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A long summer for England fans

A long summer for England fans

Well here goes guys, we are about to embark on the Euros and for England fans it is going be a long summer - Spineless Steve take a long hard look at the image of the fella that goes with this article and you will see why you no longer have a job and why England are not at Euro 2008!

Your failure to pick David James, who was the best English keeper by a mile for the whole of your ill-fated reign, as he still is now, is what cost you your job!

Without any shadow of a doubt had you picked him, if for no other game other than the Croatian one we would be at Euro 2008 now, no doubt rated among the favourites before bowing out in the traditional manor on penalties as we always do in the end...

Enough said I think - roll on next season, uefa cup and all!

PLAY UP POMPEY!

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Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Friday June 6 2008
Time: 4:00PM

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Time to hibernate, see you in August!
bluedr
06/06/2008 16:11:00
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Well at least there is still footie on - it's better than nothing! Still cannot believe that we are not in the Euro's though.
sneakay
06/06/2008 16:17:00
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Who are you lot 'adopting'? its France for me!
Adilson
06/06/2008 16:22:00
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The Dutch for me, tantrums and all!!!
pentonpompey
06/06/2008 16:31:00
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I fancy Spain, but then so do half the Scousers, so seeing that we have Kranjcar and some Croatian Pompey fans I will return the favour! Even if they did knock us out :(
sneakay
06/06/2008 16:35:00
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I think spain have a good chance, but i'll be supporting croatia all the way!!!
pompeycarpet
06/06/2008 16:56:00
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oh, and any lack of european football over the summer should be more than compensated for next season!
pompeycarpet
06/06/2008 16:57:00
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Anyone whose squad includes or might include a pompey player next season.
UKTony
06/06/2008 17:05:00
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Just can't be bothered with it! I'm going golfing!
pompey4me
06/06/2008 17:33:00
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Just hope Niko & LD return home safely. Rather not the Germans win it. Totally agree with you Rug, but maybe it will do English football good in the long term. (Said that before). France or Italy to win.
storagematt
06/06/2008 18:21:00
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