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  BBC SPORT | Football | Premier League | Fulham v Portsmouth
Portsmouth striker Nwankwo Kanu is a major doubt with a knee injury, with last week's hat-trick star Benjani set to step in if he is unfit.
Portsmouth (from): James, Johnson, Campbell, Distin, Hreidarsson, Utaka, Davis, Diop, Muntari, Benjani, Kranjcar, Taylor, Pamarot, Nugent, Pedro Mendes, Ashdown, Lauren, Traore, Hughes.
Last season's Premier League meetings between Fulham and Portsmouth were both 1-1 draws.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/sport2/hi/football/eng_prem/7019624.stm   (1255 words)

 Home | University of Portsmouth
A £40,000 grant has been won by a University of Portsmouth team to help find ways to stop rising damp from ruining building projects.....
A bio-nanotechnologist at the University of Portsmouth has been invited to join an international committee of leading scientists, whose aim is to influence global science policy and shape the future of nanotechnology.....
A student at the University of Portsmouth has won an award for creating Doctor Who's bodily noises on the hit BBC show.....
www.port.ac.uk   (263 words)

  Fulham and Portsmouth busy on transfer deadline day
LONDON: Fulham and Portsmouth were the busiest English Premier League clubs on a relatively quiet day of transfer deadline business in England on Friday.
Although it was a quiet day for Chelsea, who also sold defender Glen Johnson to Portsmouth, there was plenty of action at west London’s other Premier League club with six players involved in deals at Fulham.
Portsmouth signed defender Johnson, who has five England caps, from Chelsea for an estimated fee of £4mil.
thestar.com.my /sports/story.asp?file=/2007/9/2/sports/18761579&sec=sports   (949 words)

  RIEDC - - PROFILE: Town of Portsmouth
Portsmouth was settled in 1638 as the second settlement in the area.
And as original settlement, Portsmouth became part of the original group of settlements which united to form the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.  The history of Portsmouth, which was at one time the most populous town in the colony, is rich with the flavor characterizing Rhode Island's early settlements.
An increase of 74 or 42.3% from the 1980 Hispanic population of 175.
www.riedc.com /riedc/ri_databank/31/296   (779 words)

  Portsmouth, New Hampshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Portsmouth, New Hampshire is the largest city in Rockingham County in the state of New Hampshire in the United States of America.
At the town's incorporation in 1653, the name "Portsmouth" was adopted in honor of the colony's founder, John Mason, captain of the port of Portsmouth, England.
Portsmouth is drained by Sagamore Creek and the Piscataqua River.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Portsmouth,_New_Hampshire   (958 words)

 Portsmouth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The sheltered Portsmouth Harbour lies to the west of the island and the large tidal bay of Langstone Harbour is to the east.
Portsmouth is almost unique among British cities in having two cathedrals; the Anglican Cathedral of St Thomas, in Old Portsmouth, and the Roman Catholic Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, in Edinburgh Road, Portsea.
Portsmouth's regeneration is being continued in the city centre with the controversial demolition of the Tricorn Centre, a long abandoned shopping mall and car park, described as a "concrete monstrosity".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Portsmouth,_England   (3440 words)

 Portsmouth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The sheltered Portsmouth Harbour lies to west of the island and the large bay of Langstone Harbour is to the Portsdown Hill dominates the skyline to the and to the south are the waters the Solent with the Isle of Wight beyond.
Most of Portsmouth's tourist attractions are related its naval history among these are the museum (which holds the Overlord embroidery) the HMS Victory which has been restored in the the remains of the Mary Rose raised from the sea-bed in recent and the HMS Warrior.
Portsmouth was one of the first cities the UK to get a local TV MyTV (which later rebranded to PortsmouthTV) in The TV station has had some success it limited availability in some parts of has limited its growth.
www.freeglossary.com /Portsmouth   (2250 words)

Portsmouth was settled in 1638 as the second settlement in the area.
The history of Portsmouth, which was at one time the most populous town in the colony, is rich with the flavor characterizing Rhode Island's early settlements.
Population: The population count for the Town of Portsmouth as of April 1, 2000, was 17,149.
www.riliving.com /oceanstate/cities/portsmouth.asp   (886 words)

