PORTSMOUTH

 

("Pompey")

Year formed1898
Turned professional1898
Limited company1898
Previous names

None

Ground

Fratton Park, Frogmore Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO4 8RA

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements115 x 73  yards (100 x 65 metres) 
Ground capacity21,100
Record attendance at present ground

51,385 v Derby County, FA Cup 6th round, 26th February 1949 (won 2-1)

League career

Southern League Division One: 1899 - 1911

Western League: 1900 - 1909

Southern League Division Two: 1911 - 1912

Southern League Division One: 1912 - 1920

Division Three: 1920 - 1921

Division Three (South): 1921 - 1924

Division Two: 1924 - 1927

Division One: 1927 - 1959

Division Two: 1959 - 1961

Division Three: 1961 - 1962

Division Two: 1962 - 1976

Division Three: 1976 - 1978

Division Four: 1978 - 1980

Division Three: 1980 - 1983

Division Two: 1983 - 1987

Division One: 1987 - 1988

Division Two/One: 1988 - 2003

Premiership: 2003 - 2010

Chmpionship: 2010 - 2012

League One: 2012 - 2013

League Two: 2013 - 2017

League One: 2017 - .

First Football League game28th August 1920 v Swansea Town, Division Three, won 3-0
Honours
EuropeanNone
Domestic - League

Division One champions: 1948-49, 1949-50

Division One champions: 2002-03

Division Two runners-up: 1926-27, 1986-87

Division Three champions: 1961-62, 1982-83

Division Three (South) champions: 1923-24

League Two champions: 2016-17

Southern League Division One champions: 1901-02, 1919-20

Southern League Division One runners-up: 1899-1900, 1906-07

Southern League Division Two runners-up: 1911-12

Western League champions: 1900-01, 1901-02, 1902-03

Western League Division 1A runners-up: 1907-08

Second World War London League runners-up: 1941-42

Domestic - Cup

FA Cup winners: 1938-39, 2007-08

FA Cup runners-up: 1928-29, 1933-34, 2009-10

Charity Shield runners-up: 2008-09

Second World War London Cup runners-up: 1941-42

Best League positionsee above
Lowest League position7th, Division Four, 1978-79
Furthest in FA Cupsee above
Furthest in League CupQuarter-final, 1960-61, 1985-86, 1993-94, 2004-05, 2009-10
Most League points
2 for a win65, Division Three, 1961-62
3 for a win98, Division One, 2002-03
Fewest League points
2 for a win21, Division One, 1958-59
3 for a win19, Premier League, 2009-10
Most League goals scored97, Division One, 2003-03
Most League goals conceded112, Division One, 1958-59
Fewest League goals scored32, Division Two, 1975-76
Fewest League goals conceded28, Division Two, 1986-87
Most wins in a League season

29, Division One, 2002-03

Fewest wins in a League season

6, Division One, 1958-59

Most draws in a League season

19, Division One, 2000-01

19, Division Three, 1981-82

Fewest draws in a League season6, Division One, 1928-29
Most losses in a League season

27, Division One, 1958-59

Fewest losses in a League season

6, Division One, 2002-03

Record League win

9-1 v Notts County, Division Two, 9th April 1927

Record Cup win7-0 v Stockport County, FA Cup 3rd round, 8th January 1949
Record defeat

0-10 v Leicester City, Division One, 20th October 1928

Highest number of League goals scored
in a season42, Guy Whittingham, Division One, 1992-93
in total194, Peter Harris, 1946-60
Most League goals scored in one match

5, Alf Strange v Gillingham, Division Three, 27th January 1923

5, Peter Harris v Aston Villa, Division One, 3rd September 1958

Most League appearances764, Jimmy Dickinson, 1946-65
Most capped player48, Jimmy Dickinson for England
Youngest League playerClive Green, 16 years 259 days v Wrexham, 21st August 1976
Highest transfer fee received£20,000,000 for Lassana Diarra to Real Madrid, January 2009
Highest transfer fee paid£11,000,000 (reported) for Peter Crouch from Liverpool, July 2008