Vital Football

Kranjcar plays down New Year exit

Kranjcar plays down New Year exit

Kranjcar staying put - for now at least...
Niko Kranjcar has not quite ruled out, but he has played down the chances of him leaving Pompey in January, despite ongoing reports linking him to Arsenal and of course Spurs.

The Croatian has said that his main priority is to stay fit, and so long as we carry on pushing for European football he is happy playing for us - which is fair enough! He also said that transfer speculation around his own future has been rife since he was a teenager, so it's nothing new to him.

It is good that Kranjcar wants to stay, and he has joined others in saying that, but we also have to show him the same respect and keep him if he wants to stay - although of course if the price is right he, and others would go, but only if it benefits the club hopefully.

I do rate him and would want him to stay but still say in all honesty that if Arsenal offered a sum of money and allowed us to keep Armand Traore on a permanent basis I would be tempted...

==========

Johnson scoops goal of the month award!
Remember Matty Taylor against Everton a couple of years back? I seem to recall that the spectacular goal that time not only failed to win goal of the season but also missed out on the goal of the month that time - also around November I think?

This time though a Pompey player has claimed the goal of the month for November as Glen Johnson's ripper against Hull was deemed the best.

Pompey tinted specs aside, it was always going to be the winning goal - but then again so was Taylor's...

PLAY UP POMPEY!

Join the Vital Pompey Debate




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

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Sunday December 14 2008
Time: 8:54AM

Comments

0
Taylors was better but both were great goals.
Steve C
14/12/2008 13:16:00
0
Agreed Steve C, Matty's was sheer class!
pentonpompey
14/12/2008 18:22:00
0
Mattys should have won goal of the season. Muntari hit 2 crakers at Villa last season & they didn't win that month eith so I was half expecting GJ to miss out to some lame effort bu a Manure player!!!
storagematt
15/12/2008 16:01:00
0
It was a cracking goal wasn't it - about time a Pompey player got recognised.
tracyc
16/12/2008 13:11:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Evans - Right back or right midfield?

Drew Talbot and Adam Buxton are fit but Gareth Evans continues to fill in at right back. Should this change? If so where would it leave the battle between Evans and Carl Baker?

500,000+ Season Tickets Sold In 2016/17

More than 500,000 Season Tickets were sold in the Football League pyramid for the 2016/17 season.

On this day in history...2nd December

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 2nd December.

On this day in history...1st December

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 1st December.

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)

Change at right back? If so where would this leave Evans?
Suggested By: pompeyrug
Keep Evans at RB25%
Drop Evans. Talbot or Buxton at RB75%
Drop Baker. Evans at RM0%
Keep Barker in RM. Leave out Evans completely0%
Cookie knows best (?) In him we trust0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Carlisle 19 10 8 1 38 14
2 Plymouth 19 12 2 5 38 8
3 Doncaster 18 11 3 4 36 13
4 Portsmouth 19 9 4 6 31 12
5 Luton 19 8 7 4 31 10
6 Wycombe 19 8 4 7 28 1
7 Blackpool 19 7 6 6 27 11
8 Barnet 19 6 9 4 27 0
9 Grimsby 19 7 5 7 26 2
10 Crewe 19 6 8 5 26 -3
11 Cambridge 19 7 4 8 25 -2
12 Mansfield 19 6 7 6 25 -4
13 Yeovil 18 7 4 7 25 -4
14 Stevenage 17 7 3 7 24 0
15 Colchester 19 6 5 8 23 1
16 Crawley 18 6 5 7 23 -6
17 Morecambe 19 7 2 10 23 -13
18 Hartlepool 19 5 7 7 22 -4
19 Notts County 19 6 4 9 22 -8
20 Accrington 19 5 6 8 21 -5
21 Exeter 19 6 2 11 20 -5
22 Leyton Orient 19 5 3 11 18 -5
23 Cheltenham 19 3 9 7 18 -8
24 Newport 18 4 5 9 17 -5
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Grimsby Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Hartlepool United (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Newport County (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Yeovil Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Luton Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 5 2017 7:45PM : Doncaster Rovers (a)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.eastneydave3
2.storagematt2
3.Copnor432
4.PompeyFrippy1
The Vital Football Members League