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Manchester City Wait In Wings As Diarra's Real Deal Yet To Be Sealed

Lassana Diarra's move to Real Madrid still hasn't been completed and the player is refusing to comment on the latest status of the transfer, as Manchester City wait in the wings. Pompey accepted a £20 million bid from the Spanish giants on Tuesday, but it is thought France international Diarra's salary demands are proving as stumbling block. The 24-year-old was back at the Pompey training ....

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City Midfielder Wanted By Pompey?

Tony Adams may try to replace Real Madrid-bound Lassana Diarra with £2m Bristol City star Marvin Elliot. Reports today say Elliot, who starred in City's run to the Championship play-offs last season, has been a long-term target of the Blues and could make the move early in the New Year. The 24-year-old, who is also attracting attention from Wolves and Derby, was named in the Championship ....

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Pompey Angry Over Benjani Deal Fine

Pompey say they are shocked over a £15,000 fine after they were found guilty of breaching an FA rule following their purchase of Benjani from Auxerre and his sale to Manchester City. And they accused the FA of ignoring evidence they presented that they did not know agent Willie McKay had received a fee when Benjani joined Pompey. The case follows new FA guidelines which ban agents from ....

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Kranjcar Plans Pompey Stay

Niko Kranjcar has ruled out a move away from Fratton Park in January as he isn't yet fully fit. The Croatia international has only recently returned after and ankle injury picked up on international duty back in September. However, he has still been linked with a move away from Pompey, notably to Arsenal, but Kranjcar insists there's nothing in it. "For me, my main objective is to keep fit - ....

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Traore's Short-term Future's At Fratton

Armand Traore has shot down talk of a January switch to Middlesborugh by insisting he is at Pompey for the season. The left-sided utility man has impressed Blues fans with his all-action displays simce joining on loan from Arsenal but his form alerted Gareth Southgate, who is reported to be interested in interrupting his year here to take Traore to the Riverside. But now the 19-year-old says he ....

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Adams Looking For A Solid Side

Pompey are hoping to get the balance between attack and defence right in the next few weeks after a period which has seen their fortunes fluctuate. In their past five matches Pompey have scored ten goals, conceding the same number in the same period. There’s a balance and we’re striving for that balance at the moment. We’ve been very offensive and lost games trying to win them ....

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Is Blues Schedule Catching Up Wth Them?

Sylvain Distin believes Pompey’s punishing recent schedule has been catching up with them. The defender said weariness after the trip to Germany last Thursday was a factor in the Blues starting so poorly at West Brom on Sunday, though they picked up in the second half to claim a point. Pompey went into Europe this season with warnings from all sides that it would be impossible to do well ....

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Adams Reveals Gaydamak Backing

Pompey boss Tony Adams has revealed that Sacha Gaydamak has assured him about his future even though the club is up for sale. The less-than-confidential concept that the owner was open to offers for the club was finally publicly declared on Sunday. But Adams is not fretting over his position. 'The owner spoke to me and said: "I can't give it the time and the energy needed and I don't have to ....

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Adams: Pompey Departures Down To Me

Tony Adams says he is in complete control of which players – if any – are sold in January. The Pompey boss spoke out about his control of the playing staff after Pompey’s confirmation the club was up for sale sparked new talk of fears of a sale of big names in the transfer window. Lassana Diarra, Peter Crouch and Glen Johnson are among big names who others may bid for in ....

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Pompey Sell Up. But Not To South Africans

Pompey are up for sale. But it seems it won't be to a South African consortium widely tipped as the likely new owners. Owner Alexandre Gaydamak has publicly confirmed that the club is on the market in an interview published in the Sunday Mirror and the official website. But suggestions the South Africans who were given a tour of Fratton Park and its facilities three weeks ago are poised to ....

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Harry Let Us Down With Departure

Sylvain Distin says he felt let down by Harry Redknapp over the manager’s sudden departure to Spurs. Redknapp did not say his goodbyes to his players – most of whom he had brought to Fratton Park – before his quick weekend switch to Spurs, less than 24 hours before Pompey faced Fulham. It Distin said some players found out he had gone by watching sports news on TV. The ....

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Pompey Duo 'wanted By Premier Rivals'

David Nugent and Armand Traore are the latest Pompey players said to be targets for rival Premier league clubs in the coming January transfer window. Nugent moved to Pompey for £7m from Preston 18 months ago but has failed to gain regular starts in the first team – although has always retained the faith of the majority of Pompey fans. Now there is talk on Merseyside that the club ....

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Midfielder Unsure Of Fratton Future

Matchwinner Sean Davis has admitted he is fighting for his Pompey future. The midfielder scored a timely first goal of the season to kill off Blackburn's comeback and give Tony Adams his first home win as Pompey boss. But he has told The News he does not know if he has a long-term future at the club. Davis is one of 15 of the current squad out of contract at the end of this season. Davis told ....

