UK time is: 22:14:38
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Its just like watching Brazil!

Ouch, that was painful viewing last night was it not?

As Brazil were dismantled by Germany at the world cup, incredibly at the semi final stage, some text messages were exchanged by myself and some family and friends.

It often happens that some form of 'Pompey connection' is made in most footballing conversation and sure enough we did this, talking about how unorganised and shocking it was - very much a 'one man side' so to speak eh!

Much of it all to familiar to what we had seen from Pompey at times in our recent past...

From the off, in the world cup, Brazil had looked 'ordinary' but take out their star men in Thiago Silva and Neymar and so it proved with thoughts along the lines of 'even at our worst last season Pompey would have beaten Brazil' shared.

We were awful at times, at our lowest, but we would have you suspect!

My favourite one though was the 'puts a new meaning on "its just like watching Brazil" does it not' line...

Watching Brazil was certainly just like watching Pompey at times, if only those shoddy showings from Pompey had come after this game as we could have chanted 'its just like watching Brazil'.

Having said that I am glad, well I hope, that our worst from last season came then and will not come after last nights world cup mauling!

Fingers crossed that the only reference to 'being like Brazil' next season will be at a free flowing attacking best...

Follow @VitalPortsmouth.

PLAY UP POMPEY!

Join the Vital Pompey Debate

Vital Pompey always wants blogs, so if can offer us something we would love to share it with the masses!

To email your own unique article/blog for publishing
***CLICK HERE***




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:Wednesday July 9 2014

Time: 9:19AM

Your Comments

lets hope we can sing to the opposition, "its just like watching Brazil" as we thrash them, well we can always hope.
waterloovilleblue
Lol, that would do too wouldnt it!
How on earth Luiz can be viewed as a 50m player and DEFENDER baffles me...
pompeyrug
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Stats: Cheltenham v Pompey (Saturday December 20 2014)

On this day in history...20th December (Saturday December 20 2014)

#PompeyPredictionsLeague - Update no.20 (Friday December 19 2014)

Cheltenham v Pompey - Thoughts? (Friday December 19 2014)

Tranmere rearranged for Feb (Friday December 19 2014)

Cheltenham v Pompey - early team news (Friday December 19 2014)

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

An unwanted Christmas present... (Thursday December 18 2014)

Tranmere's visit to Fratton postponed (Thursday December 18 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 84
2. eastneydave 31
3. storagematt 31
4. cornypomp 29
5. gentleman jim 19
6. Emsworthianblue 19
7. Jimsmithswig 17
8. mslorna48 15
9. Copnor43 10
10. PFCblue 6

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Accrington 21 9 3 9 -3 30
12. Cambridge 20 8 4 8 7 28
13. Stevenage 21 8 4 9 -1 28
14. Portsmouth 21 7 6 8 -1 27
15. Wimbledon 21 7 6 8 -3 27
16. Mansfield 21 7 5 9 -8 26
17. Oxford 21 6 7 8 -3 25

Breaking League News

Fans played their part - Wilcox
York : 20/12/2014 20:59:00
Home Sweet Home
Luton : 20/12/2014 19:55:00
Luton 3 Newport 0
Luton : 20/12/2014 19:38:00
Exeter : 20/12/2014 18:41:00
Stevenage : 20/12/2014 18:36:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Cheltenham?
Suggested By:  pompeyrug
Jones 0%
Devera 0%
Robinson 0%
Whatmough 0%
Butler 0%
Bean 0%
Hollands 0%
Wallace 0%
Atangana (84) 0%
Holmes 0%
Taylor 0%
Sub - Barcham (84) 0%