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Author Archives: Paul Scanling

Where Does Your Team Stand In The Championship? (Part 2 of 3)

Posted on by Paul Scanling

Welcome to Part 2 of our club by club review.  This article will focus on the clubs currently in 9th through 16th place in the table.  As always, your comments are appreciated. Millwall currently sit in the 9th spot in … Continue reading

Where Does Your Team Stand In The Championship?

Posted on by Paul Scanling

We have just passed the quarter mark on the season and it’s time to take a look at how the clubs are faring.  This is the first of three installments covering each of the 24 clubs in the nPower Championship.  … Continue reading

Pompey’s Freefall to Continue?

Posted on by Paul Scanling

Recently relegated Portsmouth’s troubles are not over.  Far from it.  They may have just begun.  As someone who has followed the whole sordid affair since the first signs of trouble in the summer of 2008, I can tell you it’s … Continue reading

Avram Grant Deserves Credit For Portsmouth's Team Spirit

Posted on by Paul Scanling

Portsmouth’s well documented, if not bizarre, troubles over the last few years have given few Pompey supporters reason for optimism. It’s a lot more likely that drinking has risen drastically on the South Coast. From the high of winning the … Continue reading

Portsmouth Supporters: May You Live in Interesting Times

Posted on by Paul Scanling

It’s not just a Chinese saying. It’s really a curse, and Pompey supporters are agonizing over it. Last season ended, mercifully, with retaining our Premiership status and a new, supposedly billionaire Arab owner showing interest. He was supposed to be … Continue reading

Sanity Returns To Portsmouth FC Now That Takeover Is Complete

Posted on by Paul Scanling

What a long, strange trip it’s been for Portsmouth supporters. Just a little over a year ago, Portsmouth Football Club lifted the FA Cup, qualified for Europe, and was enjoying its second straight season in the top half of the … Continue reading

Pompey Saga Reveals Worst Aspects Of British Tabloid Media

Posted on by Paul Scanling

The entire saga surrounding the proposed selling of Portsmouth FC to Dr. Sulaiman al-Fahim has really opened my eyes as to what the British media considers journalism. First a little back story. Pompey have been in financial trouble for quite … Continue reading