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Utaka to leave rumours intensify!

John Utaka was being 'linked' with a move to Bordeaux the other day and now it is being claimed in an article on sky sports - which for me makes it something that 'might' be true - by their chairman, Jean-Louis Triaud, with he telling Aujourd'hui that the Nigerian 'has been offered' to the French club!

French legend Laurent Blanc is in charge of Bordeaux and Triaud says that he has just 'passed the information on, but it is up to the coach to make his decision' but also claimed that Utaka does want 'to come back to France'.

Basically I said all I had to say the other day, if we can recoup a fair amount of the money we paid out, be that around 5m so be it, if we can get 7m it is a no brainer...

The Nigerian has shown glimpses of what he can do but I would rather get him off the wage bill for decent money than have to let someone more essential to the team go. Sorry John, but its thanks - for not much in truth - but goodbye as far as I am concerned now. I for one do hope that these 'rumours' prove true as to be honest I think it is probably for the best of all concerned that he did move on in the summer...

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Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday April 2 2009

Time: 12:32PM

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I can help him pack, I am quite good at organising stuff like that. If it would help, y'know?
hammersmithblue
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02/04/2009 13:17:00

I can help him pack, I am quite good at organising stuff like that. If it would help, y'know?
hammersmithblue
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02/04/2009 13:17:00

I'll hold the door open.....
pentonpompey
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02/04/2009 14:05:00

I'll hold the door open.....
pentonpompey
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02/04/2009 14:05:00

and I'll row the boat!
Gandor1
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02/04/2009 14:15:00

and I'll row the boat!
Gandor1
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02/04/2009 14:15:00

and i'll kick him out when we get across the channel
SUAC51
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02/04/2009 14:26:00

and i'll kick him out when we get across the channel
SUAC51
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02/04/2009 14:26:00

And now Jamie's dad is saying his loss of form is somehow linked to the change in manager. Unbelievable
UKTony
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02/04/2009 14:36:00

And now Jamie's dad is saying his loss of form is somehow linked to the change in manager. Unbelievable
UKTony
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02/04/2009 14:36:00

really, ive not seen that...
well why doesnt jamie's dad put his money where his big fat blabbering mouth is and take utaka to spurs then? i will tell you why as he knows as well as you or i that he wasted 7m on him and doesnt wanna do it again...
actually, he is actually right about form changing 'slightly', it got better under TA who wasnt having any of the 'do whatever the hell you want' ********* that jamie's dad was!
pompeyrug
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02/04/2009 14:48:00

really, ive not seen that...
well why doesnt jamie's dad put his money where his big fat blabbering mouth is and take utaka to spurs then? i will tell you why as he knows as well as you or i that he wasted 7m on him and doesnt wanna do it again...
actually, he is actually right about form changing 'slightly', it got better under TA who wasnt having any of the 'do whatever the hell you want' ********* that jamie's dad was!
pompeyrug
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02/04/2009 14:48:00

I must admit that it does look like Utaka's days are numbered for us. I still think he could have an amazing season if he stays and gets to go up top with Crouch next year though!
sneakay
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02/04/2009 15:10:00

I must admit that it does look like Utaka's days are numbered for us. I still think he could have an amazing season if he stays and gets to go up top with Crouch next year though!
sneakay
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02/04/2009 15:10:00

Hang on a minute. The only time the south stand gets exercised is when Utaka stands there while a ball bounces past him. Who the hell is going to get them off their backsides now?
Gandor1
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02/04/2009 15:22:00

Hang on a minute. The only time the south stand gets exercised is when Utaka stands there while a ball bounces past him. Who the hell is going to get them off their backsides now?
Gandor1
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02/04/2009 15:22:00

If utaka rediscovered the form he showed when he first came here then he'd be worth his place in the team, he certainly has ability but he's not shown much of that lately, although he hasn't exactly been given much chance to shine lately. It looks like he'll not get the chance so take the money although when he's on form he's a player i'd love to watch.
Steve C
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02/04/2009 16:24:00

