Fulham - Fulham 3 Blackburn 0
UK time is: 14:16:34
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Fulham 3 Blackburn 0

After disappointingly losing up at St Andrews, on Saturday, Fulham got back to winning ways with a convincing win over Blackburn Rovers.

Blackburn had arrived at Craven Cottage basking in the glory of a decent 2-0 away win at Bolton and with their boss, Sam Allardyce, banned from being involved were keen to make it two wins on the trot, but that was not going to happen.

Rumours that Danny Murphy and Andrew Johnson might return to the squad for the game proved to be false but Roy Hodgson was able to call upon the services again of Erik Nevland who had recovered from a virus that kept him out of the Birmingham game.

The first half was a little scrappy with Fulham struggling to cope with the style of football employed by Blackburn. Any continuity in play was lost with the constant stream of aerial balls being played from the back.

However, with three minutes of the half remaining it was Fulham who got the crucial breakthrough when Erik Nevland raced into the box and beat Paul Robinson, at his near post, with a hard and low shot

The second half saw Fulham come more and more into the game and Ciint Dempsey, who did every thing right but score a goal in his role as a forward at Birmingham, achieved his pre-match wish of scoring.

With the home side controlling the match, Dempsey netted a brace, scoring in the 67th and 88th minutes, although Blackburn might consider one of those, a far post tap-in after Dempsey ghosted into the box, contentious.

The win moved Roy Hodgson`s side into the top half of the table and with three home games to follow things auger well for a push towards a top eight place.

Next up are struggling Bolton Wanderers this weekend.

COYW!


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!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Andrew Joyce  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday November 26 2009

Time: 4:18PM

Your Comments

a brilliant result for the best club in london
leeimp95
TOP 7 ME THINKS LEE
truth sayer ffc
hopefully we can keep rising up the table...
woodysweats
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Fulham Articles

Lonergan on Life at Fulham (Monday August 31 2015)

Deadline Day Tomorrow - Fulham (Monday August 31 2015)

Fulham Close to Deal for Stearman! (Sunday August 30 2015)

Sour Grapes from Evans! (Sunday August 30 2015)

Symons Views on Win at Rotherham (Sunday August 30 2015)

Fulham Increase Mancienne Pursuit (Sunday August 30 2015)

Rotherham 1 Fulham 3 (Saturday August 29 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)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. MK Dons 5 2 1 2 1 7
12. Wolves 5 2 1 2 -1 7
13. Reading 5 1 3 1 1 6
14. Fulham 5 1 2 2 0 5
15. Sheff Wed 5 1 2 2 -1 5
16. Forest 5 1 2 2 -1 5
17. Preston 5 1 2 2 -2 5

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

LUFC Former loan midfielder joins Italian Serie B side
Leeds Utd : 31/08/2015 14:09:00
Lonergan on Life at Fulham
Fulham : 31/08/2015 13:25:00
Heaton Gets England Call As Vossen Departs!
Burnley : 31/08/2015 12:43:01
Wolves get welcome 3 points amidst the transfer gossip
Wolves : 31/08/2015 12:41:00
BWFC: Where Are The Goals Coming From?
Bolton : 31/08/2015 11:56:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Rotherham?
Suggested By:  putney
Lonergan 46%
Richards 0%
Ream 0%
Burn 0%
Husband 27%
O'Hara 27%
Cairney 0%
Pringle 0%
Tunnicliffe 0%
McCormack 0%
Dembele 0%
Woodrow 0%
Kacaniklic 0%
Christensen 0%