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Fulham - A Winter Break?

Fulham - A Winter Break?

With a rather harsh cold snap hitting us over the past week there has been a lot of discussion and debate around the matter of a 'Winter Break'.

A week or so rest from the harsh reality of the winter climate is apparently what is needed to avoid similar circumstances to that of this weekend.

A similar proposition was put forward in 2006, which, at the time, even had the backing of Sven-Gorran Eriksson.

Then, they were looking for a halt in the season within the month of December, but many managers this time around think January would be a more suitable point in the season to hold one.

The idea, however, in 2006, was categorically rejected by Trevor Brooking, even though they adopt the technique in illustrious footballing countries such as Spain and Italy.

With what can only be described as a football fan's nightmare of a weekend, there may be plenty of support for the idea on this occasion though.

Sam Allardyce for example, has informed us of his backing of the potential January break. However, he cites player fitness rather than weather conditions as his reasoning.

I for one think it would do the Premier League more harm than good. There is no guarantee when weather such as this may turn up again, and for that reason, it voids the idea of a Winter Break completely.

However, what do you guys think?


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Writer:KBFulham
Date:Sunday January 10 2010
Time: 7:45PM

Comments

0
let's just get on with it from start to finish! No breaks!
Al Billy
10/01/2010 19:50:00
0
right! we'll have January off then watch it snow like hell in February! Leave as is I say!
Fulham Badger
10/01/2010 19:56:00
0
and as for the suggestion of a SUMMER season - please :-(
Putney
10/01/2010 20:04:00
0
as it is....
vangogo
11/01/2010 07:31:00
0
nope... be real men out there!
woodysweats
11/01/2010 15:07:00
0
problem is players can get badly hurt look at bobby on soft ground it might not have been so bad
truth sayer ffc
11/01/2010 15:54:00
0
also j pants
truth sayer ffc
11/01/2010 15:54:00
0
Interesting point Truth Sayer. Plenty of reasons for but too many against to be honest.
KBFulham
11/01/2010 18:37:00
0
I don't have a problem with it.
Teddy_KGB
11/01/2010 19:07:00
0
lets hope for some nice suney days
truth sayer ffc
12/01/2010 18:37:00
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