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No decision this meeting apparently

 

http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/sport/pompey/pompey-past/great-matches/no_points_loss_verdict_for_pompey_1_3321819

 

A Football League spokesman said: ‘At its meeting today the board of the Football League discussed the current situation at Portsmouth Football Club.

‘The league will now continue discussions with the club regarding the administration of its parent company and update the Board at its next meeting.’

 

No surprise there then.

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No decision on points deduction, so their [repaired] clock ticks on a while longer..

 

Pompey are still waiting to hear their fate over a points deduction.

 

No decisions were made regarding the Blues’ plight at today’s Football League meeting in London.

 

Chief executive David Lampitt was present at the scheduled meeting, with talks over the way forward on the agenda after Convers Sports Initiatives went into administration.

 

No conclusions were reached, however, with more discussions now planned at the next league meeting.

 

A Football League spokesman said: ‘At its meeting today the board of the Football League discussed the current situation at Portsmouth Football Club.

 

‘The league will now continue discussions with the club regarding the administration of its parent company and update the Board at its next meeting.’

 

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The reality is that we were trading solvently with Gaydamaks backing up until the crash of October 2008. We won the cup in May, five months earlier. WE-WERE-NOT-CHEATING.

 

That cash never came through to the club, they loaded it onto the entity they sold on when they did a runner. The money therefore never existed to pay for your cup win and never came close to the club.

 

You bloody cheated.

 

We know it, Coventry fans know it, Derby fans know it, every club in the country now understands what a disgusting charade it was with one exception, the one who's fans benefited from the most disgusting act of fraud ever seen in english football, The Skates like you who live in denial because that cup win is now ALL YOU HAVE.

 

I hope it keeps you warm on a cold november night at Edgeley Park you vermin.

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Because Standard bank of South Africa called in a loan that Gaydamak couldn't repay, mainly due to the crash severely reducing his income from commission on stock market trades....

 

But that money was only borrowed in early 2008, the credit crunch and crash bit in Sept/Oct 2008. So, if Gayboy junior really had the money, why did he not put it in himself? Answer was he never had any money but his dad did. Gayboy senior of course couldn't own a football club because he couldn't pass an FPPT due to his outstanding European Arrest Warrant. When senior couldn't help, Gayboy junior, the magnificent Peter Storrie, and Bagpuss, hocked the whole future of the club to a foreign bank. They could of course have let players go, reduced expenditure in other ways, but then they wouldn't have won the cup.

 

Therefore the cup win was based on an unfair financial advantage, and is therefore always going to be classed as being won by cheating.

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I actually agree with almost all of that. I think it's correct to state that history is pretty much all we've got. Whether that's going to be enough, I don't know, but it helps.

 

The support question is like most clubs cyclic- when we hit the depths of div 4 circa 77-78 things almost couldn't have been worse. When Frank Burrows came in and finally started to turn things around the crowds came back in big numbers- way, way bigger than anyone else Div 4 was getting.

 

Admittedly, now the crowds are on the way down. Some won't come back until we're back in the PL. Others want a new stadium or toilets that are cleaned once a season, whether they need it or not :?

 

"Your only chance is a massively rich Pompey fanatic - are there any out there?"

 

Dunno. Hope so.....

 

The first year Pompey played in Div 4 ie 1978/9 their average crowd was 10,123 which was less than Barnsley at 11,048

 

To be fair this avearge had increased to 15,850 which was similar to Sheffield utd when they were promoted from Div 4 two years later

 

History is certainly something to be proud of just as the likes of Huddersfield, Blackburn,Preston, Derby and Preston (in the League) and Wanderers and Old Etonians (in the FA Cup) can celebrate their comparatively higher achievements than Pompey

 

However I have yet to find a reason why Pompey's highest average gates never got beyond 37,000 in their title winning seasons in a stadium with a capacity of over 50,000 and, at a time when football crowds were at record levels following WW2 and there were thousands of servicemen in Pompey at the time to swell the population

 

Interestingly altho Pompey have won more silverware, Saints actually have the better overall league record since both clubs entered the League in the early 20's and, of course, Saints have played far more times in Europe and produced many more 'home grown' players

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‘The league will now continue discussions with the club regarding the administration of its parent company and update the Board at its next meeting.’

