A trip to Wembley was the obvious high point, with more play-off heartache at the other end of the scale.
It has been another packed year for Pompey, with plenty of ups and downs – and two matches still to play before 2019 is out.
The Blues will enter 2020 in a good position to mount a promotion challenge and also remain in two cup competitions.
But before looking ahead, we pore over the past 12 months with a review of the year in the official matchday magazine for today’s clash with League One leaders Wycombe.
Also in issue 18, Oli Hawkins reveals his bests and worsts, while Paul Downing selects his dream Christmas dinner guests.
We take an extensive look at Wycombe, while there are exclusive columns from chief executive Mark Catlin, manager Kenny Jackett, skipper Tom Naylor and broadcaster Ian Darke.
All this and much, much more can be found in a packed 84 pages, with the programme priced just £3 and available from sellers around the ground.