Jan 312018
 

Stephen Henderson

Loan : Nottingham Forest – Portsmouth



Stephen Henderson has returned to Pompey in a loan deal from Nottingham Forest until the end of the season.

The 29-year-old goalkeeper made 27 appearances after joining the Blues in the summer of 2011, but financial problems saw him shipped out to West Ham eight months later.

Blues boss Kenny Jackett said: “I’m delighted to bring Stephen in. His experience will be vital in a young squad, as we enter the crucial final third of the season and push for the top six.”

Henderson started his career at Aston Villa and then played for Bristol City prior to his first stint at Fratton Park.

The former Republic of Ireland under-21 international left the Hammers to join Charlton in 2014, moving to Forest two years later.


Portsmouth FC

Jan 312018
 

Kyle Bennett

Mutual Consent



Portsmouth Football Club can announce that Kyle Bennett has left the club by mutual consent

The 27-year-old winger netted 13 goals in 117 appearances after signing from Doncaster in the summer of 2015.

Blues boss Kenny Jackett said: “We have a number of wide players available in our squad and Kyle wasn’t getting the game-time that he wanted.

“But we wish him all the best in his future endeavours and thank him for everything that he’s done for Portsmouth Football Club.”

Bennett scored six times last season as Pompey secured the League Two title, finding the target in the 6-1 rout of Cheltenham on the final day.


Portsmouth FC

Jan 312018
 

Milan Lalkovic

Mutual Consent



Portsmouth Football Club can announce that Milan Lalkovic has left the club by mutual consent.

The 25-year-old Slovakian winger netted one goal in 18 appearances after joining Pompey from Walsall in the summer of 2016.

He featured in a 1-1 draw with his former club at the start of the current campaign, but has recently been sidelined with an Achilles problem.

Blues boss Kenny Jackett said: “Milan has been unfortunate with injuries this season, but has been nothing but professional since I’ve been working with him.

“We have a number of options in that area of the pitch, so we felt it best for both parties if he moved on.

“But we thank Milan for all his efforts and wish him well in the next stage of his football career.”

Lalkovic began his career with Chelsea and spent the second half of last season on loan at Scottish side Ross County.


Portsmouth FC

Jan 312018
 

On This Day


Births



1947

Jonathan Banks

Age 71
Jonathan Ray Banks is an American actor. His first notable film roles were in the films Airplane!48 Hrs., and Beverly Hills Cop. He has received critical acclaim for his role as former police officer Mike Ehrmantraut in the television series Breaking Bad, and its spin-off Better Call Saul. Earlier he was well-reviewed as Frank McPike in Wiseguy. He has received five Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
1966

Dexter Fletcher

Age 52
Dexter Fletcher is an English actor and director. He appeared in Guy Ritchie's film Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, crime comedy Smoking Guns as well as television roles in such shows as the comedy-drama Hotel Babylon, the HBO series Band of Brothers, and earlier in his career, the children's show Press Gang, and the film Bugsy Malone. He also had a short-lived stint at presenting the third series of Channel 4's GamesMaster that aired between 1993 and 1994. Fletcher made his directorial debut with Wild Bill (2011), and also directed Sunshine On Leith (2013) and Eddie the Eagle (2016). Fletcher replaced by Bryan Singer as director of Bohemian Rhapsody, a film about the band Queen, due for release in October 2018.
1974

Anna Silk

Age 44
Anna Silk is a Canadian actress most commonly known for her role as Bo from the Showcase television series Lost Girl.
1988

Brett Pitman

Age 30
Brett Douglas Pitman is professional footballer from Jersey who plays as a forward for English club Portsmouth. He has spent most of his career at Bournemouth in two separate spells, totalling 102 goals in 301 games.


