HMRC issue Pompey petition


Portsmouth have been issued with a winding-up petition by HM Revenue and Customs.

HMRC sources have confirmed to Press Association Sport that the petition, over an unpaid tax bill of £1.6million, has been sent to the troubled npower Championship club.

"Ensuring tax is paid on time should be at the centre of a football club's business strategy just like any other business," said an HMRC spokesman.

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