 

Crucial phrase the League's spokesman uses there is 'parent company'. Looks like we're not going to be hit by them for CSI's administration which at least buys time...

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That cash never came through to the club, they loaded it onto the entity they sold on when they did a runner. The money therefore never existed to pay for your cup win and never came close to the club.

 

You bloody cheated.

 

We know it, Coventry fans know it, Derby fans know it, every club in the country now understands what a disgusting charade it was with one exception, the one who's fans benefited from the most disgusting act of fraud ever seen in english football, The Skates like you who live in denial because that cup win is now ALL YOU HAVE.

 

I hope it keeps you warm on a cold november night at Edgeley Park you vermin.

 

Wow, nice guy!

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‘The league will now continue discussions with the club regarding the administration of its parent company and update the Board at its next meeting.’

 

Crucial phrase the League's spokesman uses there is 'parent company'. Looks like we're not going to be hit by them for CSI's administration which at least buys time...

 

Legally Southampton FC didn't go into administration at any point. Mark Fry wasn't the administrator for the club.

 

Andrew Andronikou and David Lampitt seem unaware that Southampton Leisure Holdings had non football related companies (like CSI does), that didn't matter to the Football League though. Pompey have had £10.8m put in (possibly stolen from Lithunain/Latvian bank customers) to keep them going and improve their squad, when that runs out they have admitted they can't fund themselves. Insolvent? I think so...

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No. read it again- 'In the summer, Ben Haim compromised on his £38,000-a-week wages, which were negotiated while Portsmouth were in the Premier League'.

 

That FA Cup win. Not long after your 'Cup Winning Manager' and former owner had allegedly (pending court case remember - which will be the beginning of the end for you lot in my opinion) been involved in tax evasion?

 

Yeah I'm sure an investor (who probably won't want to put in more than 10% of their personal wealth) will fall over themselves...

 

There's a song by a famous old Pompey singer.... 'Dreamer....nothing but a dreamer'

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I actually agree with almost all of that. I think it's correct to state that history is pretty much all we've got. Whether that's going to be enough, I don't know, but it helps.

 

"Your only chance is a massively rich Pompey fanatic - are there any out there?"

 

Dunno. Hope so.....

 

I really don't see how your history alone is going to make any difference whatsoever to be honest. Yeah we can sit and argue about trophies and honours that each of our clubs have won, but at the end of the day neither of us is Manchester United or Liverpool. We have both had the odd occassion when we have been successful here and there (yeah - your history will tell you that you are much more successful than us - but relatively - whoopeebloodydoo).

 

Last week was history, as was yesterday, as was the past hour. My point being that what sticks in the mind most - is recent history, and even with your Cup successes in there - your off field problems are also very prominent. When you look at the amount of money that is required to really just get you stable (what circa 50 million) - how many buyers are going to splash that cash based on current history?

 

I don't really know that much about football - but how your couldn't see that your last set of owners had 'issues' was quite amazing. I mean how many club owners use facebook as their main interaction with the fans, how many clubs announce trivia such as new loos, running water and a new clock as though it were a major issue, how many links to 'dodgy deals' thrown up by a quick google did you want to or choose to ignore?

 

I'm not actually in the 'Pompey to die' camp - I want 6 points and I'll be happy, but I do fear that you wont find what your looking for very easily. I honestly think that you are damaged goods, and trying to attract a decent buyer could well be very difficult now - and if 'your history' is your ace in the hole then I don't think you have a cat in hells chance.

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Interestingly altho Pompey have won more silverware, Saints actually have the better overall league record since both clubs entered the League in the early 20's

 

Ok, I'll bite- how is your league record better than having won the top flight twice, the second flight once and the third flight three times?

 

Or are you talking about the 'making up the numbers' school of honours?

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The problem with the above is that you want us to admit that winning the cup was 'cheating' because it will make you feel better, and that it will somehow expunge the whole nightmare for you.

 

The reality is that we were trading solvently with Gaydamaks backing up until the crash of October 2008. We won the cup in May, five months earlier. WE-WERE-NOT-CHEATING.

 

Nothing any of you can say alters that fact, and the fact that our name will be for ever more on there as winners in 2008.

 

GET USED TO IT.

 

Cue yet more immature 'Thick skate' abuse.....

