Vital Football

Summing up and any hopes for the future?

Summing up and any hopes for the future?
Last night after having a couple of beers with mates I was asked the question about my thoughts for Pompey over the last two seasons.

My own assessment was that we have been poor and this is down to a number of things mainly our ownership situation and the administration and it's affect.

We then tried to look at my thoughts for next season and with the way things are at the moment I don't expect much to change.

Anyone else give me a glimmer of hope for next season along with justification?

Written by bluedr and originally posted in the forum - here.

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.

  • Click here to make your prediction: Scunthorpe v Pompey.

    Join the Vital Pompey Debate

    Trust

  • Frippy's Virtual Bookies - latest update and place your bets!

  • Writer:bluedr
    Date:Thursday May 5 2011
    Time: 11:29AM

    Comments

    0
    as said in the forum....
    as things stand at this present time we are faced with exactly the same scenario as we have the last 2-years, altho this time it would be even worse and survival in this league really would be something!
    in many ways it is even worse tho and the number of players cotterill has cut loose, when there really was no need in all cases, could hurt us REALLY bad!
    pompeyrug
    05/05/2011 11:36:00
    0
    In those thoughts I think we have to separate the club from the team. Club-wise we're now more stable than we've been for the past 2 years - albeit we're still up for sale. Team-wise (including the manager) I think we're on more dodgy ground and, unless we can find a cash injection to bolster a fragile team setup, we're in for a struggle next season.
    PFCblue
    05/05/2011 13:42:00
    0
    We need that cash injection as soon as possible if next season is not going tto be a mirror of this one, wheher we have survived due to two good unbeaten spells.
    MickTait
    05/05/2011 13:47:00
    0
    With matt Richie getting Swindon’s player of the season, it does make me question SC's decision, however he is the pro..to be honest, what really worries me is that the red stripes are on their way up along with that other lot east of us, and if the cherries make too we could be on the end of several derby whoopings..Scummers are a good team with loads of potential to improve; we however are in a poor condition and could get worse. Look at Norwich the way they have swept through the championship as a potential template for them, whereas we need to look at how they've dropped down as potential template. Next season I suspect that Leicester City and Scum will lead the way, so there is a president to revive if our worse fears materialise. I am certain the CSI takeover will be completed, but I am dubious about their motives and suspect a little investment will follow their involvement, but it will take a canny manager to compete with Sven and Co in the transfer market. Holloway has shown that this can be done…Oh , and I also reckon Burnley and Eddie Howe will be in the mix
    plymouth graham
    05/05/2011 15:48:00
    0
    If it's a glimmer of hope you want.... Things will be the same.. and considering the past few years .. I'd settle for another season like this one anyday.. irrespective of what others near or far are doing..
    Chix
    05/05/2011 22:37:00
    0
    The fact that "muffins" is player of the year sums up the paucity of quality at the club. I am far more concerned about the managers ability to learn from or even acknowledge his mistakes. As I've said elsewhere it's a whole new season in 12 weeks time and I'll give Pol Cot a further 8 weeks. I guess it will be about 3 weeks before mr bluedr skies gets the go ahead to finish himself :-)
    russellm
    05/05/2011 22:52:00
    0
    So to speak fnar fnar
    russellm
    05/05/2011 22:53:00
    Page 1/1
    1. 1

    Login to post a comment

    Recent Portsmouth Articles

    Sunday Chimes #101 - Pompey frozen off

    No game but relief as Carlisle slip up, the transfer window and the return of the Grump......

    On this day in history...22nd January

    A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 22nd January.

    Pompey at Crawley called off

    Pompey WILL NOT climb into the top 3 this weekend - whatever Carlisle do - as the game at Crawley has been called off.

    Lalkovic heads to Ross County

    In a somewhat odd move - admittedly he's not been involved that much - Pompey's former Chelsea & Walsall winger Milan Lalkovic has joined Ross County on loan.

    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)

    Crawley v Pompey?
    Suggested By: pompeyrug
    Pompey win44%
    Draw28%
    Crawley win28%
    ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

    League Table

    # Team P W D L Pts. GD
    1 Doncaster 27 18 4 5 58 21
    2 Plymouth 26 17 3 6 54 15
    3 Carlisle 27 12 12 3 48 11
    4 Portsmouth 26 13 6 7 45 14
    5 Wycombe 26 12 7 7 43 6
    6 Luton 26 11 9 6 42 13
    7 Colchester 27 11 7 9 40 7
    8 Barnet 27 10 10 7 40 0
    9 Exeter 26 12 3 11 39 12
    10 Cambridge 26 11 6 9 39 7
    11 Grimsby 27 11 6 10 39 4
    12 Mansfield 27 9 10 8 37 -1
    13 Blackpool 26 9 9 8 36 11
    14 Crawley 25 10 5 10 35 -7
    15 Stevenage 27 10 3 14 33 -6
    16 Yeovil 26 8 8 10 32 -3
    17 Morecambe 25 9 4 12 31 -11
    18 Hartlepool 27 7 9 11 30 -9
    19 Crewe 27 6 10 11 28 -13
    20 Accrington 26 6 8 12 26 -11
    21 Leyton Orient 26 7 4 15 25 -11
    22 Cheltenham 26 5 9 12 24 -11
    23 Notts County 27 6 5 16 23 -22
    24 Newport 26 4 7 15 19 -16
    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)

    Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Exeter City (H)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Wycombe Wanderers (a)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Accrington Stanley (H)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Blackpool (H)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Feb 18 2017 3:00PM : Barnet (a)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Carlisle United (a)
    Sky Bet League Two

    Vital Members League Table

    RankNamePoints
    1.pompeyrug53
    2.uspompeyfan48
    3.PompeyFrippy43
    4.storagematt30
    5.Copnor4322
    6.FrattonBlue22
    7.PompeyFromtheUSA8
    8.pompeyweller8
    9.steaming7
    10.eastneydave7
    Vital Football Comment