Vital Football

The Herminator signs on

The Herminator signs on

The Herminator has accepted the new 1-year contract offered to him last week so will remain a Pompey player again next season, hurrah.

He told Morgunbladid, an Icelandic paper, that staying was always likely: 'me signing with Portsmouth again was always going to happen even though I had many other options.

'Me and my family feel great in this place, we have been there for two fun years and I think I have plenty more in me to play in the Premier League and that had a lot to say in this decision.'

'Reported' offers have come in from several championship sides, along with some premier league interest and offers from both Glasgow clubs but he opted to stay with us: 'Middlesbrough showed me most interest and also Celtic and Rangers but that did not go as far.

'Portsmouth promised me, as far as they could, that they want to strengthen the team for next season and that their goal is to keep doing well in the Premier League.'

The Herminator, despite the fact that he is pushing 35-years-old and is getting slower, has an infectious personality so can only be a good player to have about the squad next season so I am more than happy to see him commit for another year and to be fair he still possesses some quality and will never give anything less than 100%!

Nice one Hermann, hopefully you will not end up being pushed out of the squad and regret not taking up the options offered to you...

PLAY UP POMPEY!

Join the Vital Pompey Debate



For the very latest Premier League odds

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

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Tuesday June 23 2009
Time: 7:44PM

Comments

0
The very same man who always seems to be on the side of a team just relegated? Good omen!
Matt_Us
23/06/2009 19:56:00
0
Resoect, nearly 35!!
Matt_Us
23/06/2009 19:58:00
0
The best news I've heard all day, I'm well pleased. All power to the Herminator. Unless we get someone extra special coming in he'll play. Good guy to have in the squad anyway.
cornypomp
23/06/2009 20:15:00
0
Good to hear that he'll still be playing for the blues next season.
PompeyFcMad
23/06/2009 20:48:00
0
Sentimentally a good idea, and lets face it, chances are we are not going to be able to sign a better left back before next season. All in all GREAT!!
pompey4me
23/06/2009 21:15:00
0
a bit of passion in the team/squad wont do any harm!
southportpompey
23/06/2009 21:19:00
0
But a bit of Elvis impersonating off the field might :)
UKTony
23/06/2009 21:53:00
0
Good Signing... It seems he will be determined next year round. Great.
Pompey Malta
23/06/2009 22:53:00
0
I love the bloke.. just wish he was ten years younger... that said he knows he is adored and will always give us 100% whenever he plays.. nice one Herms a bit of commitment to the cause that's what I like to see...
Chix
24/06/2009 00:03:00
0
still remember the Preston moment Chix - he is almost up there with Linvoy for me...
southportpompey
24/06/2009 01:38:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Sunday Chimes #101 - Pompey frozen off

No game but relief as Carlisle slip up, the transfer window and the return of the Grump......

On this day in history...22nd January

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 22nd January.

Pompey at Crawley called off

Pompey WILL NOT climb into the top 3 this weekend - whatever Carlisle do - as the game at Crawley has been called off.

Lalkovic heads to Ross County

In a somewhat odd move - admittedly he's not been involved that much - Pompey's former Chelsea & Walsall winger Milan Lalkovic has joined Ross County on loan.

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)

Crawley v Pompey?
Suggested By: pompeyrug
Pompey win44%
Draw28%
Crawley win28%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 27 18 4 5 58 21
2 Plymouth 26 17 3 6 54 15
3 Carlisle 27 12 12 3 48 11
4 Portsmouth 26 13 6 7 45 14
5 Wycombe 26 12 7 7 43 6
6 Luton 26 11 9 6 42 13
7 Colchester 27 11 7 9 40 7
8 Barnet 27 10 10 7 40 0
9 Exeter 26 12 3 11 39 12
10 Cambridge 26 11 6 9 39 7
11 Grimsby 27 11 6 10 39 4
12 Mansfield 27 9 10 8 37 -1
13 Blackpool 26 9 9 8 36 11
14 Crawley 25 10 5 10 35 -7
15 Stevenage 27 10 3 14 33 -6
16 Yeovil 26 8 8 10 32 -3
17 Morecambe 25 9 4 12 31 -11
18 Hartlepool 27 7 9 11 30 -9
19 Crewe 27 6 10 11 28 -13
20 Accrington 26 6 8 12 26 -11
21 Leyton Orient 26 7 4 15 25 -11
22 Cheltenham 26 5 9 12 24 -11
23 Notts County 27 6 5 16 23 -22
24 Newport 26 4 7 15 19 -16
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Exeter City (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Wycombe Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Accrington Stanley (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Blackpool (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 18 2017 3:00PM : Barnet (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Carlisle United (a)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug53
2.uspompeyfan48
3.PompeyFrippy43
4.storagematt30
5.Copnor4322
6.FrattonBlue22
7.PompeyFromtheUSA8
8.pompeyweller8
9.steaming7
10.eastneydave7
Vital Football Comment