Pompey


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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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AMO project management of humanization and compliance with standards of the nursing homes of Pompey CH-Lay Saint Christophe.
The former Sheffield United man was one of a host of new faces recruited just before the match by Pompey boss Michael Appleton.
THE miserable goal drought continued for Championship strugglers Pompey and City at Fratton Park.
Pompey facing crisis a second time PORTSMOUTH Football Club are set to enter administration for the second time in as many years.
Pompey enjoyed nearly universal exaltation, and he was praised as the protector of Rome and was awarded the agnomen, "Magnus," or the Great.
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.
The new Pompey chief is expected to take charge of training this morning as the bottom club prepare for the difficult task of hosting Manchester United at Fratton Park tomorrow.
Dindane's treble was accompanied by a goal from strike partner Frederic Piquionne as Pompey scored four goals for the second time this week.