Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Fulham - Johnson Looking to Opt Out!

Fulham - Johnson Looking to Opt Out!

With this season being a prelude for the forthcoming World Cup, several players are getting a touch nervous.

Some players are realising that no regular first team football is seriously going to hamper their chances of getting a place in their national squads.

One such player is Eddie Johnson.

Eddie is unable to hold down a place on the substitutes bench let alone a place in the starting eleven and last season he was loaned out to Cardiff.

The move wasn`t the success he`d hoped for. Eddie struggled to impress the supporter`s of the Welsh club and only towards the end of the season did he start to make an impact.

But Eddie is keen to go out on loan again, keen to make his mark in a first team, keen to keep on attracting attention from the USA team manager.

Unless he`s prepared to wait until January though it looks like the Championship beckons again fro Eddie who talking about the situation and having a reality check has remarked to the media,

'Every player wants to play for their country in the World Cup, and I haven't been a part of the US team as much as I used to be before I came here."

'I've been out of the set-up for a while - my last cap was seven months ago. There's a lot of players ahead of me in the pecking order, but I just need to keep working hard."

'The US manager already knows what I can do, it's just a matter of me playing regular, first-team football."

'I want to be playing week in, week out, because it's going to help my confidence. If it means going on loan or getting some game time here, then so be it.'


Has anyone got any ideas where Eddie might end up?


Bookmark and Share



*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.

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Thursday October 8 2009
Time: 7:26PM

Comments

0
how about QPR at leat he wont have to pack and they need abit of help and have some money to buy him come jan .................
truth sayer ffc
09/10/2009 13:39:00
0
I think he should drop down to League One. Let's see what he does at that level. If you can't make it there, you sure as hell can't make it in the Championship.
Teddy_KGB
09/10/2009 17:28:00
0
like the QPR suggestion, like it a lot - lol
Al Billy
09/10/2009 19:29:00
0
Brentford - Griffin Park - anyone?
Fulham Badger
09/10/2009 19:35:00
0
as long as he gets some time... im' sure it didn't help him playing time that he could have put us ahead at the end of the game sunday...
woodysweats
09/10/2009 21:25:00
0
very true woody very true
truth sayer ffc
10/10/2009 10:35:00
0
I agree with the shout of league 1, or a lesser SPL club as that could be a poor enough standard for him to play.
AlexFFC
11/10/2009 19:04:00
0
no chance of going to 2010 - simply not good enough!
Fulham Badger
12/10/2009 20:41:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Fulham Articles

Top Championship Google Searches 2016/17

Newcastle United topped Google searches for 2016/17 with Aston Villa following in second place, but which other clubs featured in the top ten.

Fulham Sign Youngster with a Well-Known Brother

But will he replicate his success?

New EFL Radio Deal Starts 2017/18

The Football League confirmed yesterday that a new three year deal with Talksport and the BBC had been signed to increase radio broadcast coverage from next season.

Jokanovic on Palace Wanted List

Worrying times ahead?

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Reading (a)?
Suggested By: putney
Bettinelli20%
Fredericks16%
Kalas0%
Ream4%
Malone4%
McDonald24%
Johansen4%
Cairney16%
Ayite0%
Kebano0%
Aluko0%
Martin0%
Sessegnon4%
Piazon8%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Newcastle 46 29 7 10 94 45
P Brighton 46 28 9 9 93 34
3 Reading 46 26 7 13 85 4
4 Sheff Wed 46 24 9 13 81 15
5 Huddersfield 46 25 6 15 81 -2
6 Fulham 46 22 14 10 80 28
7 Leeds Utd 46 22 9 15 75 14
8 Norwich 46 20 10 16 70 16
9 Derby County 46 18 13 15 67 4
10 Brentford 46 18 10 18 64 10
11 Preston 46 16 14 16 62 1
12 Cardiff 46 17 11 18 62 -1
13 Aston Villa 46 16 14 16 62 -1
14 Barnsley 46 15 13 18 58 -3
15 Wolves 46 16 10 20 58 -4
16 Ipswich 46 13 16 17 55 -10
17 Bristol City 46 15 9 22 54 -6
18 Q.P.R. 46 15 8 23 53 -14
19 Birmingham 46 13 14 19 53 -19
20 Burton 46 13 13 20 52 -14
21 Forest 46 14 9 23 51 -10
R Blackburn 46 12 15 19 51 -12
R Wigan 46 10 12 24 42 -17
R Rotherham 46 5 8 33 23 -58
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.truezebra1
The Vital Football Members League