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Sol signs new contract with Pompey

Sol signs new contract with Pompey

Pompey have been dealt the brilliant news that captain Sol Campbell has signed new and improved contract with Pompey.

A thrilled Campbell told the Pompey Site, 'I'm delighted to have signed a new contract.

'It's dragged on a bit but everything's been resolved. There's always a bit of transfer speculation around the transfer window but thankfully it's over now and I can concentrate on playing football.

'The clubs moving forward with a talented squad and plans for the new training ground. The club is certainly going in the right direction'.

Campbell's new contract will see him stay with Pompey until the end of the 2008/09 season at least.

So far this season has been a bit stop start for the England international, with two England recalls aborted due to injury setbacks, but it is hoped that the Pompey captain will be fit to return for the match with Liverpool on Saturday week.

This is tremendous news for Pompey and is a near perfect end to what has been a pretty good day for me personally, to say I am delighted is an understatement!

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Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Friday September 7 2007
Time: 7:02PM

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Posted this in the forum a couple of hours ago to steal your thunder. But GREAT NEWS.
eastneydave
07/09/2007 19:15:00
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not a worry mate - it covers both angles that way :) i was enjoying a rare friday off work so spent the afternoon in the boozer catching up with a mate, hence it had been a pretty good day for me personally but this capped it off nicely...
pompeyrug
07/09/2007 19:20:00
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good news for you lot as I hear other clubs were sniffing around!
merlin
07/09/2007 19:23:00
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i heard other clubs were sniffing around...i also heard that nugent wanted to go (which he doesnt), that matty taylor would be at spus (which he isnt), that anelka would be playing for portsmouth (which he isnt) and that gary oneil would be leaving porstmouth...DOH, he did.
pompeycarpet
07/09/2007 19:25:00
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but still, this is great news for the club, and he should helpus get back on track to european qualification.
pompeycarpet
07/09/2007 19:26:00
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delighted sol is staying he is so key if we want to move forward
Ridgey
07/09/2007 20:19:00
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At last some great news from the club, our skipper is staying. That puts to rest the rumours of Villareal and Newcastle.
Owenspompey
07/09/2007 20:26:00
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Excellent news.
storagematt
07/09/2007 20:29:00
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Great stuff, lets hope they got rid of the bit saying he cant play against Arsenal!!!!!!!
pompey4me
07/09/2007 20:41:00
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Great news!!!
L L Blue
07/09/2007 20:48:00
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