Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Dempsey & Johnson Star for the USA!

Dempsey & Johnson Star for the USA!

With the focus currently being on the ongoing Euro 2008 championships, it almost slipped off the radar that some of our players are involved in World Cup Qualifying ties.

The USA are one country battling for qualification and their latest match saw them defeat Barbados 8-0 with the game having a very strong Fulham influence.

For a start, our very own Clint Dempsey got his name on the score sheet twice.

The first of his brace saw him also notch up a record.

The goal, scored after just 53 seconds was the fastest ever scored by the USA in a World Cup qualifying fixture. Incidentally, the pass for that goal came from soon to be an ex-Fulham old boy Carlos Bocanegra.

We here at Vital Fulham would like to congratulate Clint on putting his name in the record books.

Elsewhere, in the same game, Eddie Johnson also got on the score sheet. Johnson, who joined us in the January transfer window, struggle dot make an impact in the Premier League but if he keeps scorin at international level, we`ll sure hi sname will be in the frame when Roy Hodgson pulls his squad together to resume pre-season training sometime in July.

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Tuesday June 17 2008
Time: 7:13PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Joshua v Klitschko?

Comments

0
so when exactly will they get a close seaosn? Anyone know?
Fulham Badger
17/06/2008 19:42:00
0
so did Barbados do well to get nil?
Putney
17/06/2008 19:46:00
0
I believe they will have 4 more games this summer Fulham Badger. And Putney Barbados was lucky to have it only at 8!
gunnerkid107
17/06/2008 22:58:00
0
Oh and by the way does anyone know where Carlos Bocanegra will by playing next year? Where is he rumored too? Any info would be great. Thanks in advance.
gunnerkid107
17/06/2008 22:59:00
0
Eddie Johnson continues to score in games against weak opponents. I still think he was a terrible acquisition and will disappoint at Fulham. I was at the game and he wasn't even impressive against a weak team like Barbados. The goal was a header and i'm sure if he'd have had to make two touches he'd have found a way to screw it up.
acrossthepond
18/06/2008 07:58:00
0
Boca said he wasn't going to look for a new club until after the home & home with Barbados. I'm disappointed he didn't fit into Hodgson's team. I've always thought he played well and gave good effort for Fulham.
acrossthepond
18/06/2008 08:00:00
0
Dempsey's opening strike was a good one. Boca gave a long cross from left side of midfield, Dempsey brought it down well with his chest and fired a low strong shot between the keeper's legs.
acrossthepond
18/06/2008 08:02:00
0
He will prove a vital player for fulham next season if we play 4-4-1-1 with him then kamara up front
Backslash2010
18/06/2008 13:45:00
0
Kamara up front on his own will not work at all! He is a supporting Striker if anything! Nevland could possibly fill in that role. I would have gera in behind the Striker if we did play 4-4-1-1
oranje_emu
18/06/2008 14:41:00
0
Kamara barely works in any position. Apart from the Man City game what did he do for Fulham last year apart from be a waste of space? RH has sorted the keepers out for next year, we're linked with defenders and midfielders but where are the links to a quality striker? Healy, Kamara, Nevland and Johnson up front for us? The rest of the Premiership won't be scared of our strike force if thats the best we can do! Anyway, Johnson hasn't worked, Dempsey is a quality player and I, too, was sorry to see Boca go
donfulham
18/06/2008 15:49:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

Forest v Fulham - Team-Sheets

Jokanovic rings the changes as Fulham go in search of three points.

Forest (a) - The Men in Charge!

At the City Ground this evening, the travelling Fulham support will be hoping their side can reverse the recent trend whereby their side hasn`t won for four games.

Forest v Fulham - Stat Attack!

Tonight Fulham have a chance to redeem themselves after the 4-0 thrashing handed out by Bristol City, at Craven Cottage, on Saturday.

Forest v Fulham - Early Team News

After the 4-0 thrashing handed out by Bristol City, at Craven Cottage, on Saturday, Fulham make the trip to Nottingham today to take on Forest in a Championship fixture.

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Notts Forest v Fulham?
Suggested By: putney
Forest to Win!45%
Fulham to Win!33%
A Draw!22%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 10 7 1 2 22 5
2 Norwich 9 6 2 1 20 6
3 Brighton 10 5 3 2 18 6
4 Brentford 10 5 2 3 17 9
5 Bristol City 10 5 2 3 17 6
6 Birmingham 10 4 5 1 17 4
7 Sheff Wed 10 5 2 3 17 0
8 Reading 10 5 2 3 17 -3
9 Newcastle 9 5 1 3 16 10
10 Barnsley 10 5 1 4 16 6
11 Wolves 10 4 3 3 15 2
12 Fulham 10 3 5 2 14 -2
13 Ipswich 10 3 4 3 13 0
14 Leeds Utd 10 4 1 5 13 -2
15 Forest 10 3 3 4 12 -2
16 Q.P.R. 10 3 3 4 12 -4
17 Aston Villa 10 1 7 2 10 0
18 Burton 10 2 4 4 10 -2
19 Preston 10 3 1 6 10 -4
20 Derby County 10 2 3 5 9 -4
21 Wigan 10 2 2 6 8 -2
22 Blackburn 10 2 2 6 8 -7
23 Cardiff 10 2 2 6 8 -9
24 Rotherham 10 1 3 6 6 -13
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 12:45PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Barnsley (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 18 2016 7:45PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Aston Villa (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Huddersfield Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Nov 4 2016 7:45PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.BLACK PRINCE HARRY1