UK time is: 02:18:46
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Pompey at the world cup - Belhadj and James

There is still a 'chance' that we could see two Pompey players come face to face with each other during the England v Algeria game tonight...

Belhadj v James?

It is a dead cert that Nadir Belhadj will start for Algeria today, if he can control his temper enough to finish the game remains to be seen though! Former loanee Hassan Yebda also has a chance of starting too.

'Reports' today are saying that Lazio are interested in Billy, if the birthday boy can put in a good showing today this would increase their interest, and maybe see others show an interest too?

So, long as he has a good game and England win that will do me!

I am sure that you are as bored as I am of banging on about this issue but for me David James SHOULD be the England no.1, and should have been anyway - although will this be the case?

Rob Green, despite his error, was commonly 'understood' to remain Fabio Capello's choice, although 'reports' of a error similar to the one against America in training on Thursday are 'thought' to have made up his mind to make a change...

If he does what affect will it have on Green though? What happens if we needed to turn to him again!

There were further 'rumours' that Capello was unhappy with James, apparently according to the media, complaining at not being selected and this would see Joe Hart move ahead of him.

In spite of all of this the rumour mill is rumbling more and more with these rumblings increasing that James WILL be recalled and installed as the no.1 as a result tonight?

I guess time will tell, although personally I do think it would be best for Capello to have made his players aware of what he was doing sooner rather than later, then again just as he is not telling the media this does not mean that he has not done this does it...

Remember to follow England, and the world cup in general, with us on Vital England - here.

PLAY UP POMPEY!

  • Click here to make your predictions: Slovenia v USA, 15:00 & England v Algeria, 19:30.

    Join the Vital Pompey Debate

    Trust




    Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

  • The Journalist

    Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

    Date:Friday June 18 2010

    Time: 1:55PM

    Your Comments

    If James does play as he should oust Green he will be the first Pompey player to play for England at the World Cup finals since Jimmy Dickinson in 1954!!
    eastneydave
    James got to start, his prescence alone fills with confidence
    paultsmouth
    Billy had a good game-hopefully put his sale price up a few bob
    hammersmithblue
    Yeh he did well hammer, hopefully his stock is rising;)
    NZ_Portsmuff
    let's hope he puts a hat trick past the Septics and adds a million to the price.
    hammersmithblue
    Belhadj is adding at least a mil to his price tag at every game this WC
    nodster
     

    Have Your Say

    Log in...
    with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

    Recent Portsmouth Articles

    AA not 'actively pursuing anyone' (Tuesday July 22 2014)

    On this day in history...22nd July (Tuesday July 22 2014)

    Pompey's key to success (Monday July 21 2014)

    Pompey crush Rocks (Saturday July 19 2014)

    On this day in history...19th July (Saturday July 19 2014)

    Archived Portsmouth Articles

    List All Vital Pompey Articles
    Have your say
    Click here to suggest an article
    Click here to suggest a poll

    Vital Members League (view all)

    1. pompeyrug 101
    2. PFCblue 47
    3. mslorna48 46
    4. Lemmi 40
    5. eastneydave 29
    6. Emsworthianblue 22
    7. pompeyloyal 11
    8. Et_tu_Pompeii 10
    9. storagematt 7
    10. NZ_Portsmuff 7

    League Results (view all)

    Latest Results

    League Table (view table)

    Team P W D L GD Pts
    14. Northampton 0 0 0 0 0 0
    15. Oxford 0 0 0 0 0 0
    16. Plymouth 0 0 0 0 0 0
    17. Portsmouth 0 0 0 0 0 0
    18. Shrewsbury 0 0 0 0 0 0
    19. Southend 0 0 0 0 0 0
    20. Stevenage 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Breaking League News

    Blues draw at Chesham
    Wycombe : 23/07/2014 01:19:00
    Torquay 0 - 0 Argyle
    Plymouth : 22/07/2014 23:52:00
    Southend 2-1 Colchester
    Southend : 22/07/2014 22:31:00
    Cooper Delighted With Club Gesture
    Hartlepool : 22/07/2014 22:07:00
    Positives vibes for defender
    York : 22/07/2014 20:53:00

    Current Site Poll (view all polls)

    AA says we are done but are we still short in...
    Suggested By:  pompeyrug
    Defence 34%
    Midfield 0%
    Attack 33%
    In AA we trust! 33%