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Well said that man!

Well said that man!

Johnny Westwood has his knockers, but love him or loathe him he has earned a new found respect from me - I know people that know him personally and they always say what a genuine man he is, and I think he just proved it on sky sports news just now.

Speaking live on sky sports news he gave a fantastic interview that summed up everything that is true about the game and the situation many find themselves in as a result of their love for their respective clubs.

The fella interviewing him did not seem to understand where he was coming from at times, maybe that is because he too gets obscene amounts of money from sky sports to do his job and does not understand why anyone would want to knock the football gravy train...

Loyalty, a thing of the past in football - I would encourage anyone that missed his interview to try and find it somewhere and listen to it again, just brilliant. I reckon that just about every single footballer could do with listening to it as well, a few home truths might hit home if they did - although I doubt it!

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Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Tuesday January 6 2009
Time: 9:49AM

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You work for Skysports don't you...
shewore
06/01/2009 10:10:00
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got the tail end of the flu and saw the interview..well said Rug mate he did do well. newsnow portsmouth reporting several links to players. a forward from Argentina called Gaston playing for Appllon looks incredible on you tube-i know they all do
plymouth graham
06/01/2009 10:31:00
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if i worked for sky sports do you honestly think i would be sat here right now writing for this site! as much as i love it and love my club - yep, i am portsmouth till i die! - i wouldnt be doing this...
pompeyrug
06/01/2009 10:34:00
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Anyone know if you can re watch the interview anywhere online?
Squee
06/01/2009 10:35:00
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they show sections of it on sky again, but the part where he starts talking about money and sky not being interested and so on without it i doubt that will be shown again...
pompeyrug
06/01/2009 10:44:00
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Will have to try and find full interview somewhere. MAybe you tube?
eastneydave
06/01/2009 10:52:00
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John is a decent guy, more so when sober. Easy to be critical but he is always there supporting the club he & we all love.
storagematt
06/01/2009 11:06:00
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He is Jeckle and Hide. Sober he is one of the nicelst guys you could meet, but a few drinks and he embarrases himslef, his club and his fellow supporters. Shame as he could be an Assett to Pompey that no other club has.
Midge
06/01/2009 11:13:00
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Shame I missed it as I am sure it would have been very interesting
sneakay
06/01/2009 11:43:00
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Talking of Westwood, was he sat back in the Fratton End due to the large amounts of Bristol City fans, or because he managed to get hold of some general sale tickets and get it unnoticed?
jbaker
06/01/2009 11:56:00
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