Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Fulham - A Suprise Package?

Fulham - A Suprise Package?

It`s getting close to that time of the season, reflection time, and with very little in the way of news breaking, I thought I`d get off to an early start.

Back in the summer of 2008 when Roy Hodgson made a swoop for Bobby Zamora not much was known about the 'makeweight` in the deal, John Pantsil.

In fact, with Fredrik Stoor seemingly line dup for the right back slot, many thought that Pantsil would merely be making up the numbers squad wise, how wrong we all were!

Far from just making up the numbers Pantsil has become a valued member of the starting eleven and has made the right back berth his own.

A series of stirring displays have endeared him to the Craven Cottage faithful and his no nonsense approach has seen him granted cult hero status.

My only question is I can`t help wondering if Roy Hodgson knew how good this could was or did he take a gamble?

As for Stoor, he may well be forced to seek pastures new this summer if he is to get regular first team football.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



For the very latest Premier League odds

For massive weekly jackpots - Play the Football Pools Online




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

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Wednesday April 22 2009
Time: 4:38PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Dan Blackwell Retires

Comments

0
i guess it was an educated gamble... plus he was easy to get included and he didn't fit into their plans... either way, he's a transfer market wizard...
woodysweats
22/04/2009 17:11:00
0
i guess it was an educated gamble... plus he was easy to get included and he didn't fit into their plans... either way, he's a transfer market wizard...
woodysweats
22/04/2009 17:11:00
0
Roy is a genius. He can work with players individually and make them quality. Pantsil was nothing at West Ham, look at him now!
KBFulham
22/04/2009 18:00:00
0
Roy is a genius. He can work with players individually and make them quality. Pantsil was nothing at West Ham, look at him now!
KBFulham
22/04/2009 18:00:00
0
Hopefully Volzy will act as a back-up next season if Stoor goes:D Would love to the the little German fella back at The Cottage.
Zimmer2002
22/04/2009 18:06:00
0
Hopefully Volzy will act as a back-up next season if Stoor goes:D Would love to the the little German fella back at The Cottage.
Zimmer2002
22/04/2009 18:06:00
0
He has been fantastic. He is a legend imo due to his pre match rituals, they always make me chuckle!
AlexFFC
22/04/2009 22:43:00
0
He has been fantastic. He is a legend imo due to his pre match rituals, they always make me chuckle!
AlexFFC
22/04/2009 22:43:00
0
Pantsil has certainly been a very good buy, he gets booked a bit too often and can lack a bit of discipline with the ball and in the tackle. However there is no doubting his commitment, and his pre-match stuff and post match run around the pitch is good fun
donfulham
23/04/2009 09:56:00
0
Pantsil has certainly been a very good buy, he gets booked a bit too often and can lack a bit of discipline with the ball and in the tackle. However there is no doubting his commitment, and his pre-match stuff and post match run around the pitch is good fun
donfulham
23/04/2009 09:56:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

Have We Seen the Last of Madl?

Or has he done enough to warrant a permanent deal?

Who Took the Honours

Who did you vote for as your man-of-the-match?

Jokanovic Will Be Given Money to Spend

There are just two matches remaining of the 2015 / 2016 Championship campaign.

Fulham - Football League Dates 2016/17

The Football League, or the brainless EFL rebrand, have today released the key dates for the coming 2016/17 season.

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Brentford v Fulham?
Suggested By: putney
Brentford to Win!32%
Fulham to Win!47%
A Draw!21%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burnley 44 24 15 5 87 33
2 Middlesbrough 44 26 9 9 87 32
3 Brighton 44 24 15 5 87 30
4 Hull City 44 23 11 10 80 31
5 Derby County 44 21 14 9 77 24
6 Sheff Wed 44 18 17 9 71 19
7 Cardiff 44 17 16 11 67 8
8 Ipswich 44 16 15 13 63 0
9 Birmingham 44 16 13 15 61 4
10 Brentford 44 17 8 19 59 -2
11 Preston 44 14 16 14 58 -1
12 Leeds Utd 44 14 16 14 58 -7
13 Q.P.R. 44 13 18 13 57 0
14 Wolves 44 13 15 16 54 -6
15 Reading 44 13 13 18 52 -4
16 Huddersfield 44 13 12 19 51 -3
17 Forest 44 12 15 17 51 -5
18 Blackburn 44 11 16 17 49 -3
19 Rotherham 44 13 10 21 49 -13
20 Bristol City 44 12 13 19 49 -20
21 Fulham 44 11 15 18 48 -11
R MK Dons 44 9 12 23 39 -28
R Charlton 44 8 13 23 37 -38
R Bolton 44 4 15 25 27 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

Apr 30 2016 3:00PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2016 12:30PM : Bolton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.bbei6375