Pompey Fan Eleven #23

Pompey Fan Eleven #23

Pompey fan Jake Evans is bang on trend with his 3-4-1-2 formation and seems to have coined the phrase 'absolute thronker'

Formation

David James

Pompey haven’t had the best goalkeepers in recent history so we should appreciate having an England number one in his prime. Made saves other keepers could only dream of.

Gary O’Neill

Relentless energy and a true professional. His leadership qualities in the centre of midfield and on the right were vital during the great escape.

Ricardo Rocha

Loved Pompey and put in some very assured performances during a difficult period for the club. MOTM against Redknapp’s Spurs in the FA Cup semi-final.

Linvoy Primus

One of the last no nonsense defenders in the Premier League. Nicest bloke in football and a Pompey XI wouldn’t be complete without him.

Sylvain Distin

Classiest centre-half I have seen in a Pompey shirt. Quicker than most strikers and never put a foot wrong. Stunning business on a free transfer.

Matthew Taylor

Scored some of the most spectacular goals in the greatest period in our history. Impossible to forget those strikes against Sunderland and Everton.

Paul Merson

My favourite Pompey player. Took the mickey out of every club in Division One and was a joy to watch as we stormed to the title.

Pedro Mendes

Had some injury woes but thankfully returned to start in the cup final victory. Scored two absolute thronkers against Man City to provide hope where there was none. 

Robert Prosinecki

How or why he played for us is still a mystery to me as we were terrible that season! Ex Real Madrid and Barcelona, and it showed. 

Svetoslav Todorov

Proper poacher, claimed the Division One golden boot with 26 goals after netting a memorable hat-trick on the last day of the season.

Kanu

Faultless touch, technique and vision with the dance moves to match. Bagged the winning goal that cemented Pompey’s place in history.