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The Sky Bet League 2 fixture between AFC Wimbledon and Portsmouth has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. Air Jordan 12 Wholesale . The lunchtime kick-off, which was due to be shown live on Sky Sports 1, has been called off as Storm Katie continues to batter southern England.Wimbledons Twitter account revealed that a pitch inspection had been set for 9.15am on Monday morning after heavy rain overnight, but the game at Kingsmeadow has now been postponed. A tweet from the club said: Game off. Our match versus Portsmouth has been postponed.Both sides are chasing a play-off place in League 2. Referee Andy Madley told Sky Sports News HQ he had to take the players safety into consideration when making his decision to postpone the game.As you can see there is plenty of standing water all over the field of play and the water unfortunately isnt draining when we tried to put a fork into the pitch, he said.You look at the rest of the field and it doesnt look too bad until you actually get on top of it and kick a football around and, apart from the fact that the game would turn farcical, Ive got to take the players safety into account and unfortunately it is not worth the risk this morning.Weve obviously got fans travelling up from Portsmouth, the club have gone to all the effort to get the game on and that all comes into account but ultimately we do have to take players safety into account and it is just not worth that risk today.The groundsman at Kingsmeadow tried to ensure the game went ahead but the threat of further rain meant postponement was inevitable, according to Madley.He initially thought if you could put a fork into the ground then the water would disappear, and on the grassy areas it was doing, but unfortunately it is a sand-based pitch, he said.And whenever he was putting the pitchfork into the sandy areas the water was just coming straight back up so we knew that even as we played on it if we got any more rain, even if we managed to get rid of the surface water, it would eventually come back. Also See: AFC Wimbledon video AFC Wimbledon fixtures AFC Wimbledon stats Bet £5 Get £20 Free Jordan 12 Cheap Wholesale . -- When the Florida Panthers fell behind by two goals in the first period to the top team in the NHL, it appeared they were on their way to yet another loss. Cheap Air Jordan 12 . The 26-year-old Ireland striker, who has four goals this season, has signed a three-and-a-half year contract with his new club. http://www.airjordan12cheap.com/ .S. hockey team after paying his dues as an NHL general manager for more than three decades and giving up a lot of his free time to help USA Hockey. One of the UFCs biggest stars no longer wishes to compete in the Fight Capital of the World.According to UFC president Dana White, Irish superstar Conor McGregor says hell never fight in Las Vegas again after being fined $150,000 by the Nevada State Athletic Commission this week.I wasnt thrilled about it when it happened and we did the best we could to contain it at the time, but come on, White said during a guest appearance on The Herd with Colin Cowherd on FS1. The other problem with that is Conor McGregor hit me yesterday and said, I dont ever want to fight in Nevada again. Ever.McGregor (20-3) was penalized for his actions during a pre-fight news conference ahead of UFC 202 on Aug. 20. McGregor and his opponent, Nate Diaz, threw water bottles and cans of energy drink at each other after Diaz abruptly stood up and exited early.The $150,000 represented 5 percent of McGregors record-breaking $3 million fight purse. He was also ordered to perform 50 hours of community service.McGregors agent, Audie Attar, told SportsCenter earlier this week tthe teams main concern was making sure McGregor wouldnt be suspended, as hes scheduled to fight Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 on Nov. Cheap Jordan 12 For Sale. 12. He did not say whether McGregor intends to appeal the fine.McGregor reacted to the fine in a tweet:?Losing McGregor would be a major financial hit to the city of Las Vegas. According to NSAC records, McGregor has headlined four of the five highest-grossing gates in MMA history in Nevada. His featherweight title fight against Jose Aldo at UFC 194 in December generated a gate of $10 million.Now, how does that make sense for the state of Nevada? White asked. Youre going to try to fine this kid and Nate that much money -- it just makes people not want to fight in our state, and thats not a good thing.Diaz (19-11), who lost to McGregor at UFC 202 via majority decision, is also facing potential discipline for the news conference. His disclosed purse for the bout was $2 million. ' ' '
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