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Storrie on missing out on takeover

Storrie on missing out on takeover

Peter Storrie spoke to The Quay this evening to talk about his failed takeover attempt - this has failed right? Who knows anymore! - and what his own 'future' with Pompey will be...

Storrie on Sacha

'A meeting was scheduled for 8.30am, but Sacha called me and asked to reschedule for 12. I asked him if there was a problem, as my people were getting nervous and he said no.'

It seems that Sacha has 'screwed Storrie over?'

For some reason 'the former Pompey owner' decided that SAF was the right man to sell to - the thing that I cannot get my head round is if SAF has not been able to conclude this deal over the past 3-months what has suddenly changed?

Storrie on missing out

'I am very, very disappointed, but its Sacha's club, he decides. My group is very unhappy.'

I can imagine they will be 'disappointed' and 'unhappy' but much as Storrie said at the end of the day it was Sacha's club so he decides who has it...

We just have to hope that Sacha has sold the club to the right person - he, through Storrie, kept banging on about selling to the person that can take us forward, although I have had very mixed feelings about Sacha for several months - saying nothing at all has not helped - so 'maybe' he has just sold to who was best for him. The one that 'offered' the most money, which SAF now needs to come through with.

Stop the bloody talking now SAF and deliver something - no f****ing around, after taking so long to 'conclude' this, although I still have reservations about this actually being 100% confirmed, you need to do something to prove yourself!

Storrie on his future...

'I really don't know whether that it would be possible (to work with Al Fahim), but we just have to wait for everyone to calm down.'

To be honest I really cannot see how Storrie can carry on at the club, although the same could arguably go for Paul Hart, as both were pretty open in their thinking that SAF would not come through with his takeover...

I must confess that I am not one of Storrie's greatest fans and had some reservations about his own proposed takeover, as when all is said and done he is one that played a part in getting us into the mess we were in - although to be fair he has played a pretty big part in helping to get us out of it too!

All in all I no longer know what to think about anything - on the whole we, the fans, have been treated shockingly for the past few months. As said previously something major needs to be done now to repay this faith as if it does not the appalling turnout of some 6,500 (or so) on Tuesday could well become a regular thing, ok maybe double that due to season ticket holders, but crowds will remain very low...

The talking stops, actions must now speak louder than words, although for me I am not sure we have enough time left in this window and waiting until January will be far, far too late - SAF, the ball in well and truly in your court now, redeem yourself or I would not bother showing my face at Fratton too much!

Although I think we have to at least give him a chance, right...


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Date:Wednesday August 26 2009
Time: 10:06PM


All us fans want to know is that our club is going to become stable and that we can continue to invest and remain in the premier league, waiting until jan to invest will probably be to late. Also if storrie leaves which I wouldn't blame him for if he did, who is going to deal with tranfers? We need answers now and no more bulls**t statements saying we'll find out in the next 24 bloody hours!!!!!!!
26/08/2009 22:22:00
It hs been obvious for weeks now that Sacha has been doing what has been best for him - and in my heart of hearts - I can't blame him, although it does leave me feeling bitter. What he did to PS was ruthless, especially as the man has served him faithfully for a number of years now - it was a ***** thing to do. Why am I not surprised? I am hoping against hope that Saf has not yet completed and things will still happen for PS - doesn't look like it tho, does it?
26/08/2009 22:22:00
I agree Gandor, PS would be the better option by far. I would love for Saf to prove me and many others wrong but he has alot of convincing yet to do.
26/08/2009 22:26:00
My gut reaction is that Storrie's group ,may have been the better option. Dr SAF has to come up with some fanatstic answers in a very short space of time. We are a very vunerable club in a lot of trouble. You can see Hart getting the bullet as we struggle with a very poor squad. It's never boring!!!
26/08/2009 22:29:00
I think our future is cloudier than Victorian London..
26/08/2009 22:30:00
Don't shed tears for PS. Have you seen the size of his bonus? Dr SAF is no more or no less trustworthy than any of the b****rs - until the day we get a local "lad" billionaire born and raised in Eastney or Buckland to buy the club, the bottom line will be in dollar signs.
26/08/2009 22:30:00
Well said HSB.
26/08/2009 22:37:00
look...Saf/Alf is somewhat i suspect a lot of razamataz...a big name signing as team coach ( ..You need hands to .....etc- schhh you know who I mean....Diego) ..and some top line players as well as celebrity visitors...just like his diamond encrusted Lambo, and personal Jet.... With PS it was going to be all cautious purchases.. what do i know the game is obscene these days
plymouth graham
26/08/2009 22:47:00
Have just finished listening to an mp3 of Storrie's interview, and wow, that was some interview. The guy wore his heart on his sleeve that's for sure. Wonder whatever will happen next in this crazy saga?!?
26/08/2009 22:51:00
I thought the words, 'I've bought the club' would be worth the wait but I'm not so sure, now. What was the problem over the last 12 weeks that isn't a problem now? I have no faith in the Middle Eastern one at the moment but I have an open mind. Persuade me, Sully, that you are The Man. You have five days to prove me wrong. Now get on with it!
26/08/2009 23:00:00
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