UK time is: 01:31:53
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Pompey vs. Doncaster

Fratton

13/11/10

15:00

Pompey v Hey Donny donny

Pompey look to bounce back from the disapointment of the late draw on tuesday by taking on Doncaster, a team we have only met 10 times, and never as high as the 3rd tier!

Vital Quotes:

Doncaster are sat above Pompey right now, but so tight is this Championship season, we could be 8 places above them if we win tomorrow!!

The draw on tuesday was heartbreaking, but at least it was a return to form after a lackluster display last saturday, a string of the right results acts like a catapult this season, the play-offs are a tangible target, if QPR are the best the league has to offer, we have no worries.

Pompey Team News:

Liam lawrence will be the big miss tomorrow, his suspension was as bad as the peanalty decision that earned it, Ciftci looks most likely to step in, provided he has lost some of the 10lb he has alledgedly gained!

Nugent has neen in an oxygen tent all week, hopefully this has aided his recovery, I feel he might just make it.

Player to watch: Utaka

Coming to the boil again after a 2 year power cut, a firing Utaka should tear up this league.

Doncaster Team News:

Donacaster have afew worries, Mills and Woods both have knocks, Billy Sharp has a n outside chance while Lockwood, Friend and Gillet are all crocks.

Player to watch: Healy

Flatteers to decieve sometimes, but he has class when he performs

Match Facts & Stats

10 games, 7 wins and 1 defeat, that came in 1979 when Pompey were at their lowest ebb at the basement. Our last meeting was in 1983 when we were lead by Alan Biley and still awaited the arrival of Mark Hateley!

Ref Watch:

Anyone but that turd from tuesday

Match Prediction:

hedge a bet here.

Next Fixtures:

Barnsley in deepest Yorkshire




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: paultsmouth Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday November 12 2010

Time: 10:07PM

Your Comments

I don't think I've ever seen Pompey play Donny ever. It's going to be an odd game, more a curiosity. I'm hoping Kitson will make it for this game, he has to turn it around ala Nuge. What I'm not sure about is who will line up along side Kitson; Nugent, Utaka or 10 ten tonne shifty. I suspect Nugent will get in the game at some point as the team can't be without two energetic playmakers, the Donc-ys will need to be pressed. Of couse Kanu could be called on to add a touch of class. I would like to see Rocha and the Herminator get some game time.
russellm
Think I must of seen them back in '83, I was a season ticket holder back then as well, can't say i remember though!
paultsmouth
Seen every Donnie league game at FP. Billy Bremner was their first manager to bring them here.
eastneydave
It may sound weird, but I would play a 4-5-1 formation to let them play in midfield and then counter attack, especially if Nugent is not fit. At the back I would play Ward-Rocha-Sonko-Dickinson, a five man midfield: Mullins (RM, he played it before) Brown-Hughes-Mokoena-Utaka and Kitson up front. If Brown is slightly ahead of Hughes and we play on Utaka and him, we would win their midfield. Any one agrees?
Pompey Malta
I don't think you will lose today and fully expect you to score a couple at least. Another big gate will help drive you on again as you keep consolidating.
SFC Forever
Struggling out of my sickbed for today's game (proper flu not manflu). Am going to the Pompey shop first to treat myself to a nice new blue woolly hat and then I'm going to the game to watch us WIN! (I deserve it). PUP PUP PUP!
Gandor1
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Portsmouth Articles

An unwanted Christmas present... (Thursday December 18 2014)

Tranmere's visit to Fratton postponed (Thursday December 18 2014)

On this day in history...18th December (Thursday December 18 2014)

On this day in history...17th December (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Robbo looking to stay (Tuesday December 16 2014)

How long does he have? (Tuesday December 16 2014)

On this day in history...16th December (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Pompey MOTM - Accrington (h) (Monday December 15 2014)

Archived Portsmouth Articles

List All Vital Pompey Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. pompeyrug 81
2. cornypomp 29
3. storagematt 29
4. eastneydave 27
5. gentleman jim 19
6. Emsworthianblue 18
7. mslorna48 14
8. Jimsmithswig 14
9. Copnor43 9
10. PFCblue 6

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Accrington 20 9 2 9 -3 29
12. Cambridge 19 8 3 8 7 27
13. Wimbledon 20 7 6 7 -2 27
14. Portsmouth 20 7 5 8 -1 26
15. Stevenage 20 7 4 9 -2 25
16. Northampton 20 7 3 10 -1 24
17. Oxford 20 6 6 8 -3 24

Breaking League News

Portsmouth Date Set
Tranmere : 18/12/2014 20:16:00
Shuker Re-registers As A Player
Tranmere : 18/12/2014 20:13:00
Westley - Disappointing Progress But No Signings
Stevenage : 18/12/2014 19:22:00
Westley On Winter Break amp; Sickness Bug
Stevenage : 18/12/2014 19:13:00
Penney Up For Burton Friday Night Lights
Southend : 18/12/2014 18:50:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Cheltenham v Pompey?
Suggested By:  pompeyrug
Pompey win 44%
Draw 42%
Cheltenham win 14%