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Pompey forced to issue another statement...

Pompey forced to issue another statement...

Once again for the umpteenth time this year, let alone season, Pompey have been forced to issue another official statement to counter claims made in the national media today.

Below is what the Pompey Sites statement said...

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PORTSMOUTH FOOTBALL CLUB STATEMENT

Portsmouth Football Club would like to respond to unfounded reports in the media concerning the sale of the club.

The reports inaccurately allege Pompey's owner, Alexandre Gaydamak, has halved his asking price for the club. This claim is false and misleading.

All figures concerning the price of the club remain confidential.

Comments attributed to Pompey's executive chairman, Peter Storrie, have been taken out of context and were not intended for the media.

They were gained surreptitiously at a fans' forum by local Portsmouth newspaper The News, who attended the forum despite being banned from all club premises and events.

No statements or answers to questions regarding these matters were ever given to the media.

Journalists continue to write about Pompey without checking their facts or seeking comments from the club.

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Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Wednesday March 25 2009
Time: 4:42PM

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Yes, the press are bored and Pompey always prvides the opportunity for regurgitating tired old stories. However, there are always a significant minority who believe the adage "there's no smoke without fire". Interesting that The News were banned - I didn't appreciate that.
UKTony
25/03/2009 17:12:00
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Yes, the press are bored and Pompey always prvides the opportunity for regurgitating tired old stories. However, there are always a significant minority who believe the adage "there's no smoke without fire". Interesting that The News were banned - I didn't appreciate that.
UKTony
25/03/2009 17:12:00
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I personally am getting annoyed with the news, and other crappy tabloids who can't be arsed to actually use facts to make stories. These 'news' stories don't usually contain much. Especially from a paper with the same name...
MFFP
25/03/2009 17:15:00
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I personally am getting annoyed with the news, and other crappy tabloids who can't be arsed to actually use facts to make stories. These 'news' stories don't usually contain much. Especially from a paper with the same name...
MFFP
25/03/2009 17:15:00
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The word "Slander" springs to mind. At the end of the day this is nothing more than misinformation about a business not only a football club, and it could seriously jeopardise the clubs future prospects finding a buyer. The club obviously take these things seriously otherwise they wouldn't keep on making statements. I just wonder what PFC lawyers are making of all this.
cornypomp
25/03/2009 17:27:00
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The word "Slander" springs to mind. At the end of the day this is nothing more than misinformation about a business not only a football club, and it could seriously jeopardise the clubs future prospects finding a buyer. The club obviously take these things seriously otherwise they wouldn't keep on making statements. I just wonder what PFC lawyers are making of all this.
cornypomp
25/03/2009 17:27:00
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PS Why don't Pompey just take over the "News" and be done with it. With the cost of advertising these days it could be a nice little earner..
cornypomp
25/03/2009 18:13:00
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PS Why don't Pompey just take over the "News" and be done with it. With the cost of advertising these days it could be a nice little earner..
cornypomp
25/03/2009 18:13:00
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mffp - facts? The News are not interested in facts just speculation. That is what they think sells papers. We know the club are looking to sue someone at the moment and the ban on the News is inly the start.

corny totally agree too. These rumours could jeopardise the future of OUR club!!
eastneydave
25/03/2009 19:27:00
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mffp - facts? The News are not interested in facts just speculation. That is what they think sells papers. We know the club are looking to sue someone at the moment and the ban on the News is inly the start.

corny totally agree too. These rumours could jeopardise the future of OUR club!!
eastneydave
25/03/2009 19:27:00
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