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Arsenal legend Wright blasts Portsmouth fans booing Spurs striker Defoe

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has slated Portsmouth's boo-boys for barracking Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe at Wembley.

Wright is close to Defoe and works with the England striker in a mentoring role.

In his column for The Sun, Wright wrote: "Over the last few years, the supporters have generated a wonderful atmosphere at Fratton Park despite being badly let down by the people upstairs.

"But, equally, some of those fans showed on Sunday they completely lack class - I am trying to work out why the Portsmouth fans singled out Jermain Defoe for such terrible abuse before and during their 2-0 win at Wembley.

"Peter Crouch, another former Pompey player, did not get anything like that amount of criticism. Neither did another former star Niko Kranjcar or their ex-boss Harry Redknapp."

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