 Portsmouth travel guide - Wikitravel
Portsmouth [1] (pronounced "ports-muth", and knick-named "Pompey") is a city that is well worth a visit for those interested in British Naval history or British history in general.
Portsmouth is an island (though it is separated from the mainland only by a roughly 3-metre-wide salt-water 'moat', so is perhaps more accurately thought of as a peninsula) on the southern coast of England.
Alight at Portsmouth Harbour for the Historic Dockyard, Gunwarf Quays, Ferries to the Isle of Wight.
wikitravel.org /en/Portsmouth   (1637 words)

Portsmouth's industrial life is carried on in the 40 freight piers that edge the water front, in buildings on the ragged peninsula just beyond the Navy Yard, and in various factories and mills scattered about the city.
Portsmouth was the landing place and base for three other invading British expeditions under Leslie, Arnold, and Phillips.\par The Revolution had repercussions in Portsmouth.
One of the original churches of Portsmouth Parish formed from Elizabeth River Parish in 1761, it was erected in 1762, partly rebuilt in 1829, and later remodeled.
xroads.virginia.edu /~hyper/VAGuide/portsmouth.html   (3321 words)

 Portsmouth Travel Guide
It is on the south coast of England, close to Southampton and The Isle of Wight.
Portsmouth can be reached by train from London, by motorway from anywhere in England and by ferry from France and Spain.
The University of Portsmouth (http://www.port.ac.uk/) (formerly Portsmouth Polytechnic) is a thriving modern university.
www.imakoopedia.org /en/article/Portsmouth   (373 words)

 Portsmouth Football Club News and Results from Football.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Portsmouth boss Harry Redknapp has revealed he is monitoring a number of potential transfer targets and some new strikers are at the top of his summer wish-list.
Portsmouth midfielder Pedro Mendes has been forced to endure an operation on his damaged ankle ligaments and could be sidelined until the end of April.
Portsmouth defender Dejan Stefanovic insists he is happy to remain at Fratton Park until the end of his career despite reports linking him with a move to Leicester City.
www.football.co.uk /portsmouth/index.shtml   (287 words)

 Portsmouth, Southern England
Portsmouth (often referred to as 'Pompey') was founded on Portsea Island as a naval base.
Portsmouth was officially excommunicated for fifty years, whch meant that religious services could not be held in the town.
Geographically, Portsmouth is situated in the county of Hampshire - to the east of the county, very close to the border with West Sussex.
bdaugherty.tripod.com /portsmouth.html   (7233 words)

 Portsmouth Bed and Breakfast, Cheap Hotel and Guest House Accommodation
Portsmouth is a city of about 189,000 people located in the county of Hampshire on the southern coast of Great Britain.
The modern Portsmouth Anglican Cathedral is built on the original location of the chapel Portsmouth has declined as a military port in recent years but remains a major dockyard and base for the Royal Navy.
Portsmouth's regeneration is being continued in the city centre with the controversial demolition of the Tricorn Centre, a long abandoned shopping mall and car park, described as a "concrete monstrosity".
www.bedandbreakfasts.co.uk /propertysearch.asp?townCity=Portsmouth   (1119 words)

 Portsmouth Virginia - the best of the city of Portsmouth, VA
Portsmouth, Virginia is located on the Elizabeth river, tributary to the Chesapeake Bay.
Portsmouth has one of the oldest working harbors in the country.
Portsmouth is right across the Elizabeth River from downtown Norfolk.
www.baydreaming.com /portsmouth.htm   (674 words)

 2 rescued from sinking boat in Portsmouth Harbor - Boston.com
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. Emergency responders rescued two people from their sinking boat Thursday in Portsmouth Harbor.
The Coast Guard and Portsmouth Fire and Rescue both sent boats to help get rid of the water and rescue Cwicchell and his passenger, who were both wearing lifejackets.
The Coast Guard towed the leaky boat to a nearby marina while the New Hampshire Marine Patrol took Cwichell back to the mainland to retrieve his trailer.
www.boston.com /news/local/new_hampshire/articles/2007/06/28/boaters_rescued_from_sinking_ship_in_portsmouth_harbor_1183062014   (169 words)

