Portsmouth administrator Trevor Birch has reportedly told staff at the club it's survival deadline is August 10th. It's understood that yesterday Birch told fans the club will be liquidated in two weeks - unless highly-paid senior players leave.
The club has a wage bill of around £8 million pounds which must be reduced to make a takeover possible.
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