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AFC Wimbledon 1 Portsmouth 0: Neil Allen's verdict - Ghosts of managers past return to haunt under-fire Kenny Jackett

AFC Wimbledon’s home had once been an unhappy haunting ground for the Blues, providing portents of managerial demises.

The agonies of a 4-0 reverse in November 2013, inspired by the rampaging Michael Smith, prompted chairman Iain McInnes to storm out of the directors’ box, muttering ...

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Ricardo Rocha tweets Portsmouth predicament 'not good enough' - but distances himself from #Jackettout campaign

But the former defender, who served the Blues with distinction during 97 appearances for the club, politely turned down the chance to put his name to the #Jackettout campaign that was trending on Twitter following the 1-0 defeat at AFC Wimbledon.

Instead, he diplomatically said: ‘Any ...

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'Cannot be allowed to continue... the final straw... Jackett has to go' - how Portsmouth fans reacted to 1-0 defeat at AFC Wimbledon

And there's no disguising the fact that manager Kenny Jackett's is the main focus of their frustrations.

The majority of fans who have contacted The News via Facebook believe now is the time for a change, after the Blues suffered their fourth league defeat in 11 games.

The loss at ...

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Long traffic delays in Portsmouth as runners arrive in city for Great South Run

Traffic is building on the M275 southbound and on the main roads leading towards Southsea Common as runners try to make their way to the official car parks.

Road closures are currently in place across Southsea, with more in place from 9.45am ahead of the start of the Great South ...

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Where to park for the Great South Run 2019 in Portsmouth

The event will take place over the weekend of October 19-20, with the main 10-mile run as well as a 5k, canine, junior and mini events. 

The Great South Run starts and finishes in Southsea, so runners and spectators will have to make it to the area on Sunday, October 20. 

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AFC Wimbledon 1-0 Portsmouth: they said what at the final whistle?

Terell Thomas’ last-gasp winner condemned the Blues to their fourth defeat of the season, leaving Kenny Jackett’s side an uncomfortable 17th in the League One table.

Here’s what those closest to the action had to say about another bad day at the office for Pompey...

Kenny ...

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A good walk ruined... by my two-year-old | Steve Canavan

This infuriates Mrs C, for even when we’re in a rush but need an item from the shop, I’ll insist on going by foot rather than driving. This leads to an argument about my time-keeping and selfishness and then a long day of icy relations between us.

 ‘Think of the upside,’ I’ll ...

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Portsmouth Academy 'predator' reaping rewards after upping physicality

The Pompey academy striker has been in red-hot form in front of goal this season.

Before the young Blues’ Youth Alliance League clash against Oxford United yesterday, Stanley had bagged 14 times in 10 appearances. 

The second-year scholar has taken up the mantle of leading the ...

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Great South Run 2019 LIVE: Latest traffic and news as 20,000 runners take part in Portsmouth run

Time to do your warm-ups, put on your running shoes and get down to Southsea for the 30th edition of the 10 mile run. Follow all the latest weather, race and conditions updates in our live blog. We will also have reaction from people who have finished the run, so stick with us. Here’s our ...

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Paradise Club at The Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea REVIEW: 'This was big, bold and confident'

Earlier this year they finally broke cover with the announcement they were now called Paradise Club.

And aside from a low-key gig in Brighton back in May, this is their ‘proper’ launch gig.

READ MORE: Kassassin who? Meet Paradise Club

But don’t call it a comeback, so much ...

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Bonmarche goes into administration - here are the stores near you that could be affected

The womenswear company has seen Tony Wright, Alastair Massey and Phil Pierce, from specialist advisory firm FRP, appointed as joint administrators today.

It comes following what administrators have described as a period of ‘challenging trading conditions’.

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Kenny Jackett: I understand Portsmouth supporter frustration after AFC Wimbledon defeat

Pompey suffered a 1-0 defeat at AFC Wimbledon this afternoon, Terell Thomas deciding the encounter with a 93rd-minute header.

It leaves the Blues in 17th position following 11 League One matches as their awful start to the campaign continues.

There were chants of ‘We want Jackett ...

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Lee Brown: Portsmouth played with edginess in loss to AFC Wimbledon

Terell Thomas’ 93rd-minute winner cranked up the pressure on Blues boss Kenny Jackett at Kingsmeadow.

Despite the visitors yet again controlling possession – and having some decent goalscoring opportunities – they were unable to make it count.

Brown felt Pompey played some ...

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Watch as Portsmouth fans vent frustration at boss Kenny Jackett after AFC Wimbledon defeat

Video of a section of the away support immediately on the final whistle shows them chanting 'We want Jackett out, we want Jackett out' before and after the final whistle.

Some supporters angrily gesticulated towards the dugouts - which were right in front of where the 700 Pompey fans were ...

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Bonmarche goes into administration - here are the stores near you that could be affected

The womenswear company has seen Tony Wright, Alastair Massey and Phil Pierce, from specialist advisory firm FRP, appointed as joint administrators today.

It comes following what administrators have described as a period of ‘challenging trading conditions’.

ALSO READ: Closed ...

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Pressure cranks up on Kenny Jackett as Portsmouth fall to defeat at AFC Wimbledon

Terell Thomas’ late, late header meant the Blues suffered a last-gasp defeat against the struggling Wombles at Kingsmeadow.

Pompey yet again lacked cutting edge, having numerous chances in the first half but failed to score for successive games.

And they were made to pay in ...

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'Desperately needs a goal... gone off the boil' - Neil Allen's Portsmouth match ratings after defeat at Wimbledon

Terell Thomas’ stoppage-time winner condemned Kenny Jackett’s side to their fourth defeat of the season and sent them to 17th in the League One table.

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Take a peek if you dare - picture gallery from disappointing Portsmouth defeat at AFC Wimbledon

Terell Thomas’ last-gasp effort handed the home side victory and saw the out-of-sorts visitors drop to 17th in the table. Feel free to have a look through our pictures – but we understand if you didn’t! We took no joy in putting the gallery together!

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AFC Wimbledon v Portsmouth: REACTION as Blues fall to defeat at Kingsmeadow

Simply hit refresh and scroll down to get the latest match action from Kingsmeadow...

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Portsmouth MP Stephen Morgan says Boris Johnson 'cannot be trusted' after voting for delay amendment

The Portsmouth South MP was one of 322 to vote in favour of the Letwin amendment to delay the EU withdrawal arrangement.

Plans to agree Mr Johnson's EU deal were not voted on after the dramatic developments which saw MPs in favour of delaying the process secure a slender majority over ...

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Great South Run 2019: Start times, route, weather, road closures, parking, results and more

Thousands of people are set to take part in the event in Portsmouth this Sunday. 

The Great South Run was launched in 1990 and originally took place in Southampton but moved to our city the following year where it has remained ever since. 

Here’s what you need to know about the ...

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