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Fulham - First Rating Hangeland!

Since the abolition of National Service in this country many suspect that the youth of today have it easy!

Speaking to the media, ahead of a tricky fixture at Birmingham, Brede Hangeland has spoken out about the time when he had t do his bit for his country, remarking,

"I was in my first season at Viking Stavenger when I was told I had to join the Navy for a year. I was in the middle of my basic training on the day of the Norwegian Cup Final against FK Bryne.

"So I had t get up at 05:30 in the morning, run around the forests shooting a few targets for a couple of hours, play for Viking and then return to the Navy base that evening."

"Luckily we won the final and after six weeks basic training I spent most of my time in an office. So it wasn`t too bad."


But I`d wage my last dollar that training contributed to the man that Brede is today!


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The Journalist

Writer: Andrew Joyce  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday December 12 2009

Time: 12:19PM

Your Comments

A TOUGH COOKIE ME THINKS
truth sayer ffc
I say bring back national service. might stop the young football stars of the future acting like idiots and become proper role models......opps soap box time!!
Leonestar
here here to that leonstar
truth sayer ffc
i don't disagree... they're all a bit too priveldged, no?
woodysweats
yes woody yes
truth sayer ffc
did they find a uniform to fit our giant ;-)
Al Billy
 

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