Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Images & PR On Manager & Player Of Month

Images & PR On Manager & Player Of Month

Fulham`s Mark Schwarzer and Roy Hodgson have been rewarded for an unbeaten run in the Barclays Premier League by being named Barclays Player and Manager of the Month for February 2010.

Hodgson`s team ended the month with three wins and two draws from their five games. Home wins against Portsmouth, Burnley and Birmingham City coupled with draws away to Bolton and Sunderland moved Fulham up to ninth in the Barclays Premier League. Schwarzer, played a massive role in securing an unbeaten month as he let in only one goal in five matches, the goal coming in the 2-1 win over Birmingham.

This is the fourth time that Roy Hodgson has won the Barclays Manager of the Month award, and the second time this season. Schwarzer meanwhile picks up his first Barclays Player of the Month award in a career spanning over 13 seasons in the top flight.

The decision was made by the Barclays Awards Panel, which includes representatives from football`s governing bodies, the media and fans.

ROY HODGSON: FEBRUARY BARCLAYS MANAGER OF THE MONTH:

forum

· Roy Hodgson was born on 9TH August 1947 in Croydon, London

· Hodgson spent his early coaching career in Sweden and won the Swedish title twice with Halmstads BK before moving to Bristol City in 1982

· Hodgson then returned to Sweden, leading Malmo FF to five consecutive Allsvenskan league titles as well as two Swedish cups

· After a spell in charge of Swiss side Neuchatel Xamax, Hodgson took over the reins of the Switzerland national team and guided the club to the 1994 World Cup where they were eventually knocked out by Spain in the last 16

· Italy provided Hodgson`s next destination as he guided Inter Milan to the UEFA Cup final in 1996-97, before he returned to England to manage Blackburn Rovers. After a successful first season in which he won two Barclays Manager of the Month awards and guided Rovers into Europe, Hodgson was dismissed shortly into his second season in charge of the club

· Spells in charge of Inter, UAE and Finland amongst others followed before Hodgson once again returned to the Barclays Premier League to take charge of Fulham in December 2007. After guiding the Cottagers to Barclays Premier League safety in the 2007/8 season, Hodgson inspired the side to their highest ever finish in 2008/9, ensuring qualification for the UEFA Europa League

· Roy Hodgson`s 2009/10 Barclays Premier League record reads: P28, W10, D8, L10, Pts 38


MARK SCHWARZER: FEBRUARY BARCLAYS PLAYER OF THE MONTH:

forum

· Mark Schwarzer was born on 6TH October 1972 in Sydney, Australia

· Schwarzer began his career with the Marconi Stallions in the Australian National Football League before moving to Germany to play for Dynamo Dresden and then Kaiserslautern

· He made the move to England with Bradford City in Division One, before moving to Middlesbrough to play in the top flight in 1997

· Schwarzer spent 12 seasons with Middlesbrough, making over 350 appearances and winning the League Cup in 2004 and narrowly missing out on UEFA Cup glory in 2006

· Roy Hodgson signed Schwarzer for Fulham in the summer of 2008 following his release from Middlesbrough

· Schwarzer quickly established himself as first choice keeper at Craven Cottage and played every minute of the 2008/09 season, helping to guide Fulham to a best ever 7th place finish in the Barclays Premier League

· Schwarzer was awarded the Fulham Fans` Player of the Season award for 2008/09 for his contribution to the side`s Europa League qualification

· Mark Schwarzer`s 2009/10 Barclays Premier League record reads: P28, W10, D8, L10, Pts 38

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Monday March 8 2010
Time: 11:53AM

Comments

0
Tops a great month for all, well done everyone!
DeuceBigelow
08/03/2010 17:14:00
0
an absolutely great month
woodysweats
08/03/2010 18:16:00
0
have we ever won both awards in the same month before?
Al Billy
10/03/2010 19:56:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

Pringle Linked with Rangers Move

Signed last summer Ben Pringle hasn`t had the Fulham career many hoped he would.

A Vital Challenge - Ben Nevis To Face The Fear

Vitalfootball.co.uk co-owner Jonathan Fear is pushing himself to the limit in order to raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis.

Who Will Fulham Face In 2016/17 (3/5/16)

With less than a handful of games remaining in the 2015/16 campaign, some promotions and relegations in the football pyramid are already known.

Fulham Interested in Blackburn Wide-Man

Once the current transfer embargo is lifted.

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Brentford (a)?
Suggested By: putney
Bettinelli1%
Richards3%
Amorebieta0%
Stearman3%
Ream0%
Cairney0%
Christensen0%
Parker6%
Ince3%
Tunnicliffe0%
McCormack33%
Demble0%
Fredericks51%
Hyndman0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burnley 45 25 15 5 90 34
2 Middlesbrough 45 26 10 9 88 32
3 Brighton 45 24 16 5 88 30
4 Hull City 45 23 11 11 80 30
5 Derby County 45 21 15 9 78 24
6 Sheff Wed 45 19 17 9 74 22
7 Cardiff 45 17 16 12 67 5
8 Ipswich 45 17 15 13 66 1
9 Birmingham 45 16 14 15 62 4
10 Brentford 45 18 8 19 62 1
11 Preston 45 15 16 14 61 0
12 Leeds Utd 45 14 16 15 58 -8
13 Q.P.R. 45 13 18 14 57 -1
14 Wolves 45 13 16 16 55 -6
15 Blackburn 45 12 16 17 52 -2
16 Reading 45 13 13 19 52 -5
17 Forest 45 12 16 17 52 -5
18 Bristol City 45 13 13 19 52 -16
19 Huddersfield 45 13 12 20 51 -7
20 Rotherham 45 13 10 22 49 -14
21 Fulham 45 11 15 19 48 -14
R Charlton 45 9 13 23 40 -37
R MK Dons 45 9 12 24 39 -29
R Bolton 45 5 15 25 30 -39
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 12:30PM : Bolton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet Championship