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What does the future hold for...Rocha?

There can be few clubs with such a history of squad rotation as Pompey.

This summer, as with the past 2-3, I would suspect that 'most' will be wondering where their future lies.

Although unlike some other years some players under contract at least 'should' have a better chance of remaining where they are, as long as this is what they want!

If this is what they want, and it is a financially viable option for us, lets hope this is what they get...

#33 Rocha John Rocha

Much depends on the true length of his contract really?

I thought it was 2-years, although some think it was just a year when he eventually re-signed last summer...

If he is still under contract this summer then I cannot see him being unhappy and he would be willing to honour his contract I reckon, which would please me as he is by far our best defender and any youngsters we have around could learn from him.

Given his all-round ability, as an all-round footballer not just his defensive ability, I would say that he is as good as we have had in some time, without a doubt the best we have had since the 'glory days'.

Should he only be on a 1-year contract then others, especially at this level, would circle...

Rocha John Rocha is such a cultured central defender and exactly what this club needs, especially when we have often had to patch a defence together - he often seems to act as that glue to hold it together.

Maybe this is just because I want this, so the heart could be ruling the head, but I think his future lies at Fratton...

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    Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

    Date:Friday April 29 2011

    Time: 8:19PM

    Your Comments

    His future is at FP. please
    MickTait
    ere ere. Just get rid of that red card habit. The last promotion side was built around Gianluca Festa and Rocca is a similar player around which to build the next.
    eastneydave
    Needs to get his temper under control.....
    Gandor1
     

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