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Diarra 'the new darling of Fratton'

Lassana Diarra has taken Benjani's mantle of being 'the darling of Fratton Park!' Not my vote, yours - although these findings from Chix's poll are thoughts that I do agree with.

Since his signing Diarra has become a huge favourite with the Fratton faithful with literally everyone have plenty of positive words for the fella and everyone being impressed beyond belief at his ability.

Should Jermain Defoe find the net regularly - as I suspect he will - then he is going to rank right up their with Diarra, who might not be here for long anyway?

What the poll asked - With Benjani now gone, who will become the new darling of Fratton Park...

How you voted - Diarra 33%, Defoe 26%, Kranjcar 12%, The girl in row EE 12%, Eastneydave 7%, Muntari 4%, Baros 1%, Johnson 1%, Diop 1%, Nugent 1%, Kanu 1%, The bloke on the tannoy 1%, The Pompey Sailor 0%, Pompey4me 0%

Current Poll - It is almost FA cup time again!

Preston stand between us and a Quarter Final place in the FA cup, can we overcome them or will the cup dream die - this is what pompeyrug wants to know with this - 'FA cup - Preston v Pompey?' Let the poll do the talking before we do when it finishes.

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Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday February 15 2008

Time: 8:00AM

Your Comments

I'm surprised the girl in row EE didn''t get more votes .... You wanna see her.. Wooden leg, glass eye, buck teeth, bottle bottom glasses, fashion straight out of the seventies... Beautiful
Chix
Apologies of course to anybody with a wooden leg or a glass eye or buck teeth or bottle bottom glasses, or fashion straight out of the seventies...
Chix
Diarra is a quality player, no doubt, but I would hesitate to embrace him as a crowd favourite. He looks at Pompey as a stepping stone, and actually said as soon as he joined. As an Arsenal fan, I was obviously annoyed by his attitude (not coz he chose to leave, but the comments he made and his attitude in general).
prits
Chix, I thinkthe girl in row EE was doomed after rug admitted it wasn't him in drag. Had he said it was him I think he/she would have romped in.
frattonaussie
Chix, you shouldn't talk about your girlfriend like that.
storagematt
Good luck with him in the summer ;) As long as that w***ker with the bell don't win it!
AFC85Lew
abit harsh on johnny westwood there... i think that diarra would sell himself 100% to the pompey faithful if he stayed with us next season - if he did this then i think his place in pompey's history will be cemented wont it?
pompeyrug
To go in a "bigger" club and to prove Arsenal and Chelsea were wrong to left him go without gave him really the opportunity to play, he will (like Rug said) gime himself 100%, for sure, he've always done that with the French National team, and it is the better way for him to become a Big player. (A lot of chelsea fans regret him, now that Makelele risk to retire soon....)
FloG
Whereever he leaves you for in the summer, you'll at least make a tidy profit
EvertonMike
'if' he does leave then i hope it is for 'a tidy profit'...
pompeyrug
hey I got 7% of vote thanks folks. Only beaten by 3 players and this girl in row EE. Popularity on the up methinks - might even charge for personal appearances!!
eastneydave
He is a class act, shame he's such a berk :/ and i genuinely hope he stays at Pompey, but his loyalty has to be questioned.
AFC85Lew
now he is playing week in week out maybe that will keep him here for another season because if he stays he will play every game fitness depending
knocker
0%???????????? come on guys!! I'm sure i was up to 1% once!! Come on Mum, i asked you to get online and vote!!
pompey4me
P4me you certainly did hit one per cent and I was worried you might give me a run for top VP so don't blame mum!!
eastneydave
at least you were in the vote p4me :-)
pompeyrug
Here Folks, this is for you: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dp-YIsfGZc
bongosamy
let's face it pompey4me, you're just a rounding error ... :)
ChrisW
Good link Bongo... worth a watch...
Chix
Pompey4me... You are not a rounding error my friend, your inclusion in the poll was based on a telephone vote I held independently away from Vital Pompey... It's a shame that the 5,876,345 votes you polled there could not be carried forward... The crowd would be signing your name it there were allowed..
Chix
I hope you all realise though .. that had I been allowed to enter my own poll... I would have won !!
Chix
poor fella, he didnt want to be doing that did he!
pompeyrug
Whats a rounding error??
pompey4me
search me mate - i dont have a clue...
pompeyrug
So, how did i go from 1% to 0%?? it's a conspiracy I tells ya! Still, proves i didnt vote for myself, always take the positives....sob, sob, no leave me, i'll be ok.
pompey4me
 

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