You asked for it – and now we’ve delivered.
Yes, the Sports Mail is coming home.
And purchasing a copy will give a financial boost to Pompey, too.
After many requests from our readers, The News’ much-loved sports newspaper is going to be printed again.
With the feel-good factor back at Pompey, the Sports Mail’s return will coincide with the Blues’ first match of the new campaign on Saturday, August 3.
Our 28-page publication will then be available every Saturday tea-time throughout the football season, packed with Pompey, non-league and grass-roots football.
After a proud 109-year history, we were forced to bid a sad farewell to the Sports Mail in October last year because of dwindling sales.
But the outpouring of emotion from readers ever since forced us to look into ways of bringing it back.
Now the much-missed Sports Mail will return – and we are asking all fans of the paper to go out and purchase copies on a weekly basis to ensure it can remain an important part of our area’s sporting scene.
Without your support the future of the Sports Mail will be put back at risk.
What’s more, Pompey will reap the rewards, too.
For every Sports Mail purchased, we will donate 10p to the Pompey Supporters’ Trust.
So for just 60p, you’ll be getting a top-class read – and helping out your beloved Blues, too.
And there’s even better news. If you buy a season-long subscription to the Sports Mail we can offer it to you for only 45p a week (£17.55 for 39 editions).
And even at this superb discount we will still put 10p into the club’s coffers.
The improved Sports Mail will include:
· Pompey match report, pictures and summary from that day’s game.
· An exclusive Blues player column.
· An in-depth interview with a Pompey star, plus the latest stories from Fratton Park.
· The chance to win great prizes with our fans’ page.
· Pompey Ladies and youth.
· Non-league features.
· Match reports, pictures and stats from our local youth and parks football scene.
· Non-league reports from that day’s matches.
· Full-time round-up from Saturday’s Premier League and Football League matches.
It’s not long until the Sports Mail will hit the streets once again.
So ensure you get your hands on the publication’s eagerly-anticipated return by registering your interest in a 45p-a-week subscription.