Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Fulham - Konchesky Tipped for England Place!

Fulham - Konchesky Tipped for England Place!

With Ashley Cole a doubt for the World Cup and fellow left back Wayne Bridge having opted out of going, thanks to his spat with John Terry, a vacancy exists.

The chance is there for somebody to get an unexpected place in the squad and our captain, Danny Murphy, feels that the perfect candidate is at hand, a certain Paul Konchesky.

With many pundits opting for Leighton Baines (Everton) or Steven Warnock (Aston Villa), Danny believes that Konchesky is better than both of them remarking,

"Ashley Cole is the best left back in the world."

"But if he`s not fit, it`s irrelevant whether Wayne Bridge changes his mind or whatever."

"I`ve played a couple of years with Konch and, if he can get himself fit, and flying, there`s no better left-back because he`s a great defender."

"He`s quick, no one does him for pace, he`s good on one-on-ones and he`s a really good passer."

"I don`t see a better left back than Konchesky out there other than Cole."

"People talk about Stevie Warnock, who`s a terrific player I was with at Liverpool. He has great potential but he hasn`t got the pace Konchesky`s got."

"At international level, that pace is crucial."


Paul has played for England previously, earning two caps, but not since 2005.

Could Paul be the surprise inclusion in Fabio`s squad come May 2010?


Bookmark and Share



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

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Saturday February 27 2010
Time: 11:09AM

Comments

0
him or nicky me thinks and why not dano and why not bobby for englind am I being optermistic but why not
truth sayer ffc
27/02/2010 23:03:00
0
I'd be surprised
DeuceBigelow
28/02/2010 12:33:00
0
well we can dream but they would give there all me thinks
truth sayer ffc
28/02/2010 19:39:00
0
not sure if i think konch is a great defender... he has the pace, but i feel that he's prone to random moments of absentmindedness... right now i like shorey over what i've watched on konch...
woodysweats
01/03/2010 18:51:00
0
looking at Capello's squad it looks like Baines is the man!
Al Billy
02/03/2010 20:12:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

Medical & Science Shortlists Announced 2016/17

The Football Medical Association have now announced the shortlists for the Medical and Science Team of the Year for the season of 2016/17.

FA Boosts Cheating Powers for 2017/18

The Football Association announced earlier today that they have extended their powers when it comes to punishing retrospective simulation.

Newcastle Line-Up Raid for Cairney

The harsh realities of football mean that, come next season, Newcastle United will be playing in the Premier League whilst Fulham won`t.

For Fulham the Buzz Word Is Ambition

Bold is what is expected from the board.

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Reading (a)?
Suggested By: putney
Bettinelli26%
Fredericks19%
Kalas0%
Ream0%
Malone0%
McDonald23%
Johansen0%
Cairney19%
Ayite0%
Kebano0%
Aluko0%
Martin0%
Sessegnon4%
Piazon9%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Newcastle 46 29 7 10 94 45
P Brighton 46 28 9 9 93 34
3 Reading 46 26 7 13 85 4
4 Sheff Wed 46 24 9 13 81 15
5 Huddersfield 46 25 6 15 81 -2
6 Fulham 46 22 14 10 80 28
7 Leeds Utd 46 22 9 15 75 14
8 Norwich 46 20 10 16 70 16
9 Derby County 46 18 13 15 67 4
10 Brentford 46 18 10 18 64 10
11 Preston 46 16 14 16 62 1
12 Cardiff 46 17 11 18 62 -1
13 Aston Villa 46 16 14 16 62 -1
14 Barnsley 46 15 13 18 58 -3
15 Wolves 46 16 10 20 58 -4
16 Ipswich 46 13 16 17 55 -10
17 Bristol City 46 15 9 22 54 -6
18 Q.P.R. 46 15 8 23 53 -14
19 Birmingham 46 13 14 19 53 -19
20 Burton 46 13 13 20 52 -14
21 Forest 46 14 9 23 51 -10
R Blackburn 46 12 15 19 51 -12
R Wigan 46 10 12 24 42 -17
R Rotherham 46 5 8 33 23 -58
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.truezebra1
Vital Football Comment