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Blackburn Reportedly Targeting Potential Move For Ireland’s Ronan Curtis

Championship outfit Blackburn Rovers are reportedly targeting a move for Portsmouth and Ireland winger Ronan Curtis with Tony Mowbray’s side said to be “admirers” of the 23-year-old. Curtis has been in excellent form during his second season at Pompey scoring ten goals for Kenny Jackett’s side and has understandably been drawing the attention of teams in higher divisions. According to …

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Michael Obafemi Sets Up Goal With Stunning Pass in EFL Cup Win Over Portsmouth

Michael Obafemi

Michael Obafemi showed his playmaking abilities with a wonderful assist for Southampton on Tuesday night. The Republic of Ireland forward started for the Saints in their EFL Cup tie against Portsmouth, the first south-coast derby since 2012. Southampton won the third-round tie 4-0 at Fratton Park. Danny Ings (2), Cedric Soares and Nathan Redmond got the goals and Obafemi set …

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Irish Interest Aplenty As Focus Turns To Football League Playoffs

Last weekend represented the final day of the season across the English Football League with the Championship, League One and League Two all wrapping up their 46 game campaigns. In the Championship, Daniel Farke’s N0rwich were confirmed as champions as they beat Aston Villa and will return to the Premier League alongside a Sheffield United side containing a host of …

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Ireland Keeper David Forde Released By Millwall

UEFA European Championship Qualifier, Boris Paichadze National Arena, Tbilisi, Georgia 7/9/2014 Georgia vs Republic of Ireland Ireland's David Forde dejected after Georgia's goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Ireland keeper David Forde has been released by Millwall following their promotion to the Championship according to BBC Sport. The Galweigen spent the season with Portsmouth, helping them to promotion in League 1 where he has an array of experience. Forde joined the Lions in 2008 from Cardiff City and was one game away from reaching 300 appearances for the London club. …

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Paul Merson Loses The Run Of Himself And Claims Harry Redknapp Is A Better Manager Than Arsène Wenger

Merson Wenger

Arsène Wenger is feeling a massive amount of pressure right now, after his Arsenal side were all but dumped out of the Champions League thnaks to a 5-1 hammering at Bayern Munich on Wednesday. The result leaves the Gunners staring down the barrel of a last-16 exit for the seventh year in succession, and has increased speculation that this will be Wenger’s …

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Ex-Sligo Boss Paul Cook Takes The Reigns At Portsmouth

Ex-Sligo Rovers boss Paul Cook has taken over at Portsmouth following a successful stint at Chesterfield.  According to The Guardian, Pompey ‘met a release clause in Cook’s contract,’ which meant he could leave the Spireites. The 48-year-old has been tasked with turning around the fortunes of a club which has fallen from the dizzying heights of the Premier League just five years …

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Top Five Premier League Defeats

Here we look at five of the biggest Premier League defeats in recent history. The highlights are as entertaining as they are uncomfortable. But who doesn’t love a high-scoring game? Football is built on highlight reels and there’s nothing more satisfying than seeing goal after goal go in. Unfortunately some teams take things a little too far. _____ 5) Tottenham …

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Where Are They Now? – Portsmouth’s 2008 FA Cup Winning Side

We all remember the Hollywood story of Portsmouth. Winning the FA Cup was a dream for this small, south coast club in 2008 under Harry Redknapp. They made a meteoric rise to success after being promoted from Division One, including a UEFA Cup run. Their demise has been just as spectacular however. Administrations, new owners, relegations have now seen the …

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Summertime Madness: LuaLua’s Payback Against Newcastle United

“I apologise to the Newcastle supporters because they’ve been so brilliant to me, but I’m glad I came to a club where someone wants me. The Portsmouth fans are lifting me up. I’m here to impress. I’m fighting to get a contract.” Lomana LuaLua, 2004 Who doesn’t love a relegation dogfight? Most years it’s more exciting than the race for …

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