UK time is: 05:01:46
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

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




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 July 30 2010

Time: 8:00AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Rug, no need to open a book, he is AWOL at present.
007
Report Abuse
30/07/2010 08:25:00

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
Report Abuse
30/07/2010 08:45:00

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
Report Abuse
30/07/2010 09:27:00

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
Report Abuse
30/07/2010 09:39:00

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
Report Abuse
30/07/2010 11:57:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Pompey MOTM against Oxford (Sunday March 1 2015)

Stats: Pompey v Oxford (Saturday February 28 2015)

Awford shown the door (Saturday February 28 2015)

On this day in history...28th February (Saturday February 28 2015)

#PompeyPredictionsLeague - Update no.32 (Friday February 27 2015)

Robbo kept the faith (Friday February 27 2015)

Pompey v Oxford - Many Appy returns! (Friday February 27 2015)

Final Pompey position and points total? (Friday February 27 2015)

Archived Portsmouth Articles

List All Vital Pompey Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Stevenage 33 14 7 12 5 49
10. Northampton 32 14 5 13 11 47
11. Wimbledon 33 12 9 12 0 45
12. Portsmouth 33 11 11 11 2 44
13. Morecambe 33 12 8 13 0 44
14. Exeter 34 11 11 12 -5 44
15. Accrington 33 13 4 16 -12 43

Breaking League News

Pompey MOTM against Oxford
Portsmouth : 01/03/2015 19:16:00
City Ladies in seventh heaven
York : 01/03/2015 18:30:00
Hartlepool 1-0 AFC Wimbledon (League 2)
Hartlepool : 01/03/2015 18:18:00
Mansfield 2-1 Dagenham 1 (League 1)
Mansfield : 01/03/2015 18:07:00
Red Rewind: Clayton's roar shatters U's
York : 01/03/2015 16:21:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Oxford?
Suggested By:  pompeyrug
Jones 0%
Devera 0%
Chorley 0%
Robinson 15%
Passley (75) 0%
Hollands 0%
Atangana 10%
Butler 20%
Wallace 0%
Taylor 50%
Tubbs 5%
Sub - Barcham (75) 0%
Sub - Westcarr (80) 0%