UK time is: 04:04:18
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Storrie - Grant links are 'utter rubbish'

Weekend 'reports' claimed that Avram Grant 'had the Pompey job if he wanted it', but this has been 'rubbished' by Peter Storrie on the Pompey Site this morning as 'utter rubbish': 'Avram is a good friend of the club but to suggest he will be returning to Fratton Park is totally untrue. There have been absolutely no discussions with Avram.

'Had the Sunday newspaper checked with the club, we would have told them so.'

I sincerely hope that this is true as the thought of Grant taking over feels me with little enthusiasm. I will take his word on this, but what is said and what actually happens are not always one in the same...

The praise that Storrie has lavished on Paul Hart and Brian Kidd recently continued with more praise for the 'tremendous job' that they have done, and fair play to them, they were tasked with a job, and they have 'nearly' completed the mission.

He also said that we needed to be thankful for the job they have done of 'nearly' guiding us to safety: 'Paul, Brian and the players know we are not free from the threat of relegation just yet but we have taken big strides towards safety and every Pompey fan should thank them for doing that.'

Survival was a must this season, with this almost achieved looking to the future is the next step and this future seems to be a 'nailed on' one with Hart and Kidd in charge...

PLAY UP POMPEY!

Join the Vital Pompey Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



For the very latest Premier League odds

For massive weekly jackpots - Play the Football Pools Online




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

The Journalist

Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday April 27 2009

Time: 12:05PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
The one flaw in the medias assumption is; Where the heck is the money going to come from to pay Grant? We don't have any!
pentonpompey
Report Abuse
27/04/2009 12:22:00

The one flaw in the medias assumption is; Where the heck is the money going to come from to pay Grant? We don't have any!
pentonpompey
Report Abuse
27/04/2009 12:22:00

Also on the website...niko won't play again this season. I fear he's played his last game for the club.
jonathanl50
Report Abuse
27/04/2009 12:44:00

Also on the website...niko won't play again this season. I fear he's played his last game for the club.
jonathanl50
Report Abuse
27/04/2009 12:44:00

Do we believe the papers, Storrie or neither as both tell constant porky pies!
sneakay
Report Abuse
27/04/2009 13:56:00

Do we believe the papers, Storrie or neither as both tell constant porky pies!
sneakay
Report Abuse
27/04/2009 13:56:00

Like Storrie would admit to a new manager at this crucial stage of the season! Once know of our situation for next season, then maybe. My fear is they will go with thje soft, cheap & wrong option & change nothing. Then Hart will be sacked sometime before Xmas as we struggle for the start of next season!
storagematt
Report Abuse
27/04/2009 14:55:00

Like Storrie would admit to a new manager at this crucial stage of the season! Once know of our situation for next season, then maybe. My fear is they will go with thje soft, cheap & wrong option & change nothing. Then Hart will be sacked sometime before Xmas as we struggle for the start of next season!
storagematt
Report Abuse
27/04/2009 14:55:00

storrie saying this means nothing. well, it might mean HE isn't in talks YET - but it could mean sascha is in talks, and peter will be once they have progressed. no, I have no confidence in the man.
pompeycarpet
Report Abuse
27/04/2009 17:27:00

storrie saying this means nothing. well, it might mean HE isn't in talks YET - but it could mean sascha is in talks, and peter will be once they have progressed. no, I have no confidence in the man.
pompeycarpet
Report Abuse
27/04/2009 17:27:00

Oh it seems .. I'm jumping to Uncle Peter's defence again.. It really get me that he gets slagged off at every opportunity. He is the Cheif Executive of the club.. He can hardly spill the beans can he ?... and because he may say something that (in time) turns out not to come to fruition he branded a liar and a cheat. I firmly believe PS has the clubs best interest at heart and there are a lot worse CE out there I can tell you.. All that said I don't want Grant at the club ... and therefore I will trust in Uncle Pete... If you read 'EXACTLEY' what HE says and not the spin the papers (espeically The News) put on it then you too might start seeing things from m (his) point of view ... Peter Storries actions action have kept this club afloat this season .. Without him we would be trouble..
Chix
Report Abuse
28/04/2009 07:28:00

Oh it seems .. I'm jumping to Uncle Peter's defence again.. It really get me that he gets slagged off at every opportunity. He is the Cheif Executive of the club.. He can hardly spill the beans can he ?... and because he may say something that (in time) turns out not to come to fruition he branded a liar and a cheat. I firmly believe PS has the clubs best interest at heart and there are a lot worse CE out there I can tell you.. All that said I don't want Grant at the club ... and therefore I will trust in Uncle Pete... If you read 'EXACTLEY' what HE says and not the spin the papers (espeically The News) put on it then you too might start seeing things from m (his) point of view ... Peter Storries actions action have kept this club afloat this season .. Without him we would be trouble..
Chix
Report Abuse
28/04/2009 07:28:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Stats: Wycombe v Pompey (Saturday January 31 2015)

#PompeyPredictionsLeague - Update no.26 (Saturday January 31 2015)

On this day in history...31st January (Saturday January 31 2015)

Wycombe wondering... (Friday January 30 2015)

On this day in history...30th January (Friday January 30 2015)

Fulham defender signs up (Thursday January 29 2015)

Pompey loan Fulham defender (Thursday January 29 2015)

On this day in history...29th January (Thursday January 29 2015)

Archived Portsmouth Articles

List All Vital Pompey Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Cambridge 27 10 6 11 9 36
15. Oxford 28 8 9 11 -4 33
16. Accrington 27 10 3 14 -12 33
17. Portsmouth 27 7 9 11 -5 30
18. Dag & Red 28 8 6 14 -9 30
19. Carlisle 28 9 3 16 -15 30
20. Cheltenham 28 7 9 12 -15 30

Breaking League News

The Opposition View - Portsmouth
Wycombe : 01/02/2015 01:24:00
Sunday Chimes #34 - Pompey pick up valuable point
Portsmouth : 01/02/2015 01:00:00
Minstermen wait on Diego
York : 31/01/2015 20:33:00
More frustration for Wilcox
York : 31/01/2015 20:12:00
York deserved to win - Brown
York : 31/01/2015 20:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Wycombe?
Suggested By:  pompeyrug
Jones 0%
Chorley (89) 0%
Robinson 0%
Whatmough 0%
Passley 0%
Hollands 0%
Wallace 0%
Dunne 0%
Butler 0%
Taylor 0%
Tubbs (92) 0%
Sub - Devera (89) 0%
Sub - Ertl (92) 0%