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Player Departures

Pompey's summer departures

Greg Halford (Nottingham Forest)      Erik Huseklepp (Brann)      Dave Kitson (Free agent)

David Norris (Leeds United)          Kanu (Free agent)       Luke Varney (Leeds United)

Aaron Mokoena (Bidvest Wits)         Hayden Mullins (Birmingham)      Tal Ben Haim (Free agent)

Liam Lawrence (Free agent - PAOK Greece)

 PHOTO: Greg Halford and Jason Pearce set to depart Pompey.

April 28, 2012 more on this topic here

Michael Appleton has confirmed Jason Pearce and Greg Halford were left out of Portsmouth's defeat by Nottingham Forest as the duo are set to join other clubs.

Pompey bowed out of the Championship with a 2-0 reverse at the City Ground and Appleton is now preparing for a major overhaul of his squad in the summer.

Financially-stricken Pompey need to sell players to raise funds and defender Pearce is widely expected to join Leeds United.

Utility man Halford is also attracting interest from several clubs, while Ipswich Town have revived their bid to sign youngster Joel Ward.

A number of other players are set to head out of Fratton Park and Appleton is expecting a busy period ahead of next season's campaign in League One.

"It could be as big as 17 or 18 players leaving the football club and the same number coming in. It's going to be a tough, tough, summer with a lot of hard work.

"There are agreements in place with various clubs over Greg and Jason that they wouldn't play the game, which we had to abide to, because we need to recoup the money for their services.

"Benjani, Dave Kitson and Kanu didn't travel to the game. Their future has to be away from Fratton Park, or this football club won't be able to survive, it's as simple as that. They have known that for a long, long time"

2 WEEKS TO SAVE POMPEY

STATEMENT FROM THE POMPEY SUPPORTERS TRUST - MAY 1ST 2012

FANS HAVE 2 WEEKS TO PLEDGE AND HELP SAVE POMPEY

- 1,000 new pledges needed in next 2 weeks

Following a board meeting of the PST on 30th April, we can confirm that we aim to begin the final stages of bid preparation for a community buy-out bid for Portsmouth Football Club from the 15th May, and so it is imperative that supporters complete their pledges prior to that date.

Initial interest in the Pre-Share offer has been strong, but more pledges are needed in the coming 14 days in order to submit a formal bid.  If 1,000 more pledges from fans are received by the 15th May then that will confirm our bid as achievable.

The Pre-Share offer, launched on 30th March, was designed to see if sufficient funds could be raised from fans and local businesses to mount a sustainable and viable bid for Pompey.

12 Pompey players have already supported the PST plans with investment pledges, and the PST would like to thank the players and their families for their support.

PST has also had significant interest from donors wishing to invest sums significantly in advance of £1,000, and will soon announce the support of at least one major donor.

Pompey administrator Trevor Birch has made it clear that the club will run out of money in June. PST can only mount a credible community buy-out bid if it has enough funds to do so.

The next 14 days will determine whether the goodwill towards a community buyout can be translated into a bid for the club. If enough pledges are received to mount a bid, PST will present it to investors and members as soon as possible, and before any bid is agreed and submitted.

PST Chairman Ashley Brown commented;

' We have had great support from players and fans alike, but need more support if we are to mount a viable bid for the club. The next 14 days will be crucial. If enough money comes in to make a bid viable, we will present our plans to investors and members for their approval before we go forth and submit a bid.

Our precise targets are confidential - and we are sure fans will understand that as we go into a bidding process. We will share as much information as we can, and will not proceed without the approval of our investors and members.

It is now or never for the PST bid - and we urge fans who are considering joining us to contact us, talk to us, and pledge. Time is running out for Pompey, and we are doing everything we can to save our beloved football club '

For further info - www.communitypompey.co.uk or email [email protected]

All Media contact can be made to PST Spokesman Scott Mclachlan on 07506 45800 or this email address.

