Fresh faces Fulton and Freeman will propel Portsmouth’s promotion push
Feb02

Fresh faces Fulton and Freeman will propel Portsmouth’s promotion push

After two weeks sitting sixth in the League Two table, Pompey have been making reinforcements throughout the latter stages of the January transfer window. In my blog at the start of the month; I suggested that a centre-back, right-back and a goalkeeper were necessary for our promotion push. Following the close of the transfer window; two of the three mentioned were signed with Ryan Fulton, a young shot-stopper, and Kieron Freeman, an...

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Postponements causing fixture pile-up problems for Pompey
Jan18

Postponements causing fixture pile-up problems for Pompey

After a 10am pitch inspection revealed that Portsmouth’s game at Accrington on Saturday would be beaten by the weather, it left many complications for the Blues as they headed 274 miles back down south. Firstly, we cannot ignore the fact that three of the four the teams above Portsmouth all secured the three points on the weekend with Plymouth and Northampton leading the way on 55 points, Oxford on 48 and Bristol Rovers climbing to...

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Where do Pompey need to strengthen in January?
Jan04

Where do Pompey need to strengthen in January?

After a 2-1 victory against high-flyers Northampton at the start of December, the Christmas period looked to be going to plan. However, the Blues lost 3-2 to Leyton Orient on Boxing Day and were held to a 0-0 draw against 14th-placed Luton two days later. Despite picking up a win on Saturday, it is clear that one or two reinforcements are necessary in order to (hopefully) take Paul Cook’s side over the line come May and win promotion...

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Portsmouth’s Premier League Christmas Crackers
Dec21

Portsmouth’s Premier League Christmas Crackers

As we all know, the Christmas period is always very demanding on the football schedule. With lots of matches being played, there are lots of points to be picked up. Before the weekend, Northampton Town had been victorious in their previous seven games and were unbeaten in 10 – a run which saw them last defeated in mid-October. Therefore, the three points that Paul Cook’s side salvaged at Sixfields on Saturday were made to look...

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Why a good FA Cup run can help Portsmouth’s league form
Dec07

Why a good FA Cup run can help Portsmouth’s league form

After making the third round of the FA Cup for the first time since 2010, Pompey fans are hopeful of a good run following a 1-0 home win against Accrington Stanley at the weekend. Now the big boys are all in the hat, Pompey will surely be eyeing a Premier League tie in Monday’s draw. Names such as Southampton and Eastleigh were thrown around Fratton on Saturday afternoon after Adam McGurk converted Marc McNulty’s cross to sending the...

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Pompey must learn how to win without Roberts and Tubbs
Nov23

Pompey must learn how to win without Roberts and Tubbs

Gary Roberts is one who has really caught the eye since joining the Blues in the summer of 2015, however recent injury set-backs have seen him sidelined for the last three weeks. After arguably being Portsmouth’s most exciting signing ahead of this season, fans are going to have to get used to a spell without the attacker as Cook has stated that ‘he’s going to be out for four weeks plus’, which is a huge disappointment. It...

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