Vital Football

Unfortunately finally it happened...

Unfortunately finally it happened...

Finally my little nephew Reece suffered the first league defeat of his Pompey following career - after not knowing this in his first 11 games - when we lost to Spurs at the weekend, but it was not a bad start to life as a Pompey fan was it?

He was born on September 7th 2007, a few days after we were spanked by Arsenal and other than the league cup defeat to Blackburn, a game in which we were also horrendous he had not known - not that he would know much to be honest! - the taste of defeat in the league until Spurs beat us 1-0, in yet another game that we were poor.

I am gutted that we could not have made it through until his first Christmas unbeaten - but even after this we have some mighty tough games coming up anyway - and that he could not quite get his first ton under his belt, my thinking is he was 98 or 99 days unbeaten - in the league - in his lifetime, so he still had a good innings really didn't he.

Clearly we never want to lose, I get worse with defeats with age but in many ways I reckon that this defeat could be a very good thing as it will hopefully give a few of the players a kick up the backside that they need to perform at home again, not to mention finally open Harry Redknapp's eyes to a change in playing style at home, hopefully!

Well 'little spoon' as Reece is affectionately known - there is that actress called Reece Witherspoon isn't there, so we call him Reecey little spoon, or simply 'little spoon' - you had a good run little man, not many of us, hardly any in fact can say that we managed to go more than 3 months at the start of our Pompey following days without knowing a defeat can we?

In fact maybe some of us can probably say that before this none of us had ever known such an unbeaten stretch like this at any point in our Pompey lives either?

Let the unbeaten stretch re-start again now - hopefully he, and of course us, can reach the 100 this time...

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.

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Tuesday December 18 2007
Time: 9:00AM

Comments

0
If he's going to be a Pompey fan, he's going to have to get used to it sooner or later! He's cute!
tracyc
18/12/2007 09:51:00
0
What a waste of time. Just like your mid season choking team - (as predicted on Friday) here here
bullers
18/12/2007 09:54:00
0
bullers, should you have called yourseld bull***** mate, why dont you just ***** off back to vital spurs, you are not wanted nor are you needed on vital pompey so sod off... sorry fellas, thats my bit said...
pompeyrug
18/12/2007 10:22:00
0
tracy litle spoon is alot cuter now... im hoping that he will not have to go through so many disappointments as so many of us did over the years tho, times are changing :-)
pompeyrug
18/12/2007 10:23:00
0
Wow, wherever I go on this site, it's always Spurs fans bitching about something. And it's always someone new, I guess they've got one asshole for each of the other teams in the league. :)
RussianHammer
18/12/2007 10:47:00
0
Let's hope little Reece doesn't have to put up with lots of lower division heartache and years of trying to catch up with the scummers like we have...! On the contrary his first game will be at a new ground, we'll be in Europe, and Spurs will be 'underachieveing'....cough.....
Tantona
18/12/2007 10:50:00
0
Yeah bullers, nice one, get a one off win which brings you up to a mighty 18 points (12 behind us if you hadn't realised) and now Spurs are going romp away with the Premiership I suppose ha!! No doubt you England No 2 or maybe 3 will cock up as he normally does and you slip back down to your rightfull underachieving best
blarmy
18/12/2007 10:51:00
0
They are a bitter lot the Spuds. Hi Reece welcome to VP.
storagematt
18/12/2007 11:12:00
0
Good luck in life little man, apart from boxing day of course.
hatespur
18/12/2007 11:24:00
0
I would PMSL if he followed Southampton!... Merry Christmas
Millwalljohn
18/12/2007 12:08:00
Page 1/3
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Login to post a comment

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Match highlights - Pompey 0-1 Orient

Disappointing as it was, you take the rough with the smooth and cannot gloss over things when they aren't so good so here goes with the 1-0 defeat Pompey suffered against Orient.

Simply not good enough!

Call me a moaner, call me a groaner but if you think the performance against Orient was good enough then I think you're wearing blue tinted specs as that was poor from Pompey.

On this day in history...7th February

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 7th February.

Sunday Chimes #67 - Pompey fall way short

Another home defeat, small crowds, the run in target, ZDS cup games now live and more .........

Archived Vital Pompey Articles

Vital Pompey articles from

Site Journalists

pompeyrug
Profile
eastneydave
Profile
paultsmouth
Profile
Chix
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Orient MotM
Suggested By: VitalPompey
Fulton29%
Freeman0%
Burgess33%
Clarke0%
Stevens13%
Roberts6%
Doyle0%
Close0%
Bennett0%
Smith6%
McNulty0%
Sub - Evans0%
Sub - McGurk0%
Sub - Chaplin13%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Northampton 28 19 4 5 61 20
2 Plymouth 29 17 5 7 56 17
3 Oxford 27 14 9 4 51 19
4 Bristol Rovers 29 14 5 10 47 10
5 Mansfield 30 13 8 9 47 9
6 Leyton Orient 30 12 10 8 46 5
7 Portsmouth 28 11 12 5 45 20
8 Accrington 26 13 6 7 45 12
9 Cambridge 30 12 8 10 44 3
10 Wycombe 28 12 7 9 43 5
11 Wimbledon 28 11 9 8 42 7
12 Carlisle 26 11 9 6 42 5
13 Exeter 28 11 7 10 40 -1
14 Luton 30 10 8 12 38 1
15 Crawley 30 11 4 15 37 -13
16 Morecambe 30 10 6 14 36 -3
17 Notts County 27 10 6 11 36 -6
18 Barnet 28 9 6 13 33 -8
19 Stevenage 30 6 10 14 28 -15
20 Newport 28 6 9 13 27 -11
21 Yeovil 29 5 9 15 24 -14
22 Hartlepool 25 7 3 15 24 -18
23 Dag & Red 28 4 8 16 20 -21
24 York 28 4 8 16 20 -23
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Bristol Rovers (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Yeovil Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Barnet (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Cambridge United (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Exeter City (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Stevenage (a)
Sky Bet League Two

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug33
2.Jimsmithswig18
3.FrattonBlue14
4.storagematt10
5.Pompeytim9
6.Copnor438
7.mslorna484
8.Emsworthianblue4
9.PompeyJake4
10.PFCblue3