Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Fulham - Troubled Times for Baird!

Fulham - Troubled Times for Baird!

These are worrying times for Chris Baird.

Back home in Ireland, hi smother has been the victim of a sectarian attack when a petrol bomb was thrown through the window of her house in Rasharkin, Co. Antrim.

Thankfully, the bomb, thrown during the early hours of the night caused a fire that was soon put out by passers by.

Reports also suggest that this is the second attack on the house in the last three weeks.

Both sides of the sectarian divide have commented on the situation with the local Sinn Fein politician, Daithi McKay remarking,

'It is quite clear they are being targeted because they are a Catholic family.'

"People are shocked and very angry that they have been singled out.'


Whilst the local Democratic Unionist politician, Mervyn Storey, has commented,

'Yet again we have another family subjected to sectarian hatred and unfortunately the reality is that since April of this year we have had something like 16 sectarian attacks in Rasharkin and 25 since the beginning of the year."

'It is a hate crime. It is someone venting their hatred and their anger for whatever reason on someone who should not be attacked in this way.'


Our thoughts are with you Chris!

Join The Vital Debate

Vital Fulham on: facebook

Vital Fulham on: twitter

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Monday September 20 2010
Time: 6:55PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
As a Catholic and a football fan, I'm still disgusted that things like this happen within the UK. My thought are with Bairdy's mum and family. Nobody deserves that treatment.
KBFulham
20/09/2010 19:11:00
0
you have to wonder if his concentration levels will be right with all this going on!
Al Billy
20/09/2010 19:13:00
0
There is nothing more important than family, and particularly the safety of your family... godspeed...
woodysweats
20/09/2010 20:19:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

Brentford 3 Fulham 0

Any hopes of Fulham ending the season with a finishing flourish of two wins evaporated in the first seven minutes at Griffin Park this afternoon.

Stats: Brentford v Fulham

All the stats from Brentford (3) vs (0) Fulham, Griffin Park, 30/04/16 15:00 Att: 12,301

Brentford v Fulham - Team-Sheets

The penultimate Championship game of the season sees Fulham make the short trip across West London to take on their neighbours Brentford.

Brentford (a) - Facts and Figures

As we prepare for the short trip across West London to take on Brentford, what do the record and form books tell us?

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Brentford (a)?
Suggested By: putney
Bettinelli0%
Richards0%
Amorebieta0%
Stearman0%
Ream0%
Cairney0%
Christensen0%
Parker0%
Ince0%
Tunnicliffe0%
McCormack0%
Demble0%
Fredericks0%
Hyndman0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Middlesbrough 45 26 10 9 88 32
2 Burnley 44 24 15 5 87 33
3 Brighton 44 24 15 5 87 30
4 Hull City 44 23 11 10 80 31
5 Derby County 44 21 14 9 77 24
6 Sheff Wed 44 18 17 9 71 19
7 Cardiff 44 17 16 11 67 8
8 Ipswich 44 16 15 13 63 0
9 Birmingham 45 16 14 15 62 4
10 Brentford 44 17 8 19 59 -2
11 Preston 44 14 16 14 58 -1
12 Leeds Utd 44 14 16 14 58 -7
13 Q.P.R. 44 13 18 13 57 0
14 Wolves 44 13 15 16 54 -6
15 Reading 44 13 13 18 52 -4
16 Huddersfield 44 13 12 19 51 -3
17 Forest 44 12 15 17 51 -5
18 Blackburn 44 11 16 17 49 -3
19 Rotherham 44 13 10 21 49 -13
20 Bristol City 44 12 13 19 49 -20
21 Fulham 44 11 15 18 48 -11
R MK Dons 44 9 12 23 39 -28
R Charlton 44 8 13 23 37 -38
R Bolton 44 4 15 25 27 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

Apr 30 2016 3:00PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2016 12:30PM : Bolton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.bbei6375