UK time is: 04:54:55
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Fulham - Pulling Off the Improbable?

We`re never going to be seen as the most glamorous of London clubs but, over the years, we`ve had our moments.

In fact, over the years, some of those that have chosen to sign for Fulham Football Club have surprised may a football pundit.

Who`ll ever forget the wonderful days when our side was blessed with such talent as George Best, Rodney Marsh and Bobby Moore? Such wonderful times, times that showed that; given the right encouragement, Fulham is a wonderful place to play your football.

This morning it got me thinking. The tabloid press are indicating that Barcelona are looking to sell Thierry Henry at the end of the season.

Thierry is a wonderful talent but is about to enjoy a swansong in a career that has, in all truth, seen him play his career defining football across London at Arsenal.

Rumours persist that Barcelona will want a fee approaching 10 million; perhaps this could be adjusted downwards though in the current economic climate.

By now I guess many of you can guess where I`m heading.

My question is, would it be possible to tempt a goal scoring legend back to the London he loves but playing for a club that, in all reality, is never going to challenge the stranglehold the current giants have on the Premier League and European stages.

Your thoughts would be appreciated!




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 February 6 2009

Time: 1:47PM

Your Comments

crikey!!i read the same artical and thought the same thing u just said,,so it must b a good idea,haha,all depeneds how much that price can b dropped
whiteaussie
surely if we paid 10.5 mil or however much it cost for Johnson, we'd be happy to pay for a legend like Henry. not too sure theres much money left in the kitty though...
fulham4life
Ah, to dream. It would be wonderful, but if that's their valuation, I think we'd have stiff competition from a number of other clubs. Money bags Man City springs to mind.
Samboney
I would absolutely love this to happen. He could be the perfect signing to bolster us up the league next year. But, as quite an optimistic person, i really dont think this would happen. If he was going to come to england again i would expect maybe the clubs like villa, everton and spurs to tempt him to sign. But we ca dream, and i wouldny put it beyond us!! :D
KBFulham
We can dream, why not ?, stranger things have happened. This guy has made his money and would fit into life at the Cottage with ease. Come on Thierry, how about it ?.
martintheveg
would he ever contemplate Spurs? Signing for us he'd have a clear conscience!
Al Billy
true al. i'd hate to see him go to west ham or spurs. i wonder if the allure of being a true foil to man u would attract him to man city as well as the money he'd make. maybe if we're playing european football we can get the money and allure to bag henry this summer.
woodysweats
says in the paper is heart is at liverpool??? to be fair, that is a lil bit more realistic...but will they take him??
KBFulham
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Fulham Articles

Kit`s Views - Norwich (a) (Saturday May 2 2015)

Norwich 4 Fulham 2 (Saturday May 2 2015)

Stats: Norwich City v Fulham (Saturday May 2 2015)

Norwich v Fulham - Team-Sheets (Saturday May 2 2015)

Norwich v Fulham - Stat Attack (Saturday May 2 2015)

Symons - We Won the Battle! (Thursday April 30 2015)

Norwich v Fulham - Early Team News (Thursday April 30 2015)

Fulham - The FSF's April Newsletter (Thursday April 30 2015)

It`s All Resolved (Wednesday April 29 2015)

Five Games Unbeaten! (Monday April 27 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 1

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Forest 46 15 14 17 2 59
15. Leeds Utd 46 15 11 20 -11 56
16. Huddersfield 45 13 15 17 -17 54
17. Fulham 46 14 10 22 -21 52
18. Bolton 46 13 12 21 -13 51
19. Reading 46 13 11 22 -21 50
20. Rotherham 46 11 16 19 -21 49

Breaking League News

Cherries lift Championship title
Bournemouth : 03/05/2015 22:23:01
Video: Charlton v AFCB
Bournemouth : 03/05/2015 22:12:01
LUFC Leeds Fan View v Rotherham United
Leeds Utd : 03/05/2015 20:45:01
Blackpool A-A Huddersfield - Champ
Blackpool : 03/05/2015 17:04:00
Video - Highlights Of Wednesday Vs Watford
Sheff Wed : 03/05/2015 16:43:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Norwich (a)?
Suggested By:  putney
Bettinelli 1%
Hoogland 0%
Hutchinson 33%
Burn 0%
Richards 0%
Guthrie 0%
Tunnicliffe 0%
Kavanagh 0%
Ruiz 0%
McCormack 33%
Rodallega 0%
Bodurov 0%
Smith 33%
Roberts 0%