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Fulham - Your Views on Litmanen!

After, on Saturday, witnessing Jari Litmanen taking Wales apart with a remarkable display of passing, sat just behind the front players, the question just had to be asked.

The player was on our books last season having been signed by Roy Hodgson to give a struggling squad some much needed class and experience.

Unfortunately, a series of injuries prevented Jari from pulling on the famous shirt and he was subsequently released last summer.

Therefore, on the back of that display on Saturday, we wanted to know if you thought Fulham may have acted a bit rashly in letting him go.

The results were as follows,

94% thought Fulham were and that we should have retained him.

2% thought we were right to let him go.

1% couldn`t make their minds up

And

3% simply, like me, thought he was too old for the Premier League.




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The Journalist

Writer: Andrew Joyce  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday March 31 2009

Time: 4:50PM

Your Comments

This has been fixed!! :D
KBFulham
This has been fixed!! :D
KBFulham
Too old in my opinion...
KBFulham
Too old in my opinion...
KBFulham
surely its a fix, was damn near 40% thought he was too old yestaday!
FFC Daz
surely its a fix, was damn near 40% thought he was too old yestaday!
FFC Daz
can he play week in week out? premier leauge is a lot harder on the body...
woodysweats
can he play week in week out? premier leauge is a lot harder on the body...
woodysweats
yeah wen i voted, it may have been early in the poll...but twas 84% too old!!
KBFulham
yeah wen i voted, it may have been early in the poll...but twas 84% too old!!
KBFulham
own up....who here supports Finland!!?? :D:D lol
KBFulham
own up....who here supports Finland!!?? :D:D lol
KBFulham
strange happenings on Vital fulham :-)
Al Billy
strange happenings on Vital fulham :-)
Al Billy
Hang on I'll check the results!
Putney
Hang on I'll check the results!
Putney
Following his Performance for Finland - Should We Have Hung on to Litmanen? Poll date: 29 Mar 2009 Suggested by: putney Yes! (94%) He's Too Old! (3%) No! (2%) Not Sure! (1%) As recorded in the Vital Vaults :-)
Putney
Following his Performance for Finland - Should We Have Hung on to Litmanen? Poll date: 29 Mar 2009 Suggested by: putney Yes! (94%) He's Too Old! (3%) No! (2%) Not Sure! (1%) As recorded in the Vital Vaults :-)
Putney
Rubbish, we were quite right getting rid of him. He was a back up player that we brought in who just sat on the treatment table, got off it in order to play an international game and then promptly got back onto said treatment table.
donfulham
Rubbish, we were quite right getting rid of him. He was a back up player that we brought in who just sat on the treatment table, got off it in order to play an international game and then promptly got back onto said treatment table.
donfulham
Sometimes the older player can still do the business provided they're not asked to do to much running. Gary Mcallister was a prime example of this, as was Didi Hamman last season at ManCity. Unfortunatley for Fulham Jari was always injured, so no manager could justify taking the risk on paying his wages, and he's come good elsewhere. Then again, I don't reckon the Welsh national team would be overly competitive in the Premier League, so horses for courses I guess.
fifthcolumnblue
Sometimes the older player can still do the business provided they're not asked to do to much running. Gary Mcallister was a prime example of this, as was Didi Hamman last season at ManCity. Unfortunatley for Fulham Jari was always injured, so no manager could justify taking the risk on paying his wages, and he's come good elsewhere. Then again, I don't reckon the Welsh national team would be overly competitive in the Premier League, so horses for courses I guess.
fifthcolumnblue
I reckon his wife/mother/dentist and the entire population of his home town have become Vital Fulham members. One good international performance doesn't warrant a contract in the prem.
Edens
I reckon his wife/mother/dentist and the entire population of his home town have become Vital Fulham members. One good international performance doesn't warrant a contract in the prem.
Edens
Very well put Edens!! :)
KBFulham
Very well put Edens!! :)
KBFulham
Still my player of the season for 2008/09.
FulhamJules
Still my player of the season for 2008/09.
FulhamJules
Who is Jules!!??? :S
KBFulham
Who is Jules!!??? :S
KBFulham
 

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