Match Result: Nottingham Forest 2 Portsmouth 0 (HT 0-0)

Saturday April 28, 2012 Kick off 12.30 pm (GMT)
Nottingham Forest FC, Nottingham, England  (ma p)

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Nottingham Forest 2 Portsmouth 0 (HT 0-0) Scorer Blackstock (70, 89 mins)

Attendance: 12,635. (2,319 Pompey fans)

Forest: Camp, Cunningham, Chambers, McGugan, Reid, McLeary, Gunter, Guedioura, Blackstock, Majewski, Lycnh. Subs: Wooton, Anderson, Moussi, Smith, Elekobi.

Pompey: Ashdown, Ward, Rocha, Mokoena, Varney, Etuhu, Allan, Norris, Harris,.MaguireRekik Subs:  Futacs, Magri, Webster, Wallace, Grant

Match Report here           Pompey Live here

No Buyers - No Bids - Administrator Trevor Birch

From the News April 26, 2012

Pompey administrator Trevor Birch has admitted the chance of Pompey playing in league one next season is 50/50.

Birch made the admission to creditors at a meeting at Fratton Park this morning.

He said: ‘No-one is making the noises that will convince me. I am still trying to keep them at the table.’

The administrator told members of the audience that at present no bids had been made for the club and the future of the club is in the balance.

Stuart Gray on the way out

Report from the News April 26, 2012

Pompey coach Stuart Gray is set to leave the club. Administrator Trevor Birch had informed Gray and Guy Whittingham their jobs were under threat, with further redundancies being made at Pompey. It now appears Gray will depart after arriving last summer.

PHOTO: Stuart Gray (on the right) pictured with MIchael Appleton

Pompey boss Michael Appleton said: ‘Nobody wants to be told you might be losing your job and it effects people in different ways.’

Balram Chainrai pledges to prevent liquidation of Portsmouth Football Club

April 26, 2012 report from the News

REPRESENTATIVES of former Pompey Balram Chainrai have said the businessman will not see the football club liquidated. Chainrai would stand to lose the £17m he is owed as a secured creditor from his previous spell as Blues owner if the worst were to happen.

But his team have told fellow creditors at a meeting at Fratton Park the Hong Kong based businessman will not allow Pompey to be liquidated.

Administrator Trevor Birch said that liquidation would see the ground become asset of liquidators and they will sell it as they see fit. In March Chainrai told Sky Sports: ‘I will definitely make efforts to become a reluctant owner, again, until a proper owner can be found.

‘I will do my best not to allow him (Birch) to liquidate the club.’ (see the report and Forum Topic in March, where Balram Chainrai made pledges here)

More Staff made redundant

April 25, 2012  Linvoy Primus has been made redundant..  

Shocking News which will make many Pompey fans realize the serious nature of the position Pompey are in is that the latest round of redundancies made by administrator Trevor Birch includes Linvoy Primus..

This man epitomizes Pompey and is a true legend in every sense of the word. Many could now question their continued support for what will be left of Portsmouth Football Club and what it represents.

Forum topic on the latest round of redundancies and comments by administrator Trevor Birch here.

Forum topic on the seriousness of the situation from the BBC here                             

Forum topic on Linvoy Primus here.

Match Result: Portsmouth 1 Derby County 2 (HT 0-1)

Saturday April 21, 2012

Fratton Park, Portsmouth, England  (map)

npower championship fixture  Kick off 3pm (GMT)

Pompey: Ashdown, Ward, Rocha, PearceRekik, Allan, Norris, HalfordVarney, Harris,.Kitson Subs: Mokoena, Futacs, Etuhu Magri, Webster .

Scorers: Pompey: Luke Varney 74 mins  Derby County: Buxton (41), Davies (78 pen)

Attendance 17,770  Pompey are relegated and will be in Division 1 for the first time in 29 years. 

