Vital Football

That'll Dindane do for me!

That'll Dindane do for me!

'Aruna Dindane will now go on a goalscoring spree following his hat-trick against Wigan', not my vote, yours - although these findings from pompeyrug's poll are thoughts that I want to see happen but I am not entirely sure this will happen to be honest...

Firstly, the title, I have been waiting to use the phrase 'that'll ding dang do for me,' which is from Max and Paddy, so with this being about Dindane it was just about perfect to make that small amendment to use here.

Anyway, whilst Dindane has himself said that his first premier league goal would see more to follow - and technically he was right as a couple more followed that 1st in the same game - I am not convinced that he is a prolific striker, although I obviously hope he does prove to be!

It is clear that strikers thrive on goals, if the Ivorian cannot grow in confidence from that treble he never will, although once again - as I said when he signed - I do not think that we should pin all our hopes on him, or even expect too much.

We need a striker to score 10-15 goals this season, hopefully he can but if not then I think that if between them - Dindane, Freddy P, Tommy Smith, Kanu, Danny Webber and even John Utaka I guess - they can score some 15-20 goals at least, which you would hope is possible as it is only 3 league goals each, this 'should' be enough for us...

  • What the poll asked - Will Dindane's hat-trick spark a goal rush?

  • How you voted - Yep, goals breed confidence 55%, Perhaps, so long as someone does that'll do 39%, Nope, he isn't going to be prolific 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:Thursday November 5 2009
    Time: 8:00AM

    Best of Vital Network

    Vital Boxing - Joshua v Klitschko?

    Comments

    0
    I think we're all HOPING..... I didn't vote for him going on a goal fest, even though I'd be thrilled if he did. One thing that hat-trick will bring though is tighter marking of him by the opposition from now on. Looking back over his career he's not a prolific scorer. But who knows, things change. Let's hope in Dindanes case that applies, and a few others get in on the act as well to help him out. We need those goals.
    cornypomp
    05/11/2009 08:20:00
    0
    Cornypomp you make good points , we will need others like Freddie, Yebda and OHara to get scoring, this will pull defenders away from "ZineDin-dane" and get him some space and time. My only concern aboutthe player is he seems quite slight.
    russellm
    05/11/2009 09:02:00
    0
    Yes, hope so. But a note of matt caution. Benjani a few seasons ago, would score a few hatricks & then nothing for 6 or 7 matches. The test will come with the 2 physical away games coming up.
    storagematt
    05/11/2009 09:05:00
    0
    Dindanne has the capability of freeing himself from the defenders. If you all noticed well, although Dindanne was playing up front with Piquionne, he wasn't a pure striker. He was very much behind Freddy and was being allowed space to roam behind the striker. I am sure that this was Hart's plan to give the time a player such as Dindanne requires. If he wasn't, he would not have been in a position to feed that amazing pass to Freddy for the 2nd!
    Pompey Malta
    05/11/2009 20:03:00
    Page 1/1
    1. 1

    Login to post a comment

    Recent Portsmouth Articles

    On this day in history...28th September

    A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 28th September.

    Stats: Blackpool v Portsmouth

    All the stats from Blackpool (3) vs (1) Portsmouth, Bloomfield Road, 27/9/16 Att: 3,055

    Team Sheets - Blackpool v Portsmouth

    Blackpool are at Bloomfield Road with Portsmouth the visitors today, this is a 7.45pm kick-off - the line-ups have been confirmed.

    Pompey Predictions League - update no.9

    The Pompey Predictions League is part of this site now isn't it. Would it be the same without it? This continued with the win against Barnet and will carry on at Blackpool tonight.

    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)

    Blackpool MotM
    Suggested By: Site Staff
    Forde0%
    Evans0%
    Davies0%
    Burgess0%
    Stevens0%
    Baker0%
    Rose0%
    Doyle0%
    Naismith0%
    Roberts0%
    Chaplin0%
    Sub - Bennett0%
    Sub - Smith0%
    Sub - Main0%
    ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

    League Table

    # Team P W D L Pts. GD
    1 Plymouth 10 7 1 2 22 6
    2 Luton 10 5 2 3 17 8
    3 Doncaster 10 5 2 3 17 7
    4 Portsmouth 10 5 2 3 17 7
    5 Notts County 10 5 2 3 17 3
    6 Grimsby 10 5 1 4 16 3
    7 Carlisle 10 3 7 0 16 3
    8 Crewe 10 4 4 2 16 0
    9 Morecambe 10 5 1 4 16 -2
    10 Colchester 10 4 3 3 15 2
    11 Accrington 10 4 3 3 15 1
    12 Crawley 10 4 3 3 15 -1
    13 Blackpool 10 3 4 3 13 4
    14 Mansfield 10 3 4 3 13 -1
    15 Hartlepool 10 2 6 2 12 -4
    16 Leyton Orient 10 3 2 5 11 -2
    17 Barnet 9 2 5 2 11 -2
    18 Stevenage 10 3 2 5 11 -3
    19 Wycombe 10 3 2 5 11 -3
    20 Yeovil 10 3 1 6 10 -5
    21 Cambridge 10 2 3 5 9 -6
    22 Exeter 10 3 0 7 9 -7
    23 Cheltenham 10 1 5 4 8 -3
    24 Newport 9 1 3 5 6 -5
    Latest F1 News
    Latest Vital Boxing News

    Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

    Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

    Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Doncaster Rovers (H)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Oct 8 2016 3:00PM : Leyton Orient (a)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Plymouth Argyle (a)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Notts County (H)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Cambridge United (a)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Nov 12 2016 3:00PM : Mansfield Town (H)
    Sky Bet League Two

    Vital Members League Table

    RankNamePoints
    1.pompeyrug63
    2.storagematt29
    3.PompeyFrippy28
    4.Copnor4326
    5.FrattonBlue25
    6.eastneydave21
    7.mslorna4816
    8.uspompeyfan15
    9.pompeyweller14
    10.Dentoblue7