UK time is: 21:47:36
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Fulham - Premier League Enquiry?

The late postponement of the fixture, against Blackburn Rovers yesterday, was very disappointing.

Stories are rife of supporters travelling towards Craven Cottage not aware that the game was in any doubt, indeed, we have the utmost sympathy for those who journeyed down from Ewood Park in vain.

The late postponement went against a recently introduced Football League objective whereby decisions are made at a far earlier stage, perhaps the Premier League should follow suit.

However, the postponement will be the subject of an investigation by the authorities who will be keen to find out why the under-soil heating proved ot be so ineffective with a spokesman commenting,

'We will certainly be asking the clubs concerned, and the match officials, to give their accounts of what happened,' said a Premier League spokesman. 'If it was found that inadequate precaution was taken then it would be referred to the Premier League board.

'We stipulate that clubs should be able to stage games when the temperature drops to -3C.


The other club in question being Portsmouth whose game against Manchester City suffered a similar fate.

We await their report with much anticipation.




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:Sunday January 11 2009

Time: 11:51AM

Your Comments

Having left Ewood at 6... we were in Fulham by 11 and settled in a great pub called the 8 bells! (Do you know it?) After the game was called off we got surprise vists from Chris Samba, Aaron Mokena and the Legendary Simon Garner! so the day wasn't wasted! Let's hope Al Fayed coughs up and pays for our travel for the replay!
simdohquo
Your frustration is matched only by ours and our embarrassment over this fiasco. Now of course the re-arranged match will be mid-week: even more inconvenience!
Edens
It is abit annoying when you get on the train and bakers street, its 2 o'clock, your day is suited around the football match and the driver tells you the match has been cancelled. we have been in the premier league a number of years now and either we do have under-soil heating (but the bloody thing is terrible), or we dont and from what i have heard, we dont.
niallydude
pay for your journey back - don't hold your breath!
Al Billy
I feel sorry for the Blackburn fans, but from what somdohquo has said, some of you made the most of it!!
KBCC
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Fulham Articles

A Ray of Sunshine on the Horizon! (Friday March 27 2015)

Fulham Fined 20,000 (Friday March 27 2015)

Fulham Tried for Blackett (Wednesday March 25 2015)

Loan Spell for Amorebieta (Tuesday March 24 2015)

Fulham Interested in McCarthy? (Monday March 23 2015)

Fulham Charged by the FA! (Monday March 23 2015)

Woodrow Receives Call-Up! (Monday March 23 2015)

The Omens Were There! (Monday March 23 2015)

Fulham Win at Huddersfield (2-0) (Sunday March 22 2015)

Archived Fulham Articles

List All Vital Fulham Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. dobox 6
2. Oldwolf 1
3. jpiedra 1

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Bolton 39 12 9 18 -11 45
18. Huddersfield 39 11 11 17 -19 44
19. Reading 38 12 8 18 -19 44
20. Fulham 39 12 7 20 -18 43
21. Rotherham 39 9 13 17 -20 40
22. Wigan 39 8 11 20 -17 35
23. Millwall 39 7 12 20 -31 33

Breaking League News

Wednesday Striker Madine Wants Deal At Blackpool
Sheff Wed : 29/03/2015 19:54:00
LUFC Mowatt makes England debut in win over USA
Leeds Utd : 29/03/2015 19:14:00
Has International Break Come Too Soon?
Ipswich : 29/03/2015 18:34:00
Vital poll result: Pearce future?
Reading : 29/03/2015 17:00:01
Boycey Inspires Barbados To World Cup Win
Wigan : 29/03/2015 15:26:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Huddersfield?
Suggested By:  putney
Bettinelli 93%
Grimmer 0%
Turner 0%
Hutchinson 0%
Richards 0%
Hoogland 0%
Tunnicliffe 0%
Kavanagh 0%
Kacaniklic 0%
Smith 0%
Woodrow 0%
Bodurov 0%
Fofana 0%
Rodallega 7%