Portsmouth - Andy Cole "Wanted" to Stay
UK time is: 02:58:44
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Andy Cole "Wanted" to Stay

Andy Cole "Wanted" to Stay

Harry Redknapp told Andy Cole, that he could decide, whether he wanted to join Everton or remain at Fratton Park. West Ham where also interested although no offer was ever made.

Andy Cole joined Pompey in the summer from Man City for 500,000 and has scored four goals.

Redknapp said:

'Really, I just left the decision to him. I thought, 'it is his life and if he feels whatever he feels then so be it'.

'He just wants to play - as he has always been used to. That is what I like about him, and he's happy here. He wants to stay and play.

'Everton were the only ones to make a real approach - there was no contact from West Ham - but he is going nowhere.'


It`s refreshing to see that Andy has committed his future to the club. Harry is likely to re-pay his loyalty by naming him in the starting line-up to face Wigan Saturday.




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:Thursday February 1 2007

Time: 7:43PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
:-)) hey Admin, whats the betting our Arry told him one minute past midnight
russellm
Report Abuse
01/02/2007 19:47:00

haha yer probably left a message on his answer-phone
VitalPompeyAdmin
Report Abuse
01/02/2007 20:06:00

Probably onto a good thing here with wages. Can't say I'm too impressed with what I've seen of him.
storagematt
Report Abuse
01/02/2007 20:28:00

well he has shown he can finish
VitalPompeyAdmin
Report Abuse
01/02/2007 20:31:00

As he has no choice but to put up with what he's told now until the end of the season, it would serve Cole right if Harry sidelined him - that would stop him issue threats to quit if he doesn't play.
TruePompeyBlue
Report Abuse
02/02/2007 00:35:00

If it'll benefit Pompey to keep Cole until the summer at least I'm all for it, he can score we all know this... I'd rather see Cole coming on from the bench though, he's not got many 90 minutes left him in anymore has he. Any more threats issueed from Cole and it would serve him right if 'arry sidelined him although the only winner would be Cole as he'd pick up his good money without having to do anything for it...
pompeyrug
Report Abuse
02/02/2007 14:07:00

he will start tomorrow
VitalPompeyAdmin
Report Abuse
02/02/2007 16:37:00

Personally as much as he frustrates me I'd rather see LuaLua start tomorrow alongside Bejani... They seemed to have something developing before injuries last season...
pompeyrug
Report Abuse
03/02/2007 10:17:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Who should fear Cook's axe? (Wednesday May 27 2015)

On this day in history...27th May (Wednesday May 27 2015)

Music to my ears! (Tuesday May 26 2015)

All aboard Capt Cook's HMS Pompey (Tuesday May 26 2015)

On this day in history...26th May (Tuesday May 26 2015)

2015/16 opponents now known (Monday May 25 2015)

On this day in history...23rd May (Saturday May 23 2015)

Archived Portsmouth Articles

List All Vital Pompey Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. pompeyrug 95
2. Et_tu_Pompeii 54
3. Pompeytim 42
4. eastneydave 25
5. storagematt 21
6. Emsworthianblue 19
7. mslorna48 19
8. Copnor43 19
9. bhhardinge 15
10. Jimsmithswig 11

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Oxford 46 15 16 15 1 61
14. Dag & Red 46 17 8 21 -1 59
15. Wimbledon 46 14 16 16 -6 58
16. Portsmouth 46 14 15 17 -2 57
17. Accrington 46 15 11 20 -19 56
18. York 46 11 19 16 -5 52
19. Cambridge 46 13 12 21 -5 51

Breaking League News

Hatters Sign Orient Centre-Back
Luton : 27/05/2015 17:39:01
Penny Charged With Assault
Southend : 27/05/2015 17:33:01
Andy King - RIP
Luton : 27/05/2015 17:30:00
Defender Hughes Signs For Stevenage
Stevenage : 27/05/2015 17:07:01
Chesterfield Friendly Announced
Hartlepool : 27/05/2015 16:56:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Following Cap'n Cooks comments, which contracted player would you most like to see the back of?
Suggested By:  Et_tu_Pompeii
Nigel Atangana 3%
Andy Barcham 12%
Danny Hollands 19%
Craig Westcarr 56%
Johnny Ertl 10%