Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Fulham - Encountering the Big Four!

Fulham - Encountering the Big Four!

Following the great win over Manchester United, Roy Hodgson took time out to give the attending hacks, at his post match conference, his thoughts on playing against the big four.

But, when pressed about the best teams we`ve played, his answer may leave you a little speechless. But more importantly, Roy seems confident that his side have no fears about facing the so-called big four, when he remarks,

"Chelsea were good and Wigan played well against us. I think we have shed the inhibitions we might have had. I don`t think we have any at the moment when we play the top teams."

"What we do have is the major task and problem of dealing with them, because they have such good players that if you allow them time and space they`re very quick to hurt you."

"We were anxious that we didn`t give United that time and space, that we closed them down well and the whole team deserves enormous credit for the pressurising they were able to do."

"I don`t know if we have a great record against the big clubs."

"We lost to against Chelsea and Arsenal here but have beaten Liverpool and now Manchester United."

"I would say the performance against Arsenal was as well as we`ve played even if we lost 1-0, we played exceptionally well."

"Had we got the reward we deserved, and Arsene Wenger thought we deserved, we would have a great record against the top four."

"At the moment, it`s six points from four games, which is really good, though it could have been a point or three more."


With a fixture against Chelsea to come after a visit from Tottenham, it`ll be interesting to see how Roy`s words stand the test of time, well a week at least!


Bookmark and Share



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

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Monday December 21 2009
Time: 5:21PM

Comments

0
spurs we should have a good chance chelsea would take a draw but the win would be the iceing on the cake the way we are playing let them worry about us me thinks
truth sayer ffc
21/12/2009 17:47:00
0
let them worry for once... we're in great form... tottenham will be a battle...
woodysweats
21/12/2009 18:55:00
0
the too best english manegers me thinks woody
truth sayer ffc
22/12/2009 13:21:00
0
Once again great minds woody and sayer..... I think having back to back tough games has raised the lads and as for bobby z, if he scores in the next 2 games.....well it all started in basel . Ill say it again...NUFF RESPECT to one and Fulham ALL!!!!
Leonestar
23/12/2009 00:49:00
0
well actually bobby great play started earlier....just sounded good
Leonestar
23/12/2009 00:50:00
0
i fancy our chances at Stamford Bridge as well!
Al Billy
23/12/2009 20:25:00
0
merry xmas lads ho ho ho and a win win win me thinks
truth sayer ffc
24/12/2009 13:03:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

Fulham v Derby - Facts and Figures

What have we uncovered?

Fulham v Derby - Early Team News

It seems an age since Fulham last played.

Fulham Add Moroccan to Squad

As Jokanovic tries to re-shape his squad.

Take the Case of Patrick Roberts!

A time to think long and hard.

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Fulham v Derby?
Suggested By: putney
Home win!64%
Away win!24%
Draw!12%
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 Burnley 29 14 10 5 52 21
4 Derby County 29 13 11 5 50 14
5 Brighton 28 13 11 4 50 6
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 29 11 7 11 40 1
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.bbei6375