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Fulham - Hughes Has His Say on Carling Cup Win!

I always find it pleasing when a club treats the Carling Cup with respect!

With only three domestic competitions to play in it seems madness for a club, of our stature, to treat one with contempt.

Therefore it was pleasing to see that Mark Hughes chose as near to a full starting eleven as he could, with the only exception being the resting Paul Konchesky (Liverpool bound?) and giving young Matt Briggs a chance to show what he could do.

After the empathic 6-0 win, Mark had this to say about a decent nights work,

"I thought it was a great performance, outstanding goals, great finishes and progressive play."

"Six goals just seems to be the common thing at the moment I don`t know why. But in fairness to Port Vale they tried to play. We just had too much quality for them so it was always going to be difficult."

"I didn`t want to make too many changes - it`s not the time of the year to rest players."


Now whether that last line is 100% true or whether Mark has decided that the Carling Cup is one trophy we can realistically target, I`ll leave you to muse over!

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Writer: Andrew Joyce  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 26 2010

Time: 10:05AM

Your Comments

Great win....the lad briggs played well....one for the future....man u furure? Him and smalling together for united and england...i'm down the bookies with a tenner on that to happen ha ha
Leonestar
Fulham for the carling cup....its silverware....much needed at fulham!!
Leonestar
I won't read too much into the win. 6-0 is great under any circumstances, but it's what you'd expect from a full-blooded, first team Premier League side. Still, we've struggled with these types in the past, so I'm hoping we're seeing a new era of professionalism under Hughes. Same result against Blackpool, please!
Teddy_KGB
GREAT RESULT!!! Hope for the rest of the season the team can have the same spirit of play every week. And no injuries to the players.... not a bad one if there's going to be injuries though. It is really too bad I can not watch it. Tried to find the online live streaming but no site were broadcasting it. D*MN!! Guess I'll just be watching the goals replay then on the web.
ameri_nf
Even in the highlights you can see just how good we were ameri. I know it's lower class opposition but I've never seen such fluent football at the Cottage. It makes you realise just how cagey Roy was...
KBFulham
where did you watch highlights? i haven't found them yet...
woodysweats
Sparky seems to have got you lot going!
Red Boy
I got them on BBC iPlayer. That was after a whole lot of Googling though.
KBFulham
you can get just the comentry on the web every game go to fulham live
truth sayer ffc
 

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