Portsmouth news

Pompey on brink as bid withdrawn

August 15, 2012
By ESPN staff
Portsmouth are facing liquidation after former owner Balram Chainrai's Portpin company withdrew its offer to buy the financially-stricken club.

The development - which happened hours after what was essentially a Portsmouth youth team lost 3-0 to Plymouth in the Capital One Cup - means the club's only potential source of salvation now appears to be its Supporters' Trust.

The Fratton Park club appeared to have escaped oblivion last week after administrator Trevor Birch confirmed ...

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