Vital Football

Rocha in, Tosic - permit permitting - to follow

Rocha in, Tosic - permit permitting - to follow

The signing of Ricardo Rocha, on a short-term 6-month contract, was officially confirmed on The Pompey Site yesterday.

Rocha, who signed after having his contract with Standard Liege terminated by mutual consent, is happy to be back in the premier league: 'it's very good for me to be back.

'It will be good to be able to show everybody what I can do, and I want to prove it to myself and to the people of Portsmouth.

'But the most important thing is to help get Portsmouth away from the bottom.'

The 31-year-old will add experience at the back, and gives us another option - which cannot be a bad thing, can it?

Although the former Portuguese international knows that he is walking into a difficult situation, to say the least, he is very much looking to help us avoid relegation: 'I know from our position in the league that we are struggling a little bit now, but I know that everybody is doing their best to get out of this situation and I'm here to help the team to achieve that goal.'

I cannot really say that I remember much of him from his time with Spurs back along, but he will do for me.

Another that will sign shortly, so long as he receives a work permit, is Serbian left back Dusko Tosic.

He told Kicker-Sportmagazin: 'I have signed a deal for 18 months with Portsmouth FC, pending just the work permit.

'But there is a 99 per cent chance I will get permission for this.'

PLAY UP POMPEY!


Bookmark and Share


Join the Vital Pompey Debate



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

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Thursday February 4 2010
Time: 11:29AM

Comments

0
Are they both defenders? Cos we sure as hell need them!
gandor1
04/02/2010 11:36:00
0
Wilson had a great game yesterday. Our problem is in front of goal. We had to silly headers passed to Shwarzer instead of beating him which could have been goals! And Dindane, is simply lazy.
Pompey Malta
04/02/2010 11:48:00
0
I don't think Tosic will get a permit he's only played 8 games for Serbia and not for over a year. On the plus side has anyone seen pictures of his wife? you wouldn't want her around when we're playing Chelsea...
stooH
04/02/2010 12:08:00
0
XD haha niceone stooH, and Malta yea Wilson was pretty solid but for the goal, belhadj made the initial mistake but neither of the centre backs where anywhere near where they should have been, it was bloody aweful. but we really could do with a left back for when herman gets injured, anyone knows if either of these two can play on left?
pompeym@
04/02/2010 12:44:00
0
Tosic is a left back
peter026
04/02/2010 14:40:00
0
So are they defenders?
gandor1
04/02/2010 15:49:00
0
a left back is a defensive position gandor!
FootyFans
04/02/2010 17:18:00
0
haha, thats good to know peter, we certainly need a new left back cause Hermans definatly been injury proned and well he's starting to show his age
pompeym@
04/02/2010 18:10:00
0
Tosic isn't likely to get a permit not with 8 appearances mostly as a sub
russellm
04/02/2010 18:21:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Vital Preview - League 2, 25th February 2017

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

The Carlisle Low Down

An article from PompeyFrippy looking ahead to the crucial 'six pointer' at Carlisle on Saturday as Pompey aim to keep in top three contention.

On this day in history...24th February

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 24th February.

Match Day Officials v Carlisle (25/2/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Carlisle United this Saturday.

Archived Vital Pompey Articles

Vital Pompey articles from

Site Journalists

pompeyrug
Editor email
Profile
eastneydave
Editor email
Profile
paultsmouth
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Carlisle v Pompey?
Suggested By: pompeyrug
Pompey win0%
Draw0%
Carlisle win100%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 32 19 7 6 64 23
2 Plymouth 31 19 4 8 61 17
3 Carlisle 32 15 13 4 58 11
4 Luton 32 14 11 7 53 18
5 Portsmouth 31 15 7 9 52 16
6 Exeter 32 15 5 12 50 16
7 Colchester 32 13 8 11 47 7
8 Mansfield 32 12 11 9 47 4
9 Stevenage 32 14 4 14 46 1
10 Wycombe 32 13 7 12 46 -1
11 Barnet 32 11 12 9 45 -2
12 Grimsby 32 12 8 12 44 0
13 Cambridge 31 12 7 12 43 3
14 Blackpool 31 10 12 9 42 12
15 Morecambe 31 12 6 13 42 -7
16 Crawley 31 11 6 14 39 -11
17 Yeovil 32 9 11 12 38 -7
18 Crewe 32 8 12 12 36 -11
19 Accrington 30 8 9 13 33 -10
20 Notts County 32 9 6 17 33 -21
21 Cheltenham 32 7 11 14 32 -10
22 Hartlepool 32 7 11 14 32 -18
23 Leyton Orient 32 8 5 19 29 -15
24 Newport 32 5 11 16 26 -15
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Carlisle United (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 28 2017 7:45PM : Morecambe (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Crewe Alexandra (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Crawley Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Colchester United (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 14 2017 7:45PM : Grimsby Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug53
2.PompeyFrippy30
3.Copnor4323
4.storagematt22
5.stubbsy00716
6.FrattonBlue15
7.eastneydave10
8.uspompeyfan10
9.pompeyweller7
10.steaming7
The Vital Football Members League