Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Fulham - Nevland Grasps His Chance!

Fulham - Nevland Grasps His Chance!

I`ve always rated Erik Nevland!

His physical presence gives us something extra at front and I`ve always reckoned that he should start more.

Therefore, as the self-appointed chairman of the Erik Nevland Fan Club, it gave me great pleasure to see the Norwegian take centre stage, in the second half, on Saturday.

His performance was, off course, capped by a cheeky goal and after the game Erik enthused about the Fulham performance, remarking,

"In the second half I think we were the better team. It was great when we got to 3-1."

"It was a good performance. It`s not easy for teams here."


Last season perhaps, but fortress Craven Cottage has slipped a little this season and, hopefully, this win will go some way to restoring its reputation.

With Diomansy Kamara going off injured, there`s also the chance that Erik could start in Rome on Thursday night when we take on the Italian giants, AS Roma, in the Europa League.

His chance has come because unlike last year whereby injuries were rare, this year we seem to be picking them up left, right and centre, prompting Erik to comment,

"We`ve a bigger squad than last year."

"Lot`s of players are getting time on the pitch and that helps."


I guess it does, although you lose the stability a settled side brings at least those coming in are up to speed match-fitness wise.

Bring on AS Roma, I`ve got a good feeling about this one!


Bookmark and Share



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

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Monday November 2 2009
Time: 4:33PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
I'm not as optimistic about our chances in Rome, but I do think Nevland should be in the starting eleven.
Teddy_KGB
02/11/2009 16:53:00
0
if aj can start, i'd give them both half a game... or go the otherway, start nevland, take him out at 60 minutes to let aj get a run in...
woodysweats
02/11/2009 17:31:00
0
he's absolutely clinical in the box though... i love having a striker like that avaible off the bench...
woodysweats
02/11/2009 17:32:00
0
TOP MAN OUR NEV
truth sayer ffc
02/11/2009 18:57:00
0
under rated and his finish on Saturday was great!
Al Billy
02/11/2009 20:58:00
0
Not sure about 'physical presence' though - he get pushed off the ball too easily for me.
Lamby
03/11/2009 07:51:00
0
LET HIM LOSE ROY LIKE WOODY SAY S AND BRING ON AJ LAST 20 MINUITS BUT ONLY IF FIT
truth sayer ffc
03/11/2009 13:00:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

2016/17 Summer Transfer Deadline Tomorrow

The 2016/17 summer transfer window closes tomorrow - Wednesday August 31.

2016/17 Transfer Deadline - A Few Days Remain

Well it's almost that time of the year again, only a final few days to go before the closure of the summer transfer window for 2016/17, and with the international break...

Aluko Makes Championship Team of the Weekend

But no place for Cairney?

Jokanovic Pleased with Happy Ending

The stoppage time winner scored by Tom Cairney, against Blackburn Rovers, keeps Fulham in the upper reaches of the Championship.

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Blackburn (a)?
Suggested By: putney
Button4%
Odoi0%
Kalas2%
Madl0%
Sessegnon0%
Parker6%
Cairney38%
McDonald2%
Aluko6%
Kebano38%
Smith2%
Woodrow0%
Sánchez Ruiz0%
Christensen2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 5 4 1 0 13 4
2 Fulham 5 3 2 0 11 3
3 Barnsley 5 3 0 2 9 4
4 Newcastle 5 3 0 2 9 4
5 Q.P.R. 5 3 0 2 9 3
6 Bristol City 5 3 0 2 9 2
7 Forest 5 3 0 2 9 0
8 Brighton 5 2 2 1 8 4
9 Wolves 5 2 2 1 8 3
10 Birmingham 5 2 2 1 8 2
11 Ipswich 5 2 2 1 8 1
12 Norwich 5 2 2 1 8 1
13 Burton 5 2 1 2 7 1
14 Brentford 5 2 1 2 7 1
15 Reading 5 2 1 2 7 -3
16 Aston Villa 5 1 2 2 5 0
17 Cardiff 5 1 2 2 5 -2
18 Derby County 5 1 2 2 5 -2
19 Sheff Wed 5 1 2 2 5 -3
20 Wigan 5 1 1 3 4 0
21 Leeds Utd 5 1 1 3 4 -4
22 Rotherham 5 1 1 3 4 -9
23 Preston 5 1 0 4 3 -2
24 Blackburn 5 0 1 4 1 -8
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.fifa12343
2.Mike Phillips1