Match Report here           Pompey Live here

 PHOTO: David Norris dismayed after Pompey lose at home to Derby and the resultant relegation 

Luca Scapuzzi returns to Manchester City

At his own request, Luca Scapuzzi has been released back to his parent club Manchester City after playing only 16 minutes of football since joining Pompey.

Match Result: Portsmouth 2 Crystal Palace 1 (HT 1-0)

npower championship fixture 

Tuesday April 17,2012 Fratton Park Kick off 7.45pm

Attendance 14,847

Pompey: Ashdown, Ward, Pearce, Rocha, Rekik, Allan, Norris, HalfordVarney, Maguire,.Kitson  Subs: Mokoena, Scapuzzi, Futacs, Magri , Harris.

Palace: Speroni, Clyne, Parr, McCarthy, Garvan, Zaha, Moxey, Pedroza, O'Keefe, McShane, Martin. Subs: Price, Ambrose, Scannell, De Silva, Appiah. 

Scorers Allan (32) Halford (55) Ambrose (71 mins Pen)

Match Report here    Pompey Live here

Match Result: Doncaster Rovers 3 Portsmouth 4 (HT 2-0)

npower championship fixture Saturday April 14, 2012 Kick off 3 pm

Pompey: Ashdown, Ward, Pearce, Rocha, Rekik, Etuhu, Norris, Halford, Allan, Varney, Maguire. Subs: Mokoena, Scapuzzi, Futacs, Kitson, Harris

Goals: Halford (pen) 58, (pen) 65, Kitson 90, Futacs 90+3

Match preview here    Pompey Live here

Action Photo: Karim Rekik for Pompey against Doncaster

2 New Parties interested in the Buy out of Portsmouth FC

April 14, 2012 POMPEY administrator Trevor Birch is hopeful of securing the club’s future after revealing two new interested parties have come to the table.

Report and comment in Forum here

Trust urges share support

April 12, 2012 THE Pompey Supporters’ Trust has urged fans to back its share scheme after Trevor Birch’s liquidation warning. Spokesman Scott Mclachlan said: ‘The statement from Mr Birch reiterates the message that Pompey could be a matter of weeks from disappearing unless a buyer can be found.

‘The CVA is crucial as it is hoped it could deliver a debt-free Pompey to any prospective buyer and will make urgent restructuring to cut the club’s running costs easier. ‘It highlights that the trust’s pre-share issue is currently the only positive move anyone has made to save it.

‘We ask everyone to get involved in pledging to buy a share by visiting communitypompey.co.uk and depositing £100 to register your interest.’

April 13, 2012  Pompey's 12th man update here

Pompey Away Day Travel Guide to Doncaster Rovers April 14, 2012 here

Possible liquidation and player clear out

April 11, 2012

Administrator Trevor Birch cannot rule out Pompey liquidation (more here)

Michael Appleton plans clear out of Pompey Players (more here)

Match Result: Portsmouth 0 Millwall 1 (HT 0-1)

npower championship fixture Saturday April 10, 2012 Kick off 7.45 pm

Attendance: 15,837

Match report here    Pompey Live here 

      PHOTO: Pompey players dejected after Millwall score to make it 1-0

Match result: Southampton 2 Portsmouth 2 (HT 1-1)

npower championship fixture Saturday April 7, 2012 Kick off 1pm

Scorers: Sharp (27, 89) Pompey Maguire (36), Norris (90)

Attendance 31,743  3,034 Pompey Fans

Match report here  Pompey Live here  Memorable matches Scum 1 Pompey 4 here

Chris Maguire's goal against Southampton video below (nice video on another site here)

Player News

April 5, 2012 

Blow for Pompey as George Thorne returns to West Bromwich Albion due to injury (story here). However, better news is that Chris Maguire has extended his loan stay. (story here)

Pompey Supporters Trust launch Share scheme

March 31, 2012

The Pompey Supporters Trust are calling for all Pompey fans to help save Portsmouth FC
The Pompey Supporters Trust today launched the next stage of a possible bid to purchase the Portsmouth Football Club, with a pre-share offer to fans. Please read more here