On This Day

Jan 302018
 

On This Day


Births



1951

Bobby Stokes

(Died: 30 May 1995)

Aged 44
Bobby Stokes was an English footballer, well known for scoring the winning goal in the 83rd minute of the FA Cup Final for Southampton F.C. against Manchester United in 1976.
1963

Daphne Ashbrook

Age 55
Daphne Lee Ashbrook is an American actress. She has appeared in many television programs and films including Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and the Doctor Who telemovie
1973

Paige Moss

Age 45
Paige Moss is an American stage, film and television actress. Best or her performance as the female werewolf Veruca in three episodes of the cult TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer in 1999.
1974

Olivia Colman

Age 44
Sarah Caroline Olivia Colman is an English actress. She has won three BAFTA Awards, three BIFA Awards, one Golden Globe Award, and has been nominated twice for an Emmy Award.
1981

Peter Crouch

Age 37
Peter James Crouch is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Championship club Stoke City. He was capped 42 times by the England national team between 2005 and 2010, scoring 22 goals for his country in that time, and appearing at two World Cups.

Crouch played 88 times for Portsmouth scoring 35 goals between 2001 – 2009
1995

Danielle Campbell

Age 23
Danielle Marie Campbell is an American actress. She is known for film and television work including the lead roles of Jessica Olson in the Disney Channel Original Movie StarStruck and Simone Daniels in the Disney film Prom. She is best known for her lead role as Davina Claire on the television series The Originals.


On This Day

Jan 292018
 

Anton Walkes

Loan : Tottenham Hotspur – Portsmouth



Anton Walkes is looking to continue his football education on the south coast.

The 20-year old loan capture from Tottenham – who will wear the number two shirt – has joined Pompey for the remainder of the season.

He spent most of last year Stateside with the Georgia-based Atlanta United, netting twice in 23 appearances.

Now a player who is comfortable in midfield or at the back wants to assist the Blues in climbing the League One table.

Walkes said: “I’m going to enjoy my time here and am looking forward to being involved and helping the team.

“This is a great club with a lot of history and it’s giving me a chance to improve as a young man.

“First team football is so important in the early stages of your career, so hopefully I can get plenty of minutes and impose myself here.

“My favourite position has been in the middle of the park, but I’ve learnt a lot on the defensive side and really just enjoy being out on the pitch.”

Walkes helped the newly-formed Atlanta reach the MLS play-offs last season and enjoyed the experience.

He said: “They are an expansion team, so needed numbers. It turned out to be outstanding for me and I want to show what I’ve learnt.

“You’re miles from home and out of your comfort zone, so hopefully that’s helped me to mature.

“It’s an unbelievable standard out there, with top quality players, coaches and facilities. You can’t fault it.”


Portsmouth FC

Jan 292018
 

Caffeine

2006

  



PLOT SUMMARY

A fanciful battle of the sexes ensues when the relationships of the staff and patrons of a quirky London café are unexpectedly turned upside down by sudden revelations of terribly embarrassing secrets having to do with their sexual misadventures




5.6

IMDb

Jan 292018
 

On This Day


Births



1953

Peter Baumann

Age 65
Peter Baumann formed the core line-up of the pioneering German electronic group Tangerine Dream with Edgar Froese and Christopher Franke in 1971. Baumann composed his first solo album in 1976, while still touring with the band, and embarked on a solo career in 1977. He founded the record label Private Music.
1961

David
Baynton-Power


Age 57
David Baynton-Power is a musician, best known as drummer of the long-existing English rock band James.
1970

Heather Graham

Age 48
Heather Joan Graham is an American actress. After appearing in television commercials, her first starring role in a feature film came with the teen comedy License to Drive (1988), followed by the critically acclaimed film Drugstore Cowboy (1989), which gained her initial industry notice. She then played supporting roles in films such as Shout (1991), Diggstown (1992), Six Degrees of Separation (1993), Swingers(1996) and on the television series Twin Peaks (1991) and its prequel film Fire Walk with Me (1992), before gaining critical praise in Paul Thomas Anderson's Boogie Nights (1997) as porn starlet Brandy / Rollergirl. In 1999, she co-starred in Bowfinger and Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me.
1985

Craig Westcarr

Age 33
Craig Naptali Westcarr is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Alfreton Town.

