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Allardyce Targets Portsmouth Scalp

Allardyce Targets Portsmouth Scalp

Following defeat against Manchester City on Saturday Blackburn Rovers manager Sam Allardyce has now targeted a win over Portsmouth on Saturday to secure Premier League safety.

Safety is still in our own hands and victory in the crucial match with Portsmouth at Ewood Park on Saturday would secure this, and Allardyce is targeting this.

Allardyce said: "We need to control our own destiny by winning, not rushing to the TV hoping the other teams have slipped up, as we have done.

"We want to make sure we get three points next week. If we do that it will be in the bag and we won't have to rely on what other people do
."

Relying on what you do is the best thing to do when you're in relegation trouble, and victory over Portsmouth (who don't travel very well) would secure this, with us currently six points above the drop zone, defeat would leave us nervous (depending on other results) going into the final two matches.


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Writer:Walker
Date:Tuesday May 5 2009
Time: 4:50PM

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Yeah,yeah. That's what Newcastle said. You may nick it, we may get a draw. Either way, both of us will safe & all being well Newcastle will go down. I doubt if many will lose sleep over it!
storagematt
05/05/2009 21:36:00
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Yeah,yeah. That's what Newcastle said. You may nick it, we may get a draw. Either way, both of us will safe & all being well Newcastle will go down. I doubt if many will lose sleep over it!
storagematt
05/05/2009 21:36:00
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lol storage matt... I am feeling confident now J-rob is back. We need to win as we have Chelsea away next and I dont fancy a last day nailbiter!!!
Mikey D
05/05/2009 21:39:00
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lol storage matt... I am feeling confident now J-rob is back. We need to win as we have Chelsea away next and I dont fancy a last day nailbiter!!!
Mikey D
05/05/2009 21:39:00
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aye, see mikey, im not the only 1 that wants the toon dead and buried
sasman
06/05/2009 00:06:00
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aye, see mikey, im not the only 1 that wants the toon dead and buried
sasman
06/05/2009 00:06:00
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Pompey will settle for a drwa, and we will get it. A draw will suit us both, especially if Toon and Boro draw theirs; very likely.
Pompey Malta
06/05/2009 05:43:00
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Pompey will settle for a drwa, and we will get it. A draw will suit us both, especially if Toon and Boro draw theirs; very likely.
Pompey Malta
06/05/2009 05:43:00
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true. a draw in that game and we are both laughing!!!
Mikey D
06/05/2009 10:09:00
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true. a draw in that game and we are both laughing!!!
Mikey D
06/05/2009 10:09:00
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