Match Result: Portsmouth 1 Burnley 5

npower championship fixture

Saturday March 31, 2012 Kick Off 3 pm

Match Report here                Pompey Live here

Peter Storrie advising Sports Firm in possible Pompey takeover

March 30, 2012

FORMER Pompey chief executive Peter Storrie is advising a sports firm over a possible take over at Fratton Park. More on this story here

Mr Birch said this morning Pompey’s debt is around ‘£50m’ He said: ‘In total, if you include the claims from the liquidator of the old CVA, if you include those in the £16m, and you include (Balram) Chainrai’s £17m, it’s probably £50m in total.’

Photo: Joel Ward congratulated after scoring against Hull

Match Result: Portsmouth 2 Hull City 0 (HT 2-0)

npower championship fixture

Tuesday March 27, 2012 Kick Off 7.45pm Attendance 14, 751

Scorers: Maguire (21) Ward (25)

POMPEY: Ashdown, Halford, Rekik, Pearce, Ben Haim, Allen (75), Norris, Thorne, Ward, Maguire, Varney (85). Subs: Rocha, Futacs(85), Etuhu(75), Harris, Scapuzzi.

Pompey Chimes Match live here             Match Report and Preview here

Match Result: Coventry City 2 Portsmouth 0 (HT 0-0)

npower championship fixture

Saturday March 24, 2012 Kick Off 3pm

Pompey Chimes Match live here             Match Report here

Pompey sign Manchester City duo on loan

March 22, 2012  

Pompey have signed 2 Manchester City youngsters on loan for one month subject to clearance by the Football League.

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Centr al defender Karim Rekik (17) and Forward Luca Scapuzzi (20) both come highly rated from Roberto Mancini’s title chasers.

Loan Transfer Deadline day

March 22, 2012 deadline 5PM

Portsmouth's surprise 4-1 home win over high-flying Birmingham has stopped the club shipping several players out on loan (interview with administrator Birch here). No Pompey players departed the club..

Jason Pearce - I am going nowhere

March 22, 2012

‘I’m a Portsmouth player and I want to do my best. It’s been hard with the money situation and you have to think about your future like everyone would.

‘But, hopefully, the fans will appreciate the fact that we all want to stay and fight to keep this club in the Championship.’

Full story here

Match Result: Portsmouth 4 Birmingham City 1 (HT 0-1)

Appleton 

overjoyed and congratulates Kelvin Etuhu and Chris Maguire

Portsmouth 

players congratulate David Norris after he scores to make it 2-1 against Birmingham City

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 Kick off 7.45 pm

Npower Championship fixture Venue: Fratton Park Attendance 12,186

Pompey Scorers:Maguire (49), Norris (60), Etuhu (77), Futacs (90)

Man of the Match: Chris Maguire

Pompey Live here         Match report here

Forest bid for Luke Varney turned down


  March 20, 2012

More on this story here

Match Result: Portsmouth 0 Bristol City 0

Kick off 3pm Saturday, March 17, 2012 Attendance 16, 695

Match report here

Pompey Live here

Portsmouth U18s  2  Tottenham Hotspur U18s 1

FA Premier Academy League, Inter-group
Wellington Sports Ground, Eastleigh, Hants.
Saturday 17th March 2012, 12 noon

Full report on the Academy here

Ipswich offered Pearce and Ward

Report from the BBC March 16, 2012

Ipswich tried to sign Pompey pair Jason Pearce and Joel Ward in January but could not agree personal terms. "We have been contacted again by Portsmouth about players being available," Jewell told BBC Suffolk.  

Henderson and Mullins Wave Goodbye

The Pompey Chimes Transfer News | Mullins and Henderson wave goodbye March 15, 2012 Transfer News
Stephen Henderson and Hayden Mullins finally depart for West Ham and Reading respectively. ( report here). Meanwhile reports that Pompey were to sign striker Danny Ings on a one month loan from Burnley have been rubbished.

