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Murphy`s Law

Murphy`s Law

Danny Murphy produced the fourth-highest score for a midfielder in this week`s Actim Index, the official player ratings system of the Barclays Premier League, as his solitary strike at Portsmouth helped Fulham retain their top-flight status.

Murphy netted with only 14 minutes left to clinch a third successive win for the Cottagers, who at one stage were odds-on to be relegated.

The 31-year-old posted 37 points to move 24 places to 101st with 308 points. He is the second-highest Fulham player in the Index with Simon Davies (440) in 32nd place.

Paul Stalteri registered a season-high 29 points and Kasey Keller claimed an away-best 20 points at Fratton Park as the pair were named in the Team of the Week.

Name Team Position Weekly Score

Kasey Keller, Fulham, Goalkeeper, 20
David Murphy, Birmingham City, Defender, 33
Alvaro Arbeloa, Liverpool, Defender, 32
Joleon Lescott, Everton, Defender, 29
Paul Stalteri, Fulham, Defender, 29
Fabio Rochemback, Middlesbrough, Midfielder, 49
Manuel Fernandes, Everton, Midfielder, 44
Stewart Downing, Middlesbrough, Midfielder, 41
James Harper, Reading, Midfielder, 37
Afonso Alves, Middlesbrough, Striker, 69
Andriy Voronin, Liverpool, Striker, 42

The Actim Index is calculated using a unique mathematical formula that rates each player`s contribution be it goals, shots, passes, dribbles, tackles, crosses, saves, clearances, blocks, interceptions, assists, clean sheets, time on the pitch or number of points gained by the team with marks deducted for red and yellow cards.

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Tuesday May 13 2008
Time: 3:38PM

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He saved your bacon!
storagematt
13/05/2008 15:57:00
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He saved me throwing away a bottle of cider, still i got a bottle of beer free
Backslash2010
13/05/2008 17:07:00
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Wot no Chels in the side this week?
merlin
13/05/2008 18:08:00
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And he is out of contract now! Due to have talks in the coming days though!
oranje_emu
13/05/2008 18:29:00
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was he only signed for this season then?
Putney
13/05/2008 19:06:00
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