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Shorey deal 'hits a snag'...

The move to bring Nicky Shorey in on loan from Villa could fall through, if it has not already fallen through?

This move seems to have taken a long time to complete, and sky sports have just said that the deal might have 'hit a snag', which I guess leaves this in doubt.

'If' it falls through we might be too late in the day to try and arrange another loan deal instead...



Sky sports say this is off as we could not agree a deal with Shorey.

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Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday September 1 2009

Time: 4:20PM

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mind you, hit a snag is not the same thing as on the rocks.
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01/09/2009 16:30:00

Oooh those pesky snags!
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01/09/2009 16:31:00

what exactly is a 'snag', is it some form of wild dog or something that shorey hit on his way to fratton...
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01/09/2009 16:33:00

In forest ecology, a snag refers to a standing, partly or completely dead tree, often missing a top or most of the smaller branches. so yea if he's hit a tree no wonder the deals not been done yet ;D
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01/09/2009 16:36:00

As a Villa fan, I'd like to see him stay and fight it out. He's looked great the last couple of games and he gives his all
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01/09/2009 16:37:00

a snag refers to a standing, partly or completely dead tree (if you believe forestry and/or wiki
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01/09/2009 16:39:00

Could be a medical problem as he was 'undergoing a medical' last I heard. Hope not for all concerned.
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01/09/2009 16:40:00

Pompey need some good players! get him in I say.
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01/09/2009 16:42:00

you have had a few days since we signed Warnock!
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01/09/2009 16:43:00

Bit gutted if this doesn't go through .. Belhadj has played his socks off so far this season.. but he's never a left back for a crisis.. we found that out last season.. There's always Hermann?
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01/09/2009 16:44:00

SSN saying deal is definately OFF !.. PFC and shorey could not come to an agreement !.. but not about money.. must be that he wanted guaranteed first team football ..
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01/09/2009 16:52:00

Sky sports news has just confirmed the deal IS OFF. Shorey and pompey couldn't agree the deal but that it's nothing to do with money...interesting. As a villa fan i'm delighted.
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01/09/2009 16:52:00

disappointed as this means we have wasted half a day on a loan that has not happened, we could have got in someone else!
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01/09/2009 16:59:00

The Bum reported that Shorey had turned the deal down because he wanted to stay and fight for his place
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01/09/2009 17:02:00

Isn't a snag an Aussie sausage? Perhaps we hit him with an Australian sausage and he got angry about it.
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01/09/2009 19:01:00

He wanted to be guaranteed first team football. PH said he could not do that so he went home.
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01/09/2009 19:46:00

Snag being the fact that he is a miserable little specimen who seems to think he is maldini.Trust me you have got off the hook here,Having his sour face around the club will bring you to annoyance.
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02/09/2009 11:15:00

Chix you were right, he wanted first team football, we could not promise him that that who could?
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02/09/2009 19:11:00


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