Date: 15th January 2009 at 2:12pm
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At least he wont miss Spurs!
The News has today broken disappointing news, this being Glen Johnson will miss our FA cup game with Swansea after picking up his 5th booking of the season against Bristol City on Tuesday.

This suspension begins on the 20th so this means he can feature against Spurs on Sunday, which is a game we desperately need him to play in – so every cloud and all that…

Clearly we will miss him against Swansea, as we do anytime he is out, but I would rather he miss that one than Sunday. This also gives Martin Cranie another chance I would guess?

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Hunt the latest name ‘reported’…
Name, after name, after name is being mentioned, talk, after talk, after talk is being spoken by the club but nothing is happening – is it time to worry that nothing is going to happen and we are being spun a line, or is something developing…

Well, according to FansFC – sorry, but rarely one that holds much water – our ‘latest target’ is Stephen Hunt. £5m will bring him to Pompey from Reading apparently!

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Are they purposely trying to make it harder!
Our attempts to get to White Hart Lane on Sunday for ‘that match’ are being made harder all the time, and now the underground have decided to announce that ‘planned works’ are to be carried out on Sunday – meaning the Victoria Line will be closed on Sunday.

This is what The News ran today in the Pompey fans face misery on the tube article:

‘Pompey fans face a nightmare journey to Tottenham this weekend as the main tube line to get to White Hart Lane is shut.

London Underground is closing the Victoria Line for engineering works during Sunday’s game, a decision it said was taken months ago.

This has sparked fears over policing the potentially volatile match, particularly after 11 Spurs fans were charged this week for abusing Pompey defender Sol Campbell and the defection of Harry Redknapp and Jermain Defoe to Tottenham.

It is now not in the stadium where the biggest fears over trouble arise, but on the open concourse of Liverpool Street Station, where about 1,700 Portsmouth fans are going to be funnelled after their arrival in London, with tube travel unavailable.

In a statement the British Transport Police said: ‘We have a policing plan in place.

‘Reported disturbances will be dealt with.’

Fantastic, just what was need…

Thoughts on all please guys.

PLAY UP POMPEY!

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