Pompey Pals To Remember Fallen Of The Somme

Wreaths will be laid, led by the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth, at a special ceremony next month to commemorate more than 750 men from the city and surrounding area who were killed or wounded at the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago.  Continue reading “Pompey Pals To Remember Fallen Of The Somme”


Share Your FA Cup Memories

Pompey and the Sports Mail have teamed up to track down fan memories of Pompey’s successful FA Cup runs in 1939 and 2008.  Continue reading “Share Your FA Cup Memories”

Relive FA Cup Wins

The chance to have your photograph taken with the FA Cup on the open-topped bus which paraded the team and the trophy around Portsmouth in 2008 is the highlight of the club’s latest History Day, which will focus on the FA Cup wins of 1939 and 2008.  Continue reading “Relive FA Cup Wins”

“There’s Only One Bobby Campbell” – 83rd Min Tribute

Pompey fans are being asked to take part in “There’s only one Bobby Campbell” chants in the 83rd minute of the forthcoming AFC Wimbledon match in tribute.

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Win ‘Evening At The Crook’ With Mark Catlin

*Update: The closing date has now been extended until November 7th, with the winner announced the following day.*

Following on from the ‘Love Pompey, Love PompeyHistory’ fanfunding draw held on Saturday, the winner of the first prize Dave Sargent has thrown it open for sealed bids to claim the pool evening with Mark Catlin at the Shepherds Crook.

To be in with a chance of winning this excellent prize, all you have to do is email your offer to or direct message to @pompeynewsnow on Twitter by October 31st.

Proceeds will go to the PompeyHistory fund for future purchases of Pompey memorabilia which will be displayed at future events and ultimately for the Portsmouth FC museum. The winner will be announced on November 1st.

WATCH: Mark Catlin Draws PompeyHistory Winners

The ‘Love Pompey, Love PompeyHistory‘ fanfunding campaign launched in September has exceeded the £300 target required thanks to the generosity of Pompey fans.  Continue reading “WATCH: Mark Catlin Draws PompeyHistory Winners”

Love Pompey, Love PompeyHistory Fanfunding

Exclusive prizes are up for grabs in a special Love Pompey Love PompeyHistory Fanfunding campaign.

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Love Pompey, Love Pompey History



Ask any fan their first match, most memorable goal, their favourite player – past or present, or any Pompey history related question or topic and invariably you’ll open up a treasure chest of talk, photos, video or other such memorabilia pulled out from the loft or online vaults.

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History Day At Fratton Park

Pompey’s rich history will be the focus of a special day of events at the ground, including tours of the stadium – which are free for U17’s.  Continue reading “History Day At Fratton Park”

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