Posts Tagged "Portsmouth"

Portsmouth’s Golden Opportunity

By on Apr 11, 2013 in Latest, Politics | 8 comments

They left it, as we might have expected, until the very last minute, but yesterday afternoon at the High Court in London agreement was finally reached which sold Fratton Park, the home of Portsmouth Football Club, to the club’s supporters trust and with that comes something even more important. This means that the Trust can now complete its purchase of the...

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Can We Really Trust the ‘Football Men’?

By on Apr 9, 2013 in Finance, Latest | 1 comment

The Football Men. Those ‘fixers’ concerned with the buying and selling of football clubs. People who carry the sobriquet with some chutzpah and have a covert influence on the financial health of the game and in some cases the very existence of individual clubs. Are they really fit and proper people to be entrusted with the task they take upon themselves?...

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Time Is Running Out For Portsmouth To Avoid Another Relegation

By on Apr 7, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

It all starts, as the best laid plans of mice and men so often do, on a whim. The original choice was to head for the coast of West Sussex for a match in the Ryman League Premier Division between Bognor Regis Town and Hastings United, but as the train headed out through the West Sussex countryside an idea struck us that resulted in a sudden and unexpected change of...

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Bizarre PR In The Pompey Blogger Case

By on Mar 3, 2013 in Finance, Latest | 1 comment

‘I stand by my story and will fight them every step of the way.’ Micah Hall, the Pompey blogger whose work is at the centre of the suit placed on Fansnetwork last week has now received an opportunity to defend his work. A letter from libel-specialist lawyers Mishcon de Reya accusing him of defamation in his blog on Kuala Lumpar financier Pascal Najadi,...

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SLAPPS For Pompey Bloggers

By on Feb 27, 2013 in Finance, Latest | 0 comments

Those amongst us that occasionally doubt the power the most vocal of football bloggers seldom pause to consider the lengths that some people go to in order to prevent them having their say. This is a story that will ring bells in a number of clubs around the country. Fans of Leeds United, Birmingham City, Liverpool and Doncaster Rovers have all experienced some or...

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