 Portsmouth Football Club - Official Site of the Premier League   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Portsmouth's exciting blend of experience, youth and overseas talent means that Fratton Park fans are ready to enjoy the Barclays Premiership campaign.
Portsmouth achieved their aim of reaching the Premier League in some style in the 2002/03 season.
After World War II, Portsmouth continued to be one of the leading sides in the country, winning back-to-back League Championships in 1949 and 1950.
www.premierleague.com /portsmouth.html   (679 words)

 Goal.com - ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE - Portsmouth
Back in history, the city of Portsmouth"s leading club, Royal Artillery, were suspended by the FA for breaching amateur regulations.
And at a meeting in his offices in Portsmouth High Street in 1898, solicitor Alderman J.E. Pink and five other business and profesional men decided to form a professional club instead.
Portsmouth Football Club became original members of the Football League, Division Three, in 1920; by 1927 they were in Division One and two years later they contested their first FA Cup Final.
www.goal.com /en/squadra.aspx?IdSquadra=107   (700 words)

 School profiles: Portsmouth
All Portsmouth Middle School students are placed into instructional leveled reading and mathematics classes held during the first two periods of the school day.
Portsmouth's community garden is a living laboratory for Life Science curriculum.
Portsmouth also offers Outdoor School and opportunities for zoo research and education projects in a partnership with Washington Park Zoo.
www.pps.k12.or.us /schools-c/profiles/?id=182   (359 words)

Portsmouth was a small port until Henry V decided to establish a British Navy in 1415.
Portsmouth became the main harbour used by the navy and in the 1490s Henry VII fortified the sea walls and then built Britain first dry dock at Portsmouth.
Railway lines were built to Portsmouth from Chichester and Brighton but it was not until 1853 that the Portsmouth Railway Company got permission to build a direct line to London.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /ITportsmouth.htm   (372 words)

 1905 Treaty of Portsmouth Photo Gallery
In Portsmouth, the largest dynamite explosion in history to date had widened the Piscataqua River just a few weeks before the prestigious negotiating teams arrived.
As tempers rose with the summer heat, delegates stayed at Wentworth-by-the-Sea and traveled to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard to discuss conditions of peace.
The treaty remains one of the most important events in local history and a small portion of the Peace Building at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard has been set aside as a museum to the event.
seacoastnh.com /navyyard/1905treaty.html   (238 words)

 Portsmouth, New Hampshire NH, city profile (Rockingham County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
Portsmouth is on the Piscataqua River, near the Atlantic Ocean.
Portsmouth is a gem, a microcosm, a living illustration of New England coastal history.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=18988   (754 words)

 Portsmouth | Rhode Island news | projo.com | The Providence Journal
PORTSMOUTH — Two months after a ruling that this year’s Portsmouth High School yearbook must print a senior photo of a student carrying a facsimile of a medieval broadsword, the School Committee has adopted a policy that prohibits any degree of personal expression in these portraits in future publications.
PORTSMOUTH — Signs of new fiscal troubles for the town emerged last night as Finance Director David P. Faucher informed the Town Council of a projected combined deficit of as much as $150,000 in Police and Fire department overtime accounts.
PORTSMOUTH — The state police searched the waters beneath the Sakonnet River Bridge again yesterday for the wife of an accounting professor at the University of Rhode Island who has been missing since the night last month when the family’s house caught fire in South Kingstown.
www.projo.com /ri/portsmouth/content/?ln   (741 words)

 CHANNEL: Portsmouth (HamptonRoads.com/PilotOnline.com)
Portsmouth woman killed when her vehicle veers into traffic
Portsmouth's Pokey Smokey is sold to N.C. railroad contractor
Portsmouth deputy won't be charged in October fatal shooting
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 Portsmouth Local Area Attractions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Portsmouth Outdoor Centre - One of the finest purpose-built facilities in the country
Portsmouth provides a wonderful selection of places to eat including pubs, restaurants, fast food outlets and cafes.
Portsmouth has a BR Station (service from London, Southampton, Petersfield and Chichester).
www.hants.gov.uk /localpages/south_east/portsmouth/attract.html   (254 words)

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