Vital Football

James: 'Not Here For The Money'

James: 'Not Here For The Money'

David James, has told the Manchester Evening news that he has not given up on the England number one spot, 'Coming here puts me in the best position to attack the England No 1 spot. In the long term, with a three-year contract, I have the security to attack the England position.

'Steve rang me to explain his views and said he wanted to take a look at some of the younger keepers, and I have not got a problem with that. He knows what I am about."

'Everyone thinks the motivation for coming here is getting paid 500 million pounds a week, but I am not here for the money. It is about ambition.'

(WHERE PAYING HIM 500 MILLION? THAT IT!)

Redknapp had attacked Steve for leaving James and Campbell out of the squad but he has decided that it could be a good thing;

Redknapp said: 'I am not complaining. They are both still settling in and this will give them more time to get used to their new teammates before the weekend.'

'There is a top four in the Premiership, and then there is the rest.

'If you start the season well, you can find yourself in that top elevation. If you can maintain that, then why not Europe?'

James and Campbell (barring injury) will both go into the side for Saturday`s match against Blackburn.


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

Writer:
Date:Thursday August 17 2006
Time: 3:25PM

Comments

0
I'm sure I've heard that he wanted to move down here cos his bird lives down here.....
Tantona
17/08/2006 15:35:00
0
yer and the 500 mill
lmatthews
17/08/2006 15:35:00
0
he pays 500 mill for a bird !!!! ....LoL :-) hope she doesnt get a puncture, with his catching ability she'll never stop whizzing around the room, ... ooops forgot im in pompey pessimist mood
russellm
17/08/2006 16:37:00
0
hehe, loon!
Tantona
17/08/2006 16:56:00
0
he he he BAL loon
russellm
17/08/2006 17:30:00
0
what what, i hear someone call out my name
pompey pessimist
17/08/2006 23:06:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Portsmouth Articles

On this day in history...24th July

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 24th July.

Done Deal - McGurk joins Cambridge

Another of the trio of transfer-listed players at the end of last season has moved on. Matt Tubbs joined Forest Green last week with Adam McGurk joining Cambridge today.

On this day in history...22nd July

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 22nd July.

On this day in history...21st July

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 21st July.

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)

Season approaching fast. Pompey need a good start but how many points will they get in the first six
Suggested By: eastneydave
0-36%
4-64%
7-1026%
11-1434%
15 and over30%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

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

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug18
2.eastneydave8
3.Copnor438
4.FrattonBlue6
5.PompeyFrippy3
6.mslorna483
7.chris19543
8.Jimsmithswig2
9.Lemmi1
10.storagematt1