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Griffin and Mbesuma close to exits

Peter Storrie has said on the Pompey site that Andy Griffin and Collins Mbesuma are in talks with others clubs and others may follow them 'Andy Griffin is talking to Derby at the moment, and Collins Mbesuma is talking to a club in Turkey.

'And there is also interest in one or two of our other players who may move on in the next few days.

'We've got to balance the books. We can't bring people in without one or two going the other way'.

Griffin and Mbesuma will not be missed as they are not in Harry Redknapp's plans at all, the fact that they were not issued squad numbers says more than enough.

The clearest indication on who the other names who could leave will be, would be who has stayed behind from the party going to Asia.

Without wanting to speculate too much I think it is a pretty safe bet that Andrew Cole is likely to be one, with Andy O'Brien the other?


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Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday July 22 2007

Time: 4:20PM

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No place for them in the first team squad, but I wish Griffin all the best.
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22/07/2007 16:41:00

good and good for the last papragraph as well
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22/07/2007 17:34:00

good poll question that one
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22/07/2007 17:35:00

The contract mentioned two years worth of burgers, Mbesuma's off now.
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22/07/2007 17:48:00

out with the old & fat...
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22/07/2007 18:10:00

Non League Burger Kingstonian are said to be vying for his signature....
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22/07/2007 18:36:00

it was a a deal with an initall cost of 5 million burgers, possibly rising to a possible 7 million pizzas depending on how quickly he ate them!
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22/07/2007 19:02:00

Something filthy, fat, past it & donkey like.
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22/07/2007 21:23:00

i have finally had an image of mbesuma added to the vital collection so i cannot wait to be able to use it so we can see the fat boy portrayed on this site in all his fat glory! i had forgotten how much he looked like an old school jazz singer :) he might get some turkish delight if he is lucky...
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22/07/2007 21:40:00

as for griffin, i have nothing against the fella - just dont think he is very good...
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22/07/2007 21:41:00

Hallelujah!!!! there is a God
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22/07/2007 21:53:00

Don't see a need for these players but they do need an employer so fair go, move on and play on a smaller stage.
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23/07/2007 01:07:00

they'll all have fun in there other clubs...its all "for the greater good"
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23/07/2007 08:53:00

:) whenever i see or hear the saying 'for the greater good' it makes me laugh - i just cannot take that quote seriously... it is probably because it is used so often in a comical reference...
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23/07/2007 09:31:00

According to the comic 'The Mirror' Kanu stormed off last week, has not gone to Hong Kong and is set to join Espanyol. So could he and possibly Lua both be on their way?
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23/07/2007 11:49:00

when you say exit, does that mean like suicide or worse going to stoke
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23/07/2007 22:06:00

Collins Mbesuma is talking to BURSASOR culbs in Turkey. http://www.bursaspor.org
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27/07/2007 10:13:00


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