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Coles signs new Pompey deal!

Coles signs new Pompey deal!

Pompey goalkeeping coach David Coles has signed a new 3-year-contract with the club to stay until 2011.


Image courtesy of the Pompey Site.

Coles who came from the lot down the road, joined Pompey at the same time as David James and is rated as one of the best goalkeeping coaches around but has been subject of intense speculation about his future with most expecting him to join Harry Redknapp and co at Spurs.

With Redknapp sacking the Spurs goalkeeping coach this week the speculation reached fever pitch with most expecting the announcement 'David Coles has left the club' anytime soon - but thankfully the latest 'scare mongering' by the media has proved wrong as he has committed his future to the club for the next 3-years!

This is not only fantastic news for us, the other keepers we have - and those coming through - but great news for James who has become good friends with his mentor, who has helped bring the very best out of our, and England's, no.1.

Oh yea, it also of course flips the bird to a certain Mr Redknapp :-)

PLAY UP POMPEY!

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Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Thursday November 20 2008
Time: 12:15PM

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Excellent news! Means our Jamo's more likely to carry on wanting to stay, and keep on top form too. This might even shut up the media for a bit - although fat chance of that probably.
tracyc
20/11/2008 12:31:00
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Great news and the start of us telling the Spuds where to stick it!!
eastneydave
20/11/2008 12:46:00
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About time we stood up be counted. Up yours spuds. Let's hope we have a few more who want to do the same.
storagematt
20/11/2008 14:38:00
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Great News! I am really pleased. I am sure we will have more doing the same Matt.
Gandor
20/11/2008 18:40:00
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i think poor old harry must be feeling a little stupid now... not everyone has as little soul as him...
pompeycarpet
20/11/2008 19:58:00
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F A N T A S T I C
Et_tu_Pompeii
20/11/2008 20:53:00
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Excellent News even if he does look like Bobby Davro !
Chix
21/11/2008 08:58:00
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I was just thinking exactly the same thing Chix. He REALLY does look like Davro from side on. Brilliant!
sneakay
21/11/2008 10:16:00
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He also looks like Vinnie from Eastenders!
Gandor
21/11/2008 15:02:00
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Chix you read my mind, and beat me to the post!!
PFCGino
21/11/2008 16:18:00
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