Portsmouth - Scunny winger becomes latest Pompey signing
UK time is: 06:34:53
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Scunny winger becomes latest Pompey signing

The latest player to join the Pompey revolution is Andy Barcham.

Guy Whittingham has brought in the winger, who is out of contract with Scunthorpe next month, on a free.

Barcham, who is 26, has been left with little doubt that he has made the right choice in signing for Pompey saying this to The Pompey Site: 'it wasn't really a big decision to make what with the size of the club and stadium and fanbase.

'After standing in the South Stand and gazing down onto the pitch, it looks a wonderful place for a winger to come and play.

'I like to go forward, attack and get at opposition players - this is the perfect place to be able to do that. Given some of the wingers that have been at Pompey in the past, I hope I can do the wide-man status justice.

'When I was here with Scunthorpe last season there was no evidence whatsoever that the club were having any problems.

'The fans still stood up, made a lot of noise and were proud of their team. That's an unbelievable advantage when you're out on the pitch.

'It will be great to play regularly on their side rather than come up against them every now and then.'

Like many of the other players that Whittingham has brought in he has experience of winning promotion, having done so with Gillingham back along and seems useful enough - he is definitely saying the right things that much is for sure!

To be honest I do not know much about the guy but 11 goals in 38 appearances for a side that was also relegated from league one, along with us, last season is pretty impressive in anybodies books so if he can do that for us next season we will not go far wrong.

PLAY UP 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:Monday May 20 2013

Time: 10:17PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Portsmouth Articles

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

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

Wallace opts for Wolves (Thursday May 21 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 92
2. Et_tu_Pompeii 52
3. Pompeytim 39
4. storagematt 21
5. Emsworthianblue 19
6. Copnor43 19
7. eastneydave 19
8. mslorna48 18
9. bhhardinge 12
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

Hartlepool Know 2015-16 Opponents
Hartlepool : 25/05/2015 20:18:00
Stevenage Know 2015-16 Opponents
Stevenage : 25/05/2015 20:13:01
Mansfield Know 2015-16 Opponents
Mansfield : 25/05/2015 20:11:00
Exeter Know 2015-16 Opponents
Exeter : 25/05/2015 20:10:00
Southend Know 2015-16 Opponents
Southend : 25/05/2015 19:57:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Is Cook the right man?
Suggested By:  pompeyrug
Yep, ticks the right boxes 80%
Nope, not what we needed 5%
Unsure...too soon to say 9%
Maybe, I'm quietly confident though 6%