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Peter Storrie, Al Fahim and Pompey’s Unbelievable Level

By on May 20, 2011 in English League Football, Finance, History | 0 comments

This article first appeared on Pompeyonline in March 2011 and is part of a series aimed at chronicling the history of the club’s fall into administration. “One point two million pound a year, Peter? You’re havin’ a laugh, mush!” Immortal words, captured by Sky on 26 February 2010. A lone fan persuses Peter Storrie as he arrives at PFC offices on the morning...

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Pompey Trust Prepares For The Worst

Pompey Trust Prepares For The Worst

By on Mar 7, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 7 comments

Portsmouth beat Birmingham City 2-0 at Fratton Park yesterday afternoon to reach the FA Cup finals for the second time in three years. This in itself is a remarkable achievement considering the absolute chaos that is unfolding behind the scenes at the club, but it seems likely that any financial benefits from this will be the equivalent of applying a sticking...

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Pompey Play Up

By on Sep 19, 2009 in English League Football, Latest | 5 comments

Sulaiman Al-Fahim is, of course, the new owner of Portsmouth Football Club, but his accession there hasn’t been without a degree of controversy. Mark Murphy wonders this emperor’s new clothes are already starting to look a bit ragged. According to the Premier League, Sulaiman Al-Fahim is a fit and proper person to be running one of its clubs. Considering...

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Pompey Play Up

By on Apr 4, 2008 in Latest | 2 comments

There are a couple of clubs for whom 2007/08 could turn out to to be the perfect season. For supporters of, say, Hull City, promotion to the Premier League coupled with a failure on the part of Leeds United to get back into League One could be regarded as everything that their supporters have ever dreamed of. If there is one club, however, that is looking at having...

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The Blogger, the Defamation Case and the Hefty Legal Bill

By on Aug 15, 2013 in Latest | 1 comment

There is a fine and risky line walked by football bloggers in exposing the more erratic behaviours of the owners of certain football clubs. Whilst the national press glory in the circus that is the Premier League, unpaid and unsung bloggers dig lower down the pyramid into the financial morass that the English Leagues have become. Discovering, as the pages of this...

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