Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Nevland to Return?

Nevland to Return?

After Brian McBride and Eddie Johnson drew a blank at St James Park on Saturday, is it time for a change?

Whilst it is a leading question, perhaps we should point out that whilst we`ve suggested they drew a blank, in all fairness, they didn`t really get many sights on goal.

However, with Erik Nevland lurking in the wings, some pundits are suggesting that the Scandinavian may well get a chance to play alongside McBride at Pride Park on Saturday in an encounter that will go a long way to deciding our future.

With Litmanen seemingly a last resort and Healy and Kamara (both Lawrie Sanchez signings) currently out of favour, Nevland would appear to be the only other option available to Roy Hodgson.

Nevland is no stranger to relegation fights and whilst he hasn`t exactly set the Premier League alight since his arrival, there`s no doubting he has a point to prove and his physical demeanour may well cause the Derby defence problems.

Your thoughts would be greatly appreciated.

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Wednesday March 26 2008
Time: 4:41PM

Comments

0
we need experience at the moment, so swapping johnson for nevland is probably the right move !
Euan
26/03/2008 16:55:00
0
from what I've seen from watching Fulham on the TV, Johnson is what I'd call - WORK IN PRGRESS still!
merlin
26/03/2008 19:32:00
0
Why not play Dempsey up front - isn't he still your top scorer?
merlin
26/03/2008 19:34:00
0
EJ is not the finished article and although he looks like he could be a dangerous player in the near future we haven't got the time for him to develop. Nevland hasn't looked particularly sharp since his arrival, but he does have experience and I would suggest swapping him out for EJ. Dempsey being dropped recently is a bit of a mystery to me but if he does play he should be played as an attacking midfielder rather than out and out striker.
donfulham
27/03/2008 11:58:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

Derby (h) - Views from the Bench

What did the two managers have to say post-match?

Fulham 1 Derby County 1

Fulham, despite taking the lead, have to settle for a draw against Derby County

Stats: Fulham v Derby County

All the stats from Fulham (1) vs (1) Derby County, Craven Cottage, 06/02/16 15:00 Att: 18,472

Fulham v Derby - Team-Sheets

After a break of two weeks, courtesy of our inactivity in the FA Cup last weekend, Fulham are back in action this afternoon.

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Derby?
Suggested By: putney
Lonergan8%
Richards0%
Burn12%
Amorebieta18%
Garbutt0%
Cairney37%
Ince25%
O'Hara0%
Christensen0%
Dembele0%
McCormack0%
Parker0%
Smith0%
Kacaniklic0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Hull City 29 17 5 7 56 26
2 Middlesbrough 28 17 5 6 56 23
3 Burnley 30 15 10 5 55 22
4 Brighton 29 14 11 4 53 9
5 Derby County 30 13 12 5 51 14
6 Sheff Wed 30 13 11 6 50 12
7 Ipswich 30 13 9 8 48 2
8 Birmingham 30 13 8 9 47 8
9 Cardiff 30 11 12 7 45 5
10 Forest 30 10 12 8 42 6
11 Wolves 30 10 10 10 40 -1
12 Brentford 30 11 7 12 40 -2
13 Q.P.R. 30 9 12 9 39 1
14 Preston 30 9 12 9 39 -1
15 Reading 30 9 9 12 36 0
16 Leeds Utd 30 8 12 10 36 -5
17 Huddersfield 30 8 8 14 32 -4
18 Blackburn 28 6 13 9 31 0
19 Fulham 29 6 11 12 29 -5
20 Bristol City 30 6 10 14 28 -22
21 MK Dons 29 7 6 16 27 -18
22 Rotherham 30 7 4 19 25 -19
23 Bolton 30 4 12 14 24 -21
24 Charlton 30 5 9 16 24 -30
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 12:30PM : Queens Park Rangers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 16 2016 7:45PM : Blackburn Rovers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Charlton Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Leeds United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.bbei6376