So what became of the January Pompey bomb squad from yesteryear?
Bognor Regis Observer - about 3 years
They dodged the deepening puddles while maintaining the equilibrium of the black bin liners perched over their shoulders. The goodbyes at under-water Fratton Park had already been said – now off into the big, wide world for new adventures. It was a year ago tomorrow when many of them departed Pompey, casualties of cost cutting by the administrators. For some, the game against Notts County was meant to be a swansong, the likes of Jon Harley, Mustapha Dumbuya and Paul Benson seeking a last hurrah. Going out with a bang was the stock phrase, except it was a damp squib as the weather dictated the match be scrapped barely an hour before kick-off. Bidding their farewells, the trio were among 10 players who exited Pompey during that January transfer window. It started with Izale McLeod marching away with 16 days still remaining on his contract at the turn of the year. A booking against Yeovil for dissent – his third in four matches – ensured he was banned for the New Year’s Day trip to
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