Vital Football

Feeding off the carcass? Ipswich 3 Fulham 1

Feeding off the carcass? Ipswich 3 Fulham 1

Given our outstanding tax bill, and the winding-up petition from HMRC as a result, it is little wonder that clubs are circling like vultures, ready to feast off the Portsmouth Football Club carcass.

The media will knock out 'link after link', some will have basis and some will not...

It is common knowledge, pretty much acknowledged by managers at both clubs, that Ipswich are after Jason Pearce and Joel Ward.

So far a couple of offers have been rejected.

Although reports from The East Anglian Times are now saying that Ipswich have not only returned once more, doing so on Tuesday, but returned for not only Pearce and Ward but also another 'unnamed' Pompey player too!

This offer is 'said' to be around £2m for the trio...

Another new 'link' today is one that sees Fulham's name connected with Ryan Williams.

The Mirror reports that the premier league outfit are 'preparing a £500,000 bid' for the Aussie winger.

True reports or not, fending off these vultures is only something we can do for a limited time...

PLAY UP POMPEY!

Click here to make your prediction: Peterborough v Pompey.

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:Thursday January 26 2012
Time: 8:57AM

Comments

0
I don't mind (but I do really!!) clubs coming in for our players - it's the derisory transfer fee offers I really detest.
PFCblue
26/01/2012 09:32:00
0
Yes you expect vultures but they are adding insult to injury with their offers. When & if we are in a postion to buy again, may be can offer Ipswich 50p for their entire midfield!!!
storagematt
26/01/2012 11:00:00
0
Third Ipwich player is rumoured to be Kitson.. now he is one we should let go on the cheap a) He a high earner.. b) He's old (32) c) He's crap !
Chix
26/01/2012 11:35:00
0
We are not in court until 20th Feb and the window will have shut by then, so let's keep everyone and see what happens on the 20th!! Surely us as a club and NOT in administration do not have to sell players just yet no matter what AA says?
frattonbex
26/01/2012 12:13:00
0
If we lose players now we cannot possibly compete properly in the league, i agree with frattonbex, keep them all and finish as high as possible, we have nothing to lose and Ipswich can visit the league below us for a few years - we owe THEM nothing at all.
Terraceman
26/01/2012 16:36:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Portsmouth Articles

On this day in history...8th February

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 8th February.

Match highlights - Pompey 0-1 Orient

Disappointing as it was, you take the rough with the smooth and cannot gloss over things when they aren't so good so here goes with the 1-0 defeat Pompey suffered against Orient.

Simply not good enough!

Call me a moaner, call me a groaner but if you think the performance against Orient was good enough then I think you're wearing blue tinted specs as that was poor from Pompey.

On this day in history...7th February

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 7th February.

Archived Vital Pompey Articles

Vital Pompey articles from

Site Journalists

pompeyrug
Profile
eastneydave
Profile
paultsmouth
Profile
Chix
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Orient MotM
Suggested By: VitalPompey
Fulton27%
Freeman6%
Burgess31%
Clarke0%
Stevens12%
Roberts6%
Doyle0%
Close0%
Bennett0%
Smith6%
McNulty0%
Sub - Evans0%
Sub - McGurk0%
Sub - Chaplin12%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Northampton 28 19 4 5 61 20
2 Plymouth 29 17 5 7 56 17
3 Oxford 27 14 9 4 51 19
4 Bristol Rovers 29 14 5 10 47 10
5 Mansfield 30 13 8 9 47 9
6 Leyton Orient 30 12 10 8 46 5
7 Portsmouth 28 11 12 5 45 20
8 Accrington 26 13 6 7 45 12
9 Cambridge 30 12 8 10 44 3
10 Wycombe 28 12 7 9 43 5
11 Wimbledon 28 11 9 8 42 7
12 Carlisle 26 11 9 6 42 5
13 Exeter 28 11 7 10 40 -1
14 Luton 30 10 8 12 38 1
15 Crawley 30 11 4 15 37 -13
16 Morecambe 30 10 6 14 36 -3
17 Notts County 27 10 6 11 36 -6
18 Barnet 28 9 6 13 33 -8
19 Stevenage 30 6 10 14 28 -15
20 Newport 28 6 9 13 27 -11
21 Yeovil 29 5 9 15 24 -14
22 Hartlepool 25 7 3 15 24 -18
23 Dag & Red 28 4 8 16 20 -21
24 York 28 4 8 16 20 -23
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Bristol Rovers (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Yeovil Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Barnet (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Cambridge United (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Exeter City (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Stevenage (a)
Sky Bet League Two

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug33
2.Jimsmithswig18
3.FrattonBlue14
4.storagematt11
5.Pompeytim9
6.Copnor438
7.mslorna484
8.Emsworthianblue4
9.PompeyJake4
10.PFCblue3