Posts Tagged ‘Portsmouth’

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Premier League Preview

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On a weekend where the first silverware of the season is set to be handed out, all eyes would be expected to be focused on Wembley on Sunday afternoon when Manchester United and Aston Villa square up in the Carling Cup decider. Instead early on Saturday, the eyes of the footballing world will be gazing […]

Crisis at Fratton Park 2

Crisis at Fratton Park

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Portsmouth Football Club have been granted a minor stay of execution by the English High Court today as the winners of the 2008 FA Cup were given one more week to come up with the funds required to pay off an outstanding tax bill of £11.5m. The club entered the courts in a bid to […]

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This weekend’s Premier League preview

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Jamie Carragher celebrates his 600th game for Liverpool down south at chilly Portsmouth, Arsenal host Hull at the Emirates and Chelsea clash with West Ham in the London derby in the final gameweek before Christmas. Defender Jamie Carragher is set for his 600th appearance for Liverpool against Portsmouth on Saturday, becoming only the ninth player […]

Hart heads for Loftus Road 0

Hart heads for Loftus Road

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Paul Hart has taken over as manager of Queens Park Rangers, replacing Jim Magilton who left the club by mutual consent. Former Portsmouth boss Hart takes over until the end of the season having left Fratton Park last month. The 56 year old has set his sights on a top six finish, telling the club’s […]

Perrin axed by St. Etienne 0

Perrin axed by St. Etienne

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Former Portsmouth manager Alain Perrin has been relieved of his duties at French side St. Etienne after a poor start to the season which sees them in 17th place in Ligue 1. A weekend 3-0 defeat at the hands of Paris St. Germain was the final nail in the 53 year old’s coffin and he […]

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This weekend’s Premier League Preview

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As the lead at the top narrows, Everton will look to do Manchester Utd a favour as they travel to Stamford Bridge, and Utd host Aston Villa at Old Trafford. Arsenal could drop out of the top four by the end of the weekend if they fail in their trip to Merseyside against a bolstered […]

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Primus calls it a day

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Portsmouth defender Linvoy Primus has been forced to retire from the game following a presistent knee injury. The 36 year old defender enjoyed a good career at lower level before joining the club on a free transfer in 2000. He initially suffered the injury in 2007 but made a brief comeback in the final game […]

Premier League Round Up - Week 15 0

Premier League Round Up – Week 15

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Manchester City came from a goal down to beat league leaders Chelsea at Eastlands, allowing Manchester United to close the gap at the top of the Premier League. Carlo Ancelotti’s side had taken an early lead at the City of Manchester Stadium after an unfortunate own goal by Emmanuel Adebayor, but were undone by a […]

Pompey show Hart the door 0

Pompey show Hart the door

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Portsmouth have parted company with manager Paul Hart after the club’s poort start to the season. Despite keeping the club in the Premier League last season and being forced to sell his best players, Hart’s efforts weren’t deemed good enough to save his job. Portsmouth chief executive Peter Storrie agreed that Hart was bound by […]

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This weekend’s Premier League Preview

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After two weeks of controversial World Cup Qualifiers and horse placenta injections we’re back to the Premier League grindstone as Liverpool kick off the weekend against Man City, United play Everton and Sunderland host Arsenal. Liverpool v Manchester City 12:45, Anfield With just one win in their last five, Liverpool host Man City at Anfield […]