Vital Football

Were/When did you/have you watched most PFC games?

Were/When did you/have you watched most PFC games?
I thought of this article to not only illustrate the time of our peak support but also to at a high level illustrate roughly the age 'Vital' readers.

I have entered some 'commentary' about what the results might mean and what they might illustrate. The question was Were/When did you/have you watched the most PFC games?

The results were:

1930's or before 6%. If accurate a great response, assuming the individuals were around 10 when they their first in for example game 1935 that makes them now 76 years old.

1940's 8%. If accurate a great response, assuming the individuals were around 10 when they their first in for example game 1935 that makes them now 66 years old.

1950's 1%. A very low figure, not sure about the accuracy of this one things have been much worse than they were in the 1950's.

1960's 4%. Another very low figure, more 'Vital' readers watched games in the 30's and 40's than in the 60's.

1970's 11%. My personal starting date which coincided with one of debt. John Deacon sold me a square of FP, not sure which one I expect it has gone now. He did not even ask me. The days of Billy Wilson, Eoin Hand, Peter Ellis and Norman Piper.

1980's 15%. Things were starting to look up and we were winning a bit more supporters came out to watch.

1990's 15%. Again things were going well which was reflected in attendances.

2000's 34%. Premier League, FA cup, UEFA cup heady days brought out 'new supporters'.

Only on TV 6%. We have to accept that not everyone is able to watch live.

Only at Wembley 0%. Like it, usual supporters got in.

Never 0%. This does not reflect badly on those who voted this way, it's just the way it is.

Written by MickTait.

The views within this article are the views of the individual who wrote and submitted this piece, sometimes solely theirs. They are not necessarily shared by the Vital Pompey Site Journalists.

Join the Vital Pompey Debate

Trust

Writer:MickTait
Date:Wednesday June 1 2011
Time: 8:56AM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Bellew Lets Rip at Haye

Comments

0
my pompey supporting life, as far as going to games, started in the late 90s.
pompeyrug
01/06/2011 09:23:00
0
I missed this one. I started in the mid 60's, probably saw most regularly in the 70's until I moved away in 76. Have lived all over since but still get to a few games a season, although more often away games these days. At least I can say I've seen it all - old 4th Div to Premiership, Wembley and Europe. PUP.
NorfolknBlue
01/06/2011 09:36:00
0
1974 until nowish. 1985-2010 seasons hardly missed a home game. Last season I put me & my life first so not so many games.
storagematt
01/06/2011 12:32:00
0
will you be returning to do more next season matt?
pompeyrug
01/06/2011 16:53:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Pompey Predictions League - update no.32

The Pompey Predictions League is part of this site now isn't it - would it be the same without it? This continued with a win at Carlisle with Morecambe visiting next.

Pompey Predictions League - update no.31

The Pompey Predictions League is part of this site now isn't it - would it be the same without it? This continued with a win draw at Barnet with Carlisle away next.

Match Day Officials v Morecambe (28/2/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Morecambe this Tuesday.

On this day in history...27th February

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 27th February.

Archived Vital Pompey Articles

Vital Pompey articles from

Site Journalists

pompeyrug
Editor email
Profile
eastneydave
Editor email
Profile
paultsmouth
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Pompey v Morecambe?
Suggested By: pompeyrug
Pompey win60%
Draw20%
Morecambe win20%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 33 19 8 6 65 23
2 Plymouth 32 19 5 8 62 17
3 Carlisle 33 15 13 5 58 8
4 Portsmouth 32 16 7 9 55 19
5 Luton 33 14 12 7 54 18
6 Exeter 33 15 6 12 51 16
7 Colchester 33 14 8 11 50 8
8 Mansfield 33 13 11 9 50 5
9 Stevenage 33 15 4 14 49 2
10 Cambridge 32 13 7 12 46 4
11 Wycombe 33 13 7 13 46 -2
12 Barnet 33 11 12 10 45 -3
13 Morecambe 32 13 6 13 45 -6
14 Grimsby 33 12 8 13 44 -1
15 Blackpool 32 10 13 9 43 12
16 Crawley 32 12 6 14 42 -10
17 Yeovil 33 9 12 12 39 -7
18 Crewe 33 8 12 13 36 -12
19 Cheltenham 33 8 11 14 35 -9
20 Accrington 31 8 10 13 34 -10
21 Notts County 33 9 7 17 34 -21
22 Hartlepool 33 7 11 15 32 -19
23 Leyton Orient 33 8 5 20 29 -16
24 Newport 33 5 11 17 26 -16
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Feb 28 2017 7:45PM : Morecambe (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Crewe Alexandra (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Crawley Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Colchester United (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 14 2017 7:45PM : Grimsby Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Stevenage (a)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug68
2.PompeyFrippy35
3.storagematt26
4.Copnor4325
5.FrattonBlue19
6.stubbsy00719
7.eastneydave13
8.uspompeyfan12
9.pompeyweller12
10.steaming8
Vital Football Comment