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Adams commits for another 12 months

Good news guys Peter Storrie has confirmed that Tony Adams will be staying at Fratton again next season!

Whilst this has been in the pipeline for a few weeks, although he has not yet signed a contract Storrie has told The News that a 'verbal agreement' is in place: 'I have spoken to Tony's agent and it has been verbally agreed for him to stay for another 12 months.

'Obviously we are delighted with this news as he has become a key part of what we are trying to achieve at this football club.

'It is important to keep the whole set-up. Tony, Joe Jordan, Dave Coles and everyone else are a team and Harry likes working with them.

'They have worked very successfully together and the manager wants them all to stay.

'It's great news that this partnership will now continue.'

Continuity is the key thing for us if we are continue our steps forward and this applies to both matters on and off the pitch, with players, manager and coaches alike so keeping Adams for at least another 12 months is great news.


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Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday June 3 2008

Time: 11:47AM

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Great news, his european experience will give us an edge & great continuity for the club.
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03/06/2008 12:04:00

Indeed - Great news! our first TOP signing of the summer!
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03/06/2008 12:15:00

excellent. now harry can mould tony into the perfect replacement for him, when he decides to call it a day. so much for harry leaving after the fa cup win!
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03/06/2008 12:57:00

Great news, I know we have great defenders, but having him in the coaching staff has definately helped them be even better.....
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03/06/2008 13:05:00

Although Adams is not called the defensive coach and HR denies he has anything to do with the defence our back four getes better and better. Must be coincidence!! Great news.
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03/06/2008 13:19:00

Harry the attacker, tony the defender... tony is the perfect foil for harry, and will hopefully one day make an excellent manager!
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03/06/2008 16:49:00

Great news, only what we expected, but great to have it confirmed.
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03/06/2008 20:08:00

I'm pleased Adams is staying. Whatever has been going on back stage this season, we need more of the same for next season. Add a first class striker to go with Defoe and get someone to play on that right wing (or whatever it was that Utaka didn't like), keep Mendes playing with Diarra and I think fifth place is ours?
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03/06/2008 21:15:00

Great news, He is learning from a master and obviously enjoying it
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03/06/2008 21:36:00

Excellent News ... Tone was the mastermind behind 4-5-1 nad (I think) the key reason the defence were so tight last term.. I think this will be his final year though.. But I said that last year
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05/06/2008 08:14:00

Got to agree with everyone else, fantastic signing! Not only is he thought to be a key part in forming and organising our stingy defence, but quite possibly he plays a big part in attracting players to the club.
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