Portsmouth plight

Pompey head to Wembley under a cloud

May 10, 2010
By Andrew Warshaw
Under normal circumstances, FA Cup final week should be about excitement, anticipation and being plunged into the spotlight for all the right reasons. But Portsmouth are no ordinary club as the last few months have starkly illustrated.

As the relegated Premier League club prepare for a most unlikely appearance in Saturday's end-of-season showpiece, Portsmouth's mountain of debt remains the focus of attention rather than the prospect of upsetting Chelsea and lifting the famous trophy at ...

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