 

No insults from me... but you are wrong in your assumption. I have FRIENDS who are pompey fans, I dont even feel that bothered about rivalries in football as it my team I want to do well - call me old fashioned, but the pre war days of locals fans going to see both clubs is how it should be.... so your cup win as a genuine cup win would not stick in my throat, envious of the success yes, cursing our luck that we drew a full strength gunners in tehf inal and you drew a relative minnow sure... but thats the cup. NOw I dispise what Chelsea have done and Man City are doing now, I even dont have too much time for the disproprionate way in which Man U were able to grow so much bigger than the rest supported by armchair fans and teh lions share of sky revenue... BUT in all cases they have not defaulted on the monies' lost' through squad investment and wages so they just stay on the cusp of what I consider the ethical divide, just as tehy have undoubtedly got a competitive advantage by having losses guarranteed by owners.

 

Leeds were the first to break their bank and thus in effect cheat - because if exposure to liabilities is such that as simple thing as failing to finish in a CL place can tip you over the edge, then that irresponsibilty is cheating in my book. With pompey it was even more extreme, because whatever you like to think you are a relatively small club, that had squad not even affordable by a club with a 50k gate, if left to their own devices and owners who have repeatedly lost teh plot with respect to financial control - you undoubtedly took a path that gave you a competitive advantage on the WAY to winning the cup. Had you had an onwer who underworte that debt in full, fair enough it would not ahve been ideal, but it would not have been cheating. BUt you had owners and directors who did not have a clue where the money was comming from or even give a **** about where it was coming from... when 30 mil in debt in that cup season at christmas - you kept spending and not paying the tax max - THAT IS WHAT DETEST, not the cup win... and the fact that only a smalll handfull of your fans have enough ethical and moral fibre (and indeed intelligence) to see it and get angry about it. FFS, if you were protesting against your owners, getting angry and showing shame in what your club had done, I would feckin applaud you, respect you and support whatever battloes you still needed to face... but the best you can do is blame the FL for its FAPPT - which EVERYONE knows is flawed.

 

As fans of football surely you can see that the way your club has behaved is a disgrace - its the way the vast majority of fans seem to view this that is your shame, not how teh club behaved which I acknowledge is difficult to do a huge amount about, but the way in which you have reacted and deny your club did anything wrong which is so shameful.

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Ok, I'll bite- how is your league record better than having won the top flight twice, the second flight once and the third flight three times?

 

Or are you talking about the 'making up the numbers' school of honours?

 

I'm guessing average league position. Still I'd rather have titles and a lower average, so yep Pompey have one over on us on that score. However, history doesn't count for much. There can't be many Pompey fans who can remember those title winning days. What matters is the present and the future - ours looks promising......

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Ok, I'll bite- how is your league record better than having won the top flight twice, the second flight once and the third flight three times?

 

Or are you talking about the 'making up the numbers' school of honours?

 

Interesting how Pompey fans never mentioned the number of time both clubs won the Southern League before they were allowed into the Football League in the 1920's.

 

Pompey 2 times

Saints 7 times

 

Both teams were competing against each other for that title as were unable to move into the Football League.

 

In any case if you think a businessman will be swayed to buy Pompey because of a pre war FA Cup win, two league wins 60 years ago and an FA Cup win against a Championship side funded by money they couldn't afford you are deluded.

 

Legitimate businessman will decide whether or not to buy a football club on things like...

 

- cost (Pompey have huge debts and legacy issues)

- fanbase size (currently Pompey averaging 10k home fans)

- infrastructure (Fratton Park is small and out of date, the club has no training ground of its own, a poor academy setup)

 

There are plenty of clubs that have more potential than Pompey that could be brought and improved for far less than it would cost to turn Pompey around. Even Bradford in League Two offer more than Pompey do to an investor and despite being two league lower and near the relegation zone they are getting similar number of home fans each game. Why buy Pompey when you could buy Bradford for less and they have a lot more to offer?

 

You have to question the motives of any "businessman" that turns the chance to buy one of those club and buy Pompey instead. Hence why Pompey have had an endless string of crooks running the club since 1999. They are caught it a loop that is very difficult to get out of.

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‘The league will now continue discussions with the club regarding the administration of its parent company and update the Board at its next meeting.’

 

Crucial phrase the League's spokesman uses there is 'parent company'. Looks like we're not going to be hit by them for CSI's administration which at least buys time...

 

Erm.....

