Pompey in crisis

Ben Haim key to Pompey's future

August 5, 2012
By Harry Harris, Football Correspondent
Portsmouth administrator Trevor Birch told ESPN on Saturday night that Tal Ben Haim has the club's future in his hands and that he must reach agreement over his contract by Tuesday or the club faces closure.

On the day when a team of trialists put in a brilliant performance to beat Bolton Wanderers 3-0 at Fratton Park in front of 4,500 fans, Birch suggested the club's hopes of starting the new League One season are no better than "50-50".

The club has only two senior professionals ...

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