Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Fulham - Juventus Vibe (5) - A Serie A Return?

Fulham - Juventus Vibe (5) - A Serie A Return?

Returning to Italy and with the media hovering like a pack of wolves, it was a racing certainty that Roy Hodgson, at one time or other, would be quizzed about his time managing in Serie A.

Having had successful spells at both Udinese and Inter Milan, the hacks were keen to press Roy on whether he`d ever consider returning to the pressure cooker that is Serie A.

Roy, like the perfect gentleman he is, didn`t evade the questions but merely left them basically unanswered with a few clever quips, commenting,

"You never say never. Why not? If it happens, it happens. You never know what is going to happen in football."

"In particular, the two spells at Inter were very enjoyable and I left with good memories, certainly amongst the people who worked there."

"Italy will always have a fond place in my memory and played an important part in my career. I am always happy to come back here."


Roy is, off course, on a rolling one year contract at Craven Cottage and reading between the lines we suspect that Roy was implying he has no problems returning to Italy for the odd jaunt, at his age you`d have to question whether a full time return to Italian football would ever really be on the agenda.


Bookmark and Share




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

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Thursday March 11 2010
Time: 4:28PM

Comments

0
Depends on who's asking. If a big Italian side come calling, I could understand him taking another shot. I think his focus on team organization and solid defending suits the Italian game. I don't think it will happen, but you never know.
Teddy_KGB
11/03/2010 18:11:00
0
i agree... he's not going to rule anything out, because he knows from experience how quickly it can turn from toast of the town to out on your bum... can't blame him really... i just hope he stays at fulham, which i think he will...
woodysweats
11/03/2010 18:36:00
0
I can't see him leaving you lot!
PoshPete
11/03/2010 21:16:00
0
Roy clearly has a soft-spot for Italy
DeuceBigelow
11/03/2010 22:03:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

More Striker Talk

Lonergan pleased both are still with us!

Lonergan`s Views on Draw with Derby

They sat the worst time to concede a goal is just before half-time!

Derby (h) - Views from the Bench

What did the two managers have to say post-match?

Fulham 1 Derby County 1

Fulham, despite taking the lead, have to settle for a draw against Derby County

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Derby?
Suggested By: putney
Lonergan18%
Richards2%
Burn7%
Amorebieta19%
Garbutt0%
Cairney29%
Ince17%
O'Hara0%
Christensen4%
Dembele0%
McCormack4%
Parker0%
Smith0%
Kacaniklic0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Middlesbrough 29 17 6 6 57 23
2 Hull City 29 17 5 7 56 26
3 Burnley 30 15 10 5 55 22
4 Brighton 29 14 11 4 53 9
5 Derby County 30 13 12 5 51 14
6 Sheff Wed 30 13 11 6 50 12
7 Ipswich 30 13 9 8 48 2
8 Birmingham 30 13 8 9 47 8
9 Cardiff 30 11 12 7 45 5
10 Forest 30 10 12 8 42 6
11 Wolves 30 10 10 10 40 -1
12 Brentford 30 11 7 12 40 -2
13 Q.P.R. 30 9 12 9 39 1
14 Preston 30 9 12 9 39 -1
15 Reading 30 9 9 12 36 0
16 Leeds Utd 30 8 12 10 36 -5
17 Huddersfield 30 8 8 14 32 -4
18 Blackburn 28 6 13 9 31 0
19 Fulham 29 6 11 12 29 -5
20 MK Dons 30 7 7 16 28 -18
21 Bristol City 30 6 10 14 28 -22
22 Rotherham 30 7 4 19 25 -19
23 Bolton 30 4 12 14 24 -21
24 Charlton 30 5 9 16 24 -30
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

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
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.bbei6376