Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Fulham`s Roy Has The Answer?

Fulham`s Roy Has The Answer?

Technology is a wonderful thing, it never ceases to astound me, manned space flight, wi-fi connections, weapons of mass destruction and all that, it`s amazing!

So why then after developing all these things, as a race, so lacking in common sense?

In fact, it`s taken the wonderful Roy Hodgson, a man of wisdomm. To come up with a plan that is so damned good it shoul h ave been blatantly obvious.

Hopefully, with Roy being a known face around UEFA, his idea will be adopted, so without further hesitation, let`s get on to the idea itself.

Roy, obviously having noticed the glut of injuries that have befallen Premier League clubs this international break, wants the fixtures switched with the first being played on the Wednesday and the second being played on the Saturday, hence giving clubs a full week to address any injuries picked up, or as Roy puts it, in words so much better than mine,

"The only thing which could be done which might be of great advantage to us is an idea I have mooted.'

'Rather than players leaving after their match on a Saturday and then playing their first match on the following Saturday and then the Wednesday, I think it could be good if it was shifted around, so they played at their club teams at the weekend on Saturday or Sunday, and then play on Wednesday for the first game and then play the second game at the weekend."

'It would then give the clubs a full week for recovery and we'd be in a happier state knowing that, if our players did come back with a slight injury, we would have a week to try to put them in some sort of shape.'


Now isn`t that a wonderful idea but so full of common sense it almost deserves to be taken on board immediately?

Your thoughts would be appreciated.



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

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Friday October 17 2008
Time: 5:01PM

Comments

0
good idea RH
sdavies25
17/10/2008 18:30:00
0
BUT TOO SENSIBLE FOR UEFA TO ADOPT IT METHINKS!
Al Billy
17/10/2008 18:52:00
0
so very true!
Putney
17/10/2008 18:54:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

Fulham - Cairney Makes Scotland Debut

Last night, north of the border, one of the stars of our season made his international debut.

Championship Cost Per Goal So Far In 2016/17

The end of the Championship campaign of 2016/17 is only a month and a bit away from fans across the country but as we go in to the remaining weeks of the campaign...

Premier League Confirm 2017/18 Fixture Release Date

The Premier League have now confirmed the date on which the fixtures for the campaign of 2017/18 will be released.

EFL Goal Of 2016 Contenders Named

Ten EFL professional footballers find themselves nominated for the treasured Goal Of The Year gong for 2016.

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Wolves (h)?
Suggested By: putney
Button1%
Fredericks33%
Kalas0%
Ream0%
Sessegnon0%
McDonald0%
Johansen0%
Aluko33%
Cairney0%
Kebano0%
Ayite0%
Cyriac0%
Odoi33%
Malone0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 38 24 6 8 78 38
2 Brighton 38 23 8 7 77 30
3 Huddersfield 37 22 5 10 71 4
4 Leeds Utd 38 21 6 11 69 16
5 Reading 38 20 7 11 67 2
6 Sheff Wed 38 18 8 12 62 9
7 Fulham 38 16 13 9 61 19
8 Norwich 38 16 9 13 57 9
9 Preston 38 15 12 11 57 6
10 Derby County 38 14 11 13 53 3
11 Barnsley 38 14 9 15 51 0
12 Aston Villa 38 13 12 13 51 0
13 Cardiff 38 14 9 15 51 -1
14 Brentford 38 14 8 16 50 3
15 Q.P.R. 38 14 8 16 50 -5
16 Wolves 37 12 9 16 45 -2
17 Ipswich 38 10 15 13 45 -9
18 Birmingham 38 11 12 15 45 -16
19 Bristol City 38 11 8 19 41 -3
20 Forest 38 11 8 19 41 -11
21 Burton 38 10 11 17 41 -14
22 Blackburn 38 9 13 16 40 -11
23 Wigan 38 8 10 20 34 -13
24 Rotherham 38 4 5 29 17 -54
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Rotherham United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Derby County (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 14 2017 3:00PM : Norwich City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 17 2017 2:45PM : Aston Villa (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Huddersfield Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Vital Football Comment