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Portsmouth's nine point deduction confirmed

Wed 17th Mar 2010 | Legal

The Premier League has issued a statement regarding Portsmouth Football Club.

The statement reads: "Following the High Court's decision that Portsmouth FC's administration is valid the Premier League Board convened today to apply the League's rules and policies in relation to a member club suffering an event of insolvency.

"As a result Portsmouth FC has been deducted nine points with immediate effect.

"As part of this process the Board met with the Administrator to agree how we will work together for the remainder of the season to ensure that the club is able fulfil its commitments."

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