Date:Monday July 24 2006
SOL TO SEE OUT HIS DAYS IN THE SUN?
Although such a move was always unlikely, any lingering hope Harry Redknapp may have had of signing his new assistant, Tony Adams` former defensive partner Sol Campbell have all but ended, with the England International admitting that he would like to ply his trade overseas.
Campbell, who still had a year to go on his Arsenal deal, had his contract terminated by mutual consent shortly after the World Cup Final in Germany told the News of the World,
'I have walked away with absolutely nothing in place. All I know is that I want to play, in fact I need to play."
'Not for the money - I'm lucky I don't need the money - but I do need this fresh challenge and I'm going all out to get it."
'I want to kick-start my career again and take my football into a new realm and playing abroad will do that."
'It's something I have dreamt about since I was a boy. I have nothing left to prove in England but it would be special if I could now go to the continent and make a major statement in a foreign league too"
This latest development will not be too much of a setback for the club, as although Campbell`s best days are probably behind him, and the quality, experience and knowledge he would have brought with him to the South Coast would have proved priceless, not many really believed such a move would come to fruition, latest developments merely settle the argument.
AA not 'actively pursuing anyone' (Tuesday July 22 2014)
On this day in history...22nd July (Tuesday July 22 2014)
Pompey's key to success (Monday July 21 2014)
On this day in history...21st July (Monday July 21 2014)
On this day in history...20th July (Sunday July 20 2014)
Sunday Chimes #9 - Shareholders meeting (Sunday July 20 2014)
Pompey crush Rocks (Saturday July 19 2014)
On this day in history...19th July (Saturday July 19 2014)
2014/15 Pompey expectations - Ron Wilson (Friday July 18 2014)
On this day in history...18th July (Friday July 18 2014)
|AA not 'actively pursuing anyone'
» Portsmouth : 22/07/2014 11:08:00
|Back In The Game
» Carlisle : 22/07/2014 08:37:00
|Injury Set-Beck For Striker?
» Carlisle : 22/07/2014 08:36:00
|On this day in history...22nd July
» Portsmouth : 22/07/2014 07:00:00
|Pompey's key to success
» Portsmouth : 21/07/2014 20:09:00