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Pompey fans close to control

The consortium of fans bidding to buy Portsmouth Football Club are a step closer after administrators working to sell the club name theirs as the preferred bid.

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BREAKING: Fans have preferred bid to buy Pompey

The Portsmouth Supporters Trust has been nominated as preferred bidder to buy the football club, putting the fans consortium in pole position ahead of Portpin.

“After extensive discussions over the past few weeks, we have today nominated Portsmouth Supporters Trust as the preferred bidder for Portsmouth Football Club. We will be working with the Trust, the Football League and the Professional Footballers Association to conclude the sale of the Club as soon as possible.”

– Trevor Birch, PKF and joint administrator of Portsmouth FC

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