UK time is: 04:46:15
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Doyle Should Have Gone to Fulham Blast!

A couple of weeks ago the 'Daily Grapevine` implied that we were interested in three strikers.

The names doing the rounds were Eidur Gudjohnsen, Obafemi Martins and Kevin Doyle.

Out of the three, when it was put to a poll, it was Kevin Doyle who fared worse.

The Reading striker has, though, since been the subject of a multi-million pound transfer to Wolverhampton Wanderers.

But this transfer hasn`t gone down too well with the ex-Republic of Ireland player and renowned author, Eammon Dunphy who has suggested Doyle would have been better picking one of the other clubs chasing him, when he remarks,

"I feel that Doyle is a top-class striker and he has been Ireland's best player under Giovanni Trapattoni."

'But I do feel that he has made a massive blunder by joining Wolves. He should have asked himself this question: if I was good enough to spark Chelsea's interest 18 months ago, should I now settle for Wolves? "

'It's not as if no other Premier League clubs were interested in signing him."
'Any one of those clubs would have been a far better destination for Doyle. Fulham, Everton and Villa are clubs on the rise and all of them will be playing in the Europa League next season. And, crucially, all of them have hugely impressive managers who could have helped develop Doyle as a player."


Harsh words indeed but probably true!




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

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

The Journalist

Writer: Andrew Joyce  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday July 5 2009

Time: 10:30AM

Your Comments

I'm glad we didn't sign him frankly!
donfulham
For what Wolves paid, I'm glad we didn't sign him either.
Samboney
and I make three - over-priced!
Al Billy
too much money for too little skill...
woodysweats
Would have been a decent replacement for BZ at around 3M, but 6.5M is way too much.
AlexFFC
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Fulham Articles

Five Games Unbeaten! (Monday April 27 2015)

Stats: Fulham v Middlesbrough (Saturday April 25 2015)

Fulham v Middlesbrough - Team News (Saturday April 25 2015)

Rodallega Set to Go! (Thursday April 23 2015)

Roberts Conundrum? (Thursday April 23 2015)

We`re Definitely Staying Up (Wednesday April 22 2015)

Fulham Can Turn It Around! (Tuesday April 21 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. Gregary 11
2. Donahue6 11
3. dobox 4
4. kraziman2015 3
5. koanfayb 3
6. Oldwolf 2
7. DPICKERILL11 1

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Sheff Wed 45 14 17 14 -6 59
15. Leeds Utd 45 15 10 20 -11 55
16. Huddersfield 45 13 15 17 -17 54
17. Fulham 45 14 10 21 -19 52
18. Bolton 44 13 12 19 -9 51
19. Reading 44 12 11 21 -23 47
20. Brighton 45 10 16 19 -10 46

Breaking League News

Art of Football: Unique Football Designs
Watford : 27/04/2015 23:41:00
Bolton : 27/04/2015 21:36:00
RUFC - Head-to-Head v Reading
Rotherham : 27/04/2015 19:44:00
RUFC - Gaffer Plea To Fans
Rotherham : 27/04/2015 19:36:01
RUFC - Evans 'We Note Comments And Dismiss Them'
Rotherham : 27/04/2015 19:32:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Middlesbrough?
Suggested By:  putney
Bettinelli 0%
Hoogland 0%
Hutchinson 0%
Turner 20%
Richards 0%
Tunnicliffe 0%
Guthrie 0%
Kavanagh 0%
Ruiz 0%
Rodallega 0%
McCormack 80%
Fofana 0%
Smith 0%
Woodrow 0%