Vital Football

New signing? That is what he will be like!

New signing? That is what he will be like!

Angelos Basinas, remember him?

Well he, or more to the point his agent Paul Koutsoliakos, has today been speaking to The News about the Greek international and how he wants to prove that he is not 'a flop'.

Yep, the guy is 34-year-old and in all honesty probably did sign for Pompey a few years too late but I must say that like his agent I thought that in the 'first three games, he played fantastic', although maybe fantastic is pushing it, but he was certainly a different level, and quality, to what we had and what we used after!

Does he deserve a chance?

Well, if his attitude is anything like the one his agent if portraying, which is one of him working hard, wanting to be successful with Pompey and wanting to stay, then that is good enough for me - someone with 100 caps that wants to pull on the blue shirt, 'passed it or not', sits fine with me!

Basinas will be like a new signing, and maybe, depending on who gets the job, he will get this chance - as things stand now he would certainly be ahead of others we have, as he should have been for me last season.

Lets give him a chance, what have we got to lose...

PLAY UP POMPEY!

Join the Vital Pompey Debate

Boot the Sun out of Pompey!

Exclusive to Vital ! Read now ! The Vital Boxing John H Stracey Interview



For the very latest Premier League odds

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

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Wednesday July 15 2009
Time: 3:36PM

Comments

0
I'd like to see him given a reasonable run.
wellyit
15/07/2009 15:47:00
0
I can't see him getting a game if Hart gets the job. It'll be Hughes and Mullins all the way. On a side note, Gekas has scored 7 goals in 4 games since he left us, we might have missed a trick there. round of applause for P.H....
SUAC51
15/07/2009 15:53:00
0
He's not had a chance has he? I think he'll do well given a long run in the side. Mind you with hardly any players Paul Hart will have no choice. I bet he's regretting losing Gekas now.
Lemmi
15/07/2009 15:54:00
0
I'm certainly all for this. Think Paul Hart didn't give the Greece boys a real chance (and particulary Gekas - unforgivable really - how can 20,00 fans see his potential but not him???). Basinas is a great passer of the ball, which he has shown when he's played, and I think that despite his advancing years he could be a great little holding midfielder for us to build our attacks on.
PFCGino
15/07/2009 16:01:00
0
not so good is that sunderland may be getting a new signing. and a real one too.
pompeycarpet
15/07/2009 16:01:00
0
with davis gone this should be a no brainer ... in fact it should have been a no brainer last season too ... absolute mind ****s over at pompey HQ ... lets sort it out please! gekas was NEVER given a chance ... yes he refused to play reserve matches but who gives a cahoot, a strikers one and only job is to score and to give him nay 15 seconds to prove that is utterly ridiculous ... which brings me to the subject some of you have spoken about ... is PH the right man for the job .... NO! pessimist out.
pompey--pessimist
15/07/2009 17:07:00
0
He might as well be a new signing for all use we had out of him last season. Agree totally with Gino's comment. Both Basinas and Gekas should have been given a good run out, it's not as if we're loaded with quality in their respective positions is it. Maybe that's why Basinas is blowing his trumpet now, because he knows Harts in charge again.
cornypomp
15/07/2009 17:10:00
0
Anyone kept out of a team by Mullins must be feeling mighty depressed. Get Angelo on the pitch! God, he can't be any worse than Muggins. I KNOW he's better than Muggins.
hammersmithblue
15/07/2009 20:22:00
0
I thought Basinas played well, the few games he did play for us. He was dependable and looked confident. Bet that confidence has taken a shaking by now tho......
Gandor1
15/07/2009 21:09:00
0
I really hope he gets a chance, I'd like to have a proper look at what he can do - the nod over Mullins any day, for me.
tracyc
15/07/2009 22:02:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Grimsby v Pompey - Team Sheets

Pompey go to Blundell Park as the visitors to Grimsby for the latest League 2 game.

Grimsby v Pompey - Follow Live On Twitter

Pompey go to Blundell Park as the visitors to Grimsby today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

On this day in history...10th December

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 10th December.

Winger completes Tranmere move

Pompey have confirmed Ben Tollitt's exit. The former Everton youngster has sealed a return to Merseyside as he's turned his Tranmere loan into a permanent deal.

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)

Grimsby MotM
Suggested By:
Forde0%
Stevens0%
Clarke0%
Burgess0%
Rose0%
Baker0%
Doyle0%
Evans0%
Roberts0%
Smith0%
Bennett0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 19 12 3 4 39 14
2 Carlisle 19 10 8 1 38 14
3 Plymouth 19 12 2 5 38 8
4 Portsmouth 19 9 4 6 31 12
5 Luton 19 8 7 4 31 10
6 Yeovil 19 8 4 7 28 1
7 Wycombe 19 8 4 7 28 1
8 Blackpool 19 7 6 6 27 11
9 Stevenage 19 8 3 8 27 1
10 Barnet 19 6 9 4 27 0
11 Grimsby 19 7 5 7 26 2
12 Crewe 19 6 8 5 26 -3
13 Cambridge 19 7 4 8 25 -2
14 Mansfield 19 6 7 6 25 -4
15 Colchester 19 6 5 8 23 1
16 Crawley 19 6 5 8 23 -11
17 Morecambe 19 7 2 10 23 -13
18 Hartlepool 19 5 7 7 22 -4
19 Notts County 19 6 4 9 22 -8
20 Accrington 19 5 6 8 21 -5
21 Exeter 19 6 2 11 20 -5
22 Leyton Orient 19 5 3 11 18 -5
23 Cheltenham 19 3 9 7 18 -8
24 Newport 19 4 5 10 17 -7
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Grimsby Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Hartlepool United (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Newport County (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 30 2016 7:45PM : Yeovil Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Luton Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 5 2017 7:45PM : Doncaster Rovers (a)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug11
2.storagematt9
3.Copnor439
4.eastneydave5
5.PompeyFromtheUSA3
6.PompeyFrippy3
7.uspompeyfan3
8.Jimsmithswig3
9.stubbsy0071
10.steaming1
The Vital Football Members League