Fulham send Johnson to Steadman

Dr Richard Steadman, the man once credited with saving the careers of Alan Shearer and Michael Owen, will today operate on Andy Johnson in a bid to rescue the Fulham striker's season.

Portsmouth boss Grant hits out at Premier League

Avram Grant has accused the Premier League of not giving Portsmouth a fair chance to avoid the drop.

Portsmouth wages rest on Kaboul deal

Portsmouth are waiting for the money from Younes Kaboul's transfer to Tottenham to clear into their accounts before the wages of players and staff at Fratton Park can be paid, Press Association Sport understands.

Grant considers Pompey exit over latest player sales

Avram Grant, the Portsmouth manager, is understood to be considering his future at the club over attempts to sell defender Younes Kaboul and goalkeeper Asmir Begovic to Tottenham without his consent. Grant is believed to have offered his resignation last night after a promise he was given this month, that no more players would have to be sold to meet financial commitments, was broken. Portsmouth executive director, Mark Jacob, told fans on 7 January that the club would not be forced into selling any more of their better players.

Portsmouth transfer embargo lifted

Portsmouth's transfer embargo has been lifted by the Premier League.

Bruce fury at Liverpool over Jones

Steve Bruce has challenged Liverpool to make an offer for Kenwyne Jones, or end their pursuit of the Sunderland striker. The 49-year-old has grown exasperated with repeated speculation on Merseyside that he will allow the Trinidad and Tobago international to join Rafael Benitez's side on loan before completing a permanent move during the summer.

Wenger praises midfielder Diaby

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is convinced Abou Diaby can become one of the top midfielders in the Barclays Premier League.

Portsmouth seeking new investment

Portsmouth chief executive Peter Storrie has been asked by owner Ali Al Faraj to find investors interested in putting money into the club.

Kaboul makes apology for 'silly' red card

Younes Kaboul has apologised to Portsmouth fans for "losing his mind a bit" and getting sent off after scoring an injury-time equaliser at Sunderland, which rules him out of Wednesday night's trip to Chelsea.

Portsmouth: potential transfer targets

Portsmouth are currently scrapping for their Premier League life so an injection of talent in the January transfer window would be highly welcome.

Pompey reject talk of administration as debts loom large

Premier League's bottom club also deny claims that chief executive is leaving

Portsmouth deny club is to enter administration

Portsmouth have responded to speculation over their financial state by insisting the club is not going into administration.

Dindane bolsters Grant's optimism

Portsmouth 2 Burnley 0

Portsmouth clinch crucial three-points

Portsmouth 2 Burnley 0

Portsmouth take out loan after wages protest

England's goalkeeper David James led a delegation of Portsmouth players to recover unpaid November wages as manager Avram Grant tried his best to keep their focus on today's vital Premier League encounter at home to relegation rivals Burnley.

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