More jobs to go at Pompey

More jobs were cut at debt-hit Portsmouth earlier, prior to a meeting intended to pave the way for the club to exit administration.

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Pompey on the brink

A 50/50 chance of survival. That's the verdict tonight of the administrator called in to try to salvage Portsmouth football club.

But as his prediction was digested at a meeting of creditors at Fratton Park - a group of players who made a desperate attempt to save the club from relegation tonight joined a valiant bid to save it from oblivion.

A growing number of players are signing up to the Community Share Scheme - in which fans pledge an initial £100 before making a bid to buy the club.

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