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Diop the next to commit

Diop the next to commit

If we are not signing players - and we have done a fair amount of that in the past 72-hours or so - we are getting them to sign new contracts...

Hot on the heels of the announcement from The Pompey Site that Kanu had committed for the rest of the season Papa Bouba Diop, another of the FA cup heroes - see there are a few left, has agreed an extension until 2011.

Peter Storrie is happy to have tied the midfielder down: 'it's good news. Papa's a strong midfielder and it's great that he has committed himself to Pompey.

'Papa wanted to extend his contract last season but he injured his knee so first we wanted to make sure he was fit and there were no problems. That's the case so we were keen to get him signed up.'

The option of another year on top of this is also available should he/we choose.

Another good move by the club, as if we have Papa at his best - so long as he is not shooting - he will be of great benefit to us, we just need him to stay fit as well!

PLAY UP POMPEY!


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Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Wednesday September 2 2009
Time: 6:58PM

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A great show of commitment from the club and from Papa .. Well done all concerned
Chix
02/09/2009 19:12:00
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ere ere - Papa is up for the fight and that is what we need. You have to take the good times with the bad and I would think survival this season would match winning the Cup for some players. The whole world is against us at the moment and that is when we (Pompey) are at our best.
eastneydave
02/09/2009 19:18:00
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Agree with everything even rugs comment DONT SHOOOOOOOOOOOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
sea-juicer
02/09/2009 20:15:00
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I agree Dave I will take 5th from bottom now. This news, it's another drop of that good news stability thing; all goes towed that team spirit thing. Just need the manager and the urgently needed assistant to turn it around on the pitch
russellm
02/09/2009 20:15:00
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I feel so beleaguered by public opinion that - funnily enough - I am now convinced that we will be OK. A sort of Dunkirk spirit. As long as we're not getting shelled from the beach we should be ok.
hammersmithblue
02/09/2009 20:41:00
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We r his family...that's what he is telling us! Shucks, it brings a tear 2 my eye!!!
dazza0410
02/09/2009 21:10:00
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Take note Spurs-tmouth players, this is called loyalty and commitment. Excellent news.
.Andrew.
02/09/2009 22:03:00
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All we need now is for Jamo to sign a new contract!
.Andrew.
02/09/2009 22:21:00
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Well done papa. Now we have an axe and a wardrobe in midfield! (I feel a song coming on....)
Gandor1
02/09/2009 22:28:00
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Great news, I've always rated him highly and am chuffed he'll be around for a while. He's gonna score in a minute, score in a minute...
PompeyFrippy
03/09/2009 01:33:00
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