 

I think the crucial phrase is 'update the Board at its next meeting'.

 

It's the hope that kills ya!

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Legally Southampton FC didn't go into administration at any point. Mark Fry wasn't the administrator for the club.

 

Andrew Andronikou and David Lampitt seem unaware that Southampton Leisure Holdings had non football related companies (like CSI does), that didn't matter to the Football League though. Pompey have had £10.8m put in (possibly stolen from Lithunain/Latvian bank customers) to keep them going and improve their squad, when that runs out they have admitted they can't fund themselves. Insolvent? I think so...

 

Yes it mattered to the football league in your case because: 'The club and SLH were found to be inextricably linked.'

 

You tried to cheat by claiming that they were separate entities. Leon Crouch admitted on Radio 5 that SLH was set up for the sole purpose of avoiding administration.

 

And what was so called 'parent company' SLH's website address again? Oh yes, it was: saintsfc.co.uk. Noooooo!

 

And the company address? Why, it was: St Mary's Stadium, Britannia Road, Southampton SO14 5FP. Noooooo!

 

And you call US cheats!

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i,m not worried bout the skates history like huddersield its for the history books when i was growing up saints were in the top division and i had no inkling pompey had won the league twice pre war and always thought they were a div 2 or 3 side but has i said before the latest crisis it would be a slow death once the vultures at the club had stripped the club of all its assets and latest going ons confirm my belief. i think the fans would be better of forming a new club from scratch afc pompey with no debts and climbing he leagues like aldershot did.

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Yes it mattered to the football league in your case because: 'The club and SLH were found to be inextricably linked.'

 

You tried to cheat by claiming that they were separate entities. Leon Crouch admitted on Radio 5 that SLH was set up for the sole purpose of avoiding administration.

 

And what was so called 'parent company' SLH's website address again? Oh yes, it was: saintsfc.co.uk. Noooooo!

 

And the company address? Why, it was: St Mary's Stadium, Britannia Road, Southampton SO14 5FP. Noooooo!

 

And you call US cheats!

 

PFC...quick question, because you're being good enough to respond.

 

CSI's other companies, you know the ones which Pompey fans are clinging to in the hope that they will show you're not directly linked. When were they all incorporated by chance?!

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I'm guessing average league position. Still I'd rather have titles and a lower average, so yep Pompey have one over on us on that score. -

 

I disagree. I think we have a much better history than Pompey.

 

I am in my early 50's and have supported Saints for as long as I can remember. (say since 1965). In that time we have had 30+ years of top flight football. We have won the FA Cup. We have lost in a League Cup Final. We have lost in an FA Cup final. We have finished runners up in the top division. We have had many trips to Europe. We have had many of the greats of English football play for us. We have even produced one or two of the greats of English football.

 

In all that time there have only been 5 or 6 years when Pompey have been in a higher league position than us. They have stumbled from financial crisis to crisis. The last few years have seen them have a bit of fun but by and large their history has been one of mediocrity and failure. Yet because they won a few trophies when my dad was a lad , we are supposed to acknowledge that they have a better history than us ??? Do me a favour!! By that reckoning Wanderers, Royal Engineers and Old Etonians are the greats of the english game because they won the FA Cup so often in the 19th century!!

 

I just thank my lucky stars that I was born a Saint not a skate. My history of supporting my club is so much better than it would have been if I had been of the blue persuasion.

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Yes it mattered to the football league in your case because: 'The club and SLH were found to be inextricably linked.'

 

You tried to cheat by claiming that they were separate entities. Leon Crouch admitted on Radio 5 that SLH was set up for the sole purpose of avoiding administration.

 

And what was so called 'parent company' SLH's website address again? Oh yes, it was: saintsfc.co.uk. Noooooo!

 

And the company address? Why, it was: St Mary's Stadium, Britannia Road, Southampton SO14 5FP. Noooooo!

 

And you call US cheats!

 

Unfortunatly that's utter tosh.

 

SLH existed prior to their purchase of the club (it was a reverse flotation IIRC). They did in fact also own a small chain of retirement homes, which if I remember correctly were sold off a year or two before our inevitable administration. If we had kept those we probably wouldn't have incured the points penalty.

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I'm guessing average league position. Still I'd rather have titles and a lower average, so yep Pompey have one over on us on that score. However, history doesn't count for much. There can't be many Pompey fans who can remember those title winning days. What matters is the present and the future - ours looks promising......

