Pompey are mourning the death of Paul Went at the age of 67. Went died on Wednesday in Chelmsford, Essex, after recently suffering a stroke. The defender will be remembered as a Blues record signing who went on to win player-of-the-year plaudits at Fratton Park. Went arrived at Pompey for a fee of £154,000 from Fulham in December 1973 – the fourth time the club had broke their transfer record in 12 months. window. It was a figure which was to remain a club high for nearly a decade as the powerhouse went on to make 107 appearances across four campaigns, bagging six goals. Born in Bromley by Bow, Went was utilised at left-back and even as a forward in his time at the Blues. The England Schoolboy international was eventually sold to Cardiff in 1976 by Ian St John, with the Blues suffering financial difficulties. He also played for Charlton, Fulham and Leyton Orient, before operating as O’s assistant and, briefly, manager.
Tks Lee, just as I remember him
Another pompey you probably remember LDB
Thanks Lee. Great times. Bally used to say how Men went to war from Pompey. Well I'd have gone with the likes of Kennedy, Taity and Blakey willingly