Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Defensive solution: My idea!!

Defensive solution: My idea!!

Well the reason why Hughes and Big H work so well is that Hughes compliments the big-H, he is quicker, less cumbersome and is an intelligent player.

The Big-H is a very intelligent player, who enjoys playing the ball out a defence. However he lacks pace and he can get caught out there. Due to this fact there were many times that we saw Hughes covering Hangeland. However it wasn't the case that Brede gave up on the chase, as Hughes moved across to chase down the attacking player Brede moved across to cover the other attacker. This Understanding between the two of them was one of the reason's our defence did so well at the end of the season.

So the point I am getting to is that we need to get a defender with similar qualities of Hughes and not Hangeland. Simunic is a good defender, however he is almost identical to Brede, he isn't the quickest but again he is big and intelligent.

Hughes and Hangeland premier league defensive duo however the fact we have very little, if any, back up is very worrying.

So in conclusion I would not like to have Big-H and Simunic playing together, however I do suggest Roy looks at a player with the name of Ron Vlaar. He is everything Hughes is but bigger, stronger and quicker. He is the Holland U-21 captain and is currently at fayenoord.

What you think guys? Have I cracked it?



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:orange_emu
Date:Monday August 4 2008
Time: 3:53AM

Comments

0
Yeah uve cracked it fair play but we have sighnred some defensive cover in the form of storr who is very fast apperentley but i think he can only play right back which is a shame if he only does that and e sighned pantsil dont know what ot think of him seems as if the simunic deal died for some reason i really dont get it though but brede is class and hughsey pulled up in the end of last season well done to him!
boca3
04/08/2008 10:54:00
0
SIGN HIM NOW!!
Jossmyth
04/08/2008 11:51:00
0
sighn who now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
boca3
04/08/2008 13:35:00
0
Lol, the player that Emu wrote the story about - Ron Vlaar!!!
Jossmyth
04/08/2008 14:28:00
0
why is he pretty good or something?
boca3
04/08/2008 15:17:00
0
He is 6-foot-21/2. Quick, Strong, intellegent and only 23 years old and has all the ability to be a top notch CB.
oranje_emu
04/08/2008 16:42:00
0
sadly, not the spelling of Feyenoord - but I only jest - a good article.
Al Billy
04/08/2008 17:22:00
0
how much do you rekon he would be couple of milllion or to much i remember darren bent being valyed at 16 million more than thiery henry totenham got mygged lol
boca3
04/08/2008 18:10:00
0
we need another centre back, irf Hangeland or Hughes get injured, we're left very spartan!
Al Billy
04/08/2008 19:54:00
0
Thanks Al Billy, I think he would be anywhere fromĀ£2-4 million, but what do i know? lol
oranje_emu
05/08/2008 00:31:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

Fulham 1 Middlesbrough 1 - Views from the Bench

Conceding another late goal at home, to see a victory snatched away from the side is a difficult pill to swallow.

Stats: Fulham v Middlesbrough

All the stats from Fulham (1) vs (1) Middlesbrough, Craven Cottage, 23.09/17 15:00 Att: 20,718

EFL In Favour Of Shorter Window & Other Changes

At a meeting of all EFL member clubs yesterday, there was a strong indication they would be in favour of making amendments to the summer's transfer window.

The UK's Tightest Derby Clashes - 2017

Ever wondered which local derby in the United Kingdom is the most closely contested?

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Middlesbrough (h)?
Suggested By: putney
Button1%
Fredericks0%
Kalas0%
Ream0%
Sessegnon33%
McDonald50%
Johansen0%
Norwood16%
Ojo0%
Ayite0%
Da Roche Fonte0%
Kebano0%
Kamara0%
Cisse0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Vital Football Comment