Vital Football

Suddenly its all 'going wrong'...Get a grip!

Suddenly its all 'going wrong'...Get a grip!

Manyoo have already won the league cup - and I even supported them, how 'dirty' I felt, as I could not have stuck 'Jamie's Dad' winning that! They are top of the league, into the semis of the FA cup and still very much alive in the champions league, yet it's still not enough for some...

Manyoo concede two goals at Old Trafford last night, granted away goals, and this automatically means 'it's all going wrong', and it 'looks like they are going out'... according to some fans anyway!

I, and most other fans, can only dream of even getting champions league football, but of course from watching this year in year out I know that away goals can prove invaluable but the fact that Porto managed two of them does not mean that Manyoo are out by a long shot.

As they are an English side I want them to go through, but it is little wonder why I am so desperate for the bin dippers - Liverpool - to nip in and win the league and anyone but them win the cup. Them getting through would also of course help us 'slightly' when we go to Old Trafford in a few weeks, as the more trophies they are going for the more chance we 'might' have of getting something.

I would almost be amazed if they do not go to Portugal and finish the job - so why the 'panic' and 'worry', if only some clubs' only worry was something as 'trivial' as conceding a couple of away goals in Europe, some clubs are fighting for their very lives - that is something to bloody worry about!

Apparently, despite them having already put one domestic cup in the trophy cabinet - adding that to the world club cup, or whatever it was - and still being very much in the driving seat to retain the title, with a cup semi to also look forward to and just a win in Portugal - or high scoring draw - away from another champions league semi appearance, this is not good enough, or even enough!

Bloody hell, it must be a hard life being a Manyoo fan. And when it all 'goes wrong' it must be 'even worse'...

Most fans of most other clubs in the world would give almost anything to see their club in the position that Manyoo are in right now, and often are, yet still this is not good enough for some.

Good god you Mancs, not that many of you actually are local or actually support them for any other reason than the fact that you are 'so good', get a grip guys...

PLAY UP POMPEY!

Join the Vital Pompey Debate



For the very latest Premier League odds

Free £15 bet when you spend £5 on The New Football Pools




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

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Wednesday April 8 2009
Time: 11:34AM

Comments

0
Haha - this made me laugh!! I thought they were poor last night, given they are model players and supposed to be the best. Still, I bet it was a long old slog back to Essex for the fans after the game yesterday!!
PFCGino
08/04/2009 11:41:00
0
Haha - this made me laugh!! I thought they were poor last night, given they are model players and supposed to be the best. Still, I bet it was a long old slog back to Essex for the fans after the game yesterday!!
PFCGino
08/04/2009 11:41:00
0
They're just not used to watching the team struggle and play poorly, and apart from the Villa game get punished for it. Probably the best time to play them - hopefully.
NorfolknBlue
08/04/2009 11:49:00
0
They're just not used to watching the team struggle and play poorly, and apart from the Villa game get punished for it. Probably the best time to play them - hopefully.
NorfolknBlue
08/04/2009 11:49:00
0
Thanks For That Rug! They're pathetic really, like NorfolknBlue said, they aren't used to it, they don't know what to do if they don't win, so they just panic!
MFFP
08/04/2009 12:03:00
0
Thanks For That Rug! They're pathetic really, like NorfolknBlue said, they aren't used to it, they don't know what to do if they don't win, so they just panic!
MFFP
08/04/2009 12:03:00
0
Good news for us - perhaps we can get some points against United to make up for the dropped points against Hull
PFCGino
08/04/2009 12:09:00
0
Good news for us - perhaps we can get some points against United to make up for the dropped points against Hull
PFCGino
08/04/2009 12:09:00
0
It is just a joke really. I was reading on the sky sports transfer news where the fans put their comments in, the number of Manure fans that want rid of Berbatov, Tevez and Nani is unreal! What it must be like to be a spoilt football fan and throw toys out of your pram.
sneakay
08/04/2009 12:22:00
0
It is just a joke really. I was reading on the sky sports transfer news where the fans put their comments in, the number of Manure fans that want rid of Berbatov, Tevez and Nani is unreal! What it must be like to be a spoilt football fan and throw toys out of your pram.
sneakay
08/04/2009 12:22:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Portsmouth Articles

League Two 2016/17 Golden Boot Battle (27/3/17)

With most playing 39 League Two games in the 2016/17 season, this year could still see a few players break the 20 goal mark.

On this day in history...27th March

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 27th March.

Vital View - League 2, 25th-26th March 2017

With Doncaster and Plymouth yet to play Portsmouth took advantage to close the gap and extend it on the chasing pack. Newport & Leyton Orient look likely to be relegated.

Video - Pompey 2-1 Newport

With Stevenage drawing and Blackpool the only potential challenger winning we've got a six point cushion on Boro that's effectively seven given our superior goal difference.

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)

Newport MotM
Suggested By:
Forde20%
Evans0%
Davies0%
Clarke0%
Stevens0%
Rose10%
Doyle5%
Baker0%
Naismith50%
Bennett10%
Doyle0%
Sub-Chaplin5%
Sub-Lowe0%
Sub-Whatmough0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 39 23 9 7 78 30
2 Plymouth 39 23 6 10 75 19
3 Portsmouth 39 20 8 11 68 26
4 Stevenage 39 19 5 15 62 12
5 Blackpool 39 15 15 9 60 21
6 Luton 39 15 15 9 60 19
7 Exeter 39 17 8 14 59 16
8 Carlisle 39 15 14 10 59 -2
9 Mansfield 39 15 13 11 58 5
10 Colchester 39 16 9 14 57 4
11 Wycombe 39 15 10 14 55 0
12 Cambridge 38 15 9 14 54 6
13 Grimsby 39 14 10 15 52 -2
14 Barnet 39 12 15 12 51 -3
15 Accrington 38 12 13 13 49 -1
16 Crewe 39 12 12 15 48 -9
17 Crawley 39 13 9 17 48 -13
18 Yeovil 39 10 16 13 46 -9
19 Morecambe 39 13 7 19 46 -15
20 Notts County 39 13 7 19 46 -22
21 Hartlepool 39 10 11 18 41 -16
22 Cheltenham 39 9 12 18 39 -16
23 Newport 39 7 12 20 33 -21
24 Leyton Orient 39 9 5 25 32 -29
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Hartlepool United (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Yeovil Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 14 2017 2:30PM : Plymouth Argyle (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 17 2017 3:00PM : Notts County (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Cambridge United (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Mansfield Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug77
2.PompeyFrippy50
3.storagematt38
4.Copnor4327
5.stubbsy00724
6.FrattonBlue20
7.eastneydave19
8.Jimsmithswig18
9.Dorking Pompey16
10.pompeyweller14
The Vital Football Members League