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Portsmouth Football Club

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Descriptive conventionsrda
Corporate name headingPortsmouth Football Club
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Variant(s)Pompey (Soccer team)
Blues (Soccer team)
Portsmouth F.C. (Soccer team)
See alsoRoyal Artillery (Portsmouth) F.C.
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Beginning date1898
Associated countryGreat Britain England
LocatedPortsmouth (England)
Field of activitySoccer
Found inPompey, 1984: t.p. (Portsmouth Football Club) cover (Portsmouth F.C.)
Glory Gunners, 1999: t.p. (Royal Artillery (Portsmouth) F.C.
Its website, viewed 15 May 2019: home page (Portsmouth Football Club [in badge]) contact page (Portsmouth Football Club, Fratton Park, Frogmore Road, Portsmouth PO4 8RA)
The National (UAE) newspaper website, viewed 15 May 2019: under Sport, 23 July 2009 (Portsmouth FC is nicknamed Pompey or The Blues)
Wikipedia, viewed 15 May 2019 (Portsmouth F.C.; Portsmouth Football Club; English professional association football club in Portsmouth, Hampshire; founded on 5 April 1898 by "The Portsmouth Football and Athletic Company" which opened Fratton Park in 1899; (the company was liquidated in May 1912 and the "Portsmouth Football Club Ltd" was formed as the new parent company of Portsmouth F.C. on 27 July 1912); Portsmouth F.C., as the "new" Pompey, played their first match on Saturday 2 September 1899; its "Pompey" nickname was formerly used by an amateur Portsmouth-based British Army team, Royal Artillery (Portsmouth) F.C. (1894-1899, reformed 1900-1901) - many of Royal Artillery's supporters, and two of their players, switched allegiances in 1899 to the new football club)
Associated languageeng