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Game Off!!

Game Off!!

Today's away fixture at Portsmouth has been postponed.

The pitch at Fratton Park is waterlogged and the referee deemed it 'unplayable'.

This comes as a major disapointment to the Gunners who hoped to take 4th place this afternoon.

The only brightside is the extra rest ahead of the Juventus tie.

Should things like this really be happening in top flight football in this day and age?


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

Writer:Rocky7
Date:Saturday March 25 2006
Time: 4:24PM

Comments

0
Unlucky lads, our game was called off at Torquay aswell and it was bucketing it down there. We really can't let these sort of things be happening in March! Poor from Torquay and Portsmouth!
StockportJack
25/03/2006 18:07:00
0
we really didn't need this especially at this time of the year and fixture congestion. A premiership club in this day and age can surely not have games posponed because of a waterlogged pitch? however one good thing to come out of this, is that e won'tpick up any injuries and our players get an extra 3 days break!!!!!
itsup4grabsnow
25/03/2006 21:03:00
0
the pitch was rock hard after no rain for weeks, so all the water settled on top, pompey will feel the loss more than the arse, in damp conditions it would have suited us a lot more than you
paultsmouth
25/03/2006 21:52:00
0
I wanted to get 4th but at least now preperation for the juventus game will be better.
gunner-minesh
26/03/2006 18:05:00
0
Convenient that it was postponed before Arsenal play Juve on Tuesday
Cookie is god
26/03/2006 20:26:00
0
Nice new car the Ref will be getting, methinks!
BigYid
27/03/2006 10:45:00
0
almost too convenient for the gooners! still i hope they beat juve
vertigo_red
27/03/2006 12:28:00
0
Convenient for this one match.......not the rest of the season.
Rocky7
27/03/2006 16:30:00
0
We wanted it to go ahead, we were on a roll, and you were keeping some eyes elsewhere...feel sorry though for the supporters of both clubs who travelled there with high expectations and certainly to watch a football match.
pompeygray
28/03/2006 11:39:00
0
I was speaking to a geezer who flew down to Portsmouth from Yorkshire. Poor sod.
Rocky7
29/03/2006 18:58:00
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