Date: 11th August 2006 at 12:55am
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Most recent signing Sol Campbell has admitted that Pompey wasn`t his first choice (I don`t think I`m alone in saying this isn`t a surprise to me) but moves abroad, some of which were very close to completion didn`t quite work out.

But having signed for us he is more than happy with a “decision that was easy to make” as he has joined a “professional club going places with great potential”. Speaking to Sky Sports News he would also say,

‘If we get the right players and right attitude then Europe is within our reach,’

Words that every Pompey fan must be loving to hear, a dream that we all share. Having played in Europe on many occasions he is keen to do so again, adding,

‘Europe is where I want to play again and I’m sure this club wants to be there as well. Everyone is ambitious here so why not?’

I`m sure we all very much hope that this can happen. Although it may seem a very long way off, but if we could make a few more quality signings and if Campbell can get back to his best marshalling the defence like he can then why not indeed!