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…on a loss (that somewhat isn’t) for the HMRC

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Andrew Andronikou is very smart and very lucky

I couldn’t fucking believe it when it happened. Pompey joined the long line of court-endorsed footballing tax dodgers by defeating the challenge of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to their Company Voluntary Agreement (CVA). It was essentially a win on a technicality. The massive, ever-changing debts and unethical practices didn’t matter because it came down to whether or not Portsmouth broke insolvency rules and, in the opinion of Mr Justice Mann, they did not. Read the rest of this entry »


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August 8, 2010 at 9:31 pm

…on Stan Collymore and what people should learn

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Stan says things, which is much more than his contemporaries

Oh you can see it now. Mad Stan, the guy who pissed it all away, the wifebeating dogger is just so mad that he suggested that the Premier League adopt an NFL-style franchise system in his column in the Daily Mirror.  Mad, absolutely mad.  Sensible, absolutely and thoroughly sensible. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Michael Farrow

October 28, 2009 at 4:19 pm

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