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Portsmouth F.C.
Full name Portsmouth Football Club
Nickname(s) Pompey, Blue Army, Blues.
Founded 1898
Ground Fratton Park, Portsmouth
Ground Capacity 20,688
Chairman Iain McInnes
Manager Kenny Jackett
League League Two
2015-16 League Two, 6th
Third colours

Portsmouth F.C. is an English football club. They play in the Football League Two. Their home stadium is called Fratton Park.

Portsmouth's manager is Kenny Jackett. The most famous manager was probably Harry Redknapp who took the team to an FA Cup victory in 2008 which subsequently got the team into the UEFA Europa League (then called the UEFA Cup) for the first time. The club has since been hit with financial problems and see themselves in the fourth tier of English football.

They have a big rivalry with a team called Southampton F.C. They are also from Hampshire.

League position

Season League Position
2000/01 First Division 20th
2001/02 First Division 17th
2002/03 First Division Champions
2003/04 Premier League 13th
2004/05 Premier League 16th
2005/06 Premier League 17th
2006/07 Premier League 9th
2007/08 Premier League 8th
2008/09 Premier League 14th
2009/10 Premier League 20th
2010/11 League Championship 16th
2011/12 League Championship 22nd
2012/13 League One 24th

Former position


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