Pompey Takeover: Trust make statement

Pompey Supporters' Trust have issued the following statement in light of The News' exclusive story that American billionaire Michael Eisner has launched a bid to buy the club.
Pompey supporters Picture: Joe PeplerPompey supporters Picture: Joe Pepler
Pompey supporters Picture: Joe Pepler

It said: ‘The board are aware that today’s article in ‘The News’ will create significant interest.

‘A club such as OURS, with its incredible fan base, is bound to attract interest from possible buyers, and it is our duty to listen to any serious and credible offer for the football club.

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‘If there is a serious and credible offer, our shareholders will decide the outcome.

‘The three PST directors of Portsmouth Community Football Club will be fully involved in discussions. We understand how owning your club means and retaining an ownership stake will be central to any discussions we enter into.

‘We are in the process of finding a date for a shareholders meeting which will give you an opportunity to hear more information on a prospective bid to purchase the club, and a full opportunity to air your views.

‘A date for this meeting will be communicated as soon as possible.’