Vital Football

Basinas signs for Pompey

Basinas signs for Pompey

It has been confirmed on the Pompey Site that Angelos Basinas has joined Pompey.

The fee has not been disclosed, but an 18-month contract has been signed by the 33-year-old Greek international - who was part of the 2004 European championship winning side - who joins from AEK Athens, with Peter Storrie saying: 'we've brought in someone of immense experience, the current captain of Greece who is just three games away from winning his 100th cap for his country.

'He's exactly what we need in the situation that we're in. He's a player that Tony was eager to bring to Pompey.

'He desperately wanted to come here and we have an option to sign him for a further year on top of the 18 months.'

Time will tell if we have got the right player, or if he has come in a few years too late - either way lets give the fella a chance before he is written off, or for that matter raved about I guess...

PLAY UP POMPEY!

Join the Vital Pompey Debate



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

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Monday February 2 2009
Time: 12:52PM

Comments

0
What does he do? I know he plays football. Is he a striker or midfield?
Gandor1
02/02/2009 12:57:00
0
Gandor, he is a central defensive midfield player, maybe getting on a bit, but he has a long pedigree, just hope he turns out to be another Pedro Mendes.
Owenspompey
02/02/2009 12:58:00
0
Setanta report that he hs ben brought in to replace Davis. Please no!
jbaker
02/02/2009 13:01:00
0
He's a quality player and if people moan about his age I point them towards one D. Beckham currently plying his trade at a small club in Milan. I hope that people give him a chance to prove himself over a few games before deciding to write him off as 'another one of those greek players' (who happens to have set up the winning goal in the euro 2004 final).
stooH
02/02/2009 13:03:00
0
I read in the Daily Mail that we have turned down Bolton's offer for Davis.
Gandor1
02/02/2009 13:04:00
0
Sky are saying that dos santos is at fp having a medical
SUAC51
02/02/2009 13:10:00
0
Bloody long medical, they said he was there yesterday!!Must be the NHS waiting time, we must be hard up if he can't go private!!
Owenspompey
02/02/2009 13:12:00
0
I think this cold be a good signing, he sits in front of the defense and provides cover in that Makélélé role. I know he's old but I don't think that matters if he is sit in front of the defense and give them that cover that they need at the moment.
zav
02/02/2009 13:14:00
0
Another Greek, they keep each other company whilst they settle in. Let's hope they hit the deck running & we have no plate throwing tantrums!!!
storagematt
02/02/2009 13:14:00
0
Sky are now saying fee agreed for Dos Santos
yellowcheesemonkey
02/02/2009 13:16:00
Page 1/3
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Login to post a comment

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Tubbs has left the building

Tubbs has finally left Pompey; perhaps his destination is something of a surprise then again there had been some 'rumours' recently of an Eastleigh interest.

On this day in history...9th February

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 9th February.

On this day in history...8th February

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 8th February.

Match highlights - Pompey 0-1 Orient

Disappointing as it was, you take the rough with the smooth and cannot gloss over things when they aren't so good so here goes with the 1-0 defeat Pompey suffered against Orient.

Archived Vital Pompey Articles

Vital Pompey articles from

Site Journalists

pompeyrug
Profile
eastneydave
Profile
paultsmouth
Profile
Chix
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Orient MotM
Suggested By: VitalPompey
Fulton34%
Freeman4%
Burgess28%
Clarke0%
Stevens9%
Roberts4%
Doyle0%
Close4%
Bennett4%
Smith4%
McNulty0%
Sub - Evans0%
Sub - McGurk0%
Sub - Chaplin9%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Northampton 28 19 4 5 61 20
2 Plymouth 29 17 5 7 56 17
3 Oxford 28 14 10 4 52 19
4 Mansfield 31 13 9 9 48 9
5 Bristol Rovers 29 14 5 10 47 10
6 Wycombe 29 13 7 9 46 6
7 Leyton Orient 30 12 10 8 46 5
8 Portsmouth 28 11 12 5 45 20
9 Accrington 26 13 6 7 45 12
10 Cambridge 30 12 8 10 44 3
11 Wimbledon 28 11 9 8 42 7
12 Carlisle 26 11 9 6 42 5
13 Exeter 28 11 7 10 40 -1
14 Luton 30 10 8 12 38 1
15 Crawley 30 11 4 15 37 -13
16 Morecambe 30 10 6 14 36 -3
17 Notts County 27 10 6 11 36 -6
18 Barnet 28 9 6 13 33 -8
19 Stevenage 31 7 10 14 31 -14
20 Newport 28 6 9 13 27 -11
21 Yeovil 29 5 9 15 24 -14
22 Hartlepool 26 7 3 16 24 -19
23 Dag & Red 29 4 8 17 20 -22
24 York 28 4 8 16 20 -23
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Bristol Rovers (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Yeovil Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Barnet (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Cambridge United (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Exeter City (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Stevenage (a)
Sky Bet League Two

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug40
2.Jimsmithswig20
3.FrattonBlue16
4.Pompeytim15
5.storagematt12
6.Copnor4310
7.mslorna487
8.Emsworthianblue4
9.PompeyJake4
10.PFCblue3