Only three years after being relegated from the Premier League, Portsmouth still owe more than £6.7million to former Pompey players.
Portsmouth, who are now in League Two and are owned by the club’s supporters, still have massive debts to pay off to former players including £1,633,333 that’s owed to defender Tal Ben Haim.
The long list of players still owed money also include David James, Kanu, David Nugent, Benjani, Luke Varney and Dave Kitson.
It makes you wonder how much of a detrimental impact Harry Redknapp had on Portsmouth, almost putting them completely out of business.
Here are today’s world soccer news headlines:
- Portmouth owed more than £6.7million to former Pompey players — Portsmouth
- Blackpool Chairman Karl Oyston elected to the Board of The Football League — FC Business
- Fulham’s Kerim Frei has joined Besiktas on a permanent transfer — Fulham FC
- We spent Transfer Deadline Day with marauding Arsenal fans at the Emirates — Vice
- West Ham missed out in deadline day bids for Romelu Lukaku, Demba Ba and Nicklas Bendtner — Metro
- West Ham turn to ex-Schalke player Cirprian Marica in hunt for new striker — Off The Post
- Newcastle United fans plan Mike Ashley protest march — Newcastle Chronicle
- Sunderland outcast Bardsley will return in October – and be loaned out straight away — Newcastle Journal
- How Football Manager plots out the Premier League season — Evening Standard
- Spurs scouts run rule over Adrien Rabiot as club turn attention to January transfer window — Metro
- How Alan Hansen and Match of the Day slipped from hip to horrible — The Guardian
- Gary Lineker rejects Barney Ronay’s MOTD criticism as ‘customary bile’ — 101GG
- Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert fined £8k by FA for comments after defeat at Chelsea — The Mail
- Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick saves Portugal against N. Ireland in fiery encounter — Evening Standard
- Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard show there is still life in old axis — The Guardian
- Danny Welbeck booking makes job tougher for us, fumes England manager Roy Hodgson — Telegraph
- James Milner to benefit from Danny Welbeck suspension — The Independent
- Fifa accused of ‘playing God’ by stopping 17-year-old Briton’s college education — Sporting Intelligence
- Upper level supporter sections opened due to high demand — Orlando City
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