Financial Mess Update

Hey, cheer up Pompey! Remember the good times?


John Portsmouth

Yes, it’s happened. Portsmouth have gone into administration, and with nine points docked from their handful of beans at the bottom of the league, basically they’re toast.

The real kick in the knackers will come at the weekend, when they players are set to board [...]

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Financial Problems

VIDEO SPECIAL: A tribute to Portsmouth FC (1898-?)

In hindsight, innocent bell? Or death knell?


Anyone who has ever felt the unrelenting woe of having missed out on saying goodbye to a deceased friend or relative will understand just how important it is to bid a proper farewell – even when, frankly, they’re not going anywhere.

The [...]

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Vote: Who should Glen Johnson play for next season?

Should he move to Chelsea or Liverpool or stay at Portsmouth?

Peter Storrie has confirmed that Portsmouth have accepted an offer from Chelsea for Glen Johnson, meaning that the England international has a big decision to make. Should he:

a) Go back to Chelsea Johnson would get to play Champions League football again [...]

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Sven-Goran Eriksson takes over as Portsmouth favourite

Is the Swede about to get involved in the relegation dogfight?

Sven-Goran Eriksson

Yesterday Sven-Goran Eriksson was one of the favourites for the Chelsea job but this morning he has leapfrogged Avram Grant and Alan Curbishley to emerge as the frontrunner to succeed Tony Adams at Portsmouth.

The former [...]

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Portsmouth player claims Defoe and Johnson are leaving

Reserve right-back decides to unsettle his teammates and fans

Jermain Defoe and Glen Johnson

In case you weren’t aware, former Arsenal defender Lauren is still at Portsmouth and while he hasn’t started a league game since April, he is still available to perform the service [...]

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Told You So

More winning tips from The Dinner

Did you do what we told you to at the weekend?

The Spoiler

While Kevin Keegan failed to uphold his excellent record with new teams (he has never lost a match with a newly-managed side, and has always scored), plenty of the weekend’s Premier League action went according [...]

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