UK time is: 07:31:39
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Cranie's loan length clarification

Deals with Pompey are never easy are they! The latest deal with 'strange' movements after the event, or words to 'clarify it' involves another loan dealing with Charlton, with the deals with them seemingly even more difficult...

Martin Cranie joined Charlton on loan on Monday night, in a deal believed to be for the season - wrong!

Pompey have revealed this loan, much like the one that has taken - or will take - Linvoy Primus, who played in a reserve game for them yesterday, will be for 3-months and not the season as had been said.

As I said at the time I think loaning Cranie out is not a bad thing, so long as he comes back! Loaning him out for 3-months is even better as this will give him some games between now and the New Year, then he can come back and hopefully challenge during the second half of the season?

Whilst I think the youngster will ultimately end up as a central defender if we carry on with our wing back play then again he could be ideally suited for this - which is why only loaning him out for 3-months is even better - as Glen Johnson will also need a break during the season and we do not really have anyone else that could play in a right wing back role as naturally as Cranie.

In theory this all sounds good, so lets see how it pans out...

PLAY UP POMPEY!

Join the Vital Pompey Debate

Vital Fantasy Football




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!




Win £1,000,000 every week with Man of the Match®

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

The Journalist

Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday September 3 2008

Time: 11:44AM

Your Comments

You'd think Charlton would be getting a bit miffed if they thought they were getting MC for the season after the mix up with Linvoy!!!
storagematt
nice to see us messing them around; still remember them stealing matt holland from under our noses
jac_nrfstnd
Stole HH from under our noses at the same time. As for Cranie any football will be good for him, haven't seen much of him but didn't look out of his depth in his debut against utd, have high hopes that he may be the one for the future that actully breaks into the team.
Steve C
Having checked out the Charlton Official site they actually say Cranie signed till the end of 2008 so the reports of for the season were obviously missnterprtations by someone.
Steve C
Lets hope he gets some games uder his belt then.
sneakay
once he has some games under his belt, I reckon he could get a run in the first team...
pompeycarpet
Let's hope he has a big belt
Pompeyscum
he'll do well. as long as he stays injury free he should get the experience that he needs to challenge for a place in our first team.
jbaker
games are what he needs, and he will get them with charlton.
pompeyrug
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

4 in a row almost seals safety! (Saturday April 19 2014)

On this day in history...19th April (Saturday April 19 2014)

A mini Pompey wrap (Thursday April 17 2014)

On this day in history...17th April (Thursday April 17 2014)

Toast Special - The run in (Wednesday April 16 2014)

On this day in history...16th April (Wednesday April 16 2014)

Ferry out for the season? (Tuesday April 15 2014)

Archived Articles

List All Vital Pompey Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. storagematt 95
2. PFCblue 88
3. mslorna48 75
4. pompeyrug 60
5. Emsworthianblue 42
6. Pompeytim 37
7. Lemmi 28
8. eastneydave 27
9. PompeyJake 16
10. Jimsmithswig 13

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Dag & Red 43 14 15 14 -3 57
12. Mansfield 43 14 15 14 -6 57
13. Newport 43 13 15 15 -3 54
14. Portsmouth 43 13 15 15 -11 54
15. Wimbledon 43 13 14 16 -5 53
16. Cheltenham 43 12 16 15 -9 52
17. Accrington 43 12 15 16 -3 51

Breaking League News

On this day in history...20th April
» Portsmouth : 20/04/2014 07:00:00
» Hartlepool : 19/04/2014 19:28:00
4 in a row almost seals safety!
» Portsmouth : 19/04/2014 18:56:00
Relegation Round Up
» Wycombe : 19/04/2014 17:14:00
Bury v Argyle Match Highlights
» Plymouth : 19/04/2014 12:23:00
The Report: Rochdale 0 Southend 3
» Southend : 19/04/2014 12:00:00
Argyle Player of the Season?
» Plymouth : 19/04/2014 11:46:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Pompey v Bristol Rovers?
Suggested By:  
Pompey win 89%
Bristol Rovers win 0%
Draw 11%