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Knowing me knowing you - UKTony

Knowing me knowing you - UKTony
1 - Vital Pompey username?
UKTony; it comes from a family get together/holiday in Australia in 1999 (all my wife's family have emigrated to Melbourne and the suburbs). My brother-in-law is also called Tony, so I was labeled UKTony to avoid confusion.

2 - Where do you come from/where do you currently live?
I was born in Epsom, Surrey and have lived in Whitehill, Hampshire for just over 3 years.

3 - How long have you been a Vital Pompey member?
Since November 2007.

4 - What do you think of Vital Pompey? Be brutally honest!
Absolutely brilliant! Being naturally shy, it took me a while to sign up and make my first contribution. The feedback and comments I got from everyone made me feel more than welcome. I think the member's make it; there's no putting anyone down and the knowledge and banter is terrific.

5 - How did you find out about Vital Pompey?
News now, then Vital Newcastle!

6 - When did you first watch Pompey live - not on box unless this is the only way you have been able to see them? Not necessarily at Fortress Fratton though.
1st April 1967 vs. Blackburn Rovers at Fratton. Not such a fortress in those days. I vaguely remembered it was Easter, but eastneydave came up with the precise date.

7 - How often do you get to watch Pompey?
I'm a season ticket holder this year, for the first time, so go to all the home games. I also try to get to 4-5 away games in a season, usually in London.

8 - Who is your favourite Pompey Player - current and/or former?
There have been so many over the years. When I first started following them, it was John Milkins and Ray Hiron. Then Colin Garwood and Jeff Hemmerman in the 70's and Yosser Tait, Noel Blake and Alan Biley in the 80's. I admire anyone who gives their all, irrespective of team performances or results. At the moment I would have to say Linvoy Primus; let's hope he's back soon.

9 - What is you favourite Pompey moment?
It has to be the two Alan Biley goals against Oxford in December '84. One of my few forays in to the Fratton End and the place was rocking. Did you know that it was his mother`s birthday that day?

10 - What are your realistic hopes for Pompey in the future?
Consistently challenge the "big 4" over the next 2-3 years, so that the media wake up to the fact that we have a good side. Then they can start talking about the "big 5".

Makes a mess of "head to head" weekends though!

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Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Thursday January 24 2008
Time: 3:46PM

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good to know you a little better tony - i should get to know you a little more on saturday when a few of us meet up for a pint! pretty good timing the way this one is added isnt it... anyway, better get off to work i guess. as with all the kmky articles a fine read.
pompeyrug
24/01/2008 15:49:00
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ayyyy Tony (in my finest Italian accent) Nice to know more about you fella!
pompey4me
24/01/2008 16:29:00
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Glad to be of help Tony - look forward to meeting you on Saturday.
eastneydave
24/01/2008 16:45:00
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top 5? well, then you could devide the league into quaters i guess...
pompeycarpet
24/01/2008 17:43:00
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Good to meet you Tony.
NorthStandDan
24/01/2008 18:43:00
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Good to meet you Tony, Colin Garwood that well known Grizzly Adam look a like, didnt he make goalscoring look easy. Where is he now is he fit? Was he ever fit? Garwood and Gregory, Hemmerman and Rogers great days!!
Owenspompey
24/01/2008 19:06:00
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Cheers all (what's with the italian accent 4me?). Looking forward to meeting you all on Saturday.
UKTony
24/01/2008 20:29:00
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mafia bosses...stereotypiclhy called tony. should be a good game on saturday, as it is a real chance to boost the teams confidence ahead of man u and chlesea!
pompeycarpet
24/01/2008 20:54:00
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Just like carpet said then....just a joke! Still waiting for the club to ring me back about Wednesday, are you still interested Tony? Anyone else?
pompey4me
24/01/2008 21:02:00
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Just read your PM, no probs...if the club ever ring me back.
pompey4me
24/01/2008 21:05:00
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