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Fulham - A Crumb of Comfort!

Fulham - A Crumb of Comfort!

In our current lowly Premier League position, albeit probably because of our inability to win on the road, I often look for crumbs of comfort as we approach a tricky game at a weekend.

This Saturday Manchester City, and all their millions, visits Craven Cottage for a fixture both sides have designs on winning.

Manchester City are under a degree of pressure having spent such an enormous amount of cash as they seek to gate-crash the Champions League party next season, a failure to score at home in their last three fixtures have put added pressure on Roberto Mancini to win his away fixtures, otherwise it could be the exit door for the Italian.

But, returning to those crumbs of comfort I spoke about earlier, I noticed tonight that the first choice Manchester City goalkeeper, Joe Hart, has been ruled out of the England fixture tonight. It is also widely expected that Hart will miss the weekend fixture at Craven Cottage.

Could this be our chance to notch up a home win, could this be that crumb of comfort I look for to open the door ajar and then kick it wide open? Perhaps so until you note that Hart`s replacement is likely to be Shay Given, a more than able deputy who is also the record appearance maker for the Republic of Ireland.

Some crumb of comfort!


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Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Wednesday November 17 2010
Time: 7:01PM

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No comfort at all. Given is exceptional. However, we could always hope that Sheikh Mansour drops his money clip under his seat. We could use it to buy a few players. Finders keepers, you know.
Teddy_KGB
17/11/2010 19:53:00
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Platinum card and a paper with it's pin, please. COYW!
artilleria pesada
17/11/2010 21:39:00
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shay given played when city beat fulham away last year, keeper makes no difference really
arthur7171
18/11/2010 00:53:00
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Took Given for Green probably...
artilleria pesada
18/11/2010 12:24:00
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this is not a given excuse the pun he might be with us come jan and might want to give us some points oh well we can hope
truth sayer ffc
20/11/2010 22:03:00
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this game sucked...
woodysweats
17/12/2010 13:12:00
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