Vital Football

Good day, but roll on Saturday

Good day, but roll on Saturday

Despite yet another good day on Wednesday I am glad that we have moved another day closer to the weekend and a return to action of Pompey - not that I have been wishing my life away waiting for this mind.

For the first time in god only knows how long I have enjoyed not one, but two fine England performances, with two fantastic results in less than a week, which has made the fact that Pompey have not played for a while more bearable.

Yep, I really enjoyed England beating Russia, but what made the day even more enjoyable for me was the fact that the French got beaten by the Scots - I do like the Scots to be honest, but the mother or my first nephew is a Scot, so as much for her and her family I want them to win even more now - and the Aussies got beaten by Zimbabwe in the Twenty20 cricket world cup, oh how I enjoyed that!

I was delighted with the birth of my first nephew and thoroughly enjoyed the two England games, the England win over India in the one-day cricket, Scotland doing the French, the Aussie defeat in the Twenty20 world cup as well as the other highlights from the past week or so but I cannot wait for Saturday to come round when we get back to action.

Liverpool will be a challenge, but this is a challenge that I feel we can rise to. Sorry to bang on about this again, but If you have not already made your predictions in the Pompey predictions league on this match do it here.

PLAY UP POMPEY!

To join the Vital Pompey debate - in the forum or with comments on articles - simply take a few seconds to register an account.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Thursday September 13 2007
Time: 8:12AM

Comments

0
Yes and these long waits between home games will beset us all year - one in October, one in November and FOUR in December. Nicely spread out.
eastneydave
13/09/2007 09:24:00
0
Scotland were brilliant and deserve to qualify for the performances they have put in. England i thought played well, but we have a big test in Russia, and a bigger game against Croatia at Wembley, but we cant ask for any more than that. I dont mind games being away from home as i travel from the North West antway, but i love the atmosphere at Fratton.
Owenspompey
13/09/2007 12:38:00
0
yep the scots were brilliant from the limited highlights that i saw - good luck to them for the rest of their campaign... the international breaks are so frustrating, i can accept the competitive games more but the friendlies are such a bloody waste as spineless steve does not really try anything different in these does he!
pompeyrug
13/09/2007 13:16:00
0
Did you enjoy Australia losing at home to Argentina in the football match friendly in Melbourne (0-1) . To be honest the Argies were far more skilful and deserved their win.
pompeygray
13/09/2007 14:31:00
0
i didnt even know the aussies were playing the argies in football tbh - i know i love, as i have said, the aussies beaten by zimbabwe in the twenty20! altho it looks like they might do us too today...
pompeyrug
13/09/2007 14:51:00
0
I echo your sentiments mate - Come on Chels!
merlin
13/09/2007 20:32:00
0
dear all i bring with me glad tidings back from france, nay, not that they cant seem to win anything at the moment. better indeed... the news that the fiend known by me as agent willy the crim mckay is under investigation by the french tax authorities and that hey may be seeking his extradition subject to discussions with uk police forces
russellm
13/09/2007 20:41:00
0
Good news, however, this is the French and I would not rely on them. Thought the England performance was great this week, just shows what Spineless can do when the decision is taken away from him and he has a few choices to make. Harsh maybe?
L L Blue
13/09/2007 20:53:00
0
I sort of want the jocks to qualify, but then again when do they ever will England on? No, sod 'em, let them spend a little while longer in the wilderness
paultsmouth
13/09/2007 21:21:00
0
paultsmouth i agree... why is it they cant stand us but on the whole most englishmen will cheer them on.... must be an inferiority complex or something. Although I must admit it was a crackin goal and a crackin' result ..... see here I go again !
Chix
13/09/2007 23:08:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Ben Close signs new deal

Ben Close signs a new one year deal with a one year option as Pompey continue the job of gathering a squad ...

Some will 'fulfil their career elsewhere'

Names weren't mentioned but Main is seen as having 'no Fratton future' as Cook prepares, if he hasn't already, to inform people they may need to 'fulfil their career elsewhere'.

New EFL Radio Deal Starts 2017/18

The Football League confirmed yesterday that a new three year deal with Talksport and the BBC had been signed to increase radio broadcast coverage from next season.

Pompey in talks with Forde, Hunt and local trio

David Forde, who was released by Millwall this week, is in talks with Pompey as are Noel Hunt, Jack Whatmough, Brandon Haunstrup and Ben Close, as the Blues bid to retain the lot.

Archived Vital Pompey Articles

Vital Pompey articles from

Site Journalists

pompeyrug
Editor email
Profile
eastneydave
Editor email
Profile
paultsmouth
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Can Pompey kick on in League One?
Suggested By: pompeyrug
Yes, we'll win it8%
We'll be runners up0%
Top-six40%
Top-10 (7th-10th)26%
Midtable13%
Bottom half13%
No, we'll be relegated0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Portsmouth 46 26 9 11 87 39
P Plymouth 46 26 9 11 87 25
P Doncaster 46 25 10 11 85 30
4 Luton 46 20 17 9 77 27
5 Exeter 46 21 8 17 71 19
6 Carlisle 46 18 17 11 71 1
7 Blackpool 46 18 16 12 70 23
8 Colchester 46 19 12 15 69 10
9 Wycombe 46 19 12 15 69 5
10 Stevenage 46 20 7 19 67 4
11 Cambridge 46 19 9 18 66 8
12 Mansfield 46 17 15 14 66 4
13 Accrington 46 17 14 15 65 3
14 Grimsby 46 17 11 18 62 -4
15 Barnet 46 14 15 17 57 -7
16 Notts County 46 16 8 22 56 -22
17 Crewe 46 14 13 19 55 -9
18 Morecambe 46 14 10 22 52 -20
19 Crawley 46 13 12 21 51 -18
20 Yeovil 46 11 17 18 50 -15
21 Cheltenham 46 12 14 20 50 -20
22 Newport 46 12 12 22 48 -22
R Hartlepool 46 11 13 22 46 -21
R Leyton Orient 46 10 6 30 36 -40
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug198
2.PompeyFrippy55
3.storagematt42
4.pompeyweller28
5.Copnor4324
6.eastneydave22
7.stubbsy00715
8.Jimsmithswig10
9.FrattonBlue9
10.uspompeyfan4
Write for Vital Football