Fond memories for Uncle Avram of his demolition derby
Bognor Regis Observer - almost 6 years
There’s a poster hanging in Avram Grant’s office. Photos of joy and snapshots in time he still treasures and smiles at every day. The day was February 13, 2010. It was an FA Cup fifth round tie and the score was Southampton 1 Pompey 4. The man who became known as Uncle Avram around these parts still remembers it fondly. He said: ‘In my office I still have a photo the supporters gave me after that game. ‘It’s a big photo with lots of pictures of the goals and the date of the game. ‘It was a day to remember for me. I look at it every day and it still makes me smile. ‘I remember the draw being made and people told me it was a war. ‘I will never forget that a few minutes after the draw, I got 100 text messages and another 100 emails. ‘I knew it was a big game but I didn’t know it was quite so big between the clubs. It surprised me how strong the feeling was. It’s a big, big derby. ‘I will never forget how the Pompey supporters were. ‘My son came to visit a few days before a...
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