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Stick the pin in...that will do!

Stick the pin in...that will do!

What does the wonderful world of Mark Lawrenson, the so-called BBC's 'expert pundit', have to offer us this week? Lets see...

Looking at his column on BBC Sport, Lawro's predictions - here, I see that he has us down for, yep you guessed it another defeat at Hull, having surprisingly tipped us to hold Spurs last week...

This is what he said: 'Hull never looked like scoring against Fulham and really struggled. At least they have improved in their home games.

'Pompey have played better than their results suggest but both teams are at the wrong end of the table. I think they'll be both down there at the end of the season as well. This game is a 24-pointer! I'm seeing this as a relegation dogfight already!

'Verdict: 1-0.'

Boy am I glad that he fully justified the reasons why Hull will win and we will lose, had he not explained this I would have been at a loss - oh, hang on he has not given any reasons at all apart from saying 'both teams are rubbish.'

Clearly he stuck in a pin, rolled a dice or tossed a coin on this one as there seems to be little reasoning to his thoughts - unlike other predictions he made. Hull and Pompey must be beneath him, although of course the bin dippers will 'brush aside' their worst form in over 20-years to claim a point against Manyoo, simples...

What do we think guys?

Have your say and ensure that you get in your prediction in on the Vital Pompey predictions league - Hull (a) - 24/10/09.


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Date:Friday October 23 2009
Time: 2:00PM


I reckon we are going to give them a bloody good hiding tomorrow, and about time someone gets it. Dindane, Smith and Boateng each getting one.
23/10/2009 14:18:00
He's a moron!
23/10/2009 14:24:00
I predict a Pompy win, Hull are terrible and i think youl win comfortably. Alas, if you lose however you are as good as relegated
23/10/2009 14:26:00
They've got a talented trio in Hunt, Geovanni and Bullard. However Hunt is prone to hot-headedness, Geovanni drifts in and out and Bullard isn't fully fit. We can win but it won't be a push over.
23/10/2009 14:27:00
Is that site still aboucallst that tells you each week how much you would have won if you put money on Lawros calls? He is really a numpty though.
23/10/2009 14:57:00
Head says we'll win 1-0.
23/10/2009 15:36:00
We have to win, Huddersfieldyiddo is not right yet but he will be if we don't beat Wigan. My tenner is on a Pompey win by 1 goal with a nerv racking last 10 mins.
23/10/2009 15:37:00
Typical Mark Lawrenson
23/10/2009 15:59:00
i'm pleased he's gone for a hull win. It means we are now almost guarenteed 3 points!
23/10/2009 16:09:00
Lawro doesn't get very many right you know, I don't think we should pay too much attention to what he says at all. As for being relegated if we do lose, it might well just be the catalyst for a new manager, and that might make all the difference. Like another club I can think of last season.
23/10/2009 16:29:00
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