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Andy Cole: Forget Relegation Fights

Andy Cole: Forget Relegation Fights

Andy Cole has told Pompey fans that he doesn`t believe Portsmouth will be in a relegation fight this year and has also praised his team mate Kanu.

"You may lose half-a-yard of pace with age, but you gain half-a-yard in your head. I still feel I can score goals at the highest level. The thought that I can't has never really entered my mind."

"Just because you're older, it doesn't mean you can't score goals. If I get myself in the right position, I like to think I can score. I was trying to get half a yard on a defender."

'I did that, and it went in. It's a great feeling scoring goals - especially after you've been out a while. It doesn't change for me. I just love scoring goals. I've enjoyed every single one of my goals - and I want to keep scoring more.'

'I'm 35, but I still feel 21 when I score. I don't feel under pressure. I'm trying to enjoy it and get as many goals as I can. I'm here to take the club forward.'

'The first job is to get 40 points. Then we'll go from there. If we keep doing the things we're doing we won't get in a relegation fight. We're getting the points on the board early doors.'

'I can't believe how good Kanu is. Some of the things he can do are phenomenal. He's got six goals already, and I'm sure he'll get more.'

'It's the manager's decision whether I start games. I have no right just to come in.'


Andy Cole will go into the squad to face Chelsea hoping to pick up where he left against West Ham.

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Date:Tuesday October 17 2006
Time: 4:37PM

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When relegation isn't possible, then and only then, will i forget about relegation
VitalPompeyAdmin
17/10/2006 16:48:00
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I can post comments, yay! Watch my members league place go up!
Lysimachus
17/10/2006 16:58:00
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get 40 points or so and then we'll stop worrying Andrew.
The Rabbi
17/10/2006 17:10:00
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has Andrew Cole jinxed us ?????.. probably not.... so 40 points for chrimbo will do me fine.... the good news is i've just seen the first festive cards here in moorgate, this means soon it will be the january transfer window .... this in turn means we can all start to worry about something again.
russellm
17/10/2006 17:58:00
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haha yer no doubt we will be linked with everyone again
VitalPompeyAdmin
17/10/2006 18:01:00
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you know it'll start in earnest around about the 5th November
russellm
17/10/2006 18:11:00
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haha i think it has already started
VitalPompeyAdmin
17/10/2006 18:29:00
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The planning for the January transfer window started on 1st Sept
nelson
17/10/2006 18:42:00
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With success comes the extra worry of loosing player who have performed well in the first half of the season!...let hope they all realise their part of somthing special & dont want to leave!! bring on chelsea! 1-0 pompey!
CharlieChimes
17/10/2006 18:56:00
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i would take 0-0 mate lol
VitalPompeyAdmin
17/10/2006 19:04:00
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