Vital Football

Sorry Jamie, it aint gonna happen!

Sorry Jamie, it aint gonna happen!

There were a few whispers in the papers this morning that Avram Grant was going to seek Spurs' permission for Jamie O'Hara to play AGAINST them in the FA cup semi final meeting next month.

These were brushed aside as nothing more than 'tabloid tripe' though...

Although Grant HAS now confirmed to sky sports news that he is trying to get his good friend Harry Redknapp to agree to such a move as he feels that O'Hara 'deserves' the chance to play in the game at Wembley as such chances in the FA cup do not come along that often - and in all honesty 'probably' will not come around for him again as his Spurs days are numbered and as hard working and talented as the guy is I am not sure he will ever really cut it with a 'top, top' team in all honesty.

I love the guy to bits though, and think he does deserve this chance, and would be over the moon if he agreed to stay next season in another loan move - although that IS NOT gonna happen either is it!

'Technically' O'Hara could play for us, if Spurs allow this, but I cannot for one minute see that they will - and lets face it WHY should they?

He would be a major problem for them, and I would think could make a difference for us - so for that simple reason alone I cannot see the risk being run. Just imagine the chaos it would cause if he popped up and scored the winner, even though Grant 'promised' he would not score against them...

At the end of the day you do not get if you do not ask, so there is no harm in this but it just aint gonna happen is it - so, sorry Jamie you will just have to wait for the final to come around in May to play for Pompey at Wembley!

PLAY UP POMPEY!


Bookmark and Share


Join the Vital Pompey Debate

Trust

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

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Friday March 26 2010
Time: 9:54PM

Comments

0
Sorry lads but it's a complete non-starter, anything can happen in a FA Cup semi-final, and the possible fall-out for all concerned could be damaging to both clubs and to Jamie's future career..
Spursex
26/03/2010 22:04:00
0
Agree. Complete non-starter. Another crap non-story from the great British press.
hammersmithblue
26/03/2010 22:27:00
0
...but he IS eligible to play for us in the final, no? ;)
hammersmithblue
26/03/2010 22:27:00
0
to be fair to the british press hammersmith avram grant DID tonight, on camera, admit this is something he was trying to do...
like i say tho it ain NEVER gonna happen!
pompeyrug
26/03/2010 22:29:00
0
You have gotta be kidding me!! There is no way JOH can play against his parent team. Just a CRAZY idea.............COYS!, Arry IN
Madaboutspurs
26/03/2010 23:04:00
0
Pompey are OUT THERE.... what are they thinking??? "We can promise he wont score against them" what is that??? I'm laughing, I just can't believe it. It's like they're kids in a park, "Can't Pavlyuchenko play for us, its not fair!" The FA have spun their heads by conceeding player sales outside of the transfer window - something that should never have happened. Pompey now think any rule is up for grabs! Larger goal for Gomes to defend, perhaps?
Stratty
26/03/2010 23:30:00
0
Now Stratty - wot a good idea?!!?!
gandor1
27/03/2010 01:03:00
0
The hypocrisy of my club and some of it's fans is breath taking. We are relegated because of the PL, the FA and Harry Redknapp- obj no sorry Twitchy - or can't mention his name; we are relegated for every reason other than it being pompeys fault. But then, but then these dame Pompey fans expect a favour from hhe very people that they are criticising. Stunning stupidity!
russellm
27/03/2010 01:07:00
0
calm down russell and read the postings....and its not the fans asking for anything, its avram, along with the rest of the specticle that is pompey, the fans havent done anything wrong.
ruffcider
27/03/2010 06:42:00
0
We should let em - just for the crack ;-)
arpant
27/03/2010 09:10:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Vital View - League 2, 21st January 2017

Doncaster and Plymouth strengthened their positions in automatic promotion places with wins. Notts County and Newport remain in the relegation places.

On this day in history...23rd January

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 23rd January.

Sunday Chimes #101 - Pompey frozen off

No game but relief as Carlisle slip up, the transfer window and the return of the Grump......

On this day in history...22nd January

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 22nd January.

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)

What do we reckon - top 3 or play-offs?
Suggested By: pompeyrug
Top 3 - Carlisle will be caught100%
Play-offs - not consistent enough0%
With Pompey you can never tell!0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 27 18 4 5 58 21
2 Plymouth 26 17 3 6 54 15
3 Carlisle 27 12 12 3 48 11
4 Portsmouth 26 13 6 7 45 14
5 Wycombe 26 12 7 7 43 6
6 Luton 26 11 9 6 42 13
7 Colchester 27 11 7 9 40 7
8 Barnet 27 10 10 7 40 0
9 Exeter 26 12 3 11 39 12
10 Cambridge 26 11 6 9 39 7
11 Grimsby 27 11 6 10 39 4
12 Mansfield 27 9 10 8 37 -1
13 Blackpool 26 9 9 8 36 11
14 Crawley 25 10 5 10 35 -7
15 Stevenage 27 10 3 14 33 -6
16 Yeovil 26 8 8 10 32 -3
17 Morecambe 25 9 4 12 31 -11
18 Hartlepool 27 7 9 11 30 -9
19 Crewe 27 6 10 11 28 -13
20 Accrington 26 6 8 12 26 -11
21 Leyton Orient 26 7 4 15 25 -11
22 Cheltenham 26 5 9 12 24 -11
23 Notts County 27 6 5 16 23 -22
24 Newport 26 4 7 15 19 -16
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Exeter City (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Wycombe Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Accrington Stanley (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Blackpool (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 18 2017 3:00PM : Barnet (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Carlisle United (a)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug53
2.uspompeyfan48
3.PompeyFrippy43
4.storagematt32
5.Copnor4323
6.FrattonBlue22
7.PompeyFromtheUSA8
8.pompeyweller8
9.steaming7
10.eastneydave7
The Vital Football Members League