UK time is: 05:31:13
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

The Herminator back for Stoke?

Pompey physio Gary Sadler has told The Pompey Site that The Herminator is back in training.

An added bonus to this, after hamstring and tendon injuries have kept him out since July, could be his availability for Stoke the weekend after next: 'the consultant had a look at Hermann and told him to carry on with his rehabilitation.

'He's now back in training with Guy Whittingham's development squad and is hoping to be available for the Stoke game.'

To be honest I would be pretty surprised if he returned to the starting line-up but I would not be surprised to see him take up a place on the bench should he be fully fit - and he has the best part of a week and a half to work on this, granted he cannot get match fit in this time but can work on his overall fitness.

Another man that 'looks' like he will be in contention for this game, having missed the Blackburn defeat after picking up a groin strain against Wigan, is Steve Finnan: 'he's started his rehabilitation work and is on schedule to start running again on Monday.'

Now he is a player that I would expect to go straight into the side as his match fitness will not be low, we just have to ensure that he is over the groin strain or he will just break down again!

John Utaka - who lets be honest has not exactly been missed, has he? - could also return to training next week with Papa Bouba Diop said to be 'progressing well' in his return from a hamstring injury, with Hassan Yebda being 'treated' by the Algerian medical whilst on international duty with them.

So, all in all some decent news on our injured players!

PLAY UP POMPEY!


Bookmark and Share


Join the Vital Pompey Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday November 11 2009

Time: 6:16PM

Your Comments

ah good, hope he does come back.
PompeyFcMad
I look forward to see Hreidarsson back on th team. We desperatley need a left back; Ben Haim is struggling playing there.
Pompey Malta
Toast was planning an article on Hermann on Sunday and following this good news it is now a definite.
eastneydave
Hermann is a good player and I welcome his return. Along with Papa. But Pompey rug,......I have to disagree with you about Utaka. I agree he showed promise and then dwindled, but in this league you need 6 games on the bounce to get your form and any sort of fitness. I have always said this. To prove this, look at Dindane & Piquionne, first few games showed small sparks but largely un-impressive. Now, they are different players. Nugent eventually got his chance and he did Nothing! Hughes, Mullins should be let go, donkeys. And someone here pleeeeeease tell me why Mokoena is even a footballer???? He is possibly THE worst player I have ever seen in the premiership! I am sure I am not alone there? Back to Utaka, I feel he has a place in the team, especially with Dindane. Those 2 would do damage with Utaka's pace and Dindane's intelligence. But like any other player, he needs consecutive games to prove himself.
veccccio
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

On this day in history...24th April (Thursday April 24 2014)

Does AA deserve the job? (Wednesday April 23 2014)

On this day in history...23rd April (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Toast 7#37 - six of the best (Tuesday April 22 2014)

On this day in history...22nd April (Tuesday April 22 2014)

Stats: Northampton v Pompey (Monday April 21 2014)

Stats: Pompey v Bristol Rovers (Sunday April 20 2014)

Archived Articles

List All Vital Pompey Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. PFCblue 123
2. storagematt 123
3. pompeyrug 107
4. mslorna48 97
5. Emsworthianblue 56
6. Pompeytim 43
7. eastneydave 42
8. Lemmi 28
9. PompeyJake 19
10. Jimsmithswig 19

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Bury 44 13 18 13 8 57
11. Dag & Red 44 14 15 15 -4 57
12. Mansfield 44 14 15 15 -8 57
13. Portsmouth 44 14 15 15 -10 57
14. Wimbledon 44 14 14 16 -4 56
15. Newport 44 13 16 15 -3 55
16. Cheltenham 44 13 16 15 -7 55

Breaking League News

Big Calvin boxing clever
York : 24/04/2014 22:20:00
We're in this together - Montrose
York : 24/04/2014 22:10:00
Worthy wants it sorted
York : 24/04/2014 21:59:00
Man In The middle Vs Wycombe
Bristol Rovers : 24/04/2014 16:52:00
Mildenhall Star Man In Rochdale Defeat
Bristol Rovers : 24/04/2014 16:26:00
Preview: Wycombe Wanderers v Bristol Rovers
Wycombe : 24/04/2014 13:27:00
Swann to part fund new stadium
Scunthorpe : 24/04/2014 12:59:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Bury v Pompey?
Suggested By:  
Pompey win 0%
Bury win 100%
Draw 0%