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Strong Island Clothing Co X Portsmouth Supporters Trust T-Shirt Available for Order

As you are probably well aware from reading the news recently, the Portsmouth Supporters Trust succeeded in their bid to take control of Portsmouth FC making it the biggest community owned club in the UK. It is a long and hard fought victory by the fans that have endured years of bad fortune, bad news and bad performances and a couple of the SI crew have seen most of them! PST’s aim is to bring about responsible, democratic representation at Portsmouth Football Club and so help promote the highest standards of transparent governance, accountability and embed Portsmouth FC deeper into its community through greater communication and co-operation with its fans.

We contacted the PST back in November last year to put forward our idea of doing a Strong Island PFC edition T-shirt to raise money towards buying a share in the club. The PST warmly welcomed the idea and we are pleased to say we are now putting our plan into action.

Strong Island is keen to get behind the trust as are many others. We’re going to pledge £5 of every limited edition SI X PFC tee sold towards Strong Island buying a share of the football club, therefore financially helping PFC in it’s aim to become stable again and continue to be a hugely important aspect of the city.

The design itself is a re-imagining of the common elements from the iconic Portsmouth FC logo from the 1980s and the Strong Island logo, with two swords in place, each dated with the club’s FA Cup wins. The Strong Island Clothing Co. items are normally hand screened in East London but for this particular tee they are produced literally just down the road from Fratton Park and will be at a special price of £15 (plus P&P).

No matter if you are passionate about football or not, we hope this tee is a way of showing support for a club that is now a beacon to the rest of the country for a city and a community that strives to work together for the better.

To pre-order the t-shirt click on the link below. Tees will be back from the printers soon and we hope to have orders in the post by the end of the month, if not sooner.

Order your Strong Island Clothing Co. X Portsmouth Supporters Trust T-Shirt


  1. Alice

    19 April

    Will there be a version for women? Only asking because it says ‘Mens’ when you go to order…

    Will definitely be getting one of these though! Great idea.

  2. Glenn Eves

    20 April

    I can’t see where you actually order these ?

  3. Paul Gonella

    20 April

    Hi Glenn, if you click on the link HERE or the link above the design image in the post it will take you to the order page. Thanks!

  4. Mel

    2 May

    Hi, do you have a size guide for these t-shirts? Thanks.

  5. Hey Mel. Here is the Gildan size chart:


  6. Nicholas

    7 May

    Hey there,

    Is there any update on when the shirts will be distributed,



  7. Paul Gonella

    7 May

    Hi Nick,

    The first batch of tees went out on Thursday and the next batch will be in the next day or so. Delayed orders are because we are waiting on a delivery but for every order delayed we’ll pop some stickers in there to make up for it, sorry about that.


  8. phil hayman

    15 May

    Ordered mine cant wait to get it such a great idea, need to know timescale to wait for it as i would like it for my holiday

  9. Hey Phil, apologies for the delay. We had some print supply problems with the pre-orders but all the remaining tees will be sent out 1st class this Friday with a free PFC pin badge and sticker as way of an apology. Thanks for your support to both Strong Island and PFC.

  10. Nick

    16 May

    Hi Guys,

    Me again, just wondering if there was any update on the dispatch of specific tees.

    Not received mine yet and i actually move out in a couple of weeks,

    All the best


  11. Hey Nick. We finally got our delayed order of tees through. Really sorry. It was unfortunately out of our hands. ALL late tees have been packaged tonight and will be shipped 1st Class Royal Mail tomorrow.

    Thanks for your support and patience.

  12. John Bagnall

    18 May

    Hi Guys,
    T-shirts received. Great design and a great initiative. Many thanks.

  13. Steve

    23 May

    Hi guys, ordered mine back in April, still not received it, appreciate lots of orders, any idea when they will be sent out?

  14. K Shaun

    23 November

    Are the quality of those t-shirts better than gildan shirts?? please answer.

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