The end date for player loans / departures is March 22, 2012

Pompey triumph at Football League awards

March 11, 2012 From the Official SIte

The Pompey Chimes | Pompey 

triumph at Football League awards    Despite a disappointing defeat at Brighton on Saturday, Pompey still managed to triumph at the weekend. The Blues were named Tokio Marine Family Club of the Year at the 2012 Football League awards in London. Pompey were praised for family specific ticket offers and initiatives like 'Kidzone' and a 'Junior Blues Sleep Over' on the pitch. The club beat off stiff competition from Cardiff, Dagenham & Redbridge, Huddersfield, Swindon and Tranmere to get the judges' vote. Pompey were also named Community Club of the Year for the south west region, but lost out to Rotherham for the national prize.

Fans welcome new Buyer Rumours

March 10, 2012

FANS have reacted with cautious optimism to rumours of a potential new buyer for Pompey.

Canadian retail developer Mitchell Goldhar has been mentioned on internet forums and Twitter as possibly being interested in taking over the club.

The billionaire already owns Israel’s most successful football club, Maccabi Tel Aviv, and it is thought he is now looking for a UK team to invest in. (article from the News) (Forum Topic here)

Pompey mourn the passing of Brian Bromley

Brian Bromley was a super Player and a Pompey legend of the early 1970s..more here

Match Result: Brighton 2 Portsmouth 0

March 10, 2012 3pm GMT  Match Report here    Live Coverage here

Ashdown deputized for Henderson who was transferred to West Ham on Loan earlier in the day. Punchless Pompey fail to score yet again. Now only 2 goals scored in 8 games and 8 points adrift of safety.

 

Stephen Henderson transferred to West Ham.

details here

Hayden Mullins is edging close to a Pompey exit.

The Pompey midfielder is in talks with Reading over a move to the Blues’ Championship rivals.

Pompey sign striker

Portsmouth have signed Derby County striker Chris Maguire on a one-month loan.
The  23-year-old Scotland international, who joined Derby from Aberdeen last summer, has played eight games and scored twice, including one goal against Portsmouth in October.

Derby manager Nigel Clough said: 'His first-team chances have been limited this season. He's still a young player getting to know this division and we believe the loan move will be a good thing for him to get some more experience of English first-team football.'

Players departing?

March 9, 2012

1) Luke Varney wanted by Leeds United 2) West Ham want Jason Pearce 3) Watford and Ipswich want Joel Ward 4) Stephen Henderson wanted by Ipswich and several other clubs.

 

FA to enforce strict ownership rules

Club owners and directors will be vetted by a new independent regulator under reforms to football governance announced by FA.  (forum topic here)

Fund Raising Event

Portsmouth Football Club Official Site fund raising event (more here)

Fratton Park ownership - PORTSMOUTH City Council leader Gerald Vernon Jackson says he has held discussions over the possibility of the authority buying Fratton Park (topic here)

Football League to release payments

March 7, 2012 

Football League agreed to resume monthly ‘basic award’ payments of around £200,000. The money is automatically suspended when a club go into administration but, in recognising the severity of Portsmouth’s plight, the Football League has agreed to release the money.

It will amount to £800,000 by the end of the season and is likely to ensure that Portsmouth can at least complete their fixtures.(story here)

2 Loan strikers

March 7, 2012 Portsmouth boss Michael Appleton says he is hopeful of signing two loan strikers before the weekend. He had previously hoped to bring in before the Reading game.

