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Pompey: Champions of England HLF Project


The initial collections feature:

  • a curated timeline of events week-by-week based on the society's 'real-time' telling of the story on its social media channels between 2018 and 2021
  • curated photographs and cuttings and biographies of all first team and reserve players
  • a complete set of programmes in PDF format - home and away - for the 1948-49 and 1949-50 seasons
  • oral histories of supporters who witnessed the event
  • oral history of the last known surviving player of the team (Jimmy Elder)
  • archived and curated oral and other histories of supporters and players
  • selected pages from the Football Mail published between 1948 and 1950
  • Colourised phoographs from the period