Date: 22nd April 2008 at 10:20am
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Pompey will not be able to finish 5th now, not my vote, yours – although these findings from pompeyrug’s poll are thoughts that I do not entirely agree with just yet…

The weekend defeat to Citeh leaves 5th place looking tough now, particularly with Villa bang in form and looking to have the much ‘easier’ run in – on paper anyway?

Villa and Everton meet this weekend, so if that ends in a draw and we beat Blackburn that would again see us above Villa and only 2pts behind Everton and with their fixtures I would fancy us to overturn this gap to be honest.

So it is all ‘ifs’, ‘ands’ or ‘buts’ at the moment but ‘if’ we win the weekend and Villa and Everton take points off each other then although we would still be behind Everton even ‘if’ we beat Blackburn it would be as near to ‘in our own hands’ as it could be, and going into the final weekend of games this could be completely the case…

Again it all boils down to ‘how much we want it’ to a degree, and although it is looking unlikely I am not giving up these thoughts myself that we can take 5th!

What the poll asked – Can we finish in 5th?

How you voted – No 68%, Yes 32%

Current Poll – Niko Kranjcar is being ‘linked’ with a summer move away, with Arsenal a ‘reported’ destination.

The general feeling is that despite his quality the ‘top’ clubs in England would not make a move for Kranjcar this summer, but you can never say never so ‘could’ he be tempted to move on – this is what the landlords brother wants to know with this – ‘Can you see Niko Kranjcar leaving this summer?’ Let the poll do the talking before we do when it finishes.

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