture: Joe Pepler

Pompey braced for Checkatrade Trophy losses

The stuffed purse was dangled hypnotically in front of grasping hands.

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