UK time is: 00:20:02
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Fulham - Mountain Out of a Molehill?

Can you believe all the fuss that`s now being made over the comments Danny Murphy made last week relating to the current crop of bad tackles that have fallen under the media spotlight.

For those who have been living the live of a hermit in recent days might like to know that Danny reckons, and quite rightly in our opinion, that some players get fired up by managers prior to taking to the pitch.

Over the weekend Danny`s comments met with a fair from agreeable response from several current players and managers. Well now the League Managers Association (LMA) have come out and also had a pop at our Danny.

In fact they are so miffed that they`ve issued a statement,

"Two of the three clubs mentioned have yet to receive a red card in the league this season."

"The accomplishments of the managers mentioned should be applauded rather than publicly judged."

"It is inappropriate for individuals to direct criticism at certain managers who are honest, professional and continue to achieve success on the field with their clubs."

"Professional football managers certainly do not incite their players to go out and cause injury to fellow professionals."

"Mistimed tackles by fractions of a second will happen and that will be a potential risk of impact or injury but in no way does it follow that the actions are either deliberate or encouraged."


I can`t help feeling that Danny is being victimized here and that the responses forthcoming are a little over the top.

How about you?

Join The Vital Debate

Vital Fulham on: facebook

Vital Fulham on: twitter







Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Andrew Joyce  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday October 11 2010

Time: 5:00PM

Your Comments

Funny how the LMA never say bugger all when someone gets hurt
Oldwolf
Whether you agree with Murphy or not, the LMA response paints a ridiculous positive view of players and managers. Apparently, all players and managers are 100% pure in thought and deed. I'm surprised they didn't conclude their statement by insisting there IS, in fact, a Santa Claus!
Teddy_KGB
THE ALL STAND TOGETHER HA
truth sayer ffc
personally I dont have a problem with a word he said and it is refreshing that an active professional have put his opinions up for debate. well donr danny, but it would be nice to hear some support for his views.
oxfordspur
I think it is brave of danny...just want to know where all the others are.....he cant be the only one who thinks and knows this !!!
Leonestar
describing some of these LEG BREAKING TACKLES as mistimed by a fraction of a second is laughable... excessive force is still a foul, whether you get the ball or not... wake up and read the rule book...
woodysweats
ALL THE REST WILL KEEP STUM WHAT IF DANO MAKES A RECKLESS TACKEL HE WILL BE DEAD MEAT
truth sayer ffc
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Fulham Articles

Stockdale Will Be Missed (Wednesday July 30 2014)

Fulham Sell Dejagah (Wednesday July 30 2014)

Remember Diomansy? (Tuesday July 29 2014)

Dejagah Next to Go? (Tuesday July 29 2014)

Stockdale's Gone! (Tuesday July 29 2014)

He Cannot Wait to Quit! (Sunday July 27 2014)

It`s a Fair Price to Ask Isn`t It? (Saturday July 26 2014)

Magath Signs Two New Players! (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Is there Anyone Left? (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Fulham Win at Crawley! (Sunday July 20 2014)

Archived Fulham Articles

List All Vital Fulham Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Charlton 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
14. Ipswich 0 0 0 0 0 0
15. Leeds Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Owls edged out by Magpies in friendly
Sheff Wed : 30/07/2014 23:53:00
LUFC Dawson hat-trick in Leeds win
Leeds Utd : 30/07/2014 21:37:00
LUFC Lees set to complete Owls move
Leeds Utd : 30/07/2014 20:48:00
LUFC Leeds end interest in defender
Leeds Utd : 30/07/2014 19:57:00
Blog: StAn's Fans 3-/07/14
Birmingham : 30/07/2014 19:09:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Can Fulham Bounce Straight Back Up?
Suggested By:  putney
Yes! 47%
No! 45%
Ask me around Christmas! 8%