Date: 13th September 2006 at 6:29pm
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Well I have heard some stupid rumours in the past but this latest one, does make sense.

The Facts

“Panorama” on BBC is running a programme about bungs in football. They put in a lot of research, trying to get clubs and managers involved in the illegal dealings.

Harry Redknapp has strongly denied he is involved, claiming he isn`t one of the 6 managers and Portsmouth aren`t one of the ten sides?

Kevin Bond left Portsmouth for Newcastle at the end of the season with Tony Adams brought in.

Where is the Rumour From?

Then the following was wrote on Vital Pompey earlier, it may not be true but it`s a great rumour;

The Rumour

Looks like Kevin Bond didnt part company on friendly terms with harry after all, when he left pompey for Newcastle. I have heard (And this will be confirmed if Panorama broadcast it Tuesday 19/09/06) that Keving Bond, was caught on tape naming Managers that May take a Bung. As Harry redknapp was named by Kevin Bond, Harry, then asked Kevin to leave Pompey, after managing NOT to get lured in… (which makes sence, as Harry must have smealt the rat having been branded time and time again… Lets be fair, Harry isnt that daft he saw it coming). Now Panorama is about to screen the recording, Kevin Bond is likely to make more enemies, as he names other managers. Hence his need for Personal leave, and probably the end of his short lived spell in Newcastle???? Watch Tuesday to see if the murmours i hear are true or false. Midge

Chances?

I recon that it has potential to be true. Like he said Kevin Bond has left Newcastle for personal reasons;

A club spokesman confirmed: ‘Kevin is on leave from the club for a few days to resolve personal matters.’

He is also right in saying that Harry doesn`t mention Kevin Bond anymore. I doubt that it is true but this programme is going to be interesting (if they show it.)

What Could it Mean?

Well if this is true Kevin Bond won`t have broken any rules but would become one of the most hated men in football. If Portsmouth are caught it could result in a punishment (likely to be money rather than points). If Harry is caught? Would the club sack him?

By Paul Fisher

The above article is pure speculation and the chances are that Kevin Bond will have nothing to do with it.