Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Fulham - Roy Grins and Bares It!

Fulham - Roy Grins and Bares It!

Before kick off in the superbly named St Jakob Park Stadium, Roy Hodgson had ruefully reflected on our chances of qualifying for the knockout stages of the Europa League.

He felt that several refereeing decisions, particularly in both of the fixtures against AS Roma, had left us with a mountain to climb.

Therefore, it was quite ironic that Fulham suffered yet another dodgy decision yesterday evening.

When the ball was played into our penalty area, it was blatantly obvious that the ball hit stomach area of Chris Smalling and at first it seemed as if a corner had been given.

Almost laughably the referee changed his mind and pointed to the spot after the Basel players appealed for a spot kick.

Frei subsequently converted the gifted opportunity and Fulham had to fight back to ensure qualification was assured.

Now normally you`d expect Roy to show his passion for fair play and you`d expect to witness a vociferous protest with both arms flailing, but not on this occasion.

This time Roy simply looked on and smiled almost acknowledging that Fulham were bound, sooner or later, to be on the end of yet another dodgy refereeing decision in this competiton!

A memorable moment from a memorable European run that still goes on!


Bookmark and Share



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

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Thursday December 17 2009
Time: 4:35PM

Comments

0
classy guy, that's what i love about him... i absolutely love supporting a class manager...
woodysweats
17/12/2009 18:44:00
0
oh yes just the best woody we can sing all our praises
truth sayer ffc
18/12/2009 02:32:00
0
it was a shocking decison!
Al Billy
18/12/2009 20:36:00
0
WIN WIN WIN i DONT CARE HOW MANY TIMES I HAVE TO TYPE IT OUT HA HA
truth sayer ffc
19/12/2009 22:19:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

Stats: Fulham v Derby County

All the stats from Fulham (1) vs (1) Derby County, Craven Cottage, 06/02/16 15:00 Att: 18,472

Fulham v Derby - Team-Sheets

After a break of two weeks, courtesy of our inactivity in the FA Cup last weekend, Fulham are back in action this afternoon.

Striker Relief for Jokanovic

It's fair to say that January was a worrying time.

Fulham v Derby - Facts and Figures

What have we uncovered?

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Derby?
Suggested By: putney
Lonergan16%
Richards0%
Burn0%
Amorebieta0%
Garbutt0%
Cairney42%
Ince42%
O'Hara0%
Christensen0%
Dembele0%
McCormack0%
Parker0%
Smith0%
Kacaniklic0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Hull City 28 17 5 6 56 27
2 Middlesbrough 27 17 4 6 55 23
3 Brighton 29 14 11 4 53 9
4 Burnley 29 14 10 5 52 21
5 Derby County 29 13 11 5 50 14
6 Ipswich 29 13 9 7 48 3
7 Sheff Wed 29 12 11 6 47 11
8 Birmingham 29 13 8 8 47 9
9 Cardiff 29 11 11 7 44 5
10 Brentford 30 11 7 12 40 -2
11 Forest 29 9 12 8 39 5
12 Wolves 29 10 9 10 39 -1
13 Q.P.R. 29 8 12 9 36 0
14 Preston 29 8 12 9 36 -2
15 Leeds Utd 29 8 12 9 36 -4
16 Reading 29 9 8 12 35 0
17 Huddersfield 29 8 8 13 32 -3
18 Blackburn 27 6 12 9 30 0
19 Fulham 28 6 10 12 28 -5
20 MK Dons 28 7 5 16 26 -18
21 Rotherham 29 7 4 18 25 -18
22 Bristol City 29 5 10 14 25 -23
23 Charlton 29 5 9 15 24 -29
24 Bolton 29 3 12 14 21 -22
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

Feb 6 2016 3:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 13 2016 12:30PM : Queens Park Rangers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 16 2016 7:45PM : Blackburn Rovers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Charlton Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Leeds United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.bbei6376