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Good Time To Play Them - And Us?

Pompey will probably view it as a good time to play Blackburn – but Blackburn may view it as a good time to face Pompey. Rovers are in a wretched run of form which has had some questioning Paul Ince’s future at Ewood Park and they arrive at Fratton Park kept off the bottom of the table only by another defeat for West Brom. But they will doubtless be hopeful of some return from ....

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Striker Boosts Patched-up Pompey

Jermain Defoe is fit to face Blackburn after missing out on the UEFA Cup draw with AC Milan. Pompey’s top scorer has declared himself fit to face Rovers on Sunday (3pm) and he seems likely to replace Kanu, who has a slight groin strain after his exertions against the Italians. Defoe - one of four key men to miss the Milan tie - told Sky Sports: ‘I'm alright, I'll be back this ....

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Adams Revels In Pompey's Night To Cherish

Tony Adams reflected on Pompey's night of drama and pride against AC Milan and declared: That's what I want to be doing with my life. The Pompey boss was full of praise for his team - and said he did not share the dejection the players felt at letting Milan come back from the dead to snatch a 2-2 draw. Adams said: 'I'm delighted. I thought they were excellent tonight. It was a really positive ....

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Star Pair Give Pompey A Big Boost

Pompey have been given a massive double boost by Jermain Defoe and Lassana Diarra. It had been feared Defoe would be out for up to six weeks if he needed an operation on a calf injury, but he could now be fit for Sunday's game with Blackburn. It wouldn't be a total surprise to see Defoe feature against AC Milan, possibly from the bench, though Pompey are not admitting that might happen. Diarra ....

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Blues Boss Fears Milan's Seconds

Pompey boss Tony Adams is almost hoping AC Milan don’t play an under-strength side in Thursday’s UEFA Cup tie – because he says their fringe players could be more dangerous than their stars. Adams can’t wait to begin what he describes as the 'most prestigious game this club will ever play'. The illustrious visitors, having won their first two games in the competition are ....

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Johnno's Great - But Not The Finished Article

Tony Adams is tipping Glen Johnson to go on improving after the man of the moment scored a goal of the season contenders days after starring for England. The Pompey boss said his only disappointment was that Johnson’s superb left-foot volley did not win the game against Hull, as it deserved to do. Johnson is in terrific form at the moment, having played superbly for England in Berlin last ....

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Fringe Men May Get Milan Chance

Tony Adams has raised a few eyebrows by saying some of the players who got Pompey to and won them the FA Cup final last season will get a run-out against AC Milan on Thursday. The Pompey boss says Premier League games are more important than the UEFA Cup and he wants to reward the likes of Kanu, Hermann Hreidarsson and David Nugent for their roles in the Cup triumph. He also hinted Lauren could ....

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Stars Turn Out To Launch New Book About Pompey & Saints

Alan McLoughlin, Ray Hiron and John Milkins will be supporting the launch of a new book about the rivalry between Pompey and Saints on Saturday November 22. The trio of Pompey legends will join author of 17 Miles From Paradise, Colin Farmery, at Waterstone's bookshop in Commercial Road, Portsmouth between 11am and noon. They will be signing copies of the book, which details the story of a ....

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African Target Back On Pompey's Radar?

Long-time Pompey target Stephen Appiah could come back on to the club’s radar after speaking of his strong desire to find a new club.. The Ghanaian midfielder, who was long watched by Harry Redknapp, played for his country during Wednesday’s friendly with Tunisia and afterwards outlined his plans to sign a deal with a new club in the near future. He is a free agent, having been ....

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Belhadj Wants Permanent Pompey Stay

Nadir Belhadj is hoping he can make his move to Pompey permanent as soon as possible. The Algerian joined Pompey on loan from Lens in the summer and he really wants to stay in England, even though he's still getting to grips with the language. 'It's going really well. Even the language problem is not too bad, as there are a number of French players in the squad, who are helping me understand ....

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Belhadj Finds England To This Algerian's Liking

Nadir Belhadj is finding he is able to thrive in England as an Algerian - something he found hard in France. And the player is also relishing playing in the Premier League. 'I sense no obstacles in England. The English have no problem in saying "Belhadj the Algerian footballer" without any complex and in their league, it is the best players that play,' he told Le Buteur website. 'In contrast, ....

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Kaboul Makes A Point In More Ways Than One

Younes Kaboul was happy after Pompey picked up a point and a clean sheet at West Ham and the France defender is now after a starting place every week. Kaboul was the pick of the Pompey team as they battloed to a useful point at the Boleyn Ground. 'I was pleased with my performance. When I play, I always try to give my best every time and I have to continue like that to try to stay in the team,' ....

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