UK time is: 10:01:22
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

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…




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


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

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday October 3 2006

Time: 6:57PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
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
Report Abuse
03/10/2006 19:17:00

yer it is mclaren is a prat
lmatthews
Report Abuse
03/10/2006 19:31:00

Jamo to keep proving them wrong by playing very well for us each week is in Pompeys interest.
storagematt
Report Abuse
03/10/2006 22:28:00

it is long may it continue
lmatthews
Report Abuse
03/10/2006 23:05:00

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
Report Abuse
04/10/2006 00:34:00

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
Report Abuse
04/10/2006 03:00:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Portsmouth Articles

#PompeyPredictionsLeague - Update no.26 (Saturday January 31 2015)

On this day in history...31st January (Saturday January 31 2015)

Wycombe wondering... (Friday January 30 2015)

On this day in history...30th January (Friday January 30 2015)

Fulham defender signs up (Thursday January 29 2015)

Pompey loan Fulham defender (Thursday January 29 2015)

On this day in history...29th January (Thursday January 29 2015)

McCallum facing possible 4-match ban (Wednesday January 28 2015)

We've seen you before... (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Pompey MOTM - Southend (h) (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Archived Portsmouth 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. gentleman jim 135
2. pompeyrug 124
3. Pompeytim 72
4. cornypomp 43
5. storagematt 41
6. eastneydave 36
7. Emsworthianblue 34
8. mslorna48 27
9. Copnor43 26
10. pompeyweller 24

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
15. Accrington 26 10 3 13 -8 33
16. Oxford 27 7 9 11 -6 30
17. Cheltenham 27 7 9 11 -13 30
18. Portsmouth 26 7 8 11 -5 29
19. York 27 5 13 9 -5 28
20. Mansfield 26 7 7 12 -12 28
21. Dag & Red 27 7 6 14 -11 27

Breaking League News

Team News: Accrington v Cobblers
» Northampton : 31/01/2015 09:26:00
Team News: Cumbrians v Mansfield
» Carlisle : 31/01/2015 09:21:00
#PompeyPredictionsLeague - Update no.26
» Portsmouth : 31/01/2015 08:00:00
On this day in history...31st January
» Portsmouth : 31/01/2015 07:25:00
Team News: Carlisle v Mansfield
» Mansfield : 30/01/2015 20:07:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Wycombe v Pompey?
Suggested By:  pompeyrug
Pompey win 20%
Draw 30%
Wycombe win 50%