Portsmouth FC

Portsmouth became a member of the Football league in 1920. The club has won the top division in England on two occasions (1949 and 1950). They have also won the FA Cup twice (1939 and 2008). In the 2000s the club has been close to bankruptcy, but economically saved when the Russian businessman Vladimir Antonov took over the club in 2011. Two of the most known players in the team during the years are Jermain Defoe and Peter Crouch.

Basic facts

Founded: 1898
Country: England
City: Portsmouth

Home grounds

Fratton Park (1898-)

Main Trophies

First Division/Premier League: 2
FA Cup: 2

Portsmouth supporters
Supporters of Portsmouth at the 2010 FA Cup Final.

History

Portsmouth was established in 1898 and took over the place in Southern league in 1899 from local rival Royal Artilllery that had dissolved.

Premier League record

Season Position Points
2015-16 - -
2014-15 - -
2013-14 - -
2012-13 - -
2011-12 - -
2010-11 - -
2009-10 20 19
2008-09 14 41
2007-08 8 57
2006-07 9 54
2005-06 17 38
2004-05 16 39
2003-04 13 47
2002-03 - -
2001-02 - -
2000-01 - -
1999-00 - -
1998-99 - -
1997-98 - -
1996-97 - -
1995-96 - -
1994-95 - -
1993-94 - -
1992-93 - -

Premier League - facts, stats and history

References:
Premier League by Gunnar Persson

Image sources:
Glenn Merrett