Portsmouth Supporters’ Trust Delighted Being Named Preferred Bidder for Club

By Community | October 18, 2012

Portsmouth Supporters’ Trust (PST) are ecstatic following news the administrators named them the preferred bidder for the club

Administrators PKF announced the decision in a statement released on Thursday.

Trevor Birch, PKF partner and joint administrator of Portsmouth, said in a statement: “After extensive discussions over the past few weeks, we have today nominated Portsmouth Supporters Trust as the preferred bidder for Portsmouth football club.

“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.”

Iain McInnes, proposed Chairman of Portsmouth under the PST bid, said: “We are energised that our bid, by the fans and for the fans, has been preferred by the club’s administrators.

“Although there remains a huge amount of work to be done to ensure the right outcome for the club, we are confident we will succeed.

“We believe our bid is realistic and credible, which is a view shared by the administrator.

“We will be working closely with Trevor Birch and his team in the coming days and weeks to ensure our bid will meet all legal and financial requirements.”