Vital Football

What PFC are looking for...

What PFC are looking for...

What Pompey are looking for in a new manager has been 'outlined' by David Lampitt, quoted in The News this morning but coming from comments made at the weekend.

Someone with 'championship experience' and 'experience of English football full stop' are some of the 'credentials' that the new manager needs: 'the Championship is a really tough, tough league - a tough division - and so I think experience at that level and experience of English football is an important aspect of it.'

These comments 'seemed' to rule out, yet rule in, a few candidates although not wishing to leave anything to chance - or see comments come back to bite him I guess - he then opens up the role for pretty much anyone again!

So long as they have 'the right attributes' and 'the right balance' they are what PFC want: 'having said that, getting the right person who the right attributes across a number of different areas is key and that inevitably will involve a balance.

'We want to find the right balance across all of those areas that we think are important for the club.'

It does, I think, make it less likely that an overseas manager will come in though. I would not say that it rules out a foreigner but 'probably' rules out a foreigner that does not know the English game that well...

Lampitt is not really giving much away is he, not that you would expect him to anyway, although having said that I think that his opening sentence tells us pretty much all we need to know.

Experience of this level, with some degree of success, is the main order of the day so with WOTS on Sunday telling Vital Pompey Towers that Dave Jones and Billy Davies had been 'approached about the position' I would think it is most likely to be one of these two, with it being the former as opposed to the latter...

We may well even know who our next manager is going to be by the time we take on Ipswich tomorrow night, if not then I would think that there is a pretty good chance that they will be installed by the time we face Doncaster at Fratton this weekend.

Having them unveiled for the first time as a home game might not be the worst thing to do either as this could draw in more of a crowd for a game that perhaps we probably would not have otherwise.

PLAY UP POMPEY!

Click here to make your prediction: Ipswich v Pompey.
Click here to make your prediction: Pompey v Doncaster.

Join the Vital Pompey Debate

Vital Pompey on: facebook

Vital Pompey on: twitter

Join the Vital Pompey Forum Debate

Frippy's Virtual Bookies - here.



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

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Monday October 17 2011
Time: 9:07AM

Comments

0
so he basically made an off the cuff remark that contains no real information on who we're looking at and 'The News' make it into an article? lol sounds about right
pompeym@
17/10/2011 11:30:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Vital Pre-Match - League 2, 27th September

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of matches this midweek, which will see us among those having a match in this upcoming schedule with three-points the aim of course.

Tranmere loan for Tollitt

Ahead of the weekend win over Barnet, which probably wouldn't have been a game he was involved in anyway, Ben Tollitt was sent out on loan to Tranmere.

All deserve the plaudits for that performance

I think that's a fair assessment from Cook, some played a little better than others but Barnet was a very good team performance from Pompey even if it wasn't 'really' a 5-1 scoreline.

On this day in history...26th September

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 26th September.

Archived Vital Pompey Articles

Vital Pompey articles from

Site Journalists

pompeyrug
Editor email
Profile
eastneydave
Editor email
Profile
paultsmouth
no email
Profile
Chix
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Blackpool v Pompey
Suggested By: pompeyrug
Pompey win50%
Draw25%
Blackpool win25%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Plymouth 9 6 1 2 19 4
2 Portsmouth 9 5 2 2 17 9
3 Luton 9 5 1 3 16 8
4 Doncaster 9 5 1 3 16 7
5 Crewe 9 4 4 1 16 4
6 Carlisle 9 3 6 0 15 3
7 Morecambe 9 5 0 4 15 -2
8 Colchester 9 4 2 3 14 2
9 Notts County 9 4 2 3 14 1
10 Accrington 9 4 2 3 14 1
11 Crawley 9 4 2 3 14 -1
12 Grimsby 9 4 1 4 13 2
13 Mansfield 9 3 3 3 12 -1
14 Leyton Orient 9 3 2 4 11 0
15 Hartlepool 9 2 5 2 11 -4
16 Blackpool 9 2 4 3 10 2
17 Barnet 8 2 4 2 10 -2
18 Stevenage 9 3 1 5 10 -3
19 Yeovil 9 3 1 5 10 -4
20 Exeter 9 3 0 6 9 -5
21 Wycombe 9 2 2 5 8 -7
22 Cheltenham 9 1 4 4 7 -3
23 Newport 8 1 3 4 6 -4
24 Cambridge 9 1 3 5 6 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Sep 27 2016 7:45PM : Blackpool (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Doncaster Rovers (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Oct 8 2016 3:00PM : Leyton Orient (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Plymouth Argyle (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Notts County (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Cambridge United (a)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug57
2.storagematt26
3.Copnor4325
4.PompeyFrippy24
5.FrattonBlue22
6.eastneydave21
7.mslorna4816
8.pompeyweller14
9.uspompeyfan9
10.Dentoblue7