Portsmouth receive triple award nomination

Pompey have been handed three nominations at the 2018 Football Business Awards.

Wednesday, 26th September 2018, 6:40 pm
Updated Wednesday, 26th September 2018, 7:44 pm
Pompey chief executive Mark Catlin

The Blues are up for the Best Football Community Scheme (non Premier League), Best Fan Engagement by a Club and Best Club and Supporters Group Relationship awards

Pompey chief executive Mark Catlin said: 'It's an amazing achievement for everyone associated with this club to be finalists in three prestigious Football Business Awards categories.

'Even more pleasing is the fact that the nominations reinforce the hard work undertaken across the Pompey spectrum.

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'The club, PitC and the PST are working together to deliver to supporters an unrivalled level of engagement that we can all rightly be extremely proud of.'

Clare Martin, chief executive of Pompey in the Community, felt the community scheme nomination recognised 'groundbreaking' work.

She said: 'To be shortlisted for the community award is really exciting.

'The project we entered jointly with the police and PFC is groundbreaking and has had a real impact on the lives of the young people involved.

'˜It's great that Pompey's innovation has been recognised and we're really looking forward to the awards evening.'

Pompey Supporters' Trust (PST) chair Simon Colebrook added: 'I'm so pleased to see the PST, Pompey in the Community and Portsmouth Football Club nominated for three of the Football Business Awards.

'˜We're particularly proud to be shortlisted for the best club/fan group relationship award.'


The awards ceremony will be held in London on November 22.