Portsmouth And The Longest Hangover

The story of the financial collapse of Portsmouth Football Club was a damning indictment upon the greed and mismanagement of English football, but as Pompey be pushed into became the first – and to date only – Premier League club to enter into administration, legal threats against investigating supporters became the new normal as the 2009 FA Cup winners tumbled down through the divisions.

The Portsmouth Revolving Door Continues Spinning

“In the future”, said Andy Warhol in 1968, “everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes”. It is tempting to look at Portsmouth’s ownership record over the last year or so and arrive at the conclusion that they are trying some Warholian philosophy in their ownership policy, but the truth is somewhat more prosaic than this.

Farewell then, Dr Sulaiman

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss? Sulaiman Al-Fahim overcame his kidney stones just in time to offload Portsmouth Football Club earlier this week, and Mark Murphy has managed to find the time to remind him not to allow the door smack him on the backside on the way out.