 

Agreed...

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Yes it mattered to the football league in your case because: 'The club and SLH were found to be inextricably linked.'

 

You tried to cheat by claiming that they were separate entities. Leon Crouch admitted on Radio 5 that SLH was set up for the sole purpose of avoiding administration.

 

And what was so called 'parent company' SLH's website address again? Oh yes, it was: saintsfc.co.uk. Noooooo!

 

And the company address? Why, it was: St Mary's Stadium, Britannia Road, Southampton SO14 5FP. Noooooo!

 

And you call US cheats!

We did try to use the rules to our advantage, (openly, and we failed).

But we never traded whilst knowing we were insolvent. pompey did, which meant deliberately defrauding lots of people.Deliberately.On purpose.

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Yes it mattered to the football league in your case because: 'The club and SLH were found to be inextricably linked.'

 

You tried to cheat by claiming that they were separate entities. Leon Crouch admitted on Radio 5 that SLH was set up for the sole purpose of avoiding administration.

 

And what was so called 'parent company' SLH's website address again? Oh yes, it was: saintsfc.co.uk. Noooooo!

 

And the company address? Why, it was: St Mary's Stadium, Britannia Road, Southampton SO14 5FP. Noooooo!

 

And you call US cheats!

 

That was Rupert Lowe's big gamble, it failed and he was turfed out. We went into administration. Justice in that case prevailed.

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Yes it mattered to the football league in your case because: 'The club and SLH were found to be inextricably linked.'

 

You tried to cheat by claiming that they were separate entities. Leon Crouch admitted on Radio 5 that SLH was set up for the sole purpose of avoiding administration.

 

And what was so called 'parent company' SLH's website address again? Oh yes, it was: saintsfc.co.uk. Noooooo!

 

And the company address? Why, it was: St Mary's Stadium, Britannia Road, Southampton SO14 5FP. Noooooo!

 

And you call US cheats!

 

I think you'll find that the plc was formed well before the FL admin laws and the holding company did at one time have seventeen companies.

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You make this too easy for me...

 

Yes it mattered to the football league in your case because: 'The club and SLH were found to be inextricably linked.'

 

The same could still be found to be the case with Pompey. How do you think your summer spending spree was funded? Antonov gave the club £10.8m to keep it going. Is it solvent without such an investment? No, as the admin has said they only have enough to keep it going short term. Were the funds used to keep Pompey going legally obtained? The Lithuanian/Latvian authorities don't think so...

 

You tried to cheat by claiming that they were separate entities. Leon Crouch admitted on Radio 5 that SLH was set up for the sole purpose of avoiding administration.

 

Nonsense.

 

The Football League's insolvency rules were created in 2004. Southampton Leisure Holdings was set up in 1997.

 

Please explain how they tried to cheat rules that wouldn't be written until 7 years in THE FUTURE!!!

 

And what was so called 'parent company' SLH's website address again? Oh yes, it was: saintsfc.co.uk. Noooooo!

 

And the company address? Why, it was: St Mary's Stadium, Britannia Road, Southampton SO14 5FP. Noooooo!

 

And you call US cheats!

 

Have you seen the breakdown of the other CSI companies earlier in the thread? A number were created suspiciously recently, most of them are tiny and don't provide CSI with any noteworthy income.

 

Southampton Leisure Holding had many companies under it, a number of which had nothing to do with football. The Football League didn't care, their rules are open and they act how they see fit.

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The problem with the above is that you want us to admit that winning the cup was 'cheating' because it will make you feel better, and that it will somehow expunge the whole nightmare for you.

 

The reality is that we were trading solvently with Gaydamaks backing up until the crash of October 2008. We won the cup in May, five months earlier. WE-WERE-NOT-CHEATING.

 

Nothing any of you can say alters that fact, and the fact that our name will be for ever more on there as winners in 2008.

 

GET USED TO IT.

 

Cue yet more immature 'Thick skate' abuse.....

 

Er,

 

Pompey's accounts for tax year ending June '07 showed total debts of nearly £68.9 million with, with £66.8 million of that being racked up within a year.

 

You do not have a clue. . .

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Some of you may have noticed there's some golf going on down here at the moment.

 

Am doing my thing with the media as ever.

