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Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC)

a port city in southern England on the English Channel


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Humanization and upgrading project of the pompey hospital / lay-st-christophe hospital (lay-st-christophe site) including the following phases: - phase 1: construction of a new building of 28 ehpad beds + 14 uvp beds in lay-st-christophe (in extension of the existing ehpad), to transfer the beds of the avant-garde to lay-st-christophe .
The Eisner family thanked the Pompey Supporters' Trust, the presidents and all Pompey fans for their unprecedented efforts to save and stabilise the club over the past four years.
It brings down the curtain on a two-year Fratton Park stay with 96 appearances and a place in Pompey folklore as a title-winning skipper.
League Two Pompey took control of the tie with two goals in the space of five first half minutes, Roberts' 32nd-minute penalty and McNulty's superb header.
Both sides had chances to snatch maximum points, but lacked quality in front of goal, even though City will be more pleased with the outcome than rockbottom Pompey.
Pompey face a 10-point deduction, which would leave them 21st in the table.
Pompey was savvy enough to recognize that if he were to succeed in his plan to exercise unprecedented dominion over Rome and her people, he could not be seen as possessing the traits of a tyrant.
But cash-strapped Pompey have failed to get off the bottom of the Premier League table since then, and a nine-point deduction for going into administration sealed their relegation.
Pompey would normally be granted a place in Europe by reaching next month's FA Cup final against Chelsea but they did not apply for a Uefa club licence ahead of the March deadline for English teams to lodge paperwork.
You can break many things, but you can't break our spirit," read a banner, quoting the Pompey manager.
The Premier League have blocked the young centrehalf's pounds 4million move to Sunderland but Pompey are still looking at ways of pulling off the club-saving transfer and may even appeal to FIFA.
Pompey want to sell some of their players in a bid to pay their bills and have asked the Premier League for permission to do so.
James produced saves against bitter rivals Southampton to deny Papa Waigo N'Diaye, Wayne Thomas and Adam Lallana before Pompey pulled away in the latter stages and secured a 4-1 victory.
Registrar Christine Derrett gave Pompey seven days to detail their financial situation in a statement of affairs to Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs, who have lodged a winding-up petition for the Premier League's bottom club over unpaid tax.
Sir Alex Ferguson served the first half of his two-match touchline ban for criticising referee Alan Wiley and he may ask why Mike Dean awarded Pompey their penalty - but he will have no complaints with the way Rooney wrapped up the points after the break.