Vital Football

I will see you in The Torch...

I will see you in The Torch...

Before most Pompey games at Fratton - and our second home of Wembley - we here at Vital Pompey try to organise a meet up so we can have a drink and a chat prior to the game. This invitation is always an open one, with all welcome!

So, ahead of the charity shield - I know it is not called the charity shield anymore, but that it what it will always be to me - on Sunday anyone that is interested is invited to join me, and I assume others at The Torch, which is just off Wembley Way... If you do not know where it is Google it and you will find a map.

Several from this site met at this pub prior to the FA cup final.

As my party were running slightly later than planned and wanted to soak in all the atmosphere we went into the ground early - as this is a day for the fans, a day for us to enjoy with nothing to lose I am not in such a hurry to make my way in this time so I should be there, or thereabouts with my brother, sister-in-law, cousin and our mate Saunders from around noon onwards I would suggest so come along.

Some of my travelling companions from the years will also be joining the party - with one fella needing to be passed a ticket anyway so he had to turn up with them - with them arriving around 1.30ish.

So, if you can and indeed if you even want to why not come along for a chat and a drink before we beat Manyoo on Sunday. Remember, as said the invitation is open to all...

If you need my, or anyone else's contact details just give a shout below saying so, drop me an email or a private message and it will be sorted. Do not post mobile numbers below though guys, as that is a very bad idea!

PLAY UP POMPEY!

Join the Vital Pompey Debate

Season Launch Give Away



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Friday August 8 2008
Time: 3:26PM

Comments

0
Good luck on Sunday guys, would be nice to see you get one over them after the Nigeria clash, give us all a bit of hope ahead of the new season that the gap is indeed closing rather than widening.
toffeetower
08/08/2008 15:43:00
0
I will indeed be heading to The Torch for a drinky poo before the game. There was a cracking atmosphere there before the FA Cup final and hopefully it will be just as good this time. To all that are going, just remember that the toilets are in the front left of the pub as you go in through the doors! The bar is straight infront of you!
sneakay
08/08/2008 15:54:00
0
I'll be there with my lot early, but the kids will want to get into the ground early. Gonna have a few after tho. See you all!!
pompey4me
08/08/2008 18:49:00
0
Sorry lads can't make the pubs but might see some of you around/inside the ground. Enjoy!!!
storagematt
08/08/2008 19:49:00
0
'word on the street' says that the drinks are on the Landlord!?
pompey4me
08/08/2008 19:55:00
0
two trips to Wembley in such a short time - enjoy it lads!
merlin
08/08/2008 21:37:00
0
Cheers merlin, we certainally intend to!
pompey4me
08/08/2008 21:38:00
0
'word on the street' is you're having a ******** laugh if you think the drinks are on me :-)
pompeyrug
08/08/2008 23:33:00
0
I'll be in the pub ... drinks are on...?
Chix
09/08/2008 08:55:00
0
The bar
pentonpompey
09/08/2008 08:58:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Adams Turns Professional

Recent Portsmouth Articles

An unexpected visitor

Pompey's Burgess was clearly at a loose end when the game at Crawley was postponed. That much was initially obviously with the level of desire to be involved in footie later revealed.

Cook - no need for a prolific marksman

Cook has said Pompey's lack of a 25 goal striker - I still think we have one - isn't going to impact on our promotion chances. I can see both sides of Cookie's opinion here to be fair.

On this day in history...24th January

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 24th January.

Vital View - League 2, 21st January 2017

Doncaster and Plymouth strengthened their positions in automatic promotion places with wins. Notts County and Newport remain in the relegation places.

Archived Vital Pompey Articles

Vital Pompey articles from

Site Journalists

pompeyrug
Editor email
Profile
eastneydave
Editor email
Profile
paultsmouth
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

What do we reckon - top 3 or play-offs?
Suggested By: pompeyrug
Top 3 - Carlisle will be caught51%
Play-offs - not consistent enough33%
With Pompey you can never tell!16%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 27 18 4 5 58 21
2 Plymouth 26 17 3 6 54 15
3 Carlisle 27 12 12 3 48 11
4 Portsmouth 26 13 6 7 45 14
5 Wycombe 26 12 7 7 43 6
6 Luton 26 11 9 6 42 13
7 Colchester 27 11 7 9 40 7
8 Barnet 27 10 10 7 40 0
9 Exeter 26 12 3 11 39 12
10 Cambridge 26 11 6 9 39 7
11 Grimsby 27 11 6 10 39 4
12 Mansfield 27 9 10 8 37 -1
13 Blackpool 26 9 9 8 36 11
14 Crawley 25 10 5 10 35 -7
15 Stevenage 27 10 3 14 33 -6
16 Yeovil 26 8 8 10 32 -3
17 Morecambe 25 9 4 12 31 -11
18 Hartlepool 27 7 9 11 30 -9
19 Crewe 27 6 10 11 28 -13
20 Accrington 26 6 8 12 26 -11
21 Leyton Orient 26 7 4 15 25 -11
22 Cheltenham 26 5 9 12 24 -11
23 Notts County 27 6 5 16 23 -22
24 Newport 26 4 7 15 19 -16
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Exeter City (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Wycombe Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Accrington Stanley (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Blackpool (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 18 2017 3:00PM : Barnet (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Carlisle United (a)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug53
2.uspompeyfan48
3.PompeyFrippy44
4.storagematt32
5.Copnor4323
6.FrattonBlue22
7.PompeyFromtheUSA8
8.pompeyweller8
9.steaming8
10.eastneydave7
Write for Vital Football