Pompey given a tax gap

LONDON - Portsmouth escaped being put into administration yesterday when England's High Court granted the Premier League club more time to outline how it plans to pay an outstanding tax bill.

LONDON - Portsmouth escaped being put into administration yesterday when England's High Court granted the Premier League club more time to outline how it plans to pay an outstanding tax bill.

The court, presented with a petition filed against the club by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs, is being pursued for an outstanding bill of £7,5million (R90million). - Sapa-AFP

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