Vital Football

Latest Crewe Alexandra News

Pompey sound alarm bells

Pompey sound alarm bells

<div style='background-color: #FF0000;'><a href='http://www.rsspump.com/?web_widget/rss_ticker/news_widget' title='News Widget'>News Widget</a></div>

Portsmouth have been refused permission to postpone their home meeting with Crewe Alexandra on Saturday week.

"We have a possible scenario where we lose Lubo and Muzzy for the Crewe game" - Michael Appleton
Pompey could be without the services of Lubomir Michalik and Mustapha Dumbuya for the game because of international duty while Josh Thompson (ankle) and Darel Russell (hamstring) are still on their injured list.

Michalik is currently on standby with Slovakia while Dumbuya has already been included in Sierra Leone's squad.

The rule is that clubs are permitted to request a cancellation if they have three players away representing their country.

But Portsmouth's argument is that current restrictions imposed upon them only allow a twenty-man squad at their disposal and that should be taken into full account.

"We have a possible scenario where we lose Lubo and Muzzy for the Crewe game through internationals," manager Michael Appleton told
The Portsmouth News. "But the Football League are not prepared to do anything. Lubo, at the minute, is on standby. The problem is you are in no-man's land. We might not find out until Thursday."

LATEST ON THE VITAL CREWE FORUMS ...

Join The Vital Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Vital Crewe
Date:Friday October 5 2012
Time: 3:38PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Crewe Alexandra On This Day - August 16th

A look back to games that occurred on August 16th in previous years.

Transfer Windows To End Early?

The Premier League and the EFL will both be seeking thoughts from member clubs on whether or not to close the summer transfer window before the season kicks off in coming years.

Crewe Alexandra Sign Jaaskelainen

Former Bolton keeper signs on a 1-year deal.

Crewe Alexandra On This Day - August 15th

A look back to games that have taken place on August 15th from previous years.

Archived Vital Crewe Articles

Vital Crewe articles from

Site Journalists

Steve Johnson
Editor email
Profile
Josh Ravenscroft
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man of the Match - Newport (H)
Suggested By: Steve Johnson
Garratt34%
Ng0%
Raynes0%
Nolan0%
Pickering0%
Walker0%
Wintle0%
Lowery33%
Dagnall0%
Porter0%
Cooper33%
Sub - Bowery0%
Sub - Ainley0%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Crewe Alexandra Results (view all)

Crewe Alexandra Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.stig7tfm3
Vital Football Comment