We all knew it was coming yet we didn’t want to hear it. Portsmouth’s Premier League away fixture with Fulham has been postponed until further notice.
With Britain experiencing some of the worst snow weather in recent decades, the football industry has suffered. A number of games in the Premier League, Championship and other leagues have been cancelled.
Groundsmen at Craven Cottage were working hard to to make the pitch playable, yet despite all their hard work, it will count for nothing.
The snow surrounding Craven Cottage has frozen, turning into ice, making it hazardous for any fan travelling to the game on Saturday.
Fulham Council gritted the roads surrounding the stadium in an attempt to make the area safer. However, those in authority have obviously judged it not to be safe enough.
The rearranged fixture will more than likely take place midweek and will come as a disappointing to many travelling fans.
Fulham has been one of the more friendlier away trips in recent times. Portsmouth have often brought a strong, passionate crowd with them each season.
2,000 away tickets were sold for tomorrow’s encounter.
Fans argue that Pompey would have had a better chance of playing Fulham tomorrow, due to Bobby Zamora and Brede Hangeland being out because of injury.
Due to Fulham’s involvement in Europe, a rearranged fixture may not take place for some while.
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