UK time is: 23:52:16
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Santa Clause, Amongst Others, Linked

Neil Warnock remains favourite to take on the Portsmouth managers job. Mandaric explained: 'We are very much interested in Neil's situation but it is still in the air and up to him, what we have with Neil is discussion and dialogue with Sheffield United. At the moment we are only talking with Neil's advisors. We are not in contact with him at this time. I hope that we will be in 24 hours' time, of course he is a leading candidate with two or three others.'

But the club chairman also says that he is looking at other options: 'If Warnock remains my first choice I hope to put a package to him. If not, equally there are two or three other people and we'll look at that in the next 24-48 hours. I want this decision to be made at the end of this week and no later than the first part of next week.'

Clubcall.com have claimed former Portsmouth boss Alan Ball is interested in returning as director of football and wants to bring Walsall manager Paul Merson in under him.

The Rotherham Star claims that Rotherham United manager Mick Harford is being lined up, quite where that story has come from or how they have made the link I have no idea.

Another report suggests Scottish giants Glasgow Rangers chairman David Murray has given Pompey permission to talk to under pressure boss Alex McLeish. Mandaric admitted: 'I've also directed my chief executive to make an approach to Rangers. I rate Alex McLeish very highly and if he is interested we would like to speak with him but we must go through the proper channels with Rangers.

Iain Dowie (Crystal Palace) and Harry Rednapp (Southampton) have both ruled themselves out but Father Christmas refuses to be drawn on the link. Reports suggest, if Pompey can get a caretaker manager until after December 25th, Father C and Rudolph may enter into negotiations as a 'dream management team'. What? No more silly than all the other stories!

**Have you got what it takes to run this site? Or do you run an existing site and want to move over to the exciting Vital Network? If so, press on the advert and get Vitalled! OR if you wish to submit a story, do so via the membership drop down menu above**




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday November 29 2005

Time: 3:42PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Does AA deserve the job? (Wednesday April 23 2014)

On this day in history...23rd April (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Toast 7#37 - six of the best (Tuesday April 22 2014)

On this day in history...22nd April (Tuesday April 22 2014)

Stats: Northampton v Pompey (Monday April 21 2014)

Stats: Pompey v Bristol Rovers (Sunday April 20 2014)

4 in a row almost seals safety! (Saturday April 19 2014)

Archived 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. PFCblue 117
2. storagematt 115
3. pompeyrug 103
4. mslorna48 94
5. Emsworthianblue 52
6. eastneydave 41
7. Pompeytim 40
8. Lemmi 28
9. PompeyJake 19
10. Jimsmithswig 19

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Bury 44 13 18 13 8 57
11. Dag & Red 44 14 15 15 -4 57
12. Mansfield 44 14 15 15 -8 57
13. Portsmouth 44 14 15 15 -10 57
14. Wimbledon 44 14 14 16 -4 56
15. Newport 44 13 16 15 -3 55
16. Cheltenham 44 13 16 15 -7 55

Breaking League News

Smith Out For The Season
Bristol Rovers : 23/04/2014 18:21:00
Walton Appeal Rejected
Hartlepool : 23/04/2014 17:50:00
Moore Keen To Commit
Wimbledon : 23/04/2014 14:34:00
Bentley Gutted By Defeat
Morecambe : 23/04/2014 14:27:00
Does AA deserve the job?
Portsmouth : 23/04/2014 12:58:00
Jordan Back And Feeling Good
Fleetwood : 23/04/2014 11:59:00
Ref For Argyle v Hartlepool
Plymouth : 23/04/2014 09:50:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Assuming AA get the job, what should he do?
Suggested By:  
Stick with his current coaching set-up 10%
Bring in a vastly experienced assistant 30%
AA will know best... 60%