UK time is: 15:50:42
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Fulham - Too Late for Barnes?

The opportunity for Giles Barnes to make a permanent switch to Craven Cottage may have passed.

SkySports reports that Fulham boss Roy Hodgson has admitted that without having the opportunity to see him play first-team football, he (Hodgson) would be reluctant to sign the 20-year-old midfielder, currently on loan from Derby County.

It`s been a terrible run of luck for Barnes, who is currently battling an Achilles injury. Hodgson has praised the youngster`s improved fitness and general attitude, but admits that it would be a gamble to sign him under these circumstances.

Let`s hope Barnes can drag himself onto the pitch for the last few games of this campaign and have the opportunity to make a positive impression on the coaching staff.

I think Roy is taking the correct approach to this situation - how 'bout you?




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: Samboney Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday May 9 2009

Time: 8:49AM

Your Comments

it seems we're reluctant to pay a fee on 2 million that Derby want!
Al Billy
I agree he's talented but injury prone and it's too much of a gamble!
Putney
shame really... seems that he had some promise, but if we can't see him play, how can we justify purchasing him...
woodysweats
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Fulham Articles

Remember Diomansy? (Tuesday July 29 2014)

Dejagah Next to Go? (Tuesday July 29 2014)

Stockdale's Gone! (Tuesday July 29 2014)

He Cannot Wait to Quit! (Sunday July 27 2014)

It`s a Fair Price to Ask Isn`t It? (Saturday July 26 2014)

Magath Signs Two New Players! (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Is there Anyone Left? (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Fulham Win at Crawley! (Sunday July 20 2014)

Trio to Stay (Sunday July 20 2014)

Stockdale Brighton Bound? (Saturday July 19 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

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Charlton 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
14. Ipswich 0 0 0 0 0 0
15. Leeds Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

City Turn Down Offer For Tettey
Norwich : 29/07/2014 15:38:00
Forest Midfielder on Town Radar?
Huddersfield : 29/07/2014 14:14:00
Concrete Interest in Loan Move for RvW
Norwich : 29/07/2014 13:43:00
Remember Diomansy?
Fulham : 29/07/2014 13:06:00
Dejagah Next to Go?
Fulham : 29/07/2014 13:05:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Can Fulham Bounce Straight Back Up?
Suggested By:  putney
Yes! 47%
No! 45%
Ask me around Christmas! 8%