Date:Friday January 29 2010
We CANNOT look to shift the blame for what has happened with Pompey over the years onto others, when all is said and done - whilst with the benefit of hindsight it is easy to see now - this has been done so poorly, so those doing this 'claiming' to have only done good, but never wrong, need to have a long hard look at themselves and drop the 'victims act!'
Yes Peter Storrie I am talking to you! YOU are not the victim here, WE are!
As I say, shifting the blame for things cannot be done, doing that would make us no bad than the current administration that have constantly been doing this - who DO have the duty to sort it out, how much they want to seems highly doubtful now?
Although the premier league seriously wants to have a look at itself and ask themselves the question - could they be doing more, at this point in time, to be trying to help 'save' Portsmouth Football Club?
The club is rotten to the core now, the decay is spreading outwards and a slow painful death carries on, although this process 'seems' to be picking up pace with a man that should have NO PLACE where he is currently finding himself, yet what are the premier league doing?
Turning a blind eye? Clearly, no matter if people think this is paranoid thinking or not, the premier league want us gone - so it is not their problem anymore, although their 'non-problem' is the problem to countless hundreds of thousands fans around the world that face having their club go out of business!
Daniel Azougy is a man that 'seems' to have great power, that he SHOULD NOT have...
The convicted fraudster is playing a prominent part with things at Pompey at the moment with the most alarming thing from recent weeks being the emergence that HE, a man with multiple fraudulent convictions, is pretty much 'running the show' and handling financial affairs!
This guy is instigating transfers, he is organising them and dealing with the monies but WHERE is this going?
I know that people are working tirelessly to find out what, if anything, can be done to stop this man continuing to 'asset strip' us - which, seems the only conclusion that can be drawn, as to what he is doing, and what is going on at Fratton Park.
The 'long-term', well even short-term really, future of PFC does not seem to be high on the list of priorities for these guys, stripping away what they can while they can seemingly is!
The whole 'fit and proper persons tests' shambles has been put under the microscope this season with it PROVEN that it is a complete farce - that said with a little less naivety and the backing he 'thought' he had SAF may well have been a decent owner for us. Although the one thing that CAN be guaranteed is SHOULD Azougy be subjected to such 'tests', which given the apparent level of his involvement at the club, there is absolutely no way he could get anywhere near to passing them due to his previous convictions instantly ruling him out, so quite HOW he is being able to operate in such an advanced role is beyond me?
The guy has already been thrown out of a premier league meeting this season as he was not authorised to be involved, if he was then he would need these testing, right? Which, as said he would fail!
Guys, things have looked bleak for some time, and whilst many of us have 'hoped' that some good would come (and it was not 'burying heads in the sand' it was just 'optimism' that is something that some have built into them, and I guess I, and many others, have had this) but events of the past few weeks have REALLY changed that for me on a personal level and I dare so most others, and especially alarming events in the past couple of days have, for me, made it critical that something is done as ANY chance of this club being saved is slipping away, and those grains of sand that we have left are disappearing!
Then again what can we do? Can we change anything?
Maybe not, but we cannot stand back any longer and let the club die can we?!
It seems that the premier league are of the opinion that 'everything is above board' as money coming into the club 'cannot be filtered off elsewhere,' of course it can! And it is highly likely that it is!
Once again Azougy SHOULD NOT be in such a position of power and if the 'fit and proper' tests were EVER going to be proven to work in some way, then now is the time for the premier league to really look into things and ensure that he has NOTHING whatsoever to do with anything happening at the club, which seems to be the case - yet what are they doing about this...
PLAY UP POMPEY!
Date:Friday January 29 2010
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