Pompey F.C League One celebrations on Southsea Common to go ahead despite weather

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The weather will not be stopping fans from flocking to Southsea to celebrate Pompey F.C’s moment in history by being promoted following an exceptional season.

Despite the weather being wet and windy, the celebrations will continue to go ahead this afternoon (April 28), Councillor Steve Pitt confirms. The event will be taking place on Southsea Common between 1pm and 4pm and fans are already making their way down to the common to ensure they get a good spot. The team is expected to take to the stage at approximately 2pm where they will be holding the silverware high - and despite the muddy conditions on the common, fans have already indicated that it will not dampen their spirits.

According to the Met Office, the rain is due to ease by lunch time where it should become brighter in some areas across the south.

The celebrations will mark Pompey F.C taking the title of League One champions as well as the promotion to the Championship.

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