Portsmouth stalwart and World War Two veteran John Jenkins ready to celebrate 100th birthday

Pompey stalwart and World War Two veteran John Jenkins MBE is set to celebrate his 100th birthday.

Thursday, 14th November 2019, 10:55 am
Updated Thursday, 14th November 2019, 4:19 pm

The man who’s one of the most recognisable faces from Fratton Park on a matchday in a boardroom ambassadorial role reaches the landmark occasion on Saturday.

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Jenkins saw Pompey lift the FA Cup in 1939 and return victorious from the home of football against Cardiff 69 years later in 2008.

John Jenkins is celebrating his 100th birthday. Picture by Christopher Ison
John Jenkins is celebrating his 100th birthday. Picture by Christopher Ison