Vital Football

Pompey book up for Sports Book Prize

Pompey book up for Sports Book Prize
Surely we could rig the vote somehow? I haven't read it yet but I'm sure it's a good read.

Written by The Rabbi.

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.

To join the Vital Pompey debate - in the forum or with comments on articles - simply take a few seconds to register an account.

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Monday October 8 2007
Time: 2:16PM

Comments

0
you are not too late with this mate as the 18th october will see the shortlist announced - the winner revealed at the end of november. i dont know about 'riging the vote' tho... tbh im not a big book reader, so have not read this either but any pompey book must be a good read!
pompeyrug
08/10/2007 14:20:00
0
Its meant to be a stonker, and not just for Pompey fans either
paultsmouth
08/10/2007 18:30:00
0
One for the xmas stocking.
storagematt
08/10/2007 20:59:00
0
maybe so mate - i will by it for a relative and nab it to read myself then :)
pompeyrug
08/10/2007 23:08:00
0
I've just this minute ordered it (£7.00 on Amazon - £16.99 in waterstones !!) it so i'll have something to read on holiday (if it comes before friday) ,,,,,,, Looks pretty good, its about an American sports journalist who follows the premiership for a sasonn and adopts Pompey as his team.. sounds (from the reviews like a bit of a giggle) If I finish it on hols I'll do a review when I get back
Chix
09/10/2007 01:06:00
0
good man - its sounds interesting. so where you off to then mate and for how long?
pompeyrug
09/10/2007 08:29:00
0
The judging panel for the 2007 William Hill Sports Book of the Year is: John Gaustad (chairman), Paul Hayward, Danny Kelly, John Inverdale, Hugh McIlvanney and Alyson Rudd. 19 years old this year, the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award (in association with Waterstone’s) is the world’s longest established and richest sporting literary prize. Not only does the winner receive an £18,000 cash prize and a specially bound hand-bound copy of the winning book but also the opportunity for untold wealth in the guise of a free £2,000 bet. The provisional date for the 2007 shortlist, to be announced on BBC 5Live’s Simon Mayo programme, is 18th October. The winner will be announced on 26 November at Waterstone’s Piccadilly.
The Rabbi
09/10/2007 10:22:00
0
Just off to Spain for a few days or so, taking the kids (6 months & 3 yrs) on their first flight (God help me !) Am hoping to get some peace an quiet (away from work at least) but doubt if it'll happen - I just hope the book arrives before we go (early Friday) but looking dodgy with the postal strike and all that ..
Chix
10/10/2007 00:51:00
0
well im sure you will enjoy it nevertheless with or without the book - hopefully with tho!
pompeyrug
10/10/2007 08:34:00
0
i didnt even know it was out yet
russellm
10/10/2007 10:34:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Match Day Officials v Crawley (21/1/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Crawley Town this Saturday.

Pompey Predictions League - update no.26

The Pompey Predictions League is part of this site now isn't it - would it be the same without it? This continued with a win over Leyton Orient with a trip to Crawley next.

More Reliable Than A League 2 Octopus? (20/1/17)

A new season and finally a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final League Two positions for 2016/17.

Vital Preview - League 2, 21st January 2017

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

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 win50%
Draw0%
Crawley win50%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 26 17 4 5 55 19
2 Plymouth 25 16 3 6 51 14
3 Carlisle 26 12 11 3 47 11
4 Portsmouth 26 13 6 7 45 14
5 Wycombe 25 12 6 7 42 6
6 Luton 25 11 8 6 41 13
7 Colchester 26 11 7 8 40 10
8 Cambridge 25 11 6 8 39 9
9 Barnet 26 10 9 7 39 0
10 Exeter 25 11 3 11 36 9
11 Grimsby 26 10 6 10 36 2
12 Blackpool 25 9 8 8 35 11
13 Crawley 25 10 5 10 35 -7
14 Mansfield 26 8 10 8 34 -3
15 Stevenage 26 10 3 13 33 -4
16 Yeovil 25 8 7 10 31 -3
17 Morecambe 25 9 4 12 31 -11
18 Crewe 26 6 10 10 28 -11
19 Hartlepool 26 6 9 11 27 -11
20 Leyton Orient 26 7 4 15 25 -11
21 Accrington 25 6 7 12 25 -11
22 Cheltenham 25 5 9 11 24 -10
23 Notts County 26 6 5 15 23 -20
24 Newport 25 4 6 15 18 -16
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Crawley Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
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

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug51
2.uspompeyfan45
3.PompeyFrippy39
4.storagematt28
5.Copnor4320
6.FrattonBlue19
7.PompeyFromtheUSA7
8.pompeyweller7
9.steaming7
10.eastneydave6
Write for Vital Football