Vital Football

What we need from October

What we need from October

'Pompey will collect 7-9pts from October', not my vote, yours - although these findings from pompeyrug's poll are thoughts that I agree with to be honest...

You look at the fixtures that October sees us have - Wolves (a), Spurs (h), Hull (a) and Wigan (h), and you think 'yep we can get 7-9pts, can't we?

Well we started the month with the vital 1-0 win at Wolves on Saturday, Spurs will of course be tough but if we keep playing as we have been recently why should we not get anything?

Hull is another 'must not lose' game, but is very much a game that I feel we can and will win - as for Wigan, of course this will by no means be easy, but I would be disappointed if we did not pick up the 3pts to be honest.

So, for me I can see 9pts being collected - maybe more, but lets take it a game at a time eh, and not get too carried away...

  • What the poll asked - 4 league games in October. How many points will we get?

  • How you voted - 7-9 41%, 0-3 35%, 4-6 18%, 10-12 6%

    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:Monday October 5 2009
    Time: 8:00AM

    Best of Vital Network

    Comments

    0
    at the moment I'm still thinking 7; I would have gone for 9 if it weren't for the international break. It's a pity those just above us won, the team has to concentrate on it's performance but as fans just like last season we know how critical the performance of those around us is in our survival this season. I think it's the weakest league for years.
    russellm
    05/10/2009 08:48:00
    0
    guys have got to stop worrying SO much about when we get the points, the key is to get them. Look at Hull last season.. . barely a point from xmas onwards - who is to say we wont get 30 points a lone in the second half of the season. Team will have gelled plus the possibility of one or two real quality signings in the key CB and CF positions - may be someone to replace O'hara when he goes back... unless Belhadj can fill in there with Kaboul playing well at RB.
    jim4pompey
    05/10/2009 11:09:00
    0
    I voted 7-9 points but I think we can get a clean sweep this month. There's no reason why not, the team are gelling and PH is playing an attacking formation with the option to play 4-5-1 if needed. The players are giving their all (despite no pay). Just imagine what they'll do with a massive investment in the club. Overall I'm feeling quite optimistic. Mind you ask me again at the end of the month!
    Lemmi
    05/10/2009 14:40:00
    0
    And lets not forget the next game is no ordinarly match - not a derby as such, but kind off, grudge match in a way, certainly the local derby rules apply, form book goes out the window - so Spuds are top 4 but I reckon they're punching a little about their weight and Bolton gave them a run for their money. Also we know half their players' games inside out. We must not lose! And Hull and Wigan have to be winnable dont they?
    tracyc
    05/10/2009 16:51:00
    0
    good point Lemmi; lets not pay them this week either :-) Well the new owner required part is done, so now another 6 points
    russellm
    05/10/2009 23:55:00
    Page 1/1
    1. 1

    Login to post a comment

    Recent Portsmouth Articles

    On this day in history...1st July

    A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 1st July.

    Good luck Ben!

    In an ideal world Davies would have agreed a new deal and stayed with Pompey next season but Grimsby have been able to offer him the stability of a two-year deal we couldn't.

    Versatile former Arsenal man in on trial?

    Deacon, who started out with Arsenal has been with Stevenage and Crawley with the latter releasing him at the end of last season. Cookie will 'run the rule' over him in pre-season?

    On this day in history...30th June

    A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 30th June.

    Archived Vital Pompey Articles

    Vital Pompey articles from

    Site Journalists

    pompeyrug
    Editor email
    Profile
    eastneydave
    Editor email
    Profile
    paultsmouth
    no email
    Profile
    Chix
    no email
    Profile

    Current Poll (see more polls)

    Cookie has signed five player now. How many more until you are happy?
    Suggested By: eastneydave
    Just a keeper5%
    Two 65%
    Three 26%
    Four4%
    More0%
    ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

    League Table

    # Team P W D L Pts. GD
    C Northampton 46 29 12 5 99 36
    P Oxford 46 24 14 8 86 43
    P Bristol Rovers 46 26 7 13 85 31
    4 Accrington 46 24 13 9 85 26
    5 Plymouth 46 24 9 13 81 26
    6 Portsmouth 46 21 15 10 78 31
    7 Wimbledon 46 21 12 13 75 14
    8 Leyton Orient 46 19 12 15 69 -1
    9 Cambridge 46 18 14 14 68 11
    10 Carlisle 46 17 16 13 67 5
    11 Luton 46 19 9 18 66 2
    12 Mansfield 46 17 13 16 64 8
    13 Wycombe 46 17 13 16 64 1
    14 Exeter 46 17 13 16 64 -2
    15 Barnet 46 17 11 18 62 -1
    16 Hartlepool 46 15 6 25 51 -23
    17 Notts County 46 14 9 23 51 -29
    18 Stevenage 46 11 15 20 48 -15
    19 Yeovil 46 11 15 20 48 -16
    20 Crawley 46 13 8 25 47 -33
    21 Morecambe 46 12 10 24 46 -22
    22 Newport 46 10 13 23 43 -21
    R Dag & Red 46 8 10 28 34 -35
    R York 46 7 13 26 34 -36
    Latest F1 News
    Latest Vital Boxing News

    Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

    Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)