Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Fulham - Zamora on England Chance Slipping Away!

Fulham - Zamora on England Chance Slipping Away!

The season, after a mammoth sixty-three games, is finally over.

For one man it has ended in personal disappointment, something that has put a dampener on what has been a great season for him.

For the last few months his performances have seen several leading exponents of our fine game championing his cause with regards to a place in the England World Cup squad.

After having, apparently, missed the boat, we learned that Fabio had indeed seen the light and opted to select Bobby in his provisional 30 man squad.

But fate had one last trick in store for Bobby, the Achilles injury that has clouded the last few weeks of his season was to put an end of a dream of forcing his way into the final squad of 23 that will be going to South Africa.

Bobby takes up the story,

"I knew I wouldn`t have done myself or England justice had I gone."

"It was a joint decision between myself, Capello, Fulham`s medical team and England`s medical team. The World Cup is a massive tournament. It`s not about myself, it`s about England."

"Capello wished me all the best and hoped that I get fit and would be available for next season. It`s one of those things, it has come at a bad time and the last five weeks have been terrible for me."


Not the ideal end to a season that had been going so well for Bobby especially when you consider his form had silenced his detractors and endeared him to the Cottagers. Continuing, in an interview given to the media, Bobby remarked,

"It`s been an up and down season because it`s been so good on the pitch and I`ve scored some important goals. To now pick up this injury has kicked me in the teeth. It`s come during the last couple of weeks and when there was the possibility of going to the World Cup with England."

"That`s football, it`s a cruel game."


It sure is and do we need reminding after last night in the Nordbank Arena?

Vital Fulham on: facebook

Vital Fulham on: twitter

Join Vital Fulham

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!



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

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Thursday May 13 2010
Time: 6:00PM

Comments

0
I personally would have loved to see Bobby pull on an England shirt this summer, sadly it wasn't to be. I think Rooney and Bobby could have had a great partnership up front for England.
Oldwolf
13/05/2010 18:40:00
0
WHAT WILL BE WILL BE ME THINKS
truth sayer ffc
15/05/2010 19:24:00
0
good to see he was so honest with Fab though!
putney
16/05/2010 20:54:00
0
maybe the future still holds a place for him... hell, heskey's still playing...
woodysweats
17/05/2010 18:15:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

It`s Cardiff (a) for Fulham in FA Cup 3rd Round Draw

This weekend, when Fulham thrashed Reading 5-0, they gave notice that, on their day, they can be a match for anyone.

FA Cup Third Round - Full Draw (5/12/16)

The draw for the third round of the FA Cup took place earlier this evening.

Fulham - Just the One?

Reading arrived in West London yesterday; the Berkshire side had won their previous five games.

Reading (h) - Managerial Views

First Huddersfield and now Reading have both been subjected to five goal thrashings at the hands of Fulham, at Craven Cottage.

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Reading (h)?
Suggested By: putney
Button5%
Fredericks4%
Kalas4%
Ream0%
Malone0%
Johansen42%
Cairney19%
McDonald9%
Aluko4%
Ayite0%
Martin9%
Parker0%
Piazon4%
Kebano0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
2 Brighton 19 11 6 2 39 17
3 Reading 19 10 4 5 34 1
4 Leeds Utd 19 10 2 7 32 3
5 Birmingham 19 8 7 4 31 2
6 Sheff Wed 19 9 4 6 31 1
7 Norwich 19 9 3 7 30 4
8 Huddersfield 19 9 3 7 30 -3
9 Derby County 19 8 5 6 29 4
10 Fulham 19 7 7 5 28 9
11 Bristol City 19 8 3 8 27 4
12 Barnsley 19 7 4 8 25 3
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Preston 19 7 4 8 25 1
15 Aston Villa 19 5 10 4 25 1
16 Ipswich 19 6 6 7 24 -2
17 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
18 Brentford 19 6 4 9 22 -2
19 Burton 19 5 7 7 22 -4
20 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
21 Blackburn 19 5 5 9 20 -7
22 Cardiff 19 5 4 10 19 -12
23 Wigan 19 4 6 9 18 -5
24 Rotherham 19 1 4 14 7 -26
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Rotherham United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 30 2016 8:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Vital Football Comment