contentions over the future of portsmouth
What Does The Potential Portsmouth Takeover Say About The Future of Fan Ownership?
With a takeover by former Disney chief executive Michael Eisner in the offing, Portsmouth could be in for some serious investment. Still, for a club already bailed out once by its fans, is any price high enough?
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Robert Prosinecki and the Improbable Portsmouth Years
Robert Prosinečki was so talented that the Championship was simply child's play to him. It is a wonder how this mercurial, overweight, cigarette-puffing 32-year-old even wound up on the south coast – but Fratton Park was a richer place for it.
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Looking Back on Soccer’s Greatest Ever Points Deductions
From the Calciopoli scandal to Portsmouth and Rangers, points deductions usually come with a frisson of anxiety and horror. Here we remember some of the best, and what happened to the teams involved.
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election
Why Female Trump Fans Don’t Care About the Sexual Assault Allegations
At a New Hampshire Trump rally, the candidate's supporters are way less worried about the women accusing their candidate of misdeeds than they are about Hillary Clinton ending democracy as we know it.
The Cult: Teddy Sheringham
In the nineties and early noughties, Teddy Sheringham was one of the most effective strikers in the Premier League. Despite all those goals, however, he remains somehow unloved.
A Black Man Died in His Cell Four Months After Being Jailed for Shoplifting From A 7-Eleven
Jamycheal Mitchell of Portsmouth, Virginia, was arrested for stealing $5 worth of goods from a 7-Eleven on April 22. Last Wednesday he was found dead in his cell.
In Defense of the Isle of Wight
Stereotyped as inbred and backwards, "the Island" might be crappy, but it's a difficult bubble to leave.
Cry-Baby of the Week
This week: Some women got upset because they were fined for dropping trash on the floor, and a kid got suspended for taking a toy gun to school.
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