Vital Football

Derbyshire a 'non-starter'

Derbyshire a 'non-starter'

A 'mooted' move to Pompey for Matt Derbyshire has been 'dismissed'.

Kevin-Prince Boateng and cash, £2m by all accounts, would have been received from Olympiakos, plus Derbyshire thrown in, although The Mail is reporting that his agent has dismissed this as a 'non-starter'.

This is down to the fact that his wages would be twice what we are offering players, as a maximum, this season - so, from the looks of it he is on £20,000 per week. This, wages of that amount being dished out, aint never gonna happen with Pompey, or should not anyway, for a long, long time again, if ever again!

Ah well, it was a nice thought.

As things stand Boateng 'looks' as though he will be starting the season with us, maybe we should open a book on the first time he will go 'AWOL'...

PLAY UP POMPEY!

Join the Vital Pompey Debate

Trust



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

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Friday July 30 2010
Time: 8:00AM

Comments

0
Rug, no need to open a book, he is AWOL at present.
007
30/07/2010 08:25:00
0
I honestly think SC is a good enough boss to get somrthing out of the players that he has...but boateng willsloop off cut price, and we will be left with Kids and "old no one else wants"...Derbyshire was never going to happen...he could go to Blackpool easier than come to us... my predicytion for this season is DERBY Co champions...we weill win the league cup...or get to play offs
plymouth graham
30/07/2010 08:45:00
0
maybe if we get a new owner the 10k limit will go up?? maybe 10k is the average if we have a few players on 3-5k we can have some star players on up to 20k but we would have to make sure these players are not old has beens and would have value to sell in the future not like ... lauren traore wetc etc..
pompeyhussler
30/07/2010 09:27:00
0
how about boateng for £2m cash + olympiakos pay half of this reported £20k wage (i.e. we pay £10k, they pay £10k) for the duration of the agreed initial contract (say 3 years) ... that equals about £3.5m which I think is a good deal for both.
pompey--pessimist
30/07/2010 09:39:00
0
I hope that we get a new owner who runs the club properly and within the financial limits that we can afford. And that means someone who will keep things like the 10K limit. We don't want to go down the same road again - please not!
tracyc
30/07/2010 11:57:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Portsmouth Articles

More Reliable Than A League 2 Octopus? (24/4/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final League Two positions for 2016/17.

2016-17 Pompey Player of the Year?

I think we've seen some very good performances from Pompey players this season with the consistency of them, unlike the Blues' form at times, unwavering.

On this day in history...24th April

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 24th April.

Vital View - League 2, 22nd April 2017

Doncaster, Plymouth & Portsmouth could be involved in a three-way battle to be crowned champions? Leyton Orient are down with Hartlepool favourites to join them.

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)

Cambridge MotM
Suggested By:
Forde5%
Evans0%
Whatmough17%
Clarke0%
Stevens4%
Opoku Aborah60%
Doyle2%
Baker0%
Naismith4%
Bennett6%
Kabamba0%
Sub-Chaplin0%
Sub-Lowe0%
Sub-Roberts2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Doncaster 44 25 10 9 85 33
P Plymouth 44 25 8 11 83 24
P Portsmouth 44 24 9 11 81 33
4 Luton 44 18 17 9 71 22
5 Exeter 44 20 8 16 68 18
6 Blackpool 44 17 16 11 67 22
7 Stevenage 44 20 6 18 66 7
8 Mansfield 44 17 14 13 65 5
9 Wycombe 44 18 11 15 65 4
10 Carlisle 44 16 17 11 65 -1
11 Cambridge 44 18 9 17 63 7
12 Colchester 44 17 12 15 63 6
13 Accrington 44 16 14 14 62 3
14 Grimsby 44 17 10 17 61 -2
15 Barnet 44 13 15 16 54 -6
16 Notts County 44 15 8 21 53 -22
17 Crewe 44 13 13 18 52 -11
18 Morecambe 44 14 9 21 51 -18
19 Crawley 44 13 11 20 50 -16
20 Yeovil 44 11 16 17 49 -13
21 Cheltenham 44 11 14 19 47 -16
22 Newport 44 11 12 21 45 -22
23 Hartlepool 44 10 13 21 43 -21
R Leyton Orient 44 10 6 28 36 -36
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Mansfield Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
May 6 2017 5:30PM : Cheltenham Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug80
2.PompeyFrippy36
3.storagematt28
4.eastneydave26
5.Copnor4319
6.uspompeyfan16
7.stubbsy00716
8.FrattonBlue15
9.Jimsmithswig10
10.pompeyweller9
The Vital Football Members League