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A little too convenient if you ask me!

A little too convenient if you ask me!

Why am I not surprised that the man who has to have an opinion on everything, and I mean everything - nothing can happen without his opinion given, or sought - has to now have an opinion on our takeover situation, which he already had last week, and is now even saying they tried to help find us a buyer...

With tensions bound to be running high next weekend Jamie's Dad has moved swiftly to try and 'defuse' the situation, and make himself the 'good guy' by 'claiming' that he 'tried to help Pompey' by trying to find us a buyer.

He has told sky sports that he spoke to a 'couple of friends' who are 'very wealthy guys' to try and get them to invest in us: 'I did speak to one or two friends I know, very wealthy guys, trying to get them to get involved because they would have been great at the club.'

Thankfully, hopefully, please god lets this be the real deal and so on we 'seem' to have found someone though in Ali Al Faraj.

This takeover is one that he also says he hopes proves a 'successful' one for us: 'but Peter's found another owner and hopefully this time they'll be more successful and it'll be the right people to take the club forward.'

'Let's hope that happens because it's got great tradition the club, it's a good club, they've got great support, hopefully one day they'll get the new stadium and push on and be a Premier League club for many years to come.'

Oh, the praise does not stop, we are no longer a 'good little club', which is what he said we were when he left or even the 'good club' offered up in the previous sentence, we are now a 'terrific club' that he wanted these guys involved with: 'it's a terrific club, great support, good fan base - get the new stadium and it's a great club to own and take forward again.

'But Peter came up with an owner and he feels very confident the new people are going to be great for the club so hopefully they're the right people.'

This is all good to hear, and words that I appreciate but this does not excuse the fact that he walked out on us, twice! Actually why did you not make these calls to these people when we were 'most in need', or even while you were still here?

Sorry, but the timing of this 'I tried to help' comes at a far too convenient time, almost as if we were playing Spurs at Fratton next weekend... oh, hang on we are, fancy that!

Yep I appreciated the good times we had but for me the sign of a really good manager, and good person, one that could have gone down as a truly 'great manager', would be how they coped with the dismantling of a team and worked with this to survive without money... This was something he was not willing to do, and when it became apparent that he would have to do it this why he jumped ship to someone that would give him this.

I am taking bets on when the 'I gave the club its best years' speech will be rolled out, this seems to be laying the groundwork for it but if he expects that his 'I tried to help you out of a tight spot' spiel is going to help pardon or excuse him, then speaking for myself, he has another thing coming, as it will not...

PLAY UP POMPEY!


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Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Friday October 9 2009
Time: 5:19PM

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Jamies dad is just so full of s**t it's amazing..how does anyone buy this cheeky chappy rubbish. At xmas he'll claim to be Santa & the sun will believe him It is such a cheap way to deflect any criticism coming his way-truly pathetic. I always knew he couldn't be trusted ,even in the good days -this is the man who shafted Billy Bonds, his mate, for the West Ham job. I'm saving my energy to give Defoe agood scumming anyway for his total attitude when he was down at Fratton -why waste it on a sad old man like Jamies dad.
yellowcheesemonkey
09/10/2009 17:31:00
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What a load of twaddle(Jamie's Dad, not you Rug (lol) - he know's he and this cronies are in for a 'verbal' bashing and he is just trying to defuse it .. Nice try ol' floppy chops but do you really think we are THAT stupid


all together now
Tottenham til he leaves
He's Tottenham til he leaves
It won't be long,
He's almost gone
He's Tottenham til he leaves
Chix
09/10/2009 17:42:00
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I mean no offence to any-one but, now we all know the mess that we were in at the time I can understand why he felt inclined to leave . He became a chemist with no chemicals and knew that what he had had to go. I do not support the view already mentioned and want us to go forward positively under our own steam whilst remembering with gratitude for what he did for us. He has the freedom of the city for goodness sake. We must prove that the club is bigger than the man but, he put us back on the map and saved us as well.
dedmans
09/10/2009 17:43:00
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Rug .. Can you change the picture for the article .. the dog is barking at it, I'm about to throw-up and it's scaring the kids!
Chix
09/10/2009 17:45:00
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... and then ran away (twice) when he thought the grass was greener eh Dedders.. Some might be happy to marry the most beautiful girl in the world but if all she does is ***** on you, spend all your money and then leave you... wouldn't you have rather have married somebody less beautiful and had a 'nicer' marriage.
Chix
09/10/2009 17:49:00
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so harry, this wont hurt..its just a little truth serum....there you go....so, just how and why did you etry to get Pompey a new owner. Well geoff..to be sure...i flippin tried evryone i know..all the same blokes id rung last year when i tried to flog Bornmuff...but of course when i realised i was going to have to sell jermain in january i got a bit worried and when it looked like my own job was on line and i might have to rtake a pay cut I could, nt believe my luck and took the spurs job..my spiritual Home spurs so in truth to be sure jyeh ..i did'nt really
plymouth graham
09/10/2009 17:49:00
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Cut the crap saggy face (not you Chix ) if your really concearned for us give three points next week . although we are gonna win anyway . i hope you & your team full of money grabbing so called Stars F**k off back to london with nothing more than sore ears
sea-juicer
09/10/2009 17:52:00
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Ha ha, Chix, love it mate! What a coincidence that we have the Spuds up next. Yes we know defoe (if fit) and crouch will score against us, but as long as we score one more than they do, and jaulnapps redder than pappa smurfs hat, I will be content! very content, verging on 'kin smug!
dave.jolley81
09/10/2009 18:07:00
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hahaha chixy - that sing along is just brilliant!!! as long as he doesnt come back to us i dont really care - hopefully spurs will rot away with him!
pompey--pessimist
09/10/2009 18:08:00
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Words fail me...............I know, I know! :-)
Gandor1
09/10/2009 18:11:00
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