UK time is: 01:07:50
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Fulham - Goals Don`t Tell The True Story!

Taking a brief look at the table it would be, perhaps, fair comment to suggest we`re not exactly a free scoring side.

With 33 Premier League fixtures played we`ve scored 33 goals, even a dumb arse like me can work out that equates to an average of a goal a game.

But, it doesn`t really tell the true story does it?

Mark Schwarzer doesn`t seem to think so when on the eve of the visit from Stoke City he commented to the media,

"The biggest criticism we`ve received this year is that we haven`t scored enough goals."

"But to be fair, the guys up front have worked hard. Bobby and Andy have contributed immensely to us being so strong defensively. That does, at times, take away opportunities to push forward and score goals."


Two fair points Mark and although our goal return is poor I`ll doubt you`ll find a true Fulham fan that`ll bemoan the way our season has gone so far!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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.

The Journalist

Writer: Andrew Joyce  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday April 24 2009

Time: 6:04PM

Your Comments

Who cares about goals when we have such a tight defence!? :D COYW!!
KBFulham
Who cares about goals when we have such a tight defence!? :D COYW!!
KBFulham
Well, you need balance and I'm afraid we're depending too heavily on organization and defense. I think we need a little improvement in attack, but its certainly not a crisis.
Samboney
Well, you need balance and I'm afraid we're depending too heavily on organization and defense. I think we need a little improvement in attack, but its certainly not a crisis.
Samboney
like somebody once said, 38 1-0 wins would be an absolute dream!
Al Billy
like somebody once said, 38 1-0 wins would be an absolute dream!
Al Billy
If you had asked me before the start of the season, I would've been happy with 38 0-0 draws!
Samboney
If you had asked me before the start of the season, I would've been happy with 38 0-0 draws!
Samboney
i think the one thing that a fulham fan could bemoan is the missed opportunities... granted, our team defense reduces the number of chances our forwards have to get goals, but what rubs me the wrong way is not being clinical in front of the goal... i'd be interested to see what our goals to shots on goal ratio is.
woodysweats
i think the one thing that a fulham fan could bemoan is the missed opportunities... granted, our team defense reduces the number of chances our forwards have to get goals, but what rubs me the wrong way is not being clinical in front of the goal... i'd be interested to see what our goals to shots on goal ratio is.
woodysweats
We need a goalscorer next year just incase the defence does become leaky. Still, it hasn't really been cause for major concern, just a nagging doubt.
AlexFFC
We need a goalscorer next year just incase the defence does become leaky. Still, it hasn't really been cause for major concern, just a nagging doubt.
AlexFFC
If we get the balance right, we will be pressing high up the league next term. If it stays as it is though, we will only drop down. We were lucky this year with the tightness of the league...
KBFulham
If we get the balance right, we will be pressing high up the league next term. If it stays as it is though, we will only drop down. We were lucky this year with the tightness of the league...
KBFulham
another game another single goal :-)
Al Billy
another game another single goal :-)
Al Billy
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Fulham Articles

Symons Quashes Hammers Interest in Burn (Sunday November 23 2014)

Symons Rues Mistakes but Praises Brentford (Saturday November 22 2014)

Brentford 2 Fulham 1 (Saturday November 22 2014)

Stats: Brentford v Fulham (Saturday November 22 2014)

Brentford v Fulham Team-Sheets (Friday November 21 2014)

Same Again Please! (Friday November 21 2014)

Exploring the Loan Market Situation (Thursday November 20 2014)

Brentford v Fulham Team News Update (Thursday November 20 2014)

Italy Return for Trotta! (Tuesday November 18 2014)

Come Back Moussa! (Sunday November 16 2014)

Archived Fulham Articles

List All Vital Fulham Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Fulham 1 - 0 Norwich
Fulham 0 - 1 Millwall
Fulham 1 - 1 Cardiff
Fulham 3 - 0 Charlton
Fulham 4 - 0 Bolton
Fulham 0 - 1 Blackburn

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Huddersfield 18 5 6 7 -6 21
15. Reading 18 6 3 9 -6 21
16. Leeds Utd 18 5 5 8 -5 20
17. Fulham 18 5 4 9 -5 19
18. Millwall 18 4 7 7 -5 19
19. Birmingham 18 4 7 7 -14 19
20. Brighton 18 3 9 6 -3 18

Breaking League News

Bryson Strike Secures Win
Derby County : 23/11/2014 21:26:00
Derby County : 23/11/2014 21:23:00
Video: AFCB v Ipswich
Bournemouth : 23/11/2014 18:46:00
Bolton : 23/11/2014 17:00:00
Molineux Mauling For Wolves!!!
Forest : 23/11/2014 16:34:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Brentford?
Suggested By:  puteny
Bettinelli 50%
Zverotic 0%
Bodurov 0%
Burn 0%
Stafylidis 0%
Ruiz 0%
Christensen 0%
Parker 0%
Wilima 0%
Rodallega 0%
McCormack 50%
Eisfeld 0%