Match Result: Reading 1 Portsmouth 0

Date Tuesday March 6, 2012 8pm  

Pompey slipped to the bottom of the Championship table after they crashed to a 1-0 loss at high-flying Reading. Appleton said 'I am delighted with the way the players played last night' and is convinced Pompey can pull out of the relegation zone  match report here  Appleton's after match comments here

Pay4aPal Donations Appeal

March 6, 2012 The Pompey Trust Pay4aPal scheme was a great success for the Middlesbrough game..more here. -   But Please continue to Donate to Pay4aPal for the Bristol City Match. You can donate through this link HERE or you can send a cheque made out to the Pompey Supporters Trust to: PST, Unit 2, 15 Rodney Road, Portsmouth, PO8 8TB

March 5, 2012 Appleton hopes to bring a striker in on loan before Reading match (to replace Liam Lawrence). Relegation rivals Doncaster Rovers snap up Frederic Piquionne from West Ham

March 4, 2012 Administrator Birch has meeting with Chainrai (more here)

Pompey trying to arrange friendly with Rangers to raise funds.

Balram Chainrai prepared to be 'reluctant owner'

March 3, 2012 Former Portsmouth owner Balu Chainrai has told Sky Sports News HD that he would be prepared to take control of the club again - if it prevents liquidation.

"I will definitely make efforts to become a reluctant owner, again, until a proper owner can be found." Balu Chainrai  Forum Topic here

Sky Sports interview (more here)

Match Result: Portsmouth 1 Middlesbrough 3

Date: Saturday March 3, 2012 3pm Attendance 16,770

Punchless Pompey lack creativity and bemoan the referee in a scrappy game. Match Report Here

Half Time 0-0  Appleton 'Players a bit naive today. Reading are flying at the moment and it is going to be a really difficult next game'. Hinted that the end of the period when players can be exit on loan (March 22) cannot come soon enough... 

Henderson set for Ipswich switch

March 3, 2011 Pompey's squad is being decimated to alleviate the current financial situation. Stephen Henderson is set to sign for Ipswich. report here

Administrator in legal fight to recover £270,000 in fees

March 2 2012 Portsmouth’s administrators will take their predecessors from the club’s 2010 insolvency to court next Tuesday in an effort to recover £270,000 in fees under dispute. Full report and Forum topic here

Liam Lawrence departs for Cardiff

March 2, 2012 Liam Lawrence has joined Cardiff on loan for the rest of the season

Sacha Gaydamak the key man in hopes for survival

March 1, 2012    VITAL parachute payments that could have helped Pompey though to the end of the season will go to former owner Sacha Gaydamak. News and Forum Topic here

Portsmouth 0 Leeds United 0

Date: Saturday February 25, 2012 Attendance 17,571                     ;              

Pompey denied a blatant penalty as they are held by Leeds (report here)

Huseklepp departs for Birmingham

February 23,2012  Latest News here

• Financial situation means the departure of top scorer Eric Huseklepp
• Midfielder Scott Allan (age 20) arrives from WBA on loan for one month

report from Pompey Pages    Forum topic here

Lampitt sacked - 33 Staff made redundant


 

February 22, 2012 Latest News here

• Chief executive David Lampitt among those made redundant
• Decisions described as 'essential' to ensure the club survives
• Situation more serious than expected
• Administrator Birch meets with Pompey Supporters Trust to work in partnership

report from Guardian    Forum topic here 

February 22, 2012

Administrator Birch Furious - monies withheld by Andronikou

Birch, however, is understood to be furious that £800,000 of the club's money held by the club's previous administrator, Andrew Andronikou of Hacker Young, had not been released to him.  Andronikou has released £600,000 back to Portsmouth, but retains £200,000 for his' failed' professional services. (Forum topic here)

Balram Chainrai could lose his £17m stake in Portsmouth

A leading insolvency expert believes Balram Chainrai may never get back the £17m that he is owed by Portsmouth FC. It's all very well a secured creditor being owed £17m but how much are the assets that he has security on actually worth? Carl Foulds  Forum topic here

February 21, 2012

Sol Campbell suing Pompey for £1.7 million

The fact is that among Portsmouth’s creditors is former defender Sol Campbell, who is suing them for £1.7 million for unpaid image rights. (extract taken from Telegraph)

Barnsley 2 Portsmouth 0

Date: Saturday February 18, 2012
Pompey with only 3 on the bench and Kitson sent off  as 10 man Pompey lose.. Final Score 2-0 Scorers: O'Brien (76 mins) Matt Done (90 mins) (click for match report)

February 18, 2012 

Sam Magri lined up for a move to Liverpool (More) - The 17-year-old, regarded as one of Pompey’s most promising talents is wanted by Liverpool

February 17, 2012

Portsmouth's application to go into administration approved (More) - Pompey have entered administration for the second time in as many years

New Pompey administrators appointed (Full Former professional footballer Trevor Birch and his colleague Brian Johnson have been appointed as Pompey’s administrators.)

