Wanted! One careful owner who recognises how the passion of the Pompey fans makes Portsmouth Football Club a football club worth saving.
Hundreds of Pompey fans are expected to rally behind a fans' protest initiative ahead of Saturday's FA Cup fourth round tie with
Fans are being asked to march, rally and then sign a petition calling on the clubs' current owners to sort out the financial mess at
And if the current owners are unable to come up with the finance needed, then fans are urging the present owners to sell up to someone who can.
With a winding up petition hanging over the club, over unpaid tax debts, a transfer embargo in place and the salaries not paid on time two months out of the past three, fans are claiming enough is enough.
A march is planned from the
Spokesman for the protest Bob Beech said: "We are making our voices heard telling those in charge you can try and kill our club but you cannot kill our spirit. The protest also points out to any potential investor who may be waiting in the wings that there is no lack of passion with the fans."
And Pompey 'super fan' John PFC Westwood added: "We want to show everyone that fans are united behind this protest. We urge all fans to march, rally or sign this petition," he said.
"We are not against the new owner for the sake of it. If Ali Al Faraj can show he has the finance to take the club forward we would welcome it, but if he hasn't he should step aside and allow someone who has to take over."