Portsmouth Football Newspaper Book. Relive those glorious moments of your favourite team captured in newsprint. From the early 20th century to the recent past, each book affords a unique perspective on your team or sport’s colourful history. They are not written by someone looking back in time, but by reporters who witnessed the games and events as they unfolded and in a language of the time. Capture the history and greatest moments of Portsmouth through the newspapers, as written at the time. Starting with coverage of Portsmouth finishing top of the Southern League in 1920, this book charts a glorious history of great games and League and Cup titles through the decades of the 20th century. Top stories include beating Preston 5-0 to become Division 1 Champions in 1927, securing the title again in Portsmouth’s Jubilee year in 1949 and again in 1950. Coverage also of the FA Cup Final games with Bolton in 1929, Man City in 1934 and winning the Cup in 1939. Read about the rise from Division 3 in 1983 to promotion to Division 1 in 1987, then the Premiership in 2003, and much much more. A unique and wonderful gift and must have for all Portsmouth fans.
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