Vital Football

The Captain Quandary?

The Captain Quandary?
With my old favourite Sol Campbell finally leaving, well we would assume so anyway as we've had nothing else to suggest otherwise, it's time to start looking at who could be the next captain for Portsmouth.

Who are the candidates?

Distin; not altogether reliable and tends to gloss over his own mistakes in the press but can be brilliant and now a senior.

Basinas - only joking, you've got to play to be captain!

Diop would you argue with him?

Niko; flashes of brilliance, respected but inconsistent.

Maybe some superstar unknown about to be signed?

James, brilliance but subject to confidence issues.

Mullins, because the boss loves him!

To be honest I'm stuck for a real outstanding option. I can't think of one, that's why I put superstar/wonder kid not yet known; maybe Kaboul, god knows.

Written by russellm.

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.

Join the Vital Pompey Debate

Boot the Sun out of Pompey!

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Thursday July 23 2009
Time: 2:31PM

Comments

0
It'll be Distin, If Hart really does want him to stay. But I really wouldn't be surprised - or happy - if the silly beggar went and gave it to Muggins!
powered_by_pies
23/07/2009 14:41:00
0
linvoy, just a feeling i think it will be hard to go past niko. especially if we want him to stay
linvoyforengland
23/07/2009 14:45:00
0
Why not Basinas. Been there & done it. Never really given the chance to show his quality last season. Distin will probably leave especially if either Liverpool or Villa really want him.
storagematt
23/07/2009 14:47:00
0
well according to media reports i reckon David Villa would make a good captain lol !!!!!!
southportpompey
23/07/2009 14:58:00
0
have you all seen claims of eto, villa, silva and aguero following maradona to pompey??
PompeyJoe
23/07/2009 15:16:00
0
David James for sure. But hey, if Maradona is coming here with 'top players', maybe we could have Buffon as captain... (really need a teeth smilie right now).
.Andrew.
23/07/2009 17:40:00
0
The reason I don't suppose it will be Basinas is because he is positive minded. thought maybe jobsite could help !
russellm
23/07/2009 17:47:00
0
James would seem a good candidate in terms of experience, but I'm not sure its a great idea to have a keeper as captain, and worried it would affect his concentration. What about Herman?
tracyc
23/07/2009 19:00:00
0
Herman or Dystain
Pompeyscum
23/07/2009 19:34:00
0
would go HERMINATOR all day long.. hes a leader in the dressing room and has the qualities of a captain and everyone will listen to him.. and he will where the captains armband with pride. unlike distin .. and for vice captain i will go for gary oniel.. thoughts anyone?
pompeyhussler
23/07/2009 23:03:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Portsmouth Articles

On this day in history...5th December

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 5th December.

On this day in history...4th December

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 4th December.

Sunday Chimes #97 - a week off but a look ahead

Grimsby next Saturday a look back, Smith almost snatches a prize, a chance to meet Motty and the tragedy of Chapecoense..

On this day in history...3rd December

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 3rd December.

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)

Change at right back? If so where would this leave Evans?
Suggested By: pompeyrug
Keep Evans at RB19%
Drop Evans. Talbot or Buxton at RB45%
Drop Baker. Evans at RM0%
Keep Barker in RM. Leave out Evans completely0%
Cookie knows best (?) In him we trust36%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 19 12 3 4 39 14
2 Carlisle 19 10 8 1 38 14
3 Plymouth 19 12 2 5 38 8
4 Portsmouth 19 9 4 6 31 12
5 Luton 19 8 7 4 31 10
6 Yeovil 19 8 4 7 28 1
7 Wycombe 19 8 4 7 28 1
8 Blackpool 19 7 6 6 27 11
9 Barnet 19 6 9 4 27 0
10 Grimsby 19 7 5 7 26 2
11 Crewe 19 6 8 5 26 -3
12 Cambridge 19 7 4 8 25 -2
13 Mansfield 19 6 7 6 25 -4
14 Stevenage 18 7 3 8 24 -1
15 Colchester 19 6 5 8 23 1
16 Crawley 19 6 5 8 23 -11
17 Morecambe 19 7 2 10 23 -13
18 Hartlepool 19 5 7 7 22 -4
19 Notts County 19 6 4 9 22 -8
20 Accrington 19 5 6 8 21 -5
21 Exeter 19 6 2 11 20 -5
22 Leyton Orient 19 5 3 11 18 -5
23 Cheltenham 19 3 9 7 18 -8
24 Newport 18 4 5 9 17 -5
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Grimsby Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Hartlepool United (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Newport County (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 30 2016 7:45PM : Yeovil Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Luton Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 5 2017 7:45PM : Doncaster Rovers (a)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.eastneydave5
2.Copnor435
3.storagematt4
4.pompeyrug2
5.PompeyFrippy1
6.Dorking Pompey1
Vital Football Comment