Posts Tagged "Portsmouth"

Portsmouth: Rank Bad Management, But By Whom?

Portsmouth: Rank Bad Management, But By Whom?

By on Apr 11, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 2 comments

It says a lot, and none of it good, about the Premier League that all the right questions about Portsmouth’s situation are being asked by others, from HM Revenue and Customs to Private Eye magazine. It is becoming clearer by the day that Portsmouth Football Club has become a venue for an entirely non-football fight between two groups of business people. None of whom...

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Portsmouth’s Nine Point Deduction Kicks In

Portsmouth’s Nine Point Deduction Kicks In

By on Mar 17, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 0 comments

As Portsmouth slid into administration, the grim reality of their predicament could be seen from a cursory glance at the bottom of the Premier League table. The club is, of course, bottom of the table, but they have been there much of the season. The unpleasant added bonus is that they are now cast adrift at the foot of the table on ten points, after the nine point...

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Portsmouth & The Premier Leagues Air Of Dry Rot

Portsmouth & The Premier Leagues Air Of Dry Rot

By on Mar 11, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

A million miles removed from the opulent lives of the millionaire players and the neatly coiffured executives, the reality of Portsmouth’s financial desperation came home to roost. It didn’t, however, come home to roost for those that can afford it or those that are to blame for this whole sorry mess in which they find themselves. It came home to roost...

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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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