Vital Football

64% Back James`s England Plea

64% Back James`s England Plea

64% Back James`s England Plea

64% of Football fans have backed David James, claiming that he should be in the England squad. Ben Foster is currently ahead of David James in the England keepers pecking order.

22% think that he should be England`s number three goalkeeper. This would put James back in the England squad. He wouldn`t play unless there where injuries to England`s number one and two.

22% think that he should be England`s number two. This is the option I voted for. The number two position enables him to put pressure on Paul Robinson and still have an important role in the England squad.

20% think he should be England`s number one. This would result in Paul Robinson being number two. I think most Pompey fans voted for this one but I recon he has enough talent to be England`s top keeper.

As long as he keeps performing for Pompey I`m happy…


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

Writer:
Date:Tuesday October 3 2006
Time: 6:57PM

Comments

0
Does seem a bit of a shocker that he's being overlooked by McLaren following his performances so far this season....must be an ageism thing.
Tantona
03/10/2006 19:17:00
0
yer it is mclaren is a prat
lmatthews
03/10/2006 19:31:00
0
Jamo to keep proving them wrong by playing very well for us each week is in Pompeys interest.
storagematt
03/10/2006 22:28:00
0
it is long may it continue
lmatthews
03/10/2006 23:05:00
0
He'll not get back in now, McLaren is a t****r! He can't see further than the top 4 or 5 clubs in the country (or his favourite Downing!) and constantly contradicts himself by his claims of "people get picked on current form" and "so long as they play, and play well they are in". So many of the latest squad aren't even playing at the moment let a lone playing well, many of those that are playing are by no means playing well! You have people like Sol and Jamo playing well almost week in week out, Kevin Nolan's doing a job at Bolton, Joey Barton's not doing too bad a job at City is he either. Ben Foster made a couple of errors the other night, good keeper but better than James I don't think so. If Robinson gets injured we're screwed as you never know when Kirkland will get injured again and could Foster cope with the pressure of England? I hope he doesn't from an Englishman's point of view but McLaren will get found out against the "big boys" and maybe his decisions to shut the door on people will back fire on him. Pompey will benefit though so as frustrating as it is it is a bonus in a way I guess...
pompeyrug
04/10/2006 00:34:00
0
David James is the worst goalkeeper in England's history. He's had his chances and blown them every time - why risk him again? Knock it on the head mate, you're 36 and you play for Pompey for ****'s sake.
waking_giant
04/10/2006 03:00:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Evans - Right back or right midfield?

Drew Talbot and Adam Buxton are fit but Gareth Evans continues to fill in at right back. Should this change? If so where would it leave the battle between Evans and Carl Baker?

500,000+ Season Tickets Sold In 2016/17

More than 500,000 Season Tickets were sold in the Football League pyramid for the 2016/17 season.

On this day in history...2nd December

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 2nd December.

On this day in history...1st December

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 1st December.

Archived Vital Pompey Articles

Vital Pompey articles from

Site Journalists

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

Current Poll (see more polls)

Change at right back? If so where would this leave Evans?
Suggested By: pompeyrug
Keep Evans at RB25%
Drop Evans. Talbot or Buxton at RB75%
Drop Baker. Evans at RM0%
Keep Barker in RM. Leave out Evans completely0%
Cookie knows best (?) In him we trust0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Carlisle 19 10 8 1 38 14
2 Plymouth 19 12 2 5 38 8
3 Doncaster 18 11 3 4 36 13
4 Portsmouth 19 9 4 6 31 12
5 Luton 19 8 7 4 31 10
6 Wycombe 19 8 4 7 28 1
7 Blackpool 19 7 6 6 27 11
8 Barnet 19 6 9 4 27 0
9 Grimsby 19 7 5 7 26 2
10 Crewe 19 6 8 5 26 -3
11 Cambridge 19 7 4 8 25 -2
12 Mansfield 19 6 7 6 25 -4
13 Yeovil 18 7 4 7 25 -4
14 Stevenage 17 7 3 7 24 0
15 Colchester 19 6 5 8 23 1
16 Crawley 18 6 5 7 23 -6
17 Morecambe 19 7 2 10 23 -13
18 Hartlepool 19 5 7 7 22 -4
19 Notts County 19 6 4 9 22 -8
20 Accrington 19 5 6 8 21 -5
21 Exeter 19 6 2 11 20 -5
22 Leyton Orient 19 5 3 11 18 -5
23 Cheltenham 19 3 9 7 18 -8
24 Newport 18 4 5 9 17 -5
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Grimsby Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Hartlepool United (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Newport County (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Yeovil Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Luton Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 5 2017 7:45PM : Doncaster Rovers (a)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.eastneydave3
2.storagematt2
3.Copnor432
4.PompeyFrippy1
Vital Football Comment