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The Chips Are Down In Pompey Roulette

By on Jun 24, 2012 in Finance, Latest | 6 comments

Pompey Supporters’ Trust have made their bid for the club. Pause to take in the enormity of that statement. This is possibly one of the biggest steps taken in the history of the Trust movement. Not because of the fact that a Trust is in a position to take over a club so recently in the top tier of the game but because they are taking on the most paradoxical...

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The Dog Returns to the Pompey Manger.

By on May 20, 2012 in Finance, Latest | 0 comments

You have to admire the stoicism of football fans. No matter how much the parameters of the game are manipulated to the advantage of those with little emotional investment in our clubs we continue to process through the turnstiles. We tolerate being frisked for lethal bottle tops and are directed to seats where we are ordered to sit down and play nice. The money we...

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Peter Storrie vs The Pompey Community Share Scheme: Is This The Supporters Choice?

By on Mar 31, 2012 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 4 comments

If there is one lesson that can surely be taken from the last few years of the subsistence of Portsmouth Football Club, it must surely be that this, perhaps above all other clubs, is the one that defines everything that is wrong with football club ownership in this country at this time. This is the club at which wages far above and beyond a level that could ever...

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PR Overdrive at Pompey

By on Mar 4, 2012 in Finance, Latest | 4 comments

Ignore the hype. Ignore the sad hypocrisy of the crocodile tears and the valiant claims such as¬†“I will not allow this historic club to go out of business,” emanating from the biggest vested interest of them all. Translate the ¬†sentence. It reads, “I will not allow my front loaded debt to go down the drain.” Balram Chainrai is on a...

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