 

Mission 1 was to knock 7 bells of krap out of Oliver Brown for his article about us v Hammers in the Torygraph. He will try and publish a full retraction and admit he was wromng and we are now the bestest fans in the world.

 

Secondly I asked them about the few...

 

favourite response - how are they stuill going, it is beyond embarrassing now, I noticed some of their fans are still trying to justify it all. That is really turning the media against them...

 

Anyway Rory looks poorly bless but he still had a magical run. I (again) looked a damned sight better on Sky Sports than anything from up the M27

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Well if they take no action then they will be setting themselves up for other clubs in the football league to take advantage of this, same as with the Fa and the Wayne Rooney appeal as Kenny Daglish pointed out.

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No insults from me... but you are wrong in your assumption. I have FRIENDS who are pompey fans, I dont even feel that bothered about rivalries in football as it my team I want to do well - call me old fashioned, but the pre war days of locals fans going to see both clubs is how it should be.... so your cup win as a genuine cup win would not stick in my throat, envious of the success yes, cursing our luck that we drew a full strength gunners in tehf inal and you drew a relative minnow sure... but thats the cup. NOw I dispise what Chelsea have done and Man City are doing now, I even dont have too much time for the disproprionate way in which Man U were able to grow so much bigger than the rest supported by armchair fans and teh lions share of sky revenue... BUT in all cases they have not defaulted on the monies' lost' through squad investment and wages so they just stay on the cusp of what I consider the ethical divide, just as tehy have undoubtedly got a competitive advantage by having losses guarranteed by owners.

 

Leeds were the first to break their bank and thus in effect cheat - because if exposure to liabilities is such that as simple thing as failing to finish in a CL place can tip you over the edge, then that irresponsibilty is cheating in my book. With pompey it was even more extreme, because whatever you like to think you are a relatively small club, that had squad not even affordable by a club with a 50k gate, if left to their own devices and owners who have repeatedly lost teh plot with respect to financial control - you undoubtedly took a path that gave you a competitive advantage on the WAY to winning the cup. Had you had an onwer who underworte that debt in full, fair enough it would not ahve been ideal, but it would not have been cheating. BUt you had owners and directors who did not have a clue where the money was comming from or even give a **** about where it was coming from... when 30 mil in debt in that cup season at christmas - you kept spending and not paying the tax max - THAT IS WHAT DETEST, not the cup win... and the fact that only a smalll handfull of your fans have enough ethical and moral fibre (and indeed intelligence) to see it and get angry about it. FFS, if you were protesting against your owners, getting angry and showing shame in what your club had done, I would feckin applaud you, respect you and support whatever battloes you still needed to face... but the best you can do is blame the FL for its FAPPT - which EVERYONE knows is flawed.

 

As fans of football surely you can see that the way your club has behaved is a disgrace - its the way the vast majority of fans seem to view this that is your shame, not how teh club behaved which I acknowledge is difficult to do a huge amount about, but the way in which you have reacted and deny your club did anything wrong which is so shameful.

 

Ok, two points- Firstly, don't try playing the 'you were lucky to win it' card. No-one who goes away to Man U and wins is 'lucky'.

 

Secondly, yeah we're severly ****ed off and embarrassed at the way the club has been run and passed from one, at best, hard-nosed businessman to another.

 

We all used to agee that in the back of our minds we were nervous about relying on Gaydamak. We knew damn well it was risky to spend big money on the team rather than something more permanent like a decent new stadium.

 

The fatalistic conclusion we used to always come to: 'Enjoy it and hope it doesn't all come crashing down around us', and **** it, we did enjoy it. So yeah, we were embarrassed when it went tits up, charities didn't get paid etc etc, sure we were embarrassed.

 

But now? We're absolutely sick and tired of your miserable bleating and whining about how life isn't fair, that we 'cheated', that we're all so thick- plus a new one today- we're now apparently 'vermin' too. I can see why many many Pompey fans just dont care what other people think of us anymore.

 

Play up Pompey......

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Well if they take no action then they will be setting themselves up for other clubs in the football league to take advantage of this, same as with the Fa and the Wayne Rooney appeal as Kenny Daglish pointed out.
did not expect them to get any points deduction today has they have to have all the facts before they make a decission,if you remember our points deduction took along time for them to reach and anyway no ones going to buy pompey till they make a decission which hinders any takeover of the club and its not a good position for the club to be in.
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Pompey's case is the most clear cut case of financial cheating there has ever been in English football, even worse than Leeds. At least Leeds had to get relegated before it all went tits up.

