UK time is: 20:25:04
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Dicko looks ahead to Derby

No sooner had we beaten Forest was Carl Dickinson looking ahead to next weekends meeting against their rivals Derby.

Nigel Clough's side are in a decent run of form themselves so it will be another 'test' and he knows this: 'they've just battered Watford 4-1.

'Derby are on a good run - especially at Pride Park.

'It'll be a tough game for us but if we can play to the best of our ability then we should give them a game.'

Spot on Dicko, whilst I do not think that we should 'expect' anything, why should we not got to Pride Park and get something?

I feel we are capable of this.

My biggest disappointment is that I will not be there! My 3rd game of the season will need to be missed, as the old moolar is tight...

Whilst I must admit, and have already, that Dicko is NOT the best defender - which is a worry, considering he is a defender - he epitomises the character and unity among the squad before, during and after a game. And also the type that us Pompey fans love.

He did put in a good ball, which Dave Nugent cleverly flicked on, during the build up to the winning goal so does offer us something but is it enough, in spite of his fighter qualities that, as said, we love.

It will be interesting to see what happens with him though once The Herminator is back up to full speed.

Most on Vital believe that the left back spot will become his again, although I am not so sure - then again will a fully fit Hermann be left out, that said will Dicko be left out seen as he is on loan?

At least it gives the manager a good selection dilemma to ponder, as it is I would 'think' that Dicko will be starting at left back against Derby at the weekend, and I say bring 'em on...

PLAY UP POMPEY!

  • Click here to make your prediction: Derby v Pompey.

    Join the Vital Pompey Debate

    Trust

  • Frippy's Virtual Bookies - latest update and place your bets!




    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:Monday November 1 2010

    Time: 10:50AM

    Your Comments

    Have to say I'm not yet convinced by Dicko. I'm not going to knock him though cos he's got the right attitude. Our defence does seem to be still getting caught at sixes & sevens though, Derby will be a test that's for sure. I'd be more than happy with a point on this one.
    cornypomp
    I do like this guy's attitude, and he help supply one of goals on Saturday even though he was born and raised a Forest fan. although Corny's right about our defence being a bit too leaky. Derby on Saturday is going to be my first away game this season - but unfortunately I'm going to be in the WRONG END!! Yikes!
    tracyc
    Several Pompey legends such as Colin Sullivan and Noel Blake got off to shakey starts at Pompey. As Corny and Tracy have pointed out, Carl's attitude is first-class and I predict he will go on to become a fans favourite in the future.
    Pompey Half Pint
    I love Dickinson's interaction with the Fans both before and after a game. Perhaps his game will get better.
    Gandor1
    I'd take a draw - fact is I don't even know what the conventional wisdom is for minimum points for safety but I'd settle for that and solvency
    jim4pompey
     

    Have Your Say

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

    Recent Portsmouth Articles

    #PompeyPredictionsLeague - Update no.17 (Friday November 21 2014)

    What, we cannot voice opinions now!? (Friday November 21 2014)

    Pompey catch Matt Fish (Friday November 21 2014)

    Good to see you old Bean... (Friday November 21 2014)

    On this day in history...21st November (Friday November 21 2014)

    Pompey assessment - Aldershot 1-0 Pompey (Thursday November 20 2014)

    On this day in history...20th November (Thursday November 20 2014)

    Stats: Aldershot v Pompey (Wednesday November 19 2014)

    On this day in history...19th November (Wednesday November 19 2014)

    Aldershot v Pompey 2 (Tuesday November 18 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 90
    2. storagematt 36
    3. Pompeytim 26
    4. eastneydave 25
    5. mslorna48 24
    6. PFCblue 22
    7. Jimsmithswig 18
    8. Emsworthianblue 14
    9. cornypomp 10
    10. pompeygray 9

    League Results (view all)

    League Table (view table)

    Team P W D L GD Pts
    10. Stevenage 17 7 3 7 1 24
    11. Exeter 17 6 6 5 0 24
    12. Cambridge 16 7 2 7 7 23
    13. Portsmouth 17 6 5 6 -1 23
    14. Wimbledon 17 6 5 6 -2 23
    15. Accrington 17 7 2 8 -4 23
    16. Cheltenham 17 6 4 7 -7 22

    Breaking League News

    #PompeyPredictionsLeague - Update no.17
    Portsmouth : 21/11/2014 20:04:00
    Team News: Portsmouth v Shrimps
    Morecambe : 21/11/2014 19:42:00
    Ellison Relishing Portsmouth Trip
    Morecambe : 21/11/2014 19:41:00
    Team News: Cobblers v Stevenage Borough
    Northampton : 21/11/2014 19:35:00
    Wilder: The Game's Being Harsh On Us At The Minute
    Northampton : 21/11/2014 19:34:00

    Current Site Poll (view all polls)

    Pompey v Morecambe?
    Suggested By:  pompeyrug
    Pompey win 34%
    Morecambe win 33%
    Draw 33%