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Pompey's secret star has set his sights on making an impact at Fratton Park after upstaging Europe's finest young talent.


Northern Ireland teenager Daryl Fordyce has caused a sensation in his homeland after taking the European under-19 Championships by storm.

Fordyce finished as the competition's top scorer in qualification thanks to an amazing four-goal blast against Serbia and Montenegro.

That came after the Blues midfielder was converted to a striker by former Manchester United star Mal Donaghy for his country.
Fordyce's achievement was made all the more incredible after he went on the goal spree straight from a three-month spell out with a knee injury.

Now he is setting his sights on gaining Harry Redknapp's attention after the
greatest moment of his fledgling career.
Fordyce said: 'To play for my country and score four goals in one game was pretty amazing.'Now I want to get back to Portsmouth in pre-season and start things on a positive note.'

Despite the plaudits, Fordyce promised he would be keeping his feet firmly on the ground.

He has yet to get near the first team at Pompey and spent a month on loan at Bournemouth last season.

He feels he will have to go away from Fratton to get more first-team football next season.

But he is hopeful he can catch the eye as he enters the final year of his current deal at Pompey.

Will Harry give him a chance? Bournemouth fans how did he do?




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Date:Tuesday May 30 2006

Time: 8:42AM

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I asked around on the vital bournemouth site and they said their glad he's coming along, but overal wasn't very impresive on his loan spell at the club
Linvoy#1
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31/05/2006 14:04:00

and he got sent off!!
paultsmouth
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01/06/2006 07:34:00

LOL!!!!!
Linvoy#1
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01/06/2006 08:04:00

He was only there a month, so not really long enough to tell, i'd suggest.
FEn_100
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01/06/2006 11:51:00

Long enough to get a bad reputation and get himself sent off. lol
Linvoy#1
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01/06/2006 12:05:00

One sunny day doesn't make a summer...this sonny has a long way to go to shine !!
pompeygray
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06/06/2006 08:26:00

Yes he does. He may end up being a top quality player but we need a bit more experience in our players.
POMPEYMEV
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06/06/2006 11:36:00

 

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