Avram Grant wants FA to review Europa League decision
Grant vows to keep fighting 'on and off pitch'
Portsmouth boss Avram Grant wants the Football Association and the Premier League to look at the decision to bar them from next season's Europa League.
The FA and Premier League decided that Pompey should not play in Europe after they did not apply for a Uefa licence.
"Someone in the FA and Premier League needs to say - we need to give them a reward," said Pompey manager Grant.
"I hope nobody says to me rules are rules - Liverpool finished fifth and got in the Champions League," he added.
Liverpool, who won the Champions League in 2005, were given special dispensation to enter Europe's top competition for the 2005/06 tournament, despite finishing fifth in the Premier League.
"According to the rules they should be not have been in the Champions League," said Grant, speaking after Portsmouth's 2-2 draw with Bolton. "But the rules were changed especially for them and they played.
"It's logical. This is a Cinderella story. This is what English football is about, not just about the rich."
In February Portsmouth became the first Premier League club to enter administration and were subsequently docked nine points.
Despite being relegated from the Premier League, Portsmouth enjoyed a fine FA Cup run which saw them reach the 15 May final, when they will play Chelsea.
Portsmouth had hoped their FA Cup appearance would lead to them appearing in Europe next season, with Chelsea already assured of a Champions League place.
But Pompey, facing debts of £119m, were not in a position to file their accounts in time because the club was in administration.
Uefa delegates its licensing scheme to national associations, leaving the FA to decide whether Portsmouth could prove to Uefa that the business was solvent by 31 May.
However, after deliberating with the Premier League, English football's governing body opted against endorsing Portsmouth's application.
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