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Football League

Trust's Portsmouth bid preferred


League One Portsmouth's administrators have nominated Portsmouth Supporters' Trust as their preferred bidder to take over the club. Administrators PKF have been seeking a new buyer for the club since February.

Trevor Birch, PKF partner and joint administrator of Portsmouth, said: "We will be working with the trust, the Football League and the Professional Footballers' Association to conclude the sale of the club as soon as possible."