Fulham - Fulham - Exercising Caution?
UK time is: 00:11:11
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Fulham - Exercising Caution?

A common thread on Vital Fulham over the last few weeks has been our slow progress in the transfer market.

Our readership has bemoaned the fact that apart from Kelly and Riise there has been little progress with regards to bolstering the apparently small squad.

But, with the country in the deepest recession for many a decade, our club captain has hit the nail on the head with regards to the risk spending a huge outlay on new talent may incur when he remarks,

"If we get to the group stages there are more games so it gets more difficult in terms of our squad size."

"The hierarchy at the club are in a dilemma as you don`t want too many players sitting there."

"But Europe`s a new adventure; we have a squad of internationals so we have nothing to fear."

The risk being that of Roy brings in five or six new names and we crash out of the Europa League fairly early on, we could be forced to offload - at bargain basement prices, players in the January transfer window, which would not be good business sense!

Bookmark and Share

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

The Journalist

Writer: Andrew Joyce  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday July 30 2009

Time: 4:31PM

Your Comments

i guess that's fair... we do have some time left in the transfer market, right? august 31st? i just hope having a smaller squad doesn't affect our performance in the premier league... however, didn't we have a small squad even for just the PL last year? doesn't seem like 2 players gained swelled our team to a point where we need to be cautious about bringing players on...
still over a month to go, like you say, no rush!
Al Billy
exactly - still 31 days - a heck of a long time!

Have Your Say

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

Recent Fulham Articles

Rowett`s Definitely Not Coming! (Monday November 30 2015)

Fulham 1 Preston North End 1 (Monday November 30 2015)

Stats: Fulham v Preston (Saturday November 28 2015)

Fulham v Preston - Team Sheets (Saturday November 28 2015)

Grant`s Rallying Cry Ahead of PNE Game (Saturday November 28 2015)

Fulham v Preston - Stat Attack (Friday November 27 2015)

Fulham v Preston - Early Team News (Friday November 27 2015)

Fulham Youngster Off On Loan (Friday November 27 2015)

Learn the Lesson Moussa! (Thursday November 26 2015)

Managerial Update #27 (Thursday November 26 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. Oldwolf 3
2. dobox 3

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Cardiff 18 6 8 4 3 26
11. Brentford 18 7 4 7 -1 25
12. Q.P.R. 18 6 5 7 -2 23
13. Fulham 18 5 7 6 1 22
14. Blackburn 18 4 9 5 1 21
15. Wolves 18 5 6 7 -1 21
16. Forest 18 5 5 8 -3 20

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

5 big decisions Clarke is facing ahead of Thursdays game
Reading : 30/11/2015 22:20:01
Karanka warns of danger
Middlesbrough : 30/11/2015 21:43:00
Boro have no fear
Middlesbrough : 30/11/2015 21:39:01
Vital MotM v. Hull City - Jacob Butterfield
Derby County : 30/11/2015 21:39:00
Brentford : 30/11/2015 21:35:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Preston?
Suggested By:  Putney
Lewis 0%
Fredericks 0%
Ream 0%
Stearman 25%
Husband 0%
Parker 0%
Cairney 25%
O'Hara 25%
Kavanagh 0%
McCormack 25%
Dembele 0%
Hutchinson 0%
Smith 0%
Pringle 0%