Football League Confirms Portsmouth's 10 point deduction (More)
Pompey drop to 21st in the table, out of the relegation zone on goal difference.

Pompey Squad decimated by injuries - Appleton appeals
Pompey down to just 9 fit senior outfield players (More)

Pompey Hall of Fame - Biley, Claridge, Flewin And Piper Honoured
Alan Biley, Steve Claridge, Reg Flewin and Norman Piper were all inducted into Pompey’s Hall of Fame on an evening of nostalgia. (more)

Pompey enter Administration


February 17, 2012 

Pompey's application to go into administration has been approved   - Mr Justice Alastair Norris ruled that Pompey could, as requested, enter into admin for the second time in less than a couple of years.                     ;               

New Pompey Administrators appointed (Full article here)

Football League Confirms Portsmouth's 10 point deduction (Article) - Pompey drop to 21st in the table, out of the relegation zone on goal difference.

Pompey 0 Ipswich Town 1

Date: Tuesday February 14, 2012
Final Score 0-1 Scorer Chopra 13 mins (click for match report)

February 13, 2012

Pompey to enter Administration and to receive a 10 point penalty (reports)

Pompey this afternoon formally applied to go into administration. It is believed that the process will be formalized by the court on Friday, after of the home match against Ipswich Town tomorrow night.  report from the News

February 11, 2012

Blackpool 1 Portsmouth 1

Date: Saturday February 11, 2012
Final Score 1-1 (HT 0-1) (match report)
Scorers: Huseklepp (45 mins), Crainey (Blackpool) 76 mins  

February 10, 2012

Balram Chainrai back to rescue Pompey?

February 9, 2012

Portsmouth braced for administration - Michael Appleton

February 8, 2012

Harry Redknapp NOT GUILTY and cleared of tax evasion

February 7, 2012

Andronikou asks for council funds to help Pompey

Harry Redknapp trial: jury sent home for the night after failing to reach a verdict

February 6, 2012

Andronikou: Big Week for Pompey

Andronikou told The Times: "It is a pivotal week. We are doing everything we can to avoid administration. We have got days, not weeks."

Chainrai "One way or another I'm going to get my money back"

 Portsmouth FC winding up would be 'utter disaster'

The BBC understands any purchaser would need to provide £12m as proof of funds and assurances they could meet another £20m in repayments to former creditors, Balram Chainrai and Alexandre Gaydamak.

But when the trust, which has about 1,300 members, approached the club's administrators they were told they would need proof of funds of £100m.

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Match Reports

Nottingham Forest 2 Portsmouth 0 (HT 0-0)

Portsmouth 1 Derby County 2 (HT 0-1) Pompey scorer Varney (74)

Portsmouth 2 Crystal Palace 1 (HT 1-0) Pompey scorers Allan (32) Halford (55)

Doncaster Rovers 3 Portsmouth 4 (HT 2-0) Pompey scorers: Halford (pen) 58, (pen) 65, Kitson 90, Futacs 90+3

Portsmouth 0 Millwall 1 (HT 0-1)

Southampton 2 Portsmouth 2
(HT 1-1)
Pompey scorers Maguire (36) Norris (90+4)

Portsmouth 1 Burnley 5 (HT 1-1) Pompey scorer Norris 19 mins

Portsmouth 2 Hull City 0 (HT 2-0)
Pompey scorers: Maguire (21) Ward (25)

