UK time is: 08:48:14
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Fulham - Hughes Looking For Greatness!

With the tabloids dominated by the possibility, well the sports pages mostly, of England qualifying tonight for the World Cup Finals in South Africa next summer, I thought I`d take time out to wish another camp the best of luck.

Tonight, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, featuring our very own Aaron Hughes, face Slovenia in a Group 3 World Cup qualifying fixture.

Victory for Northern Ireland would edge them very close to qualifying for South Africa and bring back those marvelous memories of Spain in 1982 when a certain Gerry Armstrong scored to silence the host nation.

Hughes, expected to skipper the side tonight, has spoken out about what it would mean to emulate the side led by Billy Bingham, ahead of the clash with Slovenia, remarking,

"We`ve had some great results in terms of opposition we`ve been up against, like England and Spain, and taken some big scalps at a time when we`re progressing as a team."

"But now, in terms of what`s at stake, this game has to be as important as any we`ve played. So we desperately want to win and get ourselves in the best possible position going into our last game against the Czech Republic. That`s what we`re aiming for."

Well good luck Aaron from all at Vital Fulham.


Bookmark and Share




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



*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

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

The Journalist

Writer: Andrew Joyce  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday September 9 2009

Time: 6:04PM

Your Comments

Unfortunate!
KBFulham
All went a bit pear-shaped didn't it!
Al Billy
they're done, right?
woodysweats
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Fulham Articles

Woodrow on Getting Results (Monday March 2 2015)

Stats: Fulham v Derby (Saturday February 28 2015)

Fulham v Derby - Team-Sheets (Saturday February 28 2015)

Derby (h) - Stat Attack (Friday February 27 2015)

Fulham v Derby - Early Team News (Friday February 27 2015)

Berbatov Turns Back the Clock (Thursday February 26 2015)

The Recovery Starts This Weekend (Thursday February 26 2015)

Symons Talks - Wolves (a) (Wednesday February 25 2015)

Wolves 3 Fulham 0 (Wednesday February 25 2015)

Stats: Wolves v Fulham (Wednesday February 25 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. dobox 1

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
16. Leeds Utd 34 11 8 15 -9 41
17. Bolton 34 11 7 16 -11 40
18. Reading 34 11 7 16 -16 40
19. Fulham 34 11 6 17 -12 39
20. Brighton 34 8 13 13 -5 37
21. Rotherham 34 8 13 13 -16 37
22. Millwall 34 7 10 17 -23 31

Breaking League News

Arter: We will give Wolves a lot of respect
Bournemouth : 03/03/2015 08:33:00
Our March Fixtures
Bolton : 03/03/2015 08:30:00
Howe gives Gosling and O'Kane updates
Bournemouth : 03/03/2015 08:28:00
Wolves are our next visitors to Dean Court
Bournemouth : 03/03/2015 07:59:00
Bees Legend: Jim Towers
Brentford : 03/03/2015 07:41:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Watford v Fulham?
Suggested By:  putney
Away Win 1%
Home Win 66%
Draw 33%