Westcarr played 37 times for Portsmouth scoring 7 goals between 2014 – 2015
1988

Catrin Stewart

Age 30
Catrin Stewart is a Welsh actress. She is best known for portraying Emma in the Sky1 comedy drama series Stella and Jenny Flint in Doctor WhoShe also portrayed Lily in Misfits. Her theatrical performance as Juliet in Headlongs Romeo and Juliet has been acclaimed by The Observer as "one of the most captivating and touching I have seen."


On This Day

Jan 282018
 

Emily Kinney


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Jan 282018
 

On This Day

28 January 2018


Births



1952

Kenny Swain

Age 66
Kenneth "KennySwain is an English former footballer who played in numerous positions, including striker, midfielder and full back.

Swain played 134 times for Portsmouth between 1985 – 1988
1978

Papa Bouba Diop

Age 40
Pape "Papa" Bouba Diop is a retired Senegalese footballer. Diop signed a five-year deal with Portsmouth for a fee of £3.5 million. He made his debut against Liverpool on 15 September 2007 in a 0–0 draw. Diop was a key player in Portsmouth's victorious 2008 FA Cup campaign, playing a solid, defensive game and making some crucial tackles against Cardiff City.

Diop played 72 times for Portsmouth between 2007 – 2010
1979

Angelique Cabral

Age 39
Angelique Cabral is an American actress, known for her roles in The Perfect FamilyFriends with BenefitsEnlisted, and currently in the CBS sitcom Life in Pieces.
1998

Ariel Winter

Age 20

   
Ariel Winter Workman, better known as Ariel Winter, is an American actress and voice actress. She is known for her role as Alex Dunphy in the comedy series Modern Family, as well as the voice of the title character in the Disney Junior show Sofia the First and the voice of Penny Peterson in the 2014 animated film Mr. Peabody and Sherman. Winter and her Modern Family cast mates have won four Screen Actors Guild Awards for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series.


On This Day

Ariel Winter

Kenny Swain   .   Papa Bouba Diop

Jan 272018
 

Match Report

League One


 

Portsmouth    0

 


 

Shrewsbury Town    1

 


Pompey’s barren start to 2018 continued as they suffered a narrow defeat to high-flying Shrewsbury at a damp Fratton Park.

James Bolton was left in space to score the only goal of the game midway through a first half that failed to sparkle.

But there was plenty of controversy before the break, with two decent shouts for a penalty turned down.

The Blues looked more inventive following the interval, but keeper Craig MacGillivray and the woodwork came to the Shrews’ rescue.

Adam May’s late dismissal for a second bookable offence only served to compound the hosts’ misery.

Kenny Jackett made three changes from the side that suffered a dramatic defeat at Rotherham the previous week.

Gareth Evans returned from injury to skipper the side, while there were also recalls for May and Oli Hawkins.

Regular captain Brett Pitman dropped to the bench, along with Sylvain Deslandes and Matty Kennedy.

Pompey were guilty of some sloppy play before the break, although the wet conditions were undoubtedly making life tough for both sides.

But they dominated possession throughout the first half and Hawkins could not quite connect with Evans’ cross after leaping in the box.

May then received the game’s first booking for a late challenge on Shaun Whalley as the contest continued to meander.

And the goal that gave Shrewsbury the lead was indicative of what had come before, as the Blues failed to deal with a corner and Bolton took advantage at the far post.

There might have been a second when Luke McGee lost out in a race for the ball with Abu Ogogo, but Ben Close was on hand to clear the danger.

But the hosts were soon back on the attack and when Close’s free-kick was only partially cleared, Donohue’s follow-up volley was deflected wide.

Pompey were even closer to a leveller on 31 minutes, as Hawkins met Evans’ delivery, only for MacGillivray to make a superb save.

