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Pompey Mourn Joyce Tynan

Lifelong supporter passes away

26 July 2021

Joyce Tynan

Portsmouth Football Club are sad to learn about the death of superfan Joyce Tynan at the age of 88.

The lifelong supporter was a regular fixture at matches with her famous rattle and watched Pompey secure back-to-back top-flight titles in 1948/49 and 1949/50.

Club ambassador Alan Knight said: “Joyce was a lovely lady and someone who cared deeply for her football club.

“I always enjoyed seeing her at the games and she was certainly a lively personality. It’s another sad loss for Pompey.”

Supporter liaison officer Johnny Moore added: “This is extremely sad news. Joyce was a larger than life character and dedicated to the club.

“Meeting her outside Fratton Park – or at other grounds up and down the country – was a familiar occurrence and she was always happy to have a friendly chat.”

The thoughts of everyone at Portsmouth Football Club are with Joyce’s family and friends at this sad time.


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