UK time is: 11:12:52
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Fulham - The Facts

In light of the supposed quote from a West Ham source indicating their intent to lodge a complaint with the Premier League, I decided to look a little further into this and, to be honest, it all makes their case seem less than watertight despite the simple fact that five regulars not appearing does not sound too good on our part.

Firstly, those changes in personnel, let's look at those:

- Chris Smalling in at Centre Half. This is the same Chris Smalling who is moving to Old Trafford in the Summer for a reported fee in the region from 8 to 12 million.

- Nicky Shorey to Right Back. Probably the one baffling move seeing as he is left footed, but let's not forget, this is the same Nicky Shorey who has two England caps.

-Bjorn Helge Riise. A Norwegian international and a player who has looked decent in his few outings, in addition to this he did cost the club more than 2 million to sign.

- The return of Clint Dempsey to the starting XI. Arguably, one of our most important players and one of the most talented at the club.

- Kagisho Dikgacoi. Returning from injury and prior to that was beginning to look like a decent player...oh, and he is a certainty to play in the World Cup.

Then let's look at the statistics from the game, taken from BBC Sport.

We had: the majority of the possession, 53% to Hull's 47%, 6 more shots on target and 2 more corners. Throw in the fact that Zoltan Gera had two chances cleared off the line and then it is beginning to look like a highly unlucky 2-0 defeat.

Enough said!


Bookmark and Share




Vital Fulham On Twitter >> Click Here




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Alex Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday April 1 2010

Time: 6:54PM

Your Comments

here, here... needs no more mention... how they can ask for 50 mil when wolves got fined 25 thou i have no idea...
woodysweats
bitter pie n mash cock-er-knees......they can go blow their bubbles up the swanny
Leonestar
westham great side but have lost the plot me thinks
truth sayer ffc
nice article Alex, well put my son!
Al Billy
can't wait to see West Ham in th eChampionship, cheeky feckers!
Putney
and then - splash - financial meltdown!
Fulham Badger
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Fulham Articles

Stats: Fulham v Cardiff (Sunday August 31 2014)

Fulham v Cardiff Team-Sheets (Saturday August 30 2014)

Striker Coming? (Saturday August 30 2014)

How Dare Magath Round On Al Fayed? (Friday August 29 2014)

Fulham Draw Doncaster in 3rd Round (Thursday August 28 2014)

Stats: Brentford v Fulham (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Magath on Victory at Brentford (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Why the Ruiz Deal Was Called Off! (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Brentford 0 Fulham 1 (Wednesday August 27 2014)

New Arrival, New Arrival Alert (Tuesday August 26 2014)

Archived Fulham Articles

List All Vital Fulham Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Ipswich 2 - 1 Fulham
Derby County 5 - 1 Fulham
Fulham 0 - 1 Wolves
Fulham 0 - 1 Millwall
Fulham 1 - 1 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Leeds Utd 5 2 0 3 -5 6
19. Ipswich 5 1 2 2 -1 5
20. Birmingham 5 1 2 2 -5 5
21. Huddersfield 5 1 1 3 -7 4
22. Bolton 5 0 1 4 -6 1
23. Fulham 5 0 1 4 -7 1
24. Blackpool 5 0 0 5 -6 0

Breaking League News

RUFC - Ticket News v Ipswich Town
Rotherham : 31/08/2014 10:26:00
Bolton : 31/08/2014 10:24:00
Rotherham : 31/08/2014 10:08:00
Top Class - Latics 4 Birmingham City 0
Wigan : 31/08/2014 10:00:00
LUFC Leeds Transfer Rumours - Week 17
Leeds Utd : 31/08/2014 10:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Cardiff (h)?
Suggested By:  putney
Bettinelli 0%
Burn 50%
Voser 0%
Bodurov 0%
Stafylidis 0%
Parker 0%
Hyndman 0%
David 0%
Hoogland 50%
McCormack 0%
Woodrow 0%
Chihi 0%
Debele 0%
Eisfeld 0%