Pompey past

Fixture Countdown: Kitson has last laugh to spoil Pompey’s relaunch party

The wait is nearly over for Pompey fans desperate to know the route they’ll have to take for a potential return to the Championship next season.

Kanu celebrates his opener with Benjani

Fixtures countdown: Money to spend but Pompey quality can be found for free

The wait is nearly over for Pompey fans desperate to know the route they'll have to take for a potential return to the Championship next season.


On this day: Pompey boss fears striker exit

On this day in 2007, Harry Redknapp feared Kanu may carry out his threat to quit Pompey.

Nobby Solano

On this day: Pompey boss Harry Redknapp targets West Ham and former Newcastle United winger

On this day a decade ago, Harry Redknapp hinted he could be set to make a move for Nobby Solano as talk of Peter Crouch’s arrival gathered pace.

Trevor Birch

On this day: Birch insists exit from administration cannot be rushed

On this day in 2012, Trevor Birch insisted Pompey couldn't rush their exit from administration after losing out on Kelvin Etuhu.
Slaven Bilic.

On this day: Pompey make approach for Bilic

On this day in 2009, Pompey had approached Slaven Bilic to become their new manager.

Former Villa and Newcastle striker Marlon Harewood

On this day: Former Villa and Toon ace issues come and get me plea to Pompey

On this day in 2010, Aston Villa striker Marlon Harewood issued a come-and-get-me plea to Pompey.
Niko Kranjcar. Picture: Joe Gidden/ PA Images

On this day: Adams fears Pompey ace is heading for burn-out

On this day a decade ago, Tony Adams feared Niko Kranjcar was heading for burn-out.

Jed Wallace. Picture: Joe Pepler

On this day: Wallace told to stick with Pompey

On this day in 2013, Andy Awford told Jed Wallace: Stick with Pompey.

Sulaiman Al Fahim, left, with Peter Storrie

On this day: Al Fahim to decide Pompey boss' future

On this day in 2009, Sulaiman Al Fahim flew into the country to decide the future of manager Paul Hart after Pompey’s new billionaire owner ruled out a move for Sven-Goran Eriksson.

England's Jermain Defoe during the International Friendly match at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain, Trinidad. pa-sport-old-20080602-021010-soc

On this day: Defoe’s England double equals Pompey best

On this day 10 years ago, Jermain Defoe was celebrating becoming only the second Pompey player to score twice for England in one game.

Shaun Wright-Phillips.

On this day: Pompey look to land Chelsea and England winger

On this day a decade ago, Harry Redknapp admitted: I’d love to land Shaun Wright-Phillips.

Former Pompey midfielder Matt Taylor

On this day: Pompey insist Taylor's not for sale... Redknapp eyes five new recruits

On this day in 2007, Pompey told Premiership rivals to back off in their hunt for Matty Taylor.

Linvoy Primus celebrates Pompey's FA Cup triumph.

On this day: Primus earmarks Wembley reunion to crown Pompey return

On this day a decade ago, Linvoy Primus booked Pompey’s Wembley reunion to crown his long-awaited return.
Physio Steve Allen gives treatment to former Pompey captain Michael Brown

On this day: Physio appointed Pompey assistant manager

On this day in 2013, The News reported how physio Steve Allen had been promoted to assist manager under Guy Whittingham.

Former Pompey midfielder Lassana Diarra

On this day: Pompey hero hits back at 'careless' Arsenal boss

On this day in 2008, Lassana Diarra hit back at Arsene Wenger’s criticism for him leaving Arsenal and said: I was right to join Pompey

Hermann Hreidarsson was unveiled as a Pompey player in May 2007

On this day: Hreidarsson's arrival ends Pompey's interest in Titus Bramble

On this day in 2007, Harry Redknapp hailed Hermann Hreidarsson as the final piece in his defensive jigsaw.

Former Pompey player Tommy McGhee

The passing of the Manchester lad who let Pompey into his heart

Manchester lad Tommy McGhee was the Pompey Division One favourite who became a long-time Fratton Park season-ticket holder.

avid James lifts the FA Cup.

Pompey keeper still haunted after he was barred from the Champagne celebrations

A triumphant David James rejoiced on the Wembley turf – then found himself barred from the Pompey party.

Picture: Malcolm Wells

IN PICTURES: Remembering Pompey’s FA Cup parade - are you pictured?

Thousands of Pompey fans came out onto the streets on May 18, 2008 to celebrate the club’s FA Cup win.

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