Portsmouth

FL125 VOTE

 

  What is Portsmouth's best ever match?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 Portsmouth 4-1 Southampton (2005) 65%
2 Portsmouth 5-1 Aston Villa (1950) 27%
3 Portsmouth 1-0 Burnley (2003) 5%
4 Bolton 1-2 Portsmouth (1949) 3%
5 Northampton 1-1 Portsmouth (1965) 0%
     

The FL125 Greatest Match voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #GreatGames.

The nominations were:

Bolton 1 Portsmouth 2 (1949) - Pompey secured their first top-flight league title thanks to goals from Harris and Reid.

Portsmouth 5 Aston Villa 1 (1950) - Pompey secured back-to-back league titles, pipping Wolves on goal average.

Northampton 1 Portsmouth 1 (1965) - A point secured Pompey's second division status in Jimmy Dickinson's last match before retiring.

Portsmouth 1 Burnley 0 (2003) - Svetoslav Todorov netted at the Fratton End to seal Pompey's promotion to the Premier League.

Portsmouth 4 Southampton 1 (2005) - Pompey hammered their local rivals to send them another step closer to relegation.

 

  Who is Portsmouth's best ever captain?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 Reg Flewin 50%
2 Paul Merson 26%
3 Arjan de Zeeuw 24%
     

The FL125 Greatest Captain voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #OurBestCaptain.

The nominees were:

Reg Flewin - Reg skippered Pompey to back-t0-back top-flight titles in 1948/49 and 1949/50.

Paul Merson - Only spent one season at Pompey, but led the side to the Premier League in impressive fashion in 2002/03.

Arjan de Zeeuw - Dutchman was a fans' favourite at Fratton Park and led the side during the 2004/05 campaign.

 

  Who is Portsmouth's greatest ever player?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 Jimmy Dickinson 53%
2 Robert Prosinecki 31%
3 Alan Knight 16%
     

The FL125 Greatest Player voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #OurGreatestPlayer.

The nominees were:

Jimmy Dickinson - Record appearance holder who helped the Pompey win back-to-back titles and has his image immortalised in the Fratton End.

Alan Knight - Long-serving 'keeper made 801 appearances for Pompey - more than any other stopper for a single club.

Robert Prosinecki - Gifted former Barcelona and Real Madrid star only spent one season with Pompey, but that was enough to gain legendary status.

 

  When was Portsmouth's best season?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 1948/49 49%
2 2002/03 38%
3 2012/13 13%
     

The FL125 Greatest Season voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #OurBestSeason.

The nominations were:

1948/49 - Pompey are champions of England for the first time.

2002/03 - Pompey collect 98 points and score 97 goals as they win promotion to the Premier League.

2012/13 - A season of turmoil ends with the fans taking over the club.

 

  Who is Portsmouth's best ever manager?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 Harry Redknapp 42%
2 Alan Ball 28%
3 Bob Jackson 21%
4 Jack Tinn 9%
     

The FL125 Greatest Manager voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #GreatManagers.

The nominees were:

Bob Jackson - Pompey won back-to-back League titles under his charge.

Jack Tinn – Portsmouth competed in the First Division and won the FA Cup for the first time under Tinn's stewardship

Alan Ball – Ball led Pompey to the top flight in his first spell and oversaw some brave battles against relegation in his second.

Harry Redknapp – Redknapp guided Pompey into the Premier League and to an FA Cup triumph.