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Portsmouth nine-point deduction confirmed

March 17, 2010
By Harry Harris, Football Correspondent
The Premier League has confirmed that Portsmouth have been deducted nine points after entering administration.

It leaves them 17 points off safety with nine games to play and all but confirms their relegation from the Premier League.

The penalty is in place for any top-flight clubs entering administration and, although administrator Andrew Andronikou contested the decision, no exception was made after the league held a meeting on Wednesday morning.

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