Free audio commentary service at all home games

“The Audio Descriptive Commentary team was set up by Portsmouth Football club in 2015/16.       The team provide a service to aid visually impaired fans, supporters with restricted views or those who want to add to their match day experience with immediate live action commentary at every home game.

The AD team  are trained to provide up-to-the-second reports on the match, focusing on the action rather than opinions or transfer stories.

As things happen on the pitch the listener hears exactly what is going on, with as much detail as possible to help create the action in the listener’s mind.

Working in the press box at the back of the South Stand headset microphones are used to commentate live on the game.

Commentary is transmitted immediately to handsets and earphones given out free to listeners on match days. There is no delay from transmission to listeners as with ‘live’ local radio.

The handsets can be obtained from the ticket offices, just ask when you attend the game.

comment below by Richard Coates

I tried out the system as a paying spectator and was issued with a headset after I purchased the ticket.   The sound system is loud and clear and commentary can be heard through the headset even over the ‘Fratton Park chimes’.   As someone who can never work out which player has the ball, given the distance you can be away from the pitch, or unable to remember the names and with the speed the ball is passed, it was great to be able to actually know who was who without keep looking at the programme.

I would recommend the free AD Commentary system to anyone attending at Fratton Park to enhance their experience of the match- Play up Pompey”.

Roy GregoryFree audio commentary service at all home games
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Membership Update

Dear Members,

We send Brochures to all members addresses that we have, if you have already joined online, there is no need to fill out and return, however if you are joining as family member, please either add family members names and DOB* (*if 16 and under) to Pay Pal instructions, or email

Thank you.

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AGM Monday 21st May Alliance Bar

Portsmouth FC Supporters Club (CB) AGM to be held in Alliance Bar at 7:30 on Monday 21st May.
Mark Catlin has once again kindly agreed to attend meeting, giving a great opportunity for members to ask for updates on all aspects of the football club.
Light refreshments will be provided.

Roy GregoryAGM Monday 21st May Alliance Bar
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Vision Travel Cease Trading

Central Branch are saddened by the news that Vision Travel have ceased to trade.
CB Away Travel have enjoyed a good relationship with Vision Travel over the years, many of our members have travelled the length and breadth of the country on their coaches to support Pompey, we thank them for their sponsorship, and wish all staff good luck in finding new employment

Roy GregoryVision Travel Cease Trading
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Fan of the Year Winner

Kevin Ryan wins Fan of the year 2017-18

Central Branch and PST members voted Kev Ryan as their Fan of the Year, Kev was presented with the award at the End of Season Party held in the Victory Bar on Saturday 21st April.

Roy GregoryFan of the Year Winner
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Fan of the Year



Please note that any Pompey fan can nominate but only PST and Supporters’ Club [CB] members will be eligible to vote.

An annual award that celebrates the achievements of Pompey supporters in honour of former PST Chairman and Supporters’ Club member Ken Malley; who firmly believed that Pompey fans were unrivalled in their passion and commitment.

Following the success of the last two Fan of the Year votes, which saw Paul and Sarah Banks in 2016 and Basher Benfield in 2017 become worthy winners of the trophy, we are delighted to once again ask Pompey fans for their nominations.
This year PST has teamed up the Supporters’ Club Central Branch for a joint award.

Please send in nominations for your Fan of the Year, giving your reasons by email to alternatively it can be handed in at the Pompey bus before the Wigan match on Monday 2nd April.
Nominations should be received no later than Tuesday 3rd April.

Nominations can be made by Pompey fans for an individual or group they deem worthy of receiving the award this season.
Please note that any Pompey fan can nominate but only PST and Supporters’ Club [CB] members will be eligible to vote.

It will be up to those persons nominating to make the case as to why they think the nominee should win, a shortlist will then be put together by a panel led by Supporters’ Club Chairman Roy Gregory.

Only Central Branch and PST members are eligible to vote, please mail your vote to Votes to be received by Saturday 14th April.

The deserving winner will be presented with the Trophy on the evening of Saturday 21st April, at the Supporters’ Club End of Season Party, in the Victory Bar, by a Pompey player.



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