Date: 11th November 2009 at 12:31pm
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More than once Jamie O’Hara has already said how much he is enjoying his football at Pompey, and how he would also like to stay – at least until the end of the season, which is something that ‘seems’ likely anyway.

And once again today he has told The News that he wants to stay and will not walk away in January to the ‘safety’ of the ‘comfort zone’ at Spurs, he is a fighter and wants to carry on fighting for us: ‘I say to myself, ‘how would it look to the Pompey fans if I left in January?’

‘They travel away and come to every game and we’re fighting for every point. Then come January I pack up and go back to Tottenham, and I’m back in the comfort zone.

‘How does it look to them? Maybe it looks like I’ve walked away from a fight. I’m not that type of person. I want to be there for the team and the club. I want to help us get out of trouble.’

Granted the guy has to say ‘the right things’, but he also backs up his words on the pitch – which to be fair most of the players are, even if we are not getting the results. You can visibly see him backing up his words, and that I like.

Fighters, players that are 100% committed and will give 100% on the pitch is all I ask for, and that is what we are getting in the main – and O’Hara typifies that for me.

The guy calls it as it is, he was angry at the 2nd half showing against Blackburn and said as much – and I think rightly so, we aided our own downfall there as we should have looked to ‘push on’ from the lead we had. We know that he, and we, will get back on the horse and give it everything after the international break though.

PLAY UP POMPEY!


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