Pompey’s stunning show of pride

Pompey midfielder Ben Close Picture: Joe Pepler

Close is free from injury and full of Pompey ambition

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Fans have praised the stunning show of pride at Fratton Park.

The proud message ‘OURS’ was spelt out by fans in the Fratton End holding up coloured cards before Pompey’s match against Oxford United on Saturday.

Fans in the Fratton End spell out OURS

Fans in the Fratton End spell out OURS

It was organised by Tom Dearie and the 12th Man group to mark the club’s first game since fans took ownership.

The picture was widely circulated on the internet, with many supporters praising the gesture.