Cov entry City 2 Portsmouth 0  (HT 0-0)

Portsmouth 4 Birmingham City 1 (HT 0-1)
Pompey Scorers:Maguire (49), Norris (60), Etuhu (77), Futacs (90)

Portsmouth 0 Bristol City 0

Brighton 2 Portsmouth 0 (HT 0-0)

Reading 1 Portsmouth 0 (HT 1-0)

Portsmouth 1 Middlesbrough 3 (HT 0-0) Scorer: Halford (pen 66 mins)

Portsmouth 0 Leeds United 0

Barnsley 2 Portsmouth 0 (HT 0-0)

Portsmouth 0 Ipswich 1 (HT 0-1)

Blackpool 1 Portsmouth 1 (HT 0-1) Scorer: Huseklepp (45 mins)

Birmingham City 1 Portsmouth 0  (HT 0-0)

Transfer Talk

Pompey's summer departures

Greg Halford (Nottingham Forest)

Erik Huseklepp (Brann)

Dave Kitson (Free agent)

David Norris (Leeds United)

Kanu (Free agent)

Luke Varney (Leeds United)

Aaron Mokoena (Bidvest Wits)

Hayden Mullins (Birmingham)

Tal Ben Haim (Free agent)

Liam Lawrence (Free agent - PAOK Greece)

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League 2 Season 2013-2014

Saturday December 14, 2013
Pompey 0 Newport County 2 (HT 0-0)

Wednesday December 4, 2013
Pompey 2 Wycombe Wanderers 2 (HT 0-1)

Saturday November 30, 2013
Hartlepool United 0 Pompey 0 (HT 0-0)

Tuesday November 26, 2013
Pompey 1 Southend 2 (HT 1-0)

Saturday November 23, 2013
Pompey 1 Scunthorpe United 2 (HT 1-1)

Saturday November 16, 2013
AFC Wimbledon 4 Pompey 0 (HT 1-0)

Tuesday November 12, 2013
Newport County 3 Pompey 0 (HT 2-0)
Johnstone's Paint Trophy (3rd Round)

Saturday November 9, 2013
Stevenage 2 Pompey 1 (HT 2-0)
FA Cup Round 1

Saturday November 2, 2013
Pompey 3 Exeter City 2 (HT 1-0)

Saturday October 26, 2013
Torquay United 1 Pompey 1 (HT 1-0)

Saturday October 19, 2013
Pompey 1 Bury 0 (HT 1-0)

Saturday October 12, 2013
Plymouth Argyle 1 Pompey 1 (HT 0-0)

Tuesday Oct 8, 2013
Oxford United 1 Pompey 2 (JPT) (HT 0-0)

Saturday, Oct 5, 2013
Pompey 3 Rochdale 0 (HT 1-0)

Saturday, Sep 28, 2013
York City 4 Pompey 2 (HT 1-0)

Saturday, Sep 21, 2013
Pompey 0 Fleetwood Town 1 (HT 0-0)

Saturday, Sep 14, 2013
Burton Albion 1 Pompey 2 (HT 0-1)

Saturday, Sep 7, 2013
Cheltenham Town 2 Pompey 2 (HT 1-2)

Tuesday, Sep 3, 2013
JP Trophy Round 1
Torquay United 0 Pompey 0 (HT 0-0)
(Pompey win 5-3 on penalties)

Saturday, Aug 31, 2013
Pompey 0 Chesterfield 2 (HT 0-0)

Saturday, Aug 24, 2013
Mansfield Town 2 Pompey 2 (HT 1-2)

Saturday, Aug 17, 2013
Pompey 3 Morecambe 0 (HT 3-0)

Saturday, Aug 10, 2013
Accrington Stanley 2 Pompey 2  (HT 0-0)

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013
Bournemouth 1 Pompey 0  (HT 0-0)

Saturday, Aug 3, 2013
Pompey 1 Oxford United 4  (HT 1-2)

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