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Why England v Germany is a one-sided rivalry from oddly different perspectives
08:00 Saturday 26th June 2021

Ages ago when I was married, my wife and I found a cocker spaniel tied to a post and abandoned at a flea market. The poor thing’s food and water dish was infested with ants and he was trying to sit both out of the hot Florida sun and…

League One
EFL League One Playoffs Preview
12:00 Tuesday 7th May 2019

For the majority, the curtain has come down on the Football League season for 2018/19. However, for a select few clubs, the show must go on. Yes, folks, it's play-offs time. Charlton Athletic, Portsmouth, Sunderland and Doncaster…

England National Team
Portsmouth's 2008 FA Cup winning XI: Where are they now?
11:00 Friday 13th October 2017

More than a decade has passed since Harry Redknapp's Portsmouth side triumphed over Cardiff City at Wembley watched on by 89.874 fans. It was only the second time at the time of writing they had won the FA Cup and the victory parade the…

From the Europa League to League Two: reporting on a club after financial meltdown
13:12 Thursday 17th April 2014

Portsmouth fan Alex Dodd speaks with journalist Jordon Cross from The News, Portsmouth's local newspaper about the ups and downs the club has endured in recent years. Watching your beloved football club spiral into financial ruin and plummet…

Will Leeds United Benefit From the Takeover?
13:37 Saturday 8th February 2014

Portsmouth fan Alex Dodd has seen some tough times at Fratton Park in recent seasons and he now fears the worst could also happen at Elland Road. Seeing your favourite football club doom itself into financial ruin might be one of the worst…

This Is My Club
Will Pompey Supporters Trust Save Portsmouth?
15:21 Wednesday 17th April 2013

Alex Dodd looks at the current situation of his beloved Portsmouth who have recently been taken over by their Supporters Trust .The 10th of April 2013 will be the day that not a single Portsmouth supporter will ever forget. Five years of mismanagement…

Match Report: Portsmouth 1-3 Middlesbrough
19:45 Sunday 4th March 2012

Boro worsened cash-strapped Pompey's relegation plight as goals from Barry Robson, Matthew Bates and Marvin Emnes helped the Teesiders to a 3-1 win at Fratton Park. The visitors were boosted by the return to the side of talismanic midfielder…

Match Report: Portsmouth 0-1 Ipswich Town
10:05 Friday 17th February 2012

 On a day where love blossoms in the air, Portsmouth fans will feel neglected by referee Darren Deadman, who ruled out what they felt should have been a perfectly good goal for the Southern based club.Michael Chopra's goal was the difference…

A Week In The (New) Life Of Michael Appleton
01:00 Wednesday 23rd November 2011

 This week will prove to be the most testing of Michael Appleton's managerial career.Despite falling to a 2-0 defeat away to Watford on his debut, the onus has now switched to this weekend, when Pompey will host Leicester City.Failure to win…

Appleton Pips More Experienced Contenders For Portsmouth FC Post
09:41 Friday 11th November 2011

Michael Appleton was today announced as the new Portsmouth FC manager, almost four weeks after former boss Steve Cotterill left the Fratton Park hotseat to move north to Nottingham Forest.The 35-year-old, who was previously Roy Hodgson's assistant…