Date: 18th December 2010 at 10:23am
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As expected overnight frost and snow have claimed another home game as todays meeting with Scunthorpe fell victim to the weather.

It is now consecutive home matches that have been lost and the weather forecast for next week suggests that Boxing Day’s clash with Millwall may be doubtful too.

A statement on the club’s official site said ‘Pompey`s npower Championship clash with Scunthorpe at Fratton Park today has been postponed because of heavy snow. The stadium and surrounding areas are covered in thick snow with the forecast for continued snowfall.

The decision was made this morning after consultation with the matchday officials. The pitch has been underneath frost covers for several days and was playable yesterday. But heavy snow arrived in the Portsmouth area in the early hours of this morning and has not relented, giving no choice but to postpone.

Tickets for the game will be valid for the rearranged fixture.’

PUP