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More good news...for now!

The thought of an already 'threadbare' team, let alone squad, being thrown out at Wembley was something that looked even more likely with player departures BEFORE the semi final feared, even though the administrators said this WOULD NOT be the case...

'Reports' had 'suggested' that players will go ASAP, although Michael Kiely has told The News this will not be the case: 'what we have said is we will not be selling anyone until at least after the semi-final.'

Lets hope that this really does prove the case...

Quite who we will have available anyway is up for debate, given all the injuries that are piling up to an under strength squad anyway, but not having to 'worry' about players being sold before this date gives us - again depending who is fit, and if this does happen - a better 'fighting chance' against Spurs.

Quincy could still well return to Russia though with talks ongoing over a £250,000 payment for a return to Spartak Moscow 2-month early.

The News also says that Antti Niemi left 'by mutual consent' last week - this is the first that I had heard of this, not that it surprises me really. Although this does merely make his signing all the more farcical really!

That said surely he still deserved an official mention on The Pompey Site about his leaving? Assuming he has? And assuming I have not missed something?

It is also 'said' despite 'rumours' that offers have come in for a few players we have NOT had any official, or concrete, approaches made for any players, as of yet anyway...

PLAY UP POMPEY!


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Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Tuesday March 30 2010
Time: 10:00AM

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Didn't know about Niemi, not surprised though; I would imagine Ashdown is next seasons No1 keeper. I have to say, even with a CVA I fear for next season as well now
russellm
30/03/2010 11:02:00
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If Ashdown is next seasons keeper then I fear for next season, has anyone anywhere ever seen him make a save? Go on, have a think... Actually he might of made one this season in one of the games, I recall looking on in shock. I'd rather play the youngster we've got and try and develop him.
stooH
30/03/2010 11:20:00
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ashdown is a guy i have felt sorry for over the years for not really getting the chance, then again he has not realyl developed as i would have 'liked/hoped'...clearly he is still struggling with his back problem and for that reason alone i would not like to rely on him next season and would sooner chuck in o'brien - who i feel, should he get the right attitude, could be a top class keeper.
jamo is struggling with injuries too, but 'if' the news that grant is 'preparing to stay' proves too i could see him taking the massive pay cut needed, along with others, to stay anyway?
pompeyrug
30/03/2010 11:27:00
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as for making a save, i saw ashdown make a decent one towards the end of the spurs game :-)
pompeyrug
30/03/2010 11:28:00
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Good point Rug! You are right! I've just watched it on sky again, Ashdown tossed his water bottle in the air and actually caught it on it's way down.
russellm
30/03/2010 11:32:00
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you cruel, cruel man russ! seriously, all joking apart he came out to close the angle and made a good save - not sure who from tho...
pompeyrug
30/03/2010 11:34:00
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