On this day: Pompey legend Harris sadly dies

On June 9, 2004, Harry Harris sadly passed away aged 69.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 9th June 2017, 4:00 pm
Harry Harris
Harry Harris

The Welshman joined Pompey in 1958 from Newport County and spent 13 years at Fratton Park, making 380 appearances.

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He helped the Blues capture the Division Three title in the 1961-62 season and was made captain in 1965.

Harris retired in 1971 after returning to Newport for a brief loan spell. He then started his own double glazing company in Leeds.