Championship review

Nightmare start for James, Pompey

August 7, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Portsmouth and their former goalkeeper David James both found the step down to the second tier of English football to be problematic as the Championship season started on Saturday.

Portsmouth - who this week defeated a challenge by HM Revenue & Customs to their Company Voluntary Agreement, allowing them to start the season and avoid liquidation - could name only four substitutes in their game against Coventry City and were defeated 2-0 at the Ricoh Arena, with Freddy Eastwood (4, 70) scoring ...

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