If utaka rediscovered the form he showed when he first came here then he'd be worth his place in the team, he certainly has ability but he's not shown much of that lately, although he hasn't exactly been given much chance to shine lately. It looks like he'll not get the chance so take the money although when he's on form he's a player i'd love to watch.
Steve C
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02/04/2009 16:24:00

The money will help...
MFFP
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02/04/2009 16:51:00

The money will help...
MFFP
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02/04/2009 16:51:00

POMPEYS No Place for players with less than 100% comitment so on yer bike Utaka if your can find the effort to pedal it France always needs oinion sellers
sea-juicer
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02/04/2009 17:10:00

POMPEYS No Place for players with less than 100% comitment so on yer bike Utaka if your can find the effort to pedal it France always needs oinion sellers
sea-juicer
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02/04/2009 17:10:00

very true sea-juicer, very true. we need commitment, and dedication now.
MFFP
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02/04/2009 17:43:00

very true sea-juicer, very true. we need commitment, and dedication now.
MFFP
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02/04/2009 17:43:00

Au revoir Utaka!
tracyc
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02/04/2009 19:31:00

Au revoir Utaka!
tracyc
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02/04/2009 19:31:00

bye bye utaka one of the crapest players ever seen
stfc ballboy
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02/04/2009 19:50:00

bye bye utaka one of the crapest players ever seen
stfc ballboy
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02/04/2009 19:50:00

Remember that stunning goal when he first arrived? Where did he go to ?
dedmans
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02/04/2009 22:37:00

Remember that stunning goal when he first arrived? Where did he go to ?
dedmans
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02/04/2009 22:37:00

When he scored that goal against Bolton, he came running over straight to us, and promptly fell straight on his arse right in front of us! A precursor for the rest of his Pompey career then!!!
pentonpompey
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02/04/2009 23:20:00

When he scored that goal against Bolton, he came running over straight to us, and promptly fell straight on his arse right in front of us! A precursor for the rest of his Pompey career then!!!
pentonpompey
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02/04/2009 23:20:00

Just read my last post back to myself; that about sums it up really, even if i do say so myself!....sorry
pentonpompey
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02/04/2009 23:23:00

Just read my last post back to myself; that about sums it up really, even if i do say so myself!....sorry
pentonpompey
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02/04/2009 23:23:00

Goodbye John, thanks for the memory
Owenspompey
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03/04/2009 07:59:00

Goodbye John, thanks for the memory
Owenspompey
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03/04/2009 07:59:00

i still cannot believe some of you have not found question no.1 in the 'free pompey - arsenal ticket' competition - look at the bottom of the article above and you will see it screaming in your face...
pompeyrug
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03/04/2009 12:52:00

i still cannot believe some of you have not found question no.1 in the 'free pompey - arsenal ticket' competition - look at the bottom of the article above and you will see it screaming in your face...
pompeyrug
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03/04/2009 12:52:00

Laters Utaka Unfortunatly the premier league is just not for you.
tommo3146
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03/04/2009 18:52:00

Laters Utaka Unfortunatly the premier league is just not for you.
tommo3146
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03/04/2009 18:52:00

I found the question but im not sure about the answer i have, hmmm.... will send it to you anyways rug.
MFFP
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03/04/2009 20:25:00

I found the question but im not sure about the answer i have, hmmm.... will send it to you anyways rug.
MFFP
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03/04/2009 20:25:00

there extra 'hint' is within the question itself...
pompeyrug
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03/04/2009 21:56:00

there extra 'hint' is within the question itself...
pompeyrug
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03/04/2009 21:56:00

if you were to look closely enough you 'might' find question no.2 here...
pompeyrug
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10/04/2009 07:25:00

if you were to look closely enough you 'might' find question no.2 here...
pompeyrug
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10/04/2009 07:25:00

 

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