Vital Football

Coincidental or not?

Coincidental or not?

So Vahid Halilhodzic keeps 'talking up' his chances of landing the Pompey job but Pompey are 'refusing to comment', although this is neither confirming or denying anything -that in itself is something more than we have on previous rumours!

When other managers have been 'linked' we have denied things, but we are not doing this here with this guy...

Now, to spice it up even more the Bosnian is 'said' to be on the verge of stepping down from his job with the Ivory Coast - this seems more than 'a coincidence' does it not?

Quietly going about his business yet being 'linked' with the job - which to be fair he started really, these 'links' get stronger, we then hear talk about announcements being made soon and now there is talk of him stepping down from his post with the Ivory Coast - there seems to be too much in this for something not to be on the cards.

I think we have found our new manager guys...

Vahid Halilhodzic.

And, despite not being overly convinced I must confess, I think a calculated risk could pay off as I am told that 'in France he is considered a tactical master along the lines of Wenger,' now that is some praise and if he could live up to that we would be onto a winner, right?

We 'could' be hearing some form of announcement before this week is out - I would say that Friday 'might' be a good day for people to look out for further developments...

PLAY UP POMPEY!

Join the Vital Pompey Debate

Boot the Sun out of Pompey!



For the very latest Premier League odds

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

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Thursday June 25 2009
Time: 12:04AM

Comments

0
Look forward to Friday! did they say what time this press conference would be on
nodster
25/06/2009 00:12:00
0
nothing confirmed by pompey nodster - i may well be wrong...
pompeyrug
25/06/2009 00:24:00
0
I would say it'd all be bundle-announced when the deal's completed. So, it looks like it'll be around the 11th July. Might go into hibernation until then!
powered_by_pies
25/06/2009 00:34:00
0
Whats in a name? Not exactly cool, is it? I bet we get the pee taken out of us something rotten. Mind you, if he is Wenger mkII, then who cares?
Gandor1
25/06/2009 01:35:00
0
Wenger Mk2, or Perrin Mk2? I wonder
UKTony
25/06/2009 07:24:00
0
Could still be just a load of tosh, who knows... If it does turn out to be true, DR SAF must have done his homework on him, so he must press some buttons.
cornypomp
25/06/2009 08:40:00
0
I've seen the Ivory Coast play a few times, and they've always played fast, attractive football.... so he gets my vote....
Bowlsey
25/06/2009 09:57:00
0
far be it from me to urinate on the pyrotechnics but Alain Perrin was very successful in France and has been again since he returned it's only over here that it didn't work out for him.
Steve C
25/06/2009 12:48:00
0
Not many get the chance to manage in the Prem & many want to. It's a challange like no other but I'm not too keen on us being a guinea pig!
storagematt
25/06/2009 15:29:00
0
like i said in the other thread...
it does seem at times that Dr SAF's people are not always in total unison with those at PFC so it is 'possible' that Dr SAF's people have spoken to VH even if those at PFC as we are now have not... talking with someone i know these are the thoughts shared and it 'could' well be that talks, maybe with Dr SAF's people and VH hit a stumbling block? i still think there is/was more to this than meets the eye on this one, even if it might not happen...
pompeyrug
25/06/2009 15:36:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Third time lucky? Nope as O'Shea interest ends

O'Shea saw a couple of bids for him put in; these were turned down by Chesterfield. A third bid hasn't come from Pompey and it isn't going to either.

Topping last seasons tally the aim

78pts was only enough for a play-off place last season so you suspect we'll have to better that for a top 3 finish this coming season, which begins with Carlisle at Fratton.

On this day in history...26th June

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 26th June.

Done Deal - Smith in permanently from Swindon

The interest Pompey retained in Smith, with him 'in our sights' has resulted in him returning to the Blues on a permanent basis after signing for an 'undisclosed fee' from Swindon.

Archived Vital Pompey Articles

Vital Pompey articles from

Site Journalists

pompeyrug
Editor email
Profile
eastneydave
Editor email
Profile
paultsmouth
no email
Profile
Chix
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Cookie has signed five player now. How many more until you are happy?
Suggested By: eastneydave
Just a keeper10%
Two 70%
Three 10%
Four10%
More0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Northampton 46 29 12 5 99 36
P Oxford 46 24 14 8 86 43
P Bristol Rovers 46 26 7 13 85 31
4 Accrington 46 24 13 9 85 26
5 Plymouth 46 24 9 13 81 26
6 Portsmouth 46 21 15 10 78 31
7 Wimbledon 46 21 12 13 75 14
8 Leyton Orient 46 19 12 15 69 -1
9 Cambridge 46 18 14 14 68 11
10 Carlisle 46 17 16 13 67 5
11 Luton 46 19 9 18 66 2
12 Mansfield 46 17 13 16 64 8
13 Wycombe 46 17 13 16 64 1
14 Exeter 46 17 13 16 64 -2
15 Barnet 46 17 11 18 62 -1
16 Hartlepool 46 15 6 25 51 -23
17 Notts County 46 14 9 23 51 -29
18 Stevenage 46 11 15 20 48 -15
19 Yeovil 46 11 15 20 48 -16
20 Crawley 46 13 8 25 47 -33
21 Morecambe 46 12 10 24 46 -22
22 Newport 46 10 13 23 43 -21
R Dag & Red 46 8 10 28 34 -35
R York 46 7 13 26 34 -36
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.eastneydave14
2.pompeyrug13
3.Copnor4311
4.FrattonBlue8
5.Pompeyboosie6
6.mslorna485
7.Ronald Wilson4
8.Jimsmithswig3
9.storagematt2
10.Lemmi1