Posts Tagged "Portsmouth"

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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Pompey’s Blame Game

By on Feb 15, 2012 in Finance, Latest | 5 comments

We have been waiting for this since November – but that doesn’t make it any better. The new manager, the younger team, and games like the awayday at Blackpool notwithstanding, no one has been able to fully enjoy the simplicity of Championship survival. That is because, when the first shoe hit the floor in November, we learned that...

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Too Late for Licensing:Time to Pray at Pompey?

By on Feb 4, 2012 in Finance, Latest | 13 comments

When questions about your football club are raised in Westminster and the Prime Minister agrees that the situation needs investigation then you know you are in a bad way. Not because you might be investigated but because the Prime Minister actually knows what Penny Mordaunt, MP for Portsmouth North, is talking about. David Cameron has backed Ms Mordaunt’s call...

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Four Star Daydream: the Pompey Owner Saga Part 6.

By on Jan 23, 2012 in Finance, Latest | 12 comments

So, Fantasy Football Owner is being played at Pompey yet again. Against a background of a HMRC winding up order for two months unpaid PAYE – a total of £1.6m – the familiar dance of chancers, secret consortia and mad millionaires continues. Yet no serious candidate has emerged. The transfer window advances towards slamming point and all our promising new...

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