Vital Football

McLeod departs - Connolly arrives

McLeod departs - Connolly arrives

The expectancy was that Izale McLeod was going to be one of those leaving Pompey in January, although this has come a little earlier.

It has been officially confirmed on The Pompey Site that he has left the club by 'mutual consent'...

Yep, he has bagged us 11-goals this season but his work ethic, or lack of it, was poor and his attitude has basically stunk, especially in recent weeks.

No doubt he will find himself another club, and soon enough, but I cannot see that it will be Swindon as he would not last 5-minutes under their fiery Italian manager! A return to MK Dons is most likely.

So long as football league approval is given veteran striker David Connolly has been signed to replace him.

The well-travelled, former Irish international, has been a free agent since leaving Scum in May. Obviously that will be held against him by some but for me so long as he 'puts in a shift' and plays like he wants to be here that will do me.

PLAY UP POMPEY!

Click here to make your prediction: Swindon v Pompey.
Click here to make your prediction: Walsall v Pompey.

Join the Vital Pompey Debate

Vital Pompey on: facebook Vital Pompey on: twitter

Join the Vital Pompey Forum Debate



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

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Monday December 31 2012
Time: 12:50PM

Comments

0
Connolly been a decent striker over the years, well in veteran stage now, but like rug, if he puts in a shift I couldn't give a rats cock who he came from!
Paultsmouth
31/12/2012 13:29:00
0
I said on Saturday Evening that McLeod should be shown the door first thing Monday morning .. and hey presto ... Wasn't in the know but seemed the sensible thing to do for a player who obviously couldn't give a toss and thought he was better than he actually was.... I hope nobody comes in for him (but doubt that'll happen) Next up Brian Howard please !!! .. As for Connolly well the jury is out on that one but I reckon with him up front with Benson their speed should shake fear into the League One defences .. Neither are as old as Kanu... but give them a year or too .. As for being a scummer .. Well if he scores 30+ before the season is out I'll forgive him ..
Chix
31/12/2012 13:47:00
0
i remember DC at wimbledon when we went up-prolific..harry was interested too...Toilet paper, well good riddece to him, he was only good when Wes was up front with him.
plymouth graham
31/12/2012 17:48:00
0
I ught he was harshly treated t start with as pople ere expecting way too much but nobothered he hsgone now. Connelly has sme talent that exeeds this league so even as an old(er) player I sure he can add something. Totally agree ith chix - howard next please!!
pompeyweller
01/01/2013 12:46:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Whyte Wins on US Debut

Vital F1 - Blog: Spa Preview

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Baker has a Pompey future... apparently

A few eyebrows were raised when Carl Baker, who continues to be linked with Coventry, was left out of the squad to face Walsall. I think we've all see then social media reaction?

On this day in history...22nd August

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 22nd August.

Improvement needed

Milan Lalkovic, making his last appearance for Pompey since January, prior to a loan switch to Ross County, returned from injury to face his former club Walsall on Saturday.

Match highlights - Pompey 1-1 Walsall

Pompey are still unbeaten at Fratton Park - recovering from the defeat at Oxford - but unlike the Rochdale win we had to settle for a point after a 1-1 draw against Walsall on Saturday.

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)

Walsall MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
McGee4%
Talbot0%
Burgess17%
Whatmough64%
Haunstrup5%
May5%
Rose0%
Evans0%
Naismith0%
Lalkovic0%
Pitman5%
Sub - Bennett0%
Sub - Kabamba0%
Sub - Main0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
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)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug66
2.storagematt25
3.PompeyFrippy25
4.Copnor4320
5.Brightest15
6.uspompeyfan14
7.eastneydave14
8.mslorna4813
9.Jimsmithswig9
10.Dorking Pompey8
Vital Football Comment