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

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

Best of Vital Network

Recent Fulham Articles

Sky's 10 In 10 - Who Features?

Sky Sports being their festive 10 in 10 this week, so who features in the football screening overload for 2016/17?

Fulham Duo In Team Of The Week (6/12/16)

Fulham are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's action.

It`s Cardiff (a) for Fulham in FA Cup 3rd Round Draw

This weekend, when Fulham thrashed Reading 5-0, they gave notice that, on their day, they can be a match for anyone.

FA Cup Third Round - Full Draw (5/12/16)

The draw for the third round of the FA Cup took place earlier this evening.

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Reading (h)?
Suggested By: putney
Button4%
Fredericks7%
Kalas3%
Ream0%
Malone0%
Johansen46%
Cairney17%
McDonald7%
Aluko3%
Ayite3%
Martin7%
Parker0%
Piazon3%
Kebano0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
2 Brighton 19 11 6 2 39 17
3 Reading 19 10 4 5 34 1
4 Leeds Utd 19 10 2 7 32 3
5 Birmingham 19 8 7 4 31 2
6 Sheff Wed 19 9 4 6 31 1
7 Norwich 19 9 3 7 30 4
8 Huddersfield 19 9 3 7 30 -3
9 Derby County 19 8 5 6 29 4
10 Fulham 19 7 7 5 28 9
11 Bristol City 19 8 3 8 27 4
12 Barnsley 19 7 4 8 25 3
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Preston 19 7 4 8 25 1
15 Aston Villa 19 5 10 4 25 1
16 Ipswich 19 6 6 7 24 -2
17 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
18 Brentford 19 6 4 9 22 -2
19 Burton 19 5 7 7 22 -4
20 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
21 Blackburn 19 5 5 9 20 -7
22 Cardiff 19 5 4 10 19 -12
23 Wigan 19 4 6 9 18 -5
24 Rotherham 19 1 4 14 7 -26
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Rotherham United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 30 2016 8:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
The Vital Football Members League