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Stadium Investigation Three

Stadium Investigation Three


Stadium Investigation Three

Vital Pompey got in touch with the building company (Barr) who kindly sent me loads of junk email and a message, "All enquirers to be made through the club."

So we got in touch with someone at the Portsmouth council who confirmed that an agreement was "close" along with something she wrote by mistake. (Read investigation four!)

If the council say its close what will Portsmouth say? Peter Storrie agreed to give us an update on the stadium.

"Working hard on both the training ground is with lawyers and we hope to exchange contracts in june. with the stadium the 106 agreement is now okay with the council, we have a few legal issues still on the moving of Milton lane etc which should be finished during june. We will make announcements after then."

Excellent, a much needed training ground (asked about the village but o well) and the stadium to have the all clear soon. There where still some questions that needed answering!

THE INTERVIEW WITH PETER STORRIE

1) Do you think you told fans to early about the stadium plans i.e. before permission was received?

"How could we say to early the general permission was given it was the council 106 caused the delay. Not much we could about that."

2) How did we get it so wrong with the dates? Dates for demolition where set yet it didn't happen?

"We did not get it wrong the delays were beyond our control, speak to anyone in the construction industry and this is about the village as well." (We tried)

3) The rotation of the pitch would have seen one stand miles away this year, was this bad planning?

"That is why we did not do it at the time."

4) What would have changed had Portsmouth been relegated?

"Sasha would have improved the side still to make sure we came straight back up."

5) Will the new stadium see a large increase in season ticket prices?

"Not even looked at this until the stadium is finished."

6) Have any players ever turned Portsmouth down because of poor facilities?

"Not to my knowledge, however we have lost players to other clubs
Because of leeks of who we are trying to get."

7) What will the dimensions of the pitch be?

"Close to current but 1 metre wider and 2 metre longer."

8) Where is the money for the stadium coming from?

"Finance and profits from the village."

9) Where is the ninety million pounds for Pompey village coming from?

"Bank if we develop and the developer if we sell."

10) When will we see work starting?

"We hope late summer but it is about the village as well as the stadium and most of the hold ups are on the village."

11) Will the project put Portsmouth in debt? Seeing as the stadium is being built first!

"Of course but anywhere near other clubs, we would have to borrow a percentage of the cost."

I have saved one of my questions for investigation (part four) In that edition I will also be rounding up what this means for our club and what you should be expecting to see and when. Below is a snippet of my summary;

"YOU WILL be in a new stadium the season after next!"


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

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Date:Tuesday June 13 2006
Time: 9:27AM

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Comments

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More Bull***** Les... you never contacted anyone on the Council. the SHE you refer too, was on the Quay last wek, and she said then we are close to finalising the last 2 hurdles, and the stadium is on shedule to commence in July. So you listen to the Quay Les... well done. And barr telling you to talk to the club... what did you expect. I should think they said Les Who? tell him to go away.
Knobber
13/06/2006 09:53:00
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Knobber i live in London, i can't listen to the Quay! "She" used to work for the council and her sister is working at my company. It isn't in my interest to make stuff up (What's the point???)
lmatthews
13/06/2006 10:05:00
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So you dont listen to the Quay? London...? America and Spain get the Quay through a little thing called INTERNET... so i'm sure you can listen in the truth is known. Oh and Your work colleagues sister??? another case of He Said She Said? Dont worry Les, your secret is safe with me... i wont tell anyone ssshhhhh... Honest.
Knobber
13/06/2006 11:22:00
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i don't listen to it sorry to upset you, but you where wrong and its not my fault that i know her through a colleague
lmatthews
13/06/2006 15:05:00
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You don't listen to the Quay? The Quay who has the official coverage of Pompey games? The Quay who as part of the local media get preferential treatment at press conferences? You don't listen to it? Why?
PompeyRuleOK
14/06/2006 09:00:00
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Oh, and i have a friend who STILL works at the council. If i want to know what is going on with the stadium i talk to her, not her mum!
PompeyRuleOK
14/06/2006 09:02:00
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I know whats going on now! I don't listen to it because i live in London and there website doesn't always work!
lmatthews
14/06/2006 11:03:00
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Do you also ignore the News as a source too?
PompeyRuleOK
14/06/2006 11:24:00
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"Not to my knowledge, however we have lost players to other clubs Because of leeks of who we are trying to get." lololololololololololol ROFLMA Do they grow them at the training ground?
FEn_100
14/06/2006 13:33:00
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I'll believe it when I see it
POMPEYMEV
17/06/2006 12:16:00
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