UK time is: 20:06:43
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Murphy - Hodgson Better Than Sanchez!

With the season 2007-2008 done and dusted and our survival guaranteed, news is always going to be a little scarce, a part from the odd transfer rumour or tow or the possible reflection on the season that has just gone by.

It was a season that saw us scamper to safety with Roy Hodgson cast as the good-guy after the previous incumbent of the role, Lawrie Sanchez, had been nailed as the bad-guy.

There`s no doubting that under Hodgson we looked less and less to pump it long and instead played some decent constructive football, a fact not lost on the hero of the last hour, Danny Murphy.

Murphy was signed by Sanchez and you`d have thought that given that situation Danny would have been reluctant to criticise him, however, after sampling life under both managers, it`s plainly obvious that Danny prefers playing under Hodgson, here`s what he had to say in a recent interview,

""He`s given us the belief to keep playing the right way in the situation we`ve been in."

"For me it`s not difficult because it`s the only way I know how to play. I`m not comfortable playing any other way and Jimmy Bullard is the same."


(Nice dig at Lawrie there Danny!)

"We were in the bottom three when the new manager, Roy, came in. He believed in trying to play a certain way and credit to him for that."

Hopefully, Danny`s endeavour will see him rewarded with a new contract this summer!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Andrew Joyce  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday May 20 2008

Time: 4:51PM

Your Comments

But Coleman given the financial backing would have been better than both of them!
Fulham Badger
I disagree - I thought Cookie was going stale!
Al Billy
I still think its scandalous the way Cookie was treated though, forced to sell with very little money to buy!
Putney
he's history - get over it - Roy will do a good job for you!
merlin
You think??
Fan of Blues
yes we do! Unlike you lot down the road!
Al Billy
Mate you got it all wrong. I was replying to the title. It was a comment to Murphy as he was saying thaty Hodgson better than Sanchez. Sorry for that!
Fan of Blues
And we DO think! ;))
Fan of Blues
RH is a superb manager and a real gent, fits Fulham perfectly. I'm full of optimism for the new season!
donfulham
Fulham Badger, you haven't a clue what your talking about! Cookies tactics weren't fantastic anyway! It was time for him to go, its his own bloody fault for not demanding more money! RH is a far better manager and is the best thing to happen to Fulham for a very long time and will do a brilliant job! I think Murphy has come out and said what every fan has said! and i agree with you Putney, I hope he gets a new contract to!
oranje_emu
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Fulham Articles

Young Defender Recalled! (Monday November 24 2014)

Symons Quashes Hammers Interest in Burn (Sunday November 23 2014)

Symons Rues Mistakes but Praises Brentford (Saturday November 22 2014)

Brentford 2 Fulham 1 (Saturday November 22 2014)

Stats: Brentford v Fulham (Saturday November 22 2014)

Brentford v Fulham Team-Sheets (Friday November 21 2014)

Same Again Please! (Friday November 21 2014)

Exploring the Loan Market Situation (Thursday November 20 2014)

Brentford v Fulham Team News Update (Thursday November 20 2014)

Italy Return for Trotta! (Tuesday November 18 2014)

Archived Fulham Articles

List All Vital Fulham Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Fulham 1 - 0 Norwich
Fulham 0 - 1 Millwall
Fulham 1 - 1 Cardiff
Fulham 3 - 0 Charlton
Fulham 4 - 0 Bolton
Fulham 0 - 1 Blackburn

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Huddersfield 18 5 6 7 -6 21
15. Reading 18 6 3 9 -6 21
16. Leeds Utd 18 5 5 8 -5 20
17. Fulham 18 5 4 9 -5 19
18. Millwall 18 4 7 7 -5 19
19. Birmingham 18 4 7 7 -14 19
20. Brighton 18 3 9 6 -3 18

Breaking League News

Leeds 'one club man' on Sky TV this week
Leeds Utd : 24/11/2014 19:46:00
Typical Derby For Dunne
Millwall : 24/11/2014 19:22:00
Fair Result For Holloway
Millwall : 24/11/2014 19:16:00
Hyypia - We Should've Won Again
Brighton : 24/11/2014 18:49:00
Young Defender Recalled!
Fulham : 24/11/2014 18:41:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Brentford?
Suggested By:  puteny
Bettinelli 40%
Zverotic 0%
Bodurov 0%
Burn 0%
Stafylidis 0%
Ruiz 0%
Christensen 0%
Parker 0%
Wilima 0%
Rodallega 0%
McCormack 40%
Eisfeld 20%