*** A PFCSWSC photographic chronicle of ALL Portsmouth FC competitive fixtures played from Seasons 2006/07 until 2015/16 ***

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Premiership '08/09 : Manchester City (a) 0-6

Armand Traore in action at Eastlands this afternoon.
(Image by kind permission of www.portsmouthfc.co.uk)

City striker Stephen Ireland and Lassana Diarra tussle for possession.
(Image by kind permission of www.portsmouthfc.co.uk)

Diarra tries to close down on Shaun Wright-Phillips of Manchester City.

Peter Crouch is challenged by City's Pablo Zabaleta and Micah Richards.

* Once a decade blues? The result was Pompey's heaviest-ever defeat in the Premiership. It was also their worst result since 0-6 at Barnsley (28th Aug. '99) - and worst in the top-flight since 0-6 at Highbury (29th Aug. '87).

Man City: Hart ,Zabaleta ,Richards ,Dunne ,Garrido ,Kompany ,Wright-Phillips ,Ireland (Gelson ,77 ) ,Elano ,Robinho (Sturridge ,85 ) ,Jo (Evans ,71)
Subs not used: Schmeichel,Michael Ball,Hamann,Ben-Haim,

Portsmouth: James ,Johnson (Pamarot ,82 ) ,Distin ,Campbell ,Belhadj ,Diarra ,Davis (Diop ,33 ) ,Kaboul (Utaka ,46 ) ,Armand Traore ,Crouch ,Defoe
Subs not used Ashdown,Hreidarsson,Mvuemba,Kanu,

Bookings: Diarra (Portsmouth)

Attendance: 40238

Referee: A G Wiley (Staffordshire)

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