UK time is: 08:49:16
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

For once Pompey benefit

How many times over the years has the dreaded 'sell-on clause' worked against Pompey?

Countless times big money transfer fees of the past saw us have to pass on payments to clubs these players came in from originally, often large percentages too!

Add the countless times we have also let players go but NOT included a sell-on fee, although we did with Matty Ritchie and have brought in a small amount as a result.

Swindon sold him to Bournemouth this week, for a bargain price, and this has seen us gain a reported 30%, which after fees etc. amounts to something like 40,000... Yep, not a lot but as things stand it all helps.

The debate as to 'should he have ever been allowed to leave' will rumble on and on, even had he not been shipped out when he was I have little doubt that he would have been sold in the intervening years anyway!

Speaking of players going, 'word on the street' has it that Jed Wallace could be sold before the transfer window closes today?

Players come and go, I am sure we have pretty much all long since accepted this and do not feel too much with it anymore but I must say that I would feel a little disappointed should a player that is meant to be 'our future' is also moving on.

Many question what future we have as a club, once these future players are moved on then exactly what future do we have...

PLAY UP POMPEY!

Click here to make your prediction: Pompey v Colchester.
Click here to make your prediction: Scunthorpe v Pompey.

Join the Vital Pompey Debate

Vital Pompey on: facebook Vital Pompey on: twitter

Join the Vital Pompey Forum Debate




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: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday January 31 2013

Time: 11:27AM

Your Comments

Always a shame he was sold & no doubt the small kick back we get is good, nothing to the amount we should have got for him. Asmir Begovic could be sold by Stoke, another player sold for peanuts, wonder if we built in a sell on clause with him?!!!
storagematt
I was discussing the same thing on Tuesday evening. The conclusion was that we have generally been incredibly stupid in our transfer dealings so probably not. The Matt Richie thing has made me reconsider though. Half a mill would be really useful.
Et_tu_Pompeii
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Portsmouth Articles

On this day in history...19th September (Friday September 19 2014)

Pompey fight off Daggers (Thursday September 18 2014)

On this day in history...18th September (Thursday September 18 2014)

On this day in history...17th September (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Stats: Pompey v Dagenham (Tuesday September 16 2014)

#PompeyPredictionsLeague - Update no.7 (Tuesday September 16 2014)

A chance to put it right (Tuesday September 16 2014)

On this day in history...16th September (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Awford's assessment: Southend 1-0 Pompey (Monday September 15 2014)

On this day in history...15th September (Monday September 15 2014)

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. pompeyrug 127
2. eastneydave 53
3. mslorna48 37
4. patwells123 30
5. cornypomp 27
6. storagematt 26
7. Emsworthianblue 17
8. Lemmi 13
9. Jimsmithswig 13
10. PFCblue 8

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Shrewsbury 8 4 2 2 5 14
7. Southend 8 4 2 2 3 14
8. Cheltenham 8 4 2 2 2 14
9. Portsmouth 8 4 1 3 2 13
10. Mansfield 8 4 0 4 -1 12
11. Wimbledon 8 3 2 3 2 11
12. Cambridge 7 3 1 3 4 10

Breaking League News

On this day in history...19th September
Portsmouth : 19/09/2014 07:11:00
Greening joins brother
York : 18/09/2014 20:29:00
No move just yet
York : 18/09/2014 18:45:00
No Panic Measure!
Luton : 18/09/2014 18:07:00
McNulty to Return on Saturday
Luton : 18/09/2014 18:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Dagenham?
Suggested By:  pompeyrug
Jones 2%
Whatmough 16%
Devera 0%
Robinson 0%
Wallace 16%
Wynter 0%
Hollands 0%
Butler 0%
Dunne (86) 16%
Westcarr (91) 0%
Agyemang (73) 50%
Sub - Storey (73) 0%
Sub - Close (86) 0%
Sub - Barcham (91) 0%