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Bassini makes Portsmouth offer

Former Watford owner Laurence Bassini has submitted an offer for troubled League One outfit Portsmouth, according to reports.

The News have revealed that the controversial former Hornet's owner has submitted an offer for the south coast club.

It had been revealed earlier this summer that the Stanmore-based businessman was interested in buying the club, despite announcing that he wanted to see more of his daughter on weekends.

Bids from former Pompey owner Balram Chainrai and the Portsmouth Supporters Trust have also been submitted to administrators PKF.

Those bids are believed to be ahead of Bassini's though.

Here at Vital Watford we genuinely feel for Pompey's superb supporters, talk about being stuck between a rock and a hard place.




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The Journalist

Writer: Tom Bodell Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday September 18 2012

Time: 12:48PM

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Thanks fella's (and ladies)... wouldn't like to be in our shoes!
pompeyweller
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18/09/2012 15:17:00

Liquidation has got to be a better option that being controlled by Chainrai or Bassini!
wfc123
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18/09/2012 15:27:00

Thanks wfc123 that is gratifying.
eastneydave
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18/09/2012 16:04:00

Put it this way - I'd vote for that option out of the three. Hope against hope Supporter's Trust get control of the club. Only people at the table with it's best interests at heart.
wfc123
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18/09/2012 16:10:00

Would he pass the Fit & Proper test? He did with us granted, but this time round the FA will know what kind of business man he is. A failed one!
ANDY710
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18/09/2012 22:35:00

God help 'em.... The fans need to gain control.....
watford1881
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18/09/2012 22:59:00

I guess his daughter wants to go to the sea side on saturdays then!
ANDY710
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18/09/2012 23:03:00

Good point Andy!
wfc123
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18/09/2012 23:07:00

 

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