There was controversy either side of that, however, as the hosts were controversially denied a penalty on two occasions.

Referee David Coote had a clear view of Christian Burgess’ shirt being tugged as he tried to attack a corner, but opted to do nothing.

The official then failed to spot Whalley’s handball in the box, much to the fury of the home side, who rushed to complain, earning Evans a booking.

The Blues had to put that to the back of their minds and Hawkins almost capitalised when the Shrews defence failed to deal with May’s pass.

Evans also had a shot blocked by Omar Beckles and another effort that went over, as the hosts went in behind at the break.


Half Time

Portsmouth 0

Shrewsbury Town 1


Former Fratton favourite Ricardo Rocha – who made almost 100 appearances for the club – was introduced to the crowd during the interval.

That provided a lift, but the supporters were soon up in arms again when Coote missed another handball, although at least this one was not in the box.

Pompey were still struggling to find any fluidity and Jackett soon made a switch, replacing Jamal Lowe with Pitman.

That certainly provided the required spark, as the hosts soon began to take control and had a series of chances to draw level.

Toto Nsiala was well-placed in the box to keep out Evans’ shot and when the skipper delivered the ball back into the box, Pitman’s guided header was saved by MacGillivray.

Matt Clarke then saw an opening from the resulting corner, but could not force the ball through a sea of orange shirts.

And MacGillivray came to Shrewsbury’s rescue once again when he dived to his right to expertly keep out Kal Naismith’s 30-yard drive.

But the chances began to dry up again and so Naismith was withdrawn on 70 minutes for the fresh legs of Connor Ronan.

It was not all one-way traffic, though, and McGee managed to claw away Carlton Morris’ header at point-blank range.

Whalley then arrowed an angled drive narrowly past the post after Shrewsbury had countered quickly.

Time was rapidly running out for the hosts, but they almost found an equaliser on 84 minutes.

Ronan’s looping header was volleyed towards goal by Pitman and a deflection took the ball onto the crossbar.

And there was more controversy late on when the ball bounced up and hit the arm of Beckles, only for Coote to remain unmoved.

But there was still time for the afternoon to get even worse for the hosts, as May’s foul on Stefan Payne saw him receive a second yellow card and subsequent red.

Pitman almost rescued an unlikely point deep into stoppage-time, however, with an angled shot rolling agonisingly past the post.

Pompey (4-2-3-1): McGee; Thompson, Burgess, Clarke, Donohue; May, Close; Evans (c), Naismith (Ronan 70), Lowe (Pitman 55); Hawkins
Sent off: May (two yellow cards)
Booked: Evans, Donohue
Subs not used: Bass, Deslandes, Bennett, Kennedy, Chaplin

Shrewsbury (4-1-4-1): MacGillivray; Bolton, Nsiala, Sadler, Beckles; Godfrey; Whalley (John-Lewis 90+2), Nolan, Ogogo (c), Rodman; C.Morris (Payne 83)
Goals: Bolton 21
Booked: C.Morris, Rodman, Payne
Subs not used: Rowley, Hendrie, Lowe, B.Morris, Gnahoua

Referee: David Coote

Attendance: 17,779 (498 away fans)


Portsmouth FC

Jan 272018
 

On This Day

27 January 2018


Births


1979

Rosamund Pike

Age 39
Rosamund Mary Ellen Pike is an English actress who began her acting career by appearing in stage productions such as Romeo and Juliet and Skylight. After her screen debut in the television film A Rather English Marriage (1998) and television roles in Wives and Daughters (1999) and Love in a Cold Climate (2001), she received international recognition for her film debut as Bond girl Miranda Frost in Die Another Day(2002), for which she received the Empire Award for Best Newcomer. Following her breakthrough, she won the BIFA Award for Best Supporting Actress for The Libertine (2004) and portrayed Jane Bennet in Pride & Prejudice(2005).


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