Future of Pompey in the balance - again

Administrator Trevor Birch says he is not yet in a position to complete the sale but has handed both parties more time to save the club. Portsmouth have been in administration since February and will go bust if a takeover is not completed.

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Bids in for Portsmouth FC

The two groups attempting to buy Portsmouth have submitted their bids, with the administrator hopeful of concluding a sale soon. Friday was the deadline for Balram Chainrai & fans' group the Pompey Supporters' Trust to finalise their bids.