Vital Football

Sky cameras in search of a league cup upset

Sky cameras in search of a league cup upset

Yep, that is right the sky cameras are looking for Pompey to cause and upset and beat Stevenage in the league cup.

I am not 'mocking' our league cup opponents, far from it!

Whist we are a club that we be a couple of divisions higher than the newly promoted league two club as things stand, at this exact point in time, Stevenage would have a fantastic chance of beating us.

Although we would 'hope' that our situation would have changed a little by early August and some of the players we want to commit to new contracts would have, and a few newbies are brought in, be that as free agents or as loanees.

So, by that time we 'should' go into the game as favourites really, right?

This does bring us nicely onto a recent poll I added actually, where the vast majority fancy us to go into round 2.

  • What the poll asked - Are you happy with Stevenage away in the league cup?

  • How you voted - Yep - we 'should' get through 86%
    Nope - would have been better at Fratton 10%
    So, so... 4%

    Either way it will be a good night (Monday 9th August, 7.45pm kick-off) at the Lamex Stadium as I am sure that plenty of Pompey fans will be making the trek, including myself 100% now.

    As this is now being played on the Monday night it does not clash with England playing Hungary later in the week, woo hoo!

    PLAY UP POMPEY!

    Join the Vital Pompey Debate

    For more information about the Vital England predictions league game - click here.

    For more information about the Vital England fantasy football game - click here.

    Trust

  • Writer:pompeyrug
    Date:Monday June 21 2010
    Time: 12:25PM

    Comments

    0
    I hope it gets screened over here, that would be a huge buzz!!!! Gonna miss watchin the matches this year :(
    NZ_Portsmuff
    21/06/2010 13:24:00
    0
    LoL nice one following the banner line Rug. Hope to get there but I'm pleased it's on the box though.
    russellm
    21/06/2010 14:55:00
    0
    ive read that right? pompey to cause an upset by beating stevenage? is that a mistake or tongue in cheek? lol. i think we will beat stevenage but it will be scrappy and uncomfortable at times!
    pompey--pessimist
    21/06/2010 21:34:00
    0
    http://www.stevenage.vitalfootball.co.uk/article.asp?a=202497
    Boro Bill
    22/06/2010 14:58:00
    Page 1/1
    1. 1

    Login to post a comment

    Recent Portsmouth Articles

    Sunday Chimes #110 - Pompey just edge home

    Three more vital points as Pompey get nervy, takeover ahead, League Two team of the season, next week and more..

    Stats: Pompey v Newport Town

    All the stats from Pompey (2) vs (1) Newport Town, Fratton Park, 25/03/17 Att: 17,364

    Pompey v Newport - Team Sheets

    Pompey are at Fratton Park with Newport the visitors for the latest League 2 game.

    Pompey v Newport - Follow Live On Twitter

    Pompey are at Fratton Park with Newport the visitors today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

    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)

    Newport MotM
    Suggested By:
    Forde13%
    Evans0%
    Davies0%
    Clarke0%
    Stevens0%
    Rose12%
    Doyle0%
    Baker0%
    Naismith75%
    Bennett0%
    Doyle0%
    Sub-Chaplin0%
    Sub-Lowe0%
    Sub-Whatmough0%
    ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

    League Table

    # Team P W D L Pts. GD
    1 Doncaster 38 23 9 6 78 31
    2 Plymouth 38 22 6 10 72 18
    3 Portsmouth 39 20 8 11 68 26
    4 Stevenage 39 19 5 15 62 12
    5 Blackpool 39 15 15 9 60 21
    6 Luton 39 15 15 9 60 19
    7 Exeter 39 17 8 14 59 16
    8 Carlisle 39 15 14 10 59 -2
    9 Mansfield 39 15 13 11 58 5
    10 Colchester 39 16 9 14 57 4
    11 Wycombe 39 15 10 14 55 0
    12 Cambridge 38 15 9 14 54 6
    13 Grimsby 39 14 10 15 52 -2
    14 Barnet 39 12 15 12 51 -3
    15 Accrington 38 12 13 13 49 -1
    16 Crewe 39 12 12 15 48 -9
    17 Crawley 39 13 9 17 48 -13
    18 Yeovil 39 10 16 13 46 -9
    19 Morecambe 39 13 7 19 46 -15
    20 Notts County 39 13 7 19 46 -22
    21 Hartlepool 39 10 11 18 41 -16
    22 Cheltenham 39 9 12 18 39 -16
    23 Newport 39 7 12 20 33 -21
    24 Leyton Orient 39 9 5 25 32 -29
    The Vital Football Members League
    Latest F1 News
    Latest Vital Boxing News
    Vital Football Comment

    Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

    Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

    Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Hartlepool United (a)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Yeovil Town (H)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Apr 14 2017 2:30PM : Plymouth Argyle (H)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Apr 17 2017 3:00PM : Notts County (a)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Cambridge United (H)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Mansfield Town (a)
    Sky Bet League Two

    Vital Members League Table

    RankNamePoints
    1.pompeyrug70
    2.PompeyFrippy47
    3.storagematt37
    4.Copnor4325
    5.stubbsy00723
    6.FrattonBlue19
    7.Jimsmithswig18
    8.eastneydave16
    9.Dorking Pompey15
    10.uspompeyfan13
    Write for Vital Football