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Why one of Pompey’s own will never shirk a fight

From his elevated vantage point, Jack Whatmough surveyed the thousands spilling out across Southsea Common.

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Dejan Stefanovic features in Played Up Pompey Too. Picture: Tony O'Brien

No lip service from Pompey’s past – instead the heart spoke

The flight comfortably exceeds three hours, an onerous journey whose 1,079-mile stretch carves a passageway through Europe’s heart.

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Carl Baker celebrates Pompey winning the League Two title. Picture: Joe Pepler

The touch of class to live long in Pompey affection

A pinch of class, a dash of quality, there was no mistaking Carl Baker’s winning ingredients.

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Teddy Sheringham completes his hat-trick against Bolton

The night Pompey sat atop English football

It was the zenith of Pompey’s hurtling ascent.

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Paul Cook celebrates winning the League Two title with Pompey. Picture: Joe Pepler

Emotions still raw as Pompey prepare for reunion

The words will be Paul Cook’s Pompey epitaph.

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Fan-funder Steve McLenaghan cuts the ribbon to officially open the Tifosy pitches at Pompeys Copnor Road training base. Also included are, from left, James Pollock, Tifosy, Blues chief executive Mark Catlin, manager Kenny Jackett, academy boss Mark Kelly and Lord Mayor of Portsmouth Ken Ellcome. Fans were also present at the opening ceremony

Football’s reaping success from Pompey pioneers

The vision was pioneering – yet sometimes even bold trailblazers possess doubts.

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Kenny Jackett

A different kind of optimism at dawn of new Pompey season

Seventeen seasons on the Pompey beat and 30 going down the Park.

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Pompey striker Conor Chaplin Picture: Joe Pepler

Why Pompey can expect to see plenty of Chaplin’s badge kissing

Conor Chaplin looked to the travelling Pompey fans as the star and crescent on his shirt was held to his lips.

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Former Blues midfielder Stanley Aborah has departured Fratton Park

Aborah exit offers clues into Pompey’s development

No outcry or uproar, yet there was certainly a tinge of disappointment felt at news of Stanley Aborah’s exit.

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New Pompey boss Kenny Jackett Picture: Ian Hargreaves

Comment: Anticipation grows as Pompey fans play waiting game

It’s the one thing that keeps us all going over the summer months as our footballing heroes enjoy some deserved respite in some far-flung corner of the world.

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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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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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Christian Burgess in action against Plymouth earlier this season. Picture: Joe Pepler

Get set for the next chapter in a very modern rivalry

Put any moniker on it you wish.

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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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Scoring against Liverpool in 1992 was the best feeling of Darren Anderton's career Pic: Shaun  Botterill

Anderton: Nothing compares to the thrill of THAT goal

In a stellar career it remains an unsurpassed feeling.

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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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Michael Eisner's interest shows Pompey's credibility Pic credit: Disney

The celebration of Pompey’s renewed appeal

Ze Pompey are magique!

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Kal Naismith celebrates scoring for Pompey against Grimsby. Picture: Joe Pepler

Comment: Billionaire’s coming? Pompey need to be on their way first

Some feel the excitement while others will treat the interest in Pompey with suspicion.

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