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Pompey Supporters' Trust announces new CEO

Fans of Portsmouth FC have continued their celebrations after the club's Supporters' Trust learnt it can take over the club.

The Trust announced today that it will appoint Mark Caitlin as Chief Executive under the new regime. The 47-year-old has been working with Trust members at Fratton Park for the last few months. He will fill the role previously taken by David Lampitt.

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Pompey takeover: PST statement

Ashley Brown, Chairman of the PST, said: “This is a historic day for Portsmouth Football Club and for Pompey fans everywhere.

"Pompey fans are now days away from owning and running our club and becoming the biggest community owned football club in the country.

"We have a lot of people to thank, and much more to say, but will do that once the details of today’s settlement are finalised.

"For now, we would like to offer heartfelt thanks to Pompey fans all over the world who have pledged money and have saved our club from liquidation.

"Now the next chapter of hard work begins to transform our club into something the community of Portsmouth can be proud of, both on and off the field.

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