Pompey carol concert called off

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POMPEY’S evening of Christmas carols has been cancelled, the club has confirmed.

Pompey were due to host a Christmas carol concert at Fratton Park tomorrow but have been forced to call it off following a bereavement in the University of Portsmouth Big Brass Band.

The band was due to perform traditional and popular Christmas songs from 6pm.

Pompey have confirmed the event, which was free to fans, will not be rescheduled ahead of Christmas Day.

In a statement, the club said: The Christmas carol concert at Fratton Park on Tuesday evening has been cancelled.

‘Unfortunately the band have had to withdraw at short notice due to a bereavement.

‘Portsmouth Football Club and Pompey in the Community apologise for any disappointment or inconvenience this may cause.’