Date: 18th July 2012 at 12:18pm
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As things stand, ‘if’ Pompey can get into a position to bring in the players – should they impress – we basically have enough trialists to supplement the youngsters that we have to give us a decent enough squad for next season!

We flew out to Spain with 8 trialists although another three have joined us.

French midfielder Julien Lopez, Greek defender Sotoris Balafas and veteran former Barnsley, among others, keeper David Preece have seen the trialist numbers increase to 11.

The need to offload the senior players we have at PFC remains as great as ever, hopefully getting rid of as many as is possible – as quickly as is possible – will enable us to have a shot of a future.

I cannot lie, as I expressed last night, that I still have my concerns about our future but you have to retain some hope and ‘if’ we can start to offload players ASAP then with these trialist, some of whom are decent enough players, we have a shot.

Again, as said last night, my concerns remain that why will clubs be in a hurry to conclude the transfers of players if they ‘might’ be able to pick them up for nothing if we are indeed liquidated…

I will try to be a little more optimistic now though that this will not happen, but you cannot bury your head in the sand can you.

PLAY UP POMPEY!

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