Pompey fans' petition against BBC

An online petition to voice Pompey fans' side of the booing of broken-leg victim Cameron McGeehan has attracted hundreds of signatures already.

Thursday, 5th January 2017, 8:21 pm
Updated Monday, 9th January 2017, 1:02 pm
Luton's Cameron McGeehan is stretchered off on Monday. Picture: Joe Pepler

Outraged Blues supporter Chris Overthrow yesterday set up the petition after reading an article on the BBC’s website he felt gave a biased version of events.

The Luton midfielder broke his leg in a challenge with Pompey skipper Michael Doyle in the Blues’ 1-0 win on Monday.

Pompey fan Overthrow, though, feels the BBC neglected to report the Hatters player’s role in the incident – with more than 200 others agreeing McGeehan was the aggressor in the tackle.

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They also allege he gestured and spat towards the Fratton faithful, while also refused help from medics.

Click here to read the full online petition.