UK time is: 23:54:42
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Glorious night seems a lifetime ago!

It is amazing to think that as the dust settles on a 1-1 nopower championship draw with Leicester, and a storm cloud brews over our latest ownership issues, that the famous night with Milan in the uefa cup was a mere 3-years ago today...

At 1-0 up on that Fratton evening, in front of the watching world, we were in dreamland at 2-0 it was heaven. Yep, Milan eventually fought back to draw 2-2 when Ronaldinho came on to change the game but what a night eh!



The 'Tony Adams blue and white army' chant still makes the hairs on the back of my neck stand up, it even brings a tear to my eye as that was Pompey support as its very best!



Given all the turmoil that this club has seen in the ensuing years this seems an absolute eternity ago, or is it just me that thinks this about this game and so many of the highlight moments from recent history?

Well, for me, this game hardly seems as recently as 3-years ago anyway.

These years have been, as they say here in the westcountry, 'a long old poke' since - and given our current predicament could be still - but whatever happens now moments in history such as this will always be special and hold a place in my heart...

PLAY UP POMPEY!

Click here to make your prediction: Pompey v Coventry.

Join the Vital Pompey Debate

Vital Pompey on: facebook Vital Pompey on: twitter

Join the Vital Pompey Forum Debate

Frippy's Virtual Bookies - here.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday November 27 2011

Time: 12:31PM

Your Comments

Ahh mate....... Those were the days my friend we are the Fratton End..... Still watch it on DVD every now and again.
frattonbex
Oh how much has changed in those 3 years. It seems like a different world. The last of the great nites. Unforgettable, just a shame we didn't win it.
storagematt
How proud of Tony Adams we were that night! :)
Pompey Malta
What a night that was! I'll never forget it!
Gandor1
The rot was just starting to kick in about then, HR had departed a couple of weeks before as the storm clouds gathered, but it goes down as THE best game I have witnessed in 32 years of football at Fratton Park!
paultsmouth
Dont doubt the best game i've ever had the privilege to witness!
penton
Proud of every player and every fan too - what a night!!
eastneydave
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Pompey assessment - Bury 3-0 Pompey (Monday October 20 2014)

On this day in history...20th October (Monday October 20 2014)

On this day in history...19th October (Sunday October 19 2014)

Stats: Bury v Pompey (Saturday October 18 2014)

On this day in history...18th October (Saturday October 18 2014)

On this day in history...17th October (Friday October 17 2014)

Let off the hook? (Thursday October 16 2014)

Archived Portsmouth Articles

List All Vital Pompey Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. pompeyrug 144
2. eastneydave 51
3. storagematt 49
4. cornypomp 45
5. mslorna48 40
6. Lemmi 37
7. pompeygray 26
8. Emsworthianblue 23
9. gentleman jim 22
10. pompeyweller 16

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Newport 12 5 3 4 3 18
12. Wimbledon 13 5 3 5 -1 18
13. Cambridge 12 5 2 5 8 17
14. Portsmouth 13 4 5 4 -1 17
15. Stevenage 13 5 2 6 -3 17
16. Mansfield 13 5 2 6 -4 17
17. Exeter 13 4 4 5 -3 16

Breaking League News

The Preview: Newport County v Southend
Southend : 20/10/2014 23:00:00
Free scoring Pompey striker signs pro deal
Portsmouth : 20/10/2014 18:39:00
Gnanduillet Joins On Loan
Tranmere : 20/10/2014 16:30:00
Shuker Returns In Coaching Role
Tranmere : 20/10/2014 16:26:00
Gill On Disappointing Defeat
Tranmere : 20/10/2014 16:23:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Pompey v Stevenage?
Suggested By:  pompeyrug
Pompey win 50%
Stevenage win 0%
Draw 50%