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An apology from the press.....Nah didn't think so!

An apology from the press.....Nah didn't think so!
An apology for miss-representation of our financial situation, indicating that we would have to sell our top players in order to remain solvent, and Tony Adams is going to be sacked and Avram Grant is to be given the job.

Ha, fat chance of that, but in fairness there were a number of our own so called own fans who doubted what was going on and would rather listen to the press instead of Peter Storrie.

Point of fact was that we turned down bids for key players and got the five new players, plus permanently signing Belhadj, so not a bad month of business really. Time will clearly tell if the new additions are good enough to keep us in the big boys league, but one thing is for sure, what we have in the way of players is now going to have to take us through to the end of the season. Whether Tony is there till the end remains to be seen, but I hope he is given a fair chance to integrate the new players and build a revitalised squad.

We have a tough few weeks ahead now with fixtures against Liverpool, Man U and Chelsea, but there are Man C and Stoke in between so hopefully we can pick up points in all of the games. One thing is for sure, we as the fans need to get behind our manager and the eleven players on the pitch and get us back up the table and into safety.

Hopefully if the BBC reports are true there is a renewed interest in a possible buyer for the club, then that would be the icing on the cake if whoever would come in a finance the training facility, new ground and funds to strengthen the squad even further.

We may struggle, we may succeed, but nothing should ever deflect the love for our club.

Play Up Pompey.

Written by Blarmy.

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Date:Wednesday February 4 2009
Time: 11:06AM

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Pompey Rug good article. Like you, i was never expecting an apology from the media, thats as likely as Harry shutting up about our club, our players, or even ever admitting he was wrong (Apart from him lying he regretted leaving us, biggest mistake, and his spiritual home). But more than that, i am disappointed that the current fan base sees fit to be so downbeat everytime we get a few bad results, a bad run, or players arent rotated in line with their wishes. Whats happened to the good old days when no one questioned anyone other than the board for robbing money from the club to fund basket ball etc. We lost players in our history that we didnt want to lose, but we never questioned it (just as well really as Billey went for shagging Ballys wife whoops). But lets rememeber our history, our passion, and the recognittion we do get, as in Great Fans, and be them great fans once more, unfased, and solid. Make Liverpool as loud as AC Milan, and make fratton park rock to make them new players realise why they want to play their hearts out for us.
04/02/2009 11:43:00
not my work mate, the praise belongs with Blarmy, this was written by them not me!
04/02/2009 12:06:00
Good stuff blarmy it needed to be said and you have told them in no uncertain terms.
04/02/2009 12:35:00
And what about Sunday, when they all had us believing the board were in a special meeting to sack TA. Utter stuff and nonsense, as usual. And its not harmless fun, it just adds to all the uncertainty and negativity around.
04/02/2009 12:39:00
Great article, don't stop singing! PUP!
04/02/2009 13:14:00
If right was right, we should be able to sue. This was not only totally untrue, it could be argued that it had an adverse effect on the team.
04/02/2009 13:14:00
I don't know what we have done so wrong that the press want to knock us down all the time, particularily irritates me on MoD when we are usually last on and then all Lineker and Hansen talk about is how well or unlucky the other team did, its great for them when we lose as they can then just chuff up that team. The only one who speaks any sense is Shearer. I guess they will be banging on about TA getting the sack if he doesn't get a win over the Pool, god bless em!!, bet there will be no praise though should we get a result, it will be just that they were tired after playing the FA Cup replay tonight. Still the best answer to all the critics is for the lads to go out there and play with pride to wear our colors and prove them wrong.
04/02/2009 13:20:00
Well said Blarmy. I saw your comment in The News as well (it was you?) saying to back TA. Even the News are getting in on it and slating the manager, when we all need to pull together. i am confident we will pick points up towards the end of the season, when our staying up will then be ignored by the media completely. Also, hasn't Sandra's husband's media profile increased since he went up the road! Never mind, lets just get on with it, support our team and help them stay up.
04/02/2009 13:27:00
Yes, Tracy, his profile has increased, but not all of it to the good, I'm pleased to say. Also, we were always being neglected and slagged off when Sandra's husband was here - since he's gone, its just got worse. Don't know what they have against us....
04/02/2009 13:33:00
However, must say I have been heartened and quite touched by some of the comments from other teams in the prem since He left. It would appear we are well liked, which is nice.
04/02/2009 13:37:00
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