Portsmouth upbeat with debts departed despite being held by Mansfield

11 October 2014 05:49
The mood was upbeat at Portsmouth’s first home game since clearing their debts, even if they could not quite get past Mansfield• Portsmouth announce club are debt freeThe sun is shining at Portsmouth after several dark days. Gone are those who sucked this club dry and left it to rebuild from the brink of oblivion. Gone are the agonising days in court when supporters hung on words from the latest administrator. And gone are the club’s debts, the last vestiges of a period when excess and reckless ownership were the norm.The Pompey chimes rang out around Fratton Park on Saturday with renewed optimism. They have reverberated through this old stadium throughout the uncertainty and despair of recent years but this, a well-earned point following a combative 1-1 draw in League Two, represented something of a new dawn for a club reborn. Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian