UK time is: 01:04:02
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Fulham - That Sunderland Thing!

It`s weird how some clubs play a major part in other clubs fortunes.

Last season, as everyone knows, we were in dire straits as the Sunderland fixture (at Craven Cottage) approached.

We were slipping into a relegation quagmire very few thought we could haul ourselves out of. A victory, against Sunderland, was seen as essential if we were to survive.

As it turns out we put in a performance that was amongst the worst we`d produced all season and lost 3-1. It`s a fact not lost on the returning David Healy who remarked, ahead of the clash tomorrow,

"That was the game which changed everything for Fulham last season."

"From then on we went on an incredible run."

"People had written us off and said we were down, so the pressure was off in a sense. It was a great escape."


This season we face Sunderland with our form again being questioned, we`ve lost four on the trot (three Premier League and one Carling Cup) and, like we`ve said previously, need a win against Sunderland.

Hopefully, this time around we`ll get a result against them and not use a defeat against them to launch an unprecedented run of results.




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



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

The Journalist

Writer: Andrew Joyce  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday October 17 2008

Time: 4:43PM

Your Comments

Terrible memory, good thing we will wipe the floor with them tommorow
Backslash2010
let's all hope so, let's all hope so!
Putney
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Fulham Articles

Just A Matter Of Time (Saturday October 25 2014)

Trott On (Saturday October 25 2014)

Parker Backs Symons (Saturday October 25 2014)

Fulham 3 Charlton 0 (Saturday October 25 2014)

Stats: Fulham v Charlton (Saturday October 25 2014)

Fulham v Charlton - Team-Sheets (Friday October 24 2014)

Ball Supports Symons (Friday October 24 2014)

Fulham v Charlton - It`s On The TV! (Friday October 24 2014)

Parker Faces First Love (Friday October 24 2014)

And Still We Wait! (Wednesday October 22 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)

1. dobox 10
2. Oldwolf 8
3. truezebra 1
4. acrossthepond 1

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
17. Huddersfield 14 4 5 5 -6 17
18. Leeds Utd 14 4 4 6 -4 16
19. Wigan 14 3 6 5 -1 15
20. Fulham 14 4 2 8 -6 14
21. Brighton 14 2 7 5 -3 13
22. Bolton 14 3 2 9 -11 11
23. Birmingham 14 2 5 7 -16 11

Breaking League News

Karanka happy with display
Middlesbrough : 25/10/2014 23:11:00
Rotherham : 25/10/2014 22:28:00
Honours even between challengers
Middlesbrough : 25/10/2014 22:06:00
Eight Bar Blues..as Cherries hit record
Bournemouth : 25/10/2014 21:54:00
McClean Double Downs Derby
Derby County : 25/10/2014 21:46:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Charlton?
Suggested By:  putney
Bettinelli 1%
Hoogland 0%
Bodurov 0%
Burn 0%
Stafylidis 0%
Parker 33%
Chrisensen 33%
Ruiz 0%
Rodallega 0%
McCormack 33%
Kavanagh 0%
Roberts 0%
Zverotic 0%
Woodrow 0%