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Super Sol, Super Start (9) MOM

Super Sol Super Start (9) MOM

Sol Campbell has been given man of the match by Vital Pompey and I believe few would disagree…

This is a guy with hardly any pre-season, one game warm up and he was different class. How good is a fit Sol Campbell going to be? Sol is bound to become a fans favourite as he tightens up Pompey`s back four.

He started off a bit slowly but soon grew accustom to the players surrounding him. Not only did he win everything in the air but he didn`t give Benni Mcarthy oxygen let alone space.

One of his biggest contributions was his communication! He bellowed instructions at his fellow players. He made us look a threat from set pieces and he dealt with set pieces at our end well.

Next Match- Has to start, give him the captain`s armband.

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Date:Sunday August 20 2006

Time: 9:52PM

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would be a ***** up for me between sol and benjani. Benjani gave them problems all afternoon and seems to be improving with every game he plays.
Steve C
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20/08/2006 22:10:00

sol was brilliant great signing
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20/08/2006 22:15:00

Looked like his match fitness will improve with further matches, but he led the line magnificently - pushing them forward and ensuring that we didn't try to defend too deep (which has been a definite problem in the past few seasons). Made some masterful challenges and never really looked like losing a header. Also got forward well when set pieces allowed it (very unlucky with one header right at Friedel). His quality is blatantly there for all to see.
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20/08/2006 22:22:00

Sol make just make the difference in other teams taking us very seriously now. Le's go to Manchester & bring back 3 points.
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20/08/2006 23:03:00

Merson had a great impact on the club, Teddy arguably even better. I said I had hoped Sol could have an even greater impact still, so being only half fit (maybe less) and playing that well hopefully there will be even more to come...
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20/08/2006 23:50:00

He proved he is absoloutly class.
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21/08/2006 00:11:00

He was not the Sol player out there giving his all but he certainly put his heart and Sol into it.
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21/08/2006 00:21:00

Had an excellent games defensively but also a great threat with corners and free kicks. Yes, he also seemed to marshall his defence well - a great leader !
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21/08/2006 01:35:00

agree make him captain
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21/08/2006 09:54:00

The whole team deserved MON Award. Great team performance
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21/08/2006 20:58:00


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