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Fulham - It Wasn`t the Urals Trip?

Fulham - It Wasn`t the Urals Trip?

The fall out from that awful performance against Aston Villa, on Sunday, continues to generate column inches.

The nature of the performance gave us all cause for concern that the Europa League experience could have a negative effect on our season.

In this instance, journeying thousands of miles back from the Urals was given as a possible course for the malaise but our Norwegian defender, Brede Hangeland, suggests otherwise remarking in the media,

'It's hard to say whether the midweek trip affected us at Villa. I'd like to think not, but we can all agree it wasn't our best performance. They made more chances against us last year when we came away with a 0-0 draw."

'Perhaps we have to give them credit for being effective with their opportunities.'


Personally, I didn`t think Villa were that much better than us, despite our awful performance. Which, I guess makes it even harder to bear because I honestly believe they were there for the taking!


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Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Wednesday September 2 2009
Time: 4:50PM

Comments

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let's just condemn it to eh back of our minds!
Al Billy
02/09/2009 20:24:00
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dyslexia Al :-)
Fulham Badger
02/09/2009 20:29:00
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Surely you'd think blaming the trip would be the sensible thing to do from the players point of view...
AlexFFC
02/09/2009 21:01:00
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that was what was so painful about that match... it was there for the taking... if if if, but if we didn't give up a goal on the third minute, and an own goal to boot, it could have been different... but we never looked like scoring, and that's what hurt... no hope.
woodysweats
02/09/2009 21:06:00
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We've done nothing to substantially improve the squad and as we have already been bitten by the injury bug, it shows. We needed to find a replacement for Danny Murphy - in case of injury and in preparation for the future. We didn't, and now we look like the proverbial headless chicken without him running things from midfield.
Teddy_KGB
03/09/2009 14:04:00
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your are wright villa were no great shakes we were rubish
truth sayer ffc
04/09/2009 22:45:00
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