Vital Football

Distin 'expresses desire to leave?'

Distin 'expresses desire to leave?'

Pompey have been rocked by the news that Sylvain Distin has 'expressed a desire to leave' the club.

Paul Hart told The Quay that he had a nasty gash ahead of the league cup win but the club captain is also said to have expressed a desire to leave amid a 'reported' interest from Everton.

Some way for the club captain and actually captain to act isn't it! Why leave it until the end of the transfer window to decide this!

As far as I am concerned 'if' he wants out, let him out as it will not help us one iota keeping him if he does not want to be here - I just wish that he had decided this sooner rather than later, although his showing against Arsenal was not exactly a man that looked like he saw a long-term future at the club...

I had wanted him to leave as I questioned his commitment, then I was happy that he was staying as I felt we needed him, but 'if' - as said - he wants out we need to get him out really do we not?

PLAY UP POMPEY!


Bookmark and Share


Join the Vital Pompey Debate



*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

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

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Tuesday August 25 2009
Time: 9:52PM

Comments

0
Defoe has the flu just before he left. Almost certain that Distin is gone now. :( As long as we replace him (take note Hart)!
.Andrew.
25/08/2009 21:57:00
0
So long as the takeover goes though in the next day or so, lol!!, we will need a solid central defender to replace him, but not *****TU!!!!!!
moley2
25/08/2009 22:00:00
0
LOL, I love the way it blanked his name, I wasn't being rude!!
moley2
25/08/2009 22:01:00
0
oh why did we get rid of craine =/ ffs if we had him i wouldn't feel so bad about losing distin. hmm maybe if we do get the takeover with some nice money we can steal mensah from under sunderlands feet ;D lol... i can dream right?
pompeym@
25/08/2009 22:02:00
0
I said after the Arsenal game that we should cash in on him. His head was down for the whole game and you could see he didn't want to fight for the shirt. Even when there were murmurs of trouble at the club, think this time last season, he was opening his gob about leaving. Good riddance. Where we find a replacement though I don't know.
stillthewhizz
25/08/2009 22:03:00
0
but agreed rug if he wants out, then get rid but make sure you do it at the right price, everton have money to spend, make them spend it!!!
pompeym@
25/08/2009 22:04:00
0
Not good news. I hope this is not true and just another piece of crap made up by the Sun.
sneakay
25/08/2009 22:05:00
0
Spurs fan in peace!! why did you get rid of Cranie, i had heard rave reviews of him and primed to take over from Johnson? And was he not dirt cheap?
whitey0372
25/08/2009 22:16:00
0
Spurs fan in peace!! why did you get rid of Cranie, i had heard rave reviews of him and primed to take over from Johnson? And was he not dirt cheap?
whitey0372
25/08/2009 22:16:00
0
I was shocked we sold Cranie, he wanted first-team football and didn't figure in Hart's plans. I thought a loan would have been better but who am I to make these decisions. As for Distin wanting to leave, if the price is right, let him go. If he doesn't want to play for the club, I don't want him playing for the club. I just we don't let him go for any less than 5 million, as he is a quality player.
PompeyFrippy
25/08/2009 22:25:00
Page 1/3
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Ben Close signs new deal

Ben Close signs a new one year deal with a one year option as Pompey continue the job of gathering a squad ...

Some will 'fulfil their career elsewhere'

Names weren't mentioned but Main is seen as having 'no Fratton future' as Cook prepares, if he hasn't already, to inform people they may need to 'fulfil their career elsewhere'.

New EFL Radio Deal Starts 2017/18

The Football League confirmed yesterday that a new three year deal with Talksport and the BBC had been signed to increase radio broadcast coverage from next season.

Pompey in talks with Forde, Hunt and local trio

David Forde, who was released by Millwall this week, is in talks with Pompey as are Noel Hunt, Jack Whatmough, Brandon Haunstrup and Ben Close, as the Blues bid to retain the lot.

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)

Can Pompey kick on in League One?
Suggested By: pompeyrug
Yes, we'll win it8%
We'll be runners up0%
Top-six40%
Top-10 (7th-10th)26%
Midtable13%
Bottom half13%
No, we'll be relegated0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Portsmouth 46 26 9 11 87 39
P Plymouth 46 26 9 11 87 25
P Doncaster 46 25 10 11 85 30
4 Luton 46 20 17 9 77 27
5 Exeter 46 21 8 17 71 19
6 Carlisle 46 18 17 11 71 1
7 Blackpool 46 18 16 12 70 23
8 Colchester 46 19 12 15 69 10
9 Wycombe 46 19 12 15 69 5
10 Stevenage 46 20 7 19 67 4
11 Cambridge 46 19 9 18 66 8
12 Mansfield 46 17 15 14 66 4
13 Accrington 46 17 14 15 65 3
14 Grimsby 46 17 11 18 62 -4
15 Barnet 46 14 15 17 57 -7
16 Notts County 46 16 8 22 56 -22
17 Crewe 46 14 13 19 55 -9
18 Morecambe 46 14 10 22 52 -20
19 Crawley 46 13 12 21 51 -18
20 Yeovil 46 11 17 18 50 -15
21 Cheltenham 46 12 14 20 50 -20
22 Newport 46 12 12 22 48 -22
R Hartlepool 46 11 13 22 46 -21
R Leyton Orient 46 10 6 30 36 -40
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug198
2.PompeyFrippy55
3.storagematt42
4.pompeyweller28
5.Copnor4324
6.eastneydave22
7.stubbsy00715
8.Jimsmithswig10
9.FrattonBlue9
10.uspompeyfan4
Write for Vital Football