Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Fulham - Etuhu Wants Golden Boot

Fulham - Etuhu Wants Golden Boot

I knew this one would grab your attention.

You'll be quite shocked to hear that, while I may be exaggerating with his realistic Golden-Boot winning chances, midfield maestro Dickson Etuhu genuinely wants to make goals a part of his all-round game.

All well and good, a passer-by may think, but as a Fulham fan who's used to his hard tackling, brutish ways, it comes as a quite outlandish statement to make.

The Nigerian has only scored one Premier League goal in his time at Craven Cottage, which incidentally spans just over two years now. It came against Manchester City and it was a goal I remember fondly, but, is that one strike basis enough to consider him an out-and-out goalscorer in the middle of the park?

It must be said it's unlikely, but the big-man remains confident, explaining that new boss Hughes is offering him more freedom.

'The gaffer is encouraging it.

'I used to be more of a box-to-box player before I came to Fulham, but Roy wanted me to sit in front of the defence more.

'This Manager, though, is encouraging me to drive forward a bit more and it`s working really well. Hopefully now you`ll start seeing me score a few goals.'


Something we want to see, or is this the fantasy of a man who wants to hit the limelight?



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

Writer:Kristian Balkin
Date:Monday August 23 2010
Time: 11:57AM

Comments

0
He actually had great opportunities and I'm starting to like the new Hughes era already because hes getting the players to run at the defense creating a beautiful game to watch something i rarely saw under the Great Roy. Lets see how well it goes
carbz
23/08/2010 14:06:00
0
he put himself into some great positions yesterday, and even the announcers noticed it... running onto knock downs from bobby and received balls from the wings, why can't he score more goals... he looked like he wanted it, and he almost had one but for van der sar's fingertips... Get forward, etuhu... i won't stop you...
woodysweats
23/08/2010 15:13:00
0
FINE AS LONG AS IT DOSE NOT AFECT GOLES LET IN AFTER ALL THE POINT IS THEY SCORE 1 YOU SCORE 2 THAT WINS GAMES NOT THE OTHER WAY ROUND
truth sayer ffc
23/08/2010 17:36:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital F1 - Blog: Baku Preview

Recent Fulham Articles

Sky Confirm TV Selection Windows For 2017/18

With the release of the EFL fixture lists on Wednesday morning, Sky Sports have released their outline giving fans an idea of when television selections will be made this season.

2017/18 Final Weekend Details

With the release of the Premier League fixtures last week and last Wednesday seeing the EFL following suit, the full details for the final weekends across...

Fulham Championship Fixtures 2017 / 2018

The fixtures for the 2017 / 2018 season were released this morning.

Fulham Waiting for Release of 2017 / 2018 Fixtures

The time is almost nigh!

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Reading (a)?
Suggested By: putney
Bettinelli28%
Fredericks6%
Kalas2%
Ream5%
Malone2%
McDonald34%
Johansen2%
Cairney6%
Ayite1%
Kebano1%
Aluko2%
Martin2%
Sessegnon3%
Piazon6%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Write for Vital Football