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Pompey kit suppliers go into administration!!!

Storagematt on the latest jinx to strike Pompey - or is it a Pompey jinx striking someone else...

Sportswear firm in administration - click here.

Makes you wonder who will supply the kit for next season?

When will it be ready for the fans?

Has the club paid Canterbury upfront for next season's kit?

This was from a thread in the Portsmouth Posts forum - click here.

Written by storagematt.

The views within this article are the views of the individual who wrote and submitted this piece, sometimes solely theirs. They are not necessarily shared by the Vital Pompey Site Journalists.

The landlord says: 'I know it is not funny for any that have lost their jobs, and various others, but all you can do is laugh in a way as if you did not laugh at the latest 'jinx' with Pompey you would certainly only cry...'

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Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday July 13 2009

Time: 3:32PM

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The aprent compamy are still ok, the European arm I think was a franchise. Sacha had apparently invested in the shops but I don't know how heavily. Maybe this is what's causing the delay in the takeover.
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13/07/2009 15:46:00

In 1971 my football team decided to tie-dye our white shirts in a swirly pinky kind of colour. It looked lovely. So all is not lost, there are always solutions. But seriously, folks, FOR CHRIST'S SAKE WHEN WILL IT ALL END, IN A RUSH OF BLOOD TO THE HEAD AND THE BANK BALANCE, I RENEWED MY SEASON TICKETS. I HONESTLY THOUGHT, FOR ONCE, WE HAD GOT IT RIGHT. Damn.
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13/07/2009 15:49:00

ah. and maybe the reason our kit hasn't come out? I thought we had a very solid kit supplier... clearly not.
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13/07/2009 15:50:00

The Scum have got a whole roomful of their 'European Tour Shirts' from a few years ago . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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13/07/2009 15:51:00

Ah balls! another blow to us. Back to the ear mashing Jacko shirts anyone? Maybe Pompey can play in 'skins' this season! No clashing there, and cheaper for the fans.
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13/07/2009 15:53:00

lets not lose the faith just yet eh guys...

totally off topic but i see someone is taking the ***** again with the poll - its was 80-odd % in favour of good earlier on monday afternoon, now its 72% in favour of bad...either this is 'other fans' doing the majority of the voting of someone is trying to discredit vital pompey by ensuring 'negative' results are always shown on polls - whatever, without a doubt i will make it clear this is what i think is the case...
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13/07/2009 16:02:00

rug i put my good vote in and good went up to 81% ... there must have been a HELL OF A LOT of votes to make that much of a switch!
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13/07/2009 16:11:00

I voted good and it went from 25% to 28% good
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13/07/2009 16:12:00

Typical, and apparently the Tea Lady has got Swine Flu. Does nothing ever go right at PFC! Rug, I see Storrie has been voting on the poll again.
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13/07/2009 16:14:00

Have we shooting black cats around the alleys of Fratton Park???
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13/07/2009 16:23:00

+ i dont get how canterbury could go into admin ... jeez! seriously, whats going on!?!?!?
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13/07/2009 16:24:00

noticed a thing on newsnow about the scummers and one of their takeover polls, maybe 'revenge' is being sought - i guess as vital pompey is one of the best around its easy to target us :-)
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13/07/2009 16:29:00

Maybe Dr SAF was having a bad day and went beserk on the poll? I am very surprised by the Canterbury thing. Seemed to be a company on the up. Trouble is Pompey shirts don't get sold outside of Pompey shops, and they'd have been banking on spreading the word in the football world much quicker than they managed to do. Shame. Thought they made a nice kit too.
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13/07/2009 16:32:00

So Canterbury into adminstration eh.. Do you reckon they will sell the Cathedral ? ..
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13/07/2009 16:33:00

By the way, the News is claiming that due diligence is at an end. http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/sport/Pompey-takeover-due-diligence-at.5454139.jp No official comment though, so not sure what to think just yet.
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13/07/2009 16:38:00

I'll make them!
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13/07/2009 16:53:00

i would love the news to be right, but they also said that last week didnt they...
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13/07/2009 16:58:00

Tim that should read 'the News is claiming that due diligence is at an end AGAIN!! They called it last week and then pulled the article.

As to Canterbury the only good news is it is unlikely that they owe Pompey much if anything but they do make good quality kits!!
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13/07/2009 16:59:00

I voted good and it went from 25% to 28% good
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13/07/2009 16:59:00

They did, and then took it down a few moments later! Will see what comes of it, but wouldn't advise anyone holding their breath in this situation!
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13/07/2009 16:59:00

Readinng Matt's article again - I gather the kit has been delivered and is stored in Portchester!! No sponsor's name yet though.
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13/07/2009 17:00:00

Well since the due dilegence has just been completed according to skysports dr saf might be able to get us a good kit manufacture like nike or adidas. and a decent sponser!
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13/07/2009 17:19:00

personally, i thought that canterbury was the BEST kit manofacturer. I don't really like addidas kits, or nike ones. Still, we will have already bought the kit, and had it designed. but they may remove there logo from it?
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13/07/2009 18:21:00

I reckon the adidas kit looks nice.Maybe it could turn us into the next liverpool ;)
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13/07/2009 18:35:00

I have just been for a walk down by porchester castle and came accross a load of boxes in the woods with arabic swearwords all over then,dont know what to make of it though.
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13/07/2009 18:41:00

Does this mean the players will all be naked? ;-)
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13/07/2009 19:39:00

I noticed that the Canterbury shop in the Westfield shopping centre in London had closed down suddenly a few weeks back...funny, I thought...
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13/07/2009 20:02:00

i'd say the adidas kit would look nice in blue
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13/07/2009 20:06:00

I've cut out all the logo's on my shirt and will sew on any new makers label...no one will notice...
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13/07/2009 20:28:00

Oh well. I didn't think their kits were anything special anyway. Lets just hope we don't strike a new deal with a company that specializes in Ice Hockey jerseys or Speedo or something. Umbro would be fine by me.
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14/07/2009 00:16:00

Whatever next?? Pompey Rug and Chix's pc's will explode sending pompey vital into disarray..
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14/07/2009 00:40:00

Canterbury Europe is in administartion NOT Canterbury NZ, the kit manufacturer. So much negativity.
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14/07/2009 09:38:00

yes but the contract to pompey has been terminated as a result of the european arm going into administration and thats all we really care about!
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14/07/2009 10:16:00

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14/07/2009 14:45:00


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