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Pompey's best 11 - UKTony

God this is hard!!

I discounted people I've never seen play and then assembled the rest of the names (and believe me there are lot) in a big pile!

I then picked out people based on memories and this is what I came up with.





Please don't ask me why I picked those particular names at the expense of others, I just don't know. I'm sure if I sat here long enough, I could come up with 2 or 3 more starting line ups, each of which would be perfectly good.

Equally, I can't decide whether they would make a good team, or whether they are just a selection of exciting individuals who would play their heart out for Portsmouth.

Selected by - UKTony in January 2008.

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Date:Monday March 24 2008

Time: 5:44PM

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sorry its been a while fellas since i added one of these, you know what its been like recently - keep 'em coming tho! and nice selection UKTony... now explain why you picked people, i demand you explain :-)
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24/03/2008 17:46:00

Big 80's influence there, which shows your age!! With two attacking wingers, Yosser Tait has a lot of defending to do, so no problem there then. Good one Tony I'm afraid I will never finish mine.
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24/03/2008 19:25:00

I keep starting, then tearing it up and starting again! Still, I'd probably have Linvoy in there, what a guy! Cally! Memories, Hilaire, used to fly down that wing, and Biley, (nearly) everybody's favourite! Would find it hard to look past Jamo in goal tho tbh.
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24/03/2008 19:31:00

What a team... exiting on both wings especially the left. And what a defence ..very solid in the centre. Yosser adding some grit in the middle to mersons flyer and creativity. "Charlie" a selfless forward knocking down headers to Biley to pop home. excellent. And sir Alan between the sticks. Harry would have to manage with Bally as assistant..sorry Tony i was so excited ive got all excited and startred picking yur manager
plymouth graham
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24/03/2008 19:41:00

Some great players of the 80s. Your right, you could pick 2-3 starting X1 & keep changing your mind.
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25/03/2008 07:30:00

Demand away Rug; I can't do it :). I've already decided a couple of players in that team shoud be replaced (a harsh word but I can't think of anything else at the moment). As you say Simon, Jamo is an obvious one.
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25/03/2008 07:58:00

Well done Tony, it is difficilt to pick a side isnt it? but great to see the two wingers in tandem again, they were a pair of decent players werent they?
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25/03/2008 21:30:00


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