Vital Football

You can stick your money and Carlo up your R's!

You can stick your money and Carlo up your R's!

'David James is our rock so Spurs can keep their £1m and Carlo Cudicini', not my vote, yours - although these findings from pompeyrug's poll are thoughts that I totally agree with...

The 'word on the street' earlier in the week was that Jamie's Dad, not content with pillaging Pompey as much as he has, wanted to come back once again - this time for James and was looking to offer £1m plus Carlo Cudicini in return. A decent deal some might say, but James is still one of the best around and you cannot replace his quality, command of the area and experience - all of which we will need this season.

Granted Cudicini is a decent keeper and one that probably has deserved to be more than a bit part player for the past decade! Although you also have to ask the question why has this been? Is this because on a long-term regular basis he is not the solution to any teams problems...

We must keep Jamo, he most certainly is our rock and will be instrumental for us this season!

Maybe more worryingly though he has also been 'heavily linked' to Sunderland, with it now confirmed to me that James does have a new girlfriend who is based in Cheshire - so a move to Sunderland 'might' not be as highly unlikely as it seemed?

Either what we just have to hope that he is as committed to staying as he said he was, but more importantly we are as committed to allowing him to stay as we say we are...

  • What the poll asked - Carlo Cudicini and £1m for David James - would you accept?

  • How you voted - Nope, Jamo is our rock 62%, Yep, Cudicini is a fantastic keeper and younger 30%, Does not matter what I think! 8%

    Before we move on what are your thoughts on what the last poll concluded? You know what to do, thoughts below please guys...

    PLAY UP POMPEY!


    Bookmark and Share


    Join the Vital Pompey Debate

  • Writer:pompeyrug
    Date:Friday August 7 2009
    Time: 9:32AM

    Comments

    0
    Trust me mate, every single Spurs fan would rather keep our million quid and Carlo and let you keep your 'rock"
    RVTSpurs
    07/08/2009 09:40:00
    0
    Great, well then we're all happy RVT.
    Pompeytim
    07/08/2009 09:42:00
    0
    I think Cudici would rather retire than join Portsmouth!! Least you'll be back where you belong next season and if Southampton get promoted you'll have your local derby again, everyones a winner!!
    woobat1973
    07/08/2009 09:47:00
    0
    are you guys sure it was not the other way round.no thanks.
    bazdog
    07/08/2009 10:00:00
    0
    Aah yes, "back to where we belong", this is coming from Spurs fans who clearly feel they follow a 'big club'. Now that Newcastle have been relegated I do believe we have a new winner of the title 'the most deluded fans in the Premier League'. Good luck with the 'Big 4' thing chaps, I think you might need it.
    Pompeytim
    07/08/2009 10:47:00
    0
    good luck with going into administration also pompeytim! how gutted are you that you have been bought out buy a broke, del boy arab! lol....and as for james! please, geriatric players are not what we are after!
    lillywhites101
    07/08/2009 11:11:00
    0
    i love it, everyone - well spurs - hate us, but do i care? hello no...
    backs to the wall is what we do best so surval this season (based on what we currently have) would be like winning the league as far as im concerned, bring it on!
    pompeyrug
    07/08/2009 11:18:00
    0
    as for jamo, just because spurs fans do not want him this does not mean jamie's dad does not want him - he clearly thinks he is better than cudicini as he talks about james far more than him, and gomes... clearly gomes has improved but once jamie's dad decides 'you are not for him' you do not have a hope, and he will be looking to do all he can to bring in 'his own man' to replace him, we know how the guy works, trust me.
    pompeyrug
    07/08/2009 11:21:00
    0
    Just a friendly word of caution, Harry has a record of leaving clubs in the financial p**. He did it at Saints and again at Pompey. As far as I can see he has spent almost as much as Man City so far (although nobody seems to mention it!) and is no afraid of some big wages either. Just make sure you tame the spending desires of our twitchy friend. As for going into administration, maybe, but we'll keep behind the team to the very end, that is the only thing for certain.
    Pompeytim
    07/08/2009 11:36:00
    0
    The only manager around more unreliable than The Ginger Tw@t is Keegan. Dear Spuds fans, you just wait and see what happens - oh and lillywhites101, Arabs, Jews? No difference really . . . . erm, you are aware that you're called, 'the Yids' aren't you? Presumably 101 refers to the number of brain cells you possess.
    Et_tu_Pompeii
    07/08/2009 11:58:00
    Page 1/2
    1. 1
    2. 2

    Login to post a comment

    Recent Portsmouth Articles

    Now for Pompey's football focus

    Takeover talk has dominated this week but now Pompey have to turn attention back to the promotion bid with a reaction to last Saturday's defeat at Stevenage wanted when Newport visit.

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

    The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

    The Newport Low Down

    An article from PompeyFrippy looking ahead to the Newport visit to Fratton Park as Pompey bid to react to the Stevenage defeat, keeping the promotion bid on track.

    Who Serves A Suspension This Week - 24/3/17

    Here's a list of all the players currently serving, or under a suspension at the beginning of the week that will potentially keep them out of contention...

    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)

    Pompey v Newport?
    Suggested By: pompeyrug
    Pompey win60%
    Draw40%
    Newport win0%
    ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

    League Table

    # Team P W D L Pts. GD
    1 Doncaster 38 23 9 6 78 31
    2 Plymouth 38 22 6 10 72 18
    3 Portsmouth 38 19 8 11 65 25
    4 Stevenage 38 19 4 15 61 12
    5 Luton 38 15 15 8 60 20
    6 Carlisle 38 15 14 9 59 0
    7 Exeter 38 17 7 14 58 16
    8 Blackpool 38 14 15 9 57 20
    9 Mansfield 38 14 13 11 55 3
    10 Wycombe 38 15 10 13 55 1
    11 Colchester 38 15 9 14 54 3
    12 Cambridge 37 15 8 14 53 6
    13 Grimsby 38 14 9 15 51 -2
    14 Accrington 37 12 12 13 48 -1
    15 Barnet 38 11 15 12 48 -5
    16 Morecambe 38 13 7 18 46 -13
    17 Yeovil 38 10 15 13 45 -9
    18 Crewe 38 11 12 15 45 -11
    19 Crawley 38 12 9 17 45 -16
    20 Notts County 38 12 7 19 43 -23
    21 Hartlepool 38 10 11 17 41 -15
    22 Cheltenham 38 9 12 17 39 -14
    23 Newport 38 7 12 19 33 -20
    24 Leyton Orient 38 9 5 24 32 -26
    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)

    Mar 25 2017 3:00PM : Newport County (H)
    Sky Bet League Two
    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

    Vital Members League Table

    RankNamePoints
    1.pompeyrug69
    2.PompeyFrippy47
    3.storagematt37
    4.Copnor4324
    5.stubbsy00723
    6.FrattonBlue19
    7.Jimsmithswig18
    8.eastneydave16
    9.uspompeyfan13
    10.pompeyweller13
    Vital Football Comment