Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Fulham - Davies Quits Wales!

Fulham - Davies Quits Wales!

It must be the current fashion this retiring from international football lark!

Hot on the heels of the England duo of Paul Robinson and Wes Brown its now the turn of our Simon Davies to throw the international towel and decree that he is no longer available to represent Wales.

Davies, approaching 31 years of age, has 58 Welsh caps and 6 goals to his name but has decided that it is time to step aside.

Speaking about his decision Ian Walsh, Simons uncle and a Welsh football correspondent, remarked,

"Simon over his career has had quite a few injury problems, he has quite sore feet and he was going to see how pre-season panned out before making this decision."

"I spoke to him and he feels at this stage of his career, he`s 31 this year, is an important time for him and he felt it wasn`t the right time for him to carry on with international football sadly."

"Simon has loved playing for his country, he has played 58 times and he has always turned up for friendly matches, that to a certain extent haven`t been important matches but he has always been there and given everything he`s got."

"He has had some memorable moments in the Welsh shirt and is absolutely gutted to make the decision but he knows his own body."


Whereas upon hearing the news the Welsh FA issued a statement that read,

"The FAW would like to take this opportunity of thanking Simon for his service and wishes him well for the forthcoming season with Fulham."

The end of an era then!

Join The Vital Debate

Vital Fulham on: facebook

Vital Fulham on: twitter




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

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Monday August 9 2010
Time: 5:00PM

Comments

0
This is no slight to the article, but I must say that I couldn't care less!
Teddy_KGB
09/08/2010 19:09:00
0
i'm just glad that it's an amicable end for both sides...
woodysweats
10/08/2010 12:54:00
0
players know which side there bread is buttered and would sooner have 2 or 3 more years at the top
truth sayer ffc
10/08/2010 14:28:00
0
It looks like he really wants to be part of sparky's plans. We know of many older players who are bench warmers for their respective clubs, but still play internationals....good on you davies!
Leonestar
10/08/2010 15:03:00
0
I think him and maek go way back and he will be part of marks plans
truth sayer ffc
10/08/2010 16:36:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

Stats: Fulham v Derby County

All the stats from Fulham (1) vs (1) Derby County, Craven Cottage, 06/02/16 15:00 Att: 18,472

Fulham v Derby - Team-Sheets

After a break of two weeks, courtesy of our inactivity in the FA Cup last weekend, Fulham are back in action this afternoon.

Striker Relief for Jokanovic

It's fair to say that January was a worrying time.

Fulham v Derby - Facts and Figures

What have we uncovered?

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Derby?
Suggested By: putney
Lonergan1%
Richards0%
Burn0%
Amorebieta0%
Garbutt0%
Cairney66%
Ince33%
O'Hara0%
Christensen0%
Dembele0%
McCormack0%
Parker0%
Smith0%
Kacaniklic0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Hull City 28 17 5 6 56 27
2 Middlesbrough 27 17 4 6 55 23
3 Brighton 29 14 11 4 53 9
4 Burnley 29 14 10 5 52 21
5 Derby County 29 13 11 5 50 14
6 Ipswich 29 13 9 7 48 3
7 Sheff Wed 29 12 11 6 47 11
8 Birmingham 29 13 8 8 47 9
9 Cardiff 29 11 11 7 44 5
10 Brentford 30 11 7 12 40 -2
11 Forest 29 9 12 8 39 5
12 Wolves 29 10 9 10 39 -1
13 Q.P.R. 29 8 12 9 36 0
14 Preston 29 8 12 9 36 -2
15 Leeds Utd 29 8 12 9 36 -4
16 Reading 29 9 8 12 35 0
17 Huddersfield 29 8 8 13 32 -3
18 Blackburn 27 6 12 9 30 0
19 Fulham 28 6 10 12 28 -5
20 MK Dons 28 7 5 16 26 -18
21 Rotherham 29 7 4 18 25 -18
22 Bristol City 29 5 10 14 25 -23
23 Charlton 29 5 9 15 24 -29
24 Bolton 29 3 12 14 21 -22
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

Feb 6 2016 3:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship
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

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.bbei6376