Portsmouth - Bring on the Liverpool
UK time is: 19:27:26
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Bring on the Liverpool

With Pompey beating Fulham 1-0 earlier in the day thanks to Benjani's goal, we could sit back, relax and wait as Liverpool and South China battled it out for a place against us in the Barclays Asia Trophy final on Friday.

As expected Liverpool won comfortable 3-1, including some cracking goals from John Arne Riise and Daniel Agger to become our final opponents.

It may not be a major piece of silverware, or even a piece of silverware that will mean much to many but Pompey does not win much so victory on Friday would do me nicely.

Winning this tournament would not only bring us back to England on even more of a high ahead of the coming season, but will raise our profile even more in Asia. Liverpool are treated like Kings out there, so to dethrone them would see our stock rise.


Join Vital Portsmouth

It's easy to register, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved (you can even win prizes!)

Message Board To visit the message board, click here.

Get involved This website is your website - so share your opinions.

Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday July 24 2007

Time: 4:19PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
play up pompey...thats all you can say really
Report Abuse
24/07/2007 17:23:00

oh, and the fact we still have yet to conceed...another 5 game run at the start of the premiership...that'd be nice
Report Abuse
24/07/2007 17:33:00

yep they looked to be taking it all a bit seriously the old scousers, hopefully we will have aclimatised a bit by friday and will put in a better performance, i didnt notice the first time i saw the game how *****ed off Sol was to be sub'd, always a good sign i think. I suppose Harry is playing politics by sticking Dej on.
Report Abuse
24/07/2007 22:09:00

yep, the scousers seem to be really up for this tournament but then so are a lot of pompey players from the noises they are making... sol was mighty *****ed off when he was hauled off wasn't he. like you say tho russ this is a very good sign, something that is good to see so long as shirts are not seen thrown away in anger or the player stroms down the tunnel in a huff a la robert or that egyptian fella at spurs last season...
Report Abuse
25/07/2007 09:02:00

I am told that Sol thought it a risky to make a change in the middle of a corner. I agree with you Rug, no shirt throwing but i think he made his point
Report Abuse
25/07/2007 17:34:00

Yeh it would be nice..i used to be happy if we done well in the Hampshire cup. What was good to see for me was that there were some locals in Pompey shirts..glad to see that not everyone thinks that there are only 4 english clubs. I agree beating L'pool will increase our profile
plymouth graham
Report Abuse
25/07/2007 23:30:00

it is something you are always told tho isnt it, you dont make a change at a set peice like a corner - this allows the concentration to slip momentarily doesnt it, and that can be all you need... our profile is rising all the time, victory tomorrow will help it even more!
Report Abuse
26/07/2007 13:23:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Portsmouth Articles

They call it 'forward planning!' (Tuesday October 13 2015)

Can we play you every week! (Tuesday October 13 2015)

On this day in history...13th October (Tuesday October 13 2015)

Owls striker arrives at Fratton (Monday October 12 2015)

It's such a Perfect Day (Monday October 12 2015)

Pompey assessment - Cambridge (a) (Monday October 12 2015)

On this day in history...12th October (Monday October 12 2015)

On this day in history...11th October (Sunday October 11 2015)

U's vs Tubbs REVIEW (Sunday October 11 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 54
2. Et_tu_Pompeii 26
3. Pompeytim 18
4. storagematt 13
5. Copnor43 11
6. eastneydave 9
7. penton 7
8. FrattonBlue 6
9. mslorna48 6
10. steaming 6

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Plymouth 12 8 2 2 +11 26
2. Portsmouth 12 6 5 1 +9 23
3. Oxford 12 6 5 1 +8 23
4. Mansfield 12 6 4 2 +11 22
5. Accrington 12 6 4 2 +6 22
6. Wycombe 11 6 3 2 +8 21
7. Leyton Orient 12 6 3 3 +6 21

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Squad update: Blues sign Jason McCarthy on loan.
Wycombe : 13/10/2015 16:07:01
Bingham Confident - Duckworth Set For A Return
Hartlepool : 13/10/2015 15:34:01
Reserves hit for six
York : 13/10/2015 13:40:01
Goalscorer rues poor decisions
York : 13/10/2015 11:54:00
They call it 'forward planning!'
Portsmouth : 13/10/2015 08:11:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Cambridge MotM
Suggested By:  VitalPompey
McCarey 4%
Davies 10%
Burgess 10%
Clarke 0%
Stevens 6%
Doyle 0%
Barton 3%
Evans 0%
Bennett 0%
Roberts 10%
Tubbs 44%
Sub - Webster 0%
Sub - Naismith 10%
Sub - Atangana 3%