PORTSMOUTH

  • Cash crunch hits clubs below Premier League: Survey August 13, 2013

    London: Clubs at lower levels in English football remain concerned about their finances despite record amounts of cash flowing to teams in the elite Premier League, a survey showed on Tuesday. Faced with the need to tighten their belts, clubs are willing to comply with curbs on losses or wages that...
  • Pune FC sign up Portsmouth academy defender Calum Angus August 7, 2013

    Pune: Pune FC have signed former Portsmouth FC academy defender Calum Angus for the upcoming 201314 ILeague season, the club announced on Wednesday. The Englishman, a 6foot tall 27yearold central defender, joined the ILeague runnersup side after spending four years at Swedish side Gothenburg Athletics and Sports Association, popularly known as...
  • Premier League clubs agree costcontrol measures February 7, 2013

    London: English Premier League clubs responded to concerns about spiraling wages by agreeing on Thursday to impose the first spending controls by a major European league. UEFA warned on Monday that the failure to control salaries, which have risen 40 per cent at leading European clubs in five years, was...
  • EPL clubs to discuss financial controls September 22, 2012

    London: Curbs on club wage bills and other financial safeguards will be discussed next week when English Premier League teams meet to examine ways to ensure teams operate on a sound financial basis. The 20team Premier League is the richest in the world in terms of revenue but player salary costs...
  • Czech striker Baros retires from international football June 22, 2012

    Moscow: Czech striker Milan Baros has retired from international football, national team spokesman Jaroslav Kolar said on Friday. Baros, 30, played in all four of the Czech Republic's games at Euro 2012 before they exited with a 10 defeat to Portugal on Thursday. "After the game, Baros told his teammates that his...
  • Fulham stun Man United; Portsmouth beat Liverpool December 19, 2009

    London: Fulham swept to a stunning 30 victory over Manchester United and last place Portsmouth beat Liverpool 20 on a day of shocks in the Premier League on Saturday. Danny Murphy, Bobby Zamora and Damien Duff punished United's makeshift defence at Craven Cottage and denied the defending champion any chance of...
  • Newcastle United in trouble after Portsmouth draw April 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Struggling Newcastle United welcomed Portsmouth to St James Park with manager Alan Shearer insisting the fixture was one of the biggest games of his career. A lofty statement indeed and so it proved as Shearer picked an adventurous starting lineup featuring Alan Smith, Mark Viduka, Obafemi Martins and Michael...
  • Manchester United beat Portsmouth, return to EPL summit April 24, 2009

    New Delhi: Goals in the first and last 10 minutes were enough for Manchester United to ease past Portsmouth at Old Trafford and return to the top of the Premier League. The Red Devils made a confident start and were ahead on nine minutes when Wayne Rooney tapped home Ryan Giggs...
  • Late goal secures win for Chelsea at Portsmouth March 4, 2009

    It was a wet and wild affair at Fratton Park as a late Didier Drogba strike gave the visiting side three vital points. Portsmouth 01 Chelsea. First Half It was Chelsea that begun with more gusto on the windy plains of New Hampshire as Portsmouth looked nervous as the game commenced. A...
  • Wenger urges chairmen to show more patience February 14, 2009

    New Delhi: The Arsenal boss was surprised by the sackings this week of the Chelsea and Portsmouth managers. Arsene Wenger has called for football club chairmen to be more patient in the wake of this week's sackings of Luiz Felipe Scolari and Tony Adams as managers of Chelsea and Portsmouth,...
  • Liverpool narrowly defeat Portsmouth at Fratton Park February 9, 2009

    New Delhi: Liverpool are back atop the Premier League pile, but they made a meal of their Fratton Park visit. Nugent and Hreidarsson twice gave Portsmouth the lead, but Aurelio, Kuyt and, crucially, Torres, conspired to win it for the Reds Due to the midweek loss of Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard,...
  • Tottenham and Portsmouth agree on fee for Defoe January 7, 2009

    London: English Premiere League football club Portsmouth have accepted a bid from Tottenham to sign England striker Jermain Defoe on a fiveyear contract. The deal, which is expected to be worth about 15 million, would mean Defoe returning to the club he left under a year ago. Defoe...
  • Gallas goal gives Arsenal victory over Portsmouth December 29, 2008

    New Delhi: Arsenal managed to climb back into fourth place after a hard fought win over Portsmouth that came courtesy of a late William Gallas goal. Arsenal left it late but they eventually managed to pick up all three points against a resilient Portsmouth side, thanks to a Gallas goal less...
  • Lassana Diarra leaves Portsmouth for Real Madrid December 22, 2008

    New Delhi: Real Madrid have made their second acquisition of the winter transfer window by securing Portsmouth midfielder Lassana Diarra's signature. Los Blancos announced via their official website on Sunday evening that they have essentially sealed the 23yearold's arrival already, although the actual mechanics of the transfer won't be completed until...
  • Spurs lose at Portsmouth; Man City upset by Wigan September 29, 2008

    Portsmouth Portsmouth defeated Tottenham 20 on Sunday, with Jermain Defoe and Peter Crouch scoring against their former club. In another Premier League game, Manchester City was upset 21 at Wigan. Defoe scored on a penalty kick in the 34th minute for his 13th goal in 18 games since being sold by...
  • Police raid Newcastle, Portsmouth and Rangers July 17, 2007

    London: Police searched three professional football clubs Premier League sides Newcastle and Portsmouth and Scottish club Rangers along with the homes of two people on Monday as part of an investigation into corruption. All three clubs confirmed they had been visited by City of London Police in the raid....
  • Rooney double sees ManU through January 28, 2007

    New Delhi: Wayne Rooney came off the bench to score twice as Manchester United beat Portsmouth 21 in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Saturday. United dominated the game, but Portsmouth goalkeeper David James kept his team in the fray with some fine saves. Rooney came off the bench...