Vital Football

Jose: David James was 'Outstanding'

Jose: David James was 'Outstanding'

Jose Mourinho has spoken about his anger towards the inconsistent ref and his respect for David James. Jose felt that the two bookings for the goal scorers where ridiculous.

He said;

'I am surprised that Mr Clattenburg showed both players a yellow card, as Robin van Persie jumped a wall into the fans (against Charlton) and he showed him no yellow card,' fumed Mourinho.

'They are two new players with big emotion to score at Stamford Bridge and Mr Clattenburg shows two yellow cards.

'I am surprised about the yellow cards, but this is Chelsea and I am not surprised.

'Every decision went against Chelsea. Crucial decisions like the two disallowed goals, which in my feeling were correct decisions.

'He did not show yellow cards to two Portsmouth players for fouls in the beginning and he gave every small foul against Chelsea in the last ten minutes.

'I didn't like his performance especially and to book the players after not booking van Persie, he should be embarrassed.'

'I thought the first period was very difficult,' added Mourinho.

'It is very difficult after European matches to play three days later, and early on, Portsmouth controlled the game.

'From minute 20, we should have scored goals. We had many chances, and David James was outstanding.

'The second half was the same. We played amazing and we should have killed the game, but we didn't.

'But they a good team with a good manager, and we got to a period where Chelsea is feeling the match of Wednesday.

'Lampard and Essien ran more than 12 kilometres against Barcelona. That, and to play a little more than 48 hours later, is a lot.'

'It is important win with goals from anyone,' said Mourinho. It is nice for (Shevchenko), as strikers live on goals.

'His action in the first half was unbelievable and the save from David James was beautiful, it was a super difficult save and it was good for him to score.

'Michael's the same, it is good for him to get a goal.

'To get his first goal in The Premiership is nice and we wait for him to get us ten goals this season and he will, so it was nice to score his first.'


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

Writer:
Date:Saturday October 21 2006
Time: 7:08PM

Comments

0
Stop moaning you got the 3 points.
storagematt
21/10/2006 20:20:00
0
you could have got a right stuffing so don't start bleating. Just shows when you come up against class you're gonna struggle ;-)
merlin
21/10/2006 21:01:00
0
'Yeah, yeah, we won but I still slag referee, no?'
Lysimachus
21/10/2006 21:45:00
0
merlin. The money you've spent I'd think you should beat teams like us.
storagematt
21/10/2006 23:49:00
0
James was good, no doubt Steve Mc ginger tw@t, will find another underperforming goalie to slot into the England squad. merlin everything goes in cycles be carefull..... storagematt i would nt worry about it .....LoL :-) when Yelena 50% Abromovich owns the club & pitch where will they be then ? ....... singing Yelena Abromovich's pastel pink army.
russellm
22/10/2006 09:17:00
0
Chelsea have quality players in every position and should beat Pompey at home but we matched them on Saturday apart from two silly errors at the back we certainly deserved something from the game, even when they tried bringing Jose Mourinho onto the pitch to make the 12th man. Money does talk but not every time. I'm please we scored another HOO DOO broken
nelson
22/10/2006 17:22:00
0
I guess not many teams will grab something away to Chelsea so we've got that one out of the way. Regrettably our next game on the road is at Old Trafford....whoops.
pompeygray
23/10/2006 07:15:00
0
James did have a good game, good practice for your next match!
Westl
23/10/2006 08:23:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Vital View - League 2, 22nd April 2017

Doncaster, Plymouth & Portsmouth could be involved in a three-way battle to be crowned champions? Leyton Orient are down with Hartlepool favourites to join them.

Video - Pompey 2-1 Cambridge

That outside chance of Pompey winning the championship is still ON after a win over Cambridge and defeats for Doncaster and Plymouth's draw.

On this day in history...23rd April

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 23rd April.

Sunday Chimes #114 - Pompey 'into something good'

Herman's Hermits hit is the backdrop to another win, seven is the number, and a reflection on promotion....

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)

Cambridge MotM
Suggested By:
Forde2%
Evans0%
Whatmough22%
Clarke0%
Stevens3%
Opoku Aborah58%
Doyle3%
Baker0%
Naismith3%
Bennett6%
Kabamba0%
Sub-Chaplin0%
Sub-Lowe0%
Sub-Roberts3%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Doncaster 44 25 10 9 85 33
P Plymouth 44 25 8 11 83 24
P Portsmouth 44 24 9 11 81 33
4 Luton 44 18 17 9 71 22
5 Exeter 44 20 8 16 68 18
6 Blackpool 44 17 16 11 67 22
7 Stevenage 44 20 6 18 66 7
8 Mansfield 44 17 14 13 65 5
9 Wycombe 44 18 11 15 65 4
10 Carlisle 44 16 17 11 65 -1
11 Cambridge 44 18 9 17 63 7
12 Colchester 44 17 12 15 63 6
13 Accrington 44 16 14 14 62 3
14 Grimsby 44 17 10 17 61 -2
15 Barnet 44 13 15 16 54 -6
16 Notts County 44 15 8 21 53 -22
17 Crewe 44 13 13 18 52 -11
18 Morecambe 44 14 9 21 51 -18
19 Crawley 44 13 11 20 50 -16
20 Yeovil 44 11 16 17 49 -13
21 Cheltenham 44 11 14 19 47 -16
22 Newport 44 11 12 21 45 -22
23 Hartlepool 44 10 13 21 43 -21
R Leyton Orient 44 10 6 28 36 -36
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Mansfield Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
May 6 2017 5:30PM : Cheltenham Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug78
2.PompeyFrippy36
3.storagematt28
4.eastneydave26
5.Copnor4319
6.uspompeyfan16
7.FrattonBlue14
8.stubbsy00713
9.Jimsmithswig10
10.pompeyweller9
Write for Vital Football