 

The FL are just biding their time. I remember them making similar statements when SLH went into admin. When the skates can't afford their player's wages in Jan their decision will be made for them.

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PFC...quick question, because you're being good enough to respond.

 

CSI's other companies, you know the ones which Pompey fans are clinging to in the hope that they will show you're not directly linked. When were they all incorporated by chance?!

 

CSI itself: 14th September 2010.

 

All the others in the group go back to 2000 at least and varying dates in between.

 

Why?

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But now? We're absolutely sick and tired of your miserable bleating and whining about how life isn't fair, that we 'cheated', that we're all so thick- plus a new one today- we're now apparently 'vermin' too. I can see why many many Pompey fans just dont care what other people think of us anymore.

 

 

So what the **** are you doing on here you dirty skate ****, Cheating bastards!! the lot of you!

 

Pay up pompey!!

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Pompey's case is the most clear cut case of financial cheating there has ever been in English football, even worse than Leeds. At least Leeds had to get relegated before it all went tits up.

 

The FL are just biding their time. I remember them making similar statements SLH went into admin.

agree and i think its not going to help and bring in someone to buy the club till they know what division they will be in.so i,m happy they are in a catch 22 position.
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SFC only major trophy: F.A. Cup 1976

 

Forest's last major trophy: League Cup 1990

 

Dirty Leeds last major trophy: First Division champions 1991-92

 

Pompey's last major trophy: F.A. Cup 2008

 

Who's living in the past?

 

I didn't say anything about saints record, if anything I suggested we had no right to declare ourselves a major club given history.

 

But nor do I think record cup wins is necessarily a good measure. Or are you bigger than arsenal and Liverpool? Birmingham have won more than many recently. Even last season is living in the past really. Yes teams like forest have a great history, better than both ours by miles. But all I said was it explains why they might express some right to success, I didn't say I agreed with it, and I don't. It's lovely to have trophies and memories, buy football support is based on hope and the future. Hence saints fans enjoying league 1 and on the way up more than premiership and on the way down. Same way charlton are probably feeling now.

 

And as for taking any chance to mention your cup win, seriously? Whenever it's mentioned I don't think 'Pompey won a cup' and feel jealous, I merely recall a group of random footballers I don't associate with Pompey temporarily boosting their retirement fund with dodgy money. Fine, most of us would take the cash, but those players did your club a huge amount of long term harm and clearly don't give a toss about Pompey, so in I were you I'd ind it very difficult to look at it fondly. All just a complete farce. Wish you'd won it last time too. It would have highlighted the absurdity of allowing an insolvent team in the competition fielding a team of players they couldn't afford, didn't own and never paid for. That's nothing to do with it being Pompey, it just makes an embarrassment of the sport and makes you wonder what the hell we're supporting. Of one club can get away with that, why shouldn't any other try the same? I'm almost past caring whether it's Pompey now, buy the FA and FL need to start running things properly and clubs operating like this need proper punishment.

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Interesting how Pompey fans never mentioned the number of time both clubs won the Southern League before they were allowed into the Football League in the 1920's......

 

He probably doesn't want to mention those days because the original football club from that hole namely "Royal Artillery (Portsmouth) Football Club" were thrown out of competitive football by the FA in 1897/98 because of cheating (something to do with forfeiting their amateur status).

 

Same old genes always trying to cheat at football.

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I would expect the administrator will be able to keep Pompey alive, just like last time. The question is how much do they need and is all the parachute money already paid out or allocated?

 

The parachute money is ringfenced to make sure the CVA is paid off....

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He probably doesn't want to mention those days because the original football club from that hole namely "Royal Artillery (Portsmouth) Football Club" were thrown out of competitive football by the FA in 1897/98 because of cheating (something to do with forfeiting their amateur status).

 

Same old genes always trying to cheat at football.

 

Once cheats......

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Some of you may have noticed there's some golf going on down here at the moment.

 

Am doing my thing with the media as ever.

 

I (again) looked a damned sight better on Sky Sports than anything from up the M27

 

How shallow?

 

Superficial IS your middle name.

 

Dear oh dear........

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