Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Fulham - Blackburn Player Link Emerges!

Fulham - Blackburn Player Link Emerges!

With us already having reported that Roy Hodgson would, if he had his way, want a £10 million war-chest this transfer window, it seems one player is already being linked to our club.

The player in question is Benni McCarthy, of Blackburn Rovers, a player that has drifted in and out of the Rovers first team in recent months and having made only four starts.

Apparently, our interest has been revealed by the players` agent, Ivan Modia.

Modia has also implied that Portsmouth could also be interested. But, if our interest is genuine, then we have a head start over the South coast club who are currently under a transfer embargo.

Now what could be the crux of this whole transfer scenario is that McCarthy needs regular first team football to ensure he stands a chance of guaranteeing his place in the South Africa squad for the 2010 World Cup.

Here at Vital Fulham, we have two questions.

Would a move for Benni McCarthy be acceptable to the Fulham support?

And, if we did sign him, would he be a regular in our first team?


Bookmark and Share



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

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Wednesday December 23 2009
Time: 1:26PM

Comments

0
first answer, yes. he's quality and he could help the team... he would be an upgrade to kamara, probably to nevland as well... second answer, no. he would not start above bobby or aj, once he's back to fitness... when that will be, who knows? but we wouldn't get our hands on him till after the Africa Cup of Nations, no? that's a while away and i hope aj will be back by then... go to portsmouth...
woodysweats
23/12/2009 17:15:00
0
Because of his age, he would be a short-term addition, so I would not spend much to acquire him. That being said, he's a reliable goal poacher and I think he would be more productive than AJ. The big question is how he would fit in with Zamora. Zamora is finally scoring goals. I'm not naive enough to think the hot streak won't come to an end at some point, but I'd be hesitant to do anything that would put Bobby off his game. If he came to us, I have to believe it would be because he was somewhat guaranteed a starting role. So then, what becomes of AJ and the huge amount of money that we spent to acquire him? Not counting on this happening.
Teddy_KGB
23/12/2009 20:08:00
0
I'd advise leave well alone - his best days are behind him!
Al Billy
23/12/2009 20:20:00
0
dont t knock kamara has inproved alot but dont know why we signed david elm and if this guy cant get in the blackburn side what is the point
truth sayer ffc
24/12/2009 12:25:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Bellew Lets Rip at Haye

Recent Fulham Articles

Cardiff City 2 Fulham 2 - Managerial Views

Down at the Cardiff City Stadium, the spoils were shared in what was a highly entertaining 2-2 draw.

Piazon Suffers Broken Jaw Against Cardiff

A major blow for Fulham.

Cardiff City 2 Fulham 2

The spoils were shared in what was a thrilling Championship fixture between Cardiff City and Fulham.

Stats: Cardiff City v Fulham

All the stats from Cardiff City (2) vs (2) Fulham, Cardiff City Stadium, 25/02/17 15:00 Att: 15,656

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Cardiff City (a)?
Suggested By: putney
Button50%
Richards0%
Kalas0%
Ream0%
Malone0%
Johansen50%
McDonald0%
Cairney0%
Ayite0%
Piazon0%
Aluko0%
Kebano0%
Cyriac0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Brighton 33 21 8 4 71 31
2 Newcastle 33 22 4 7 70 37
3 Huddersfield 33 20 5 8 65 8
4 Leeds Utd 34 19 4 11 61 12
5 Reading 34 18 6 10 60 2
6 Sheff Wed 34 17 7 10 58 9
7 Fulham 33 14 11 8 53 17
8 Norwich 34 15 7 12 52 11
9 Preston 34 14 10 10 52 5
10 Barnsley 34 14 8 12 50 4
11 Derby County 33 13 9 11 48 6
12 Cardiff 34 13 7 14 46 -2
13 Brentford 33 12 7 14 43 2
14 Birmingham 34 11 10 13 43 -13
15 Ipswich 34 10 12 12 42 -7
16 Q.P.R. 34 11 7 16 40 -11
17 Aston Villa 33 9 12 12 39 -7
18 Forest 34 10 7 17 37 -12
19 Burton 34 9 9 16 36 -13
20 Wolves 32 9 8 15 35 -5
21 Bristol City 33 9 6 18 33 -6
22 Wigan 34 7 10 17 31 -10
23 Blackburn 32 7 9 16 30 -13
24 Rotherham 34 4 5 25 17 -45
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Preston North End (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Leeds United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Newcastle United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 14 2017 7:45PM : Blackburn Rovers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Rotherham United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
The Vital Football Members League