UK time is: 11:38:34
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Fulham - Schwarzer to Jet Off!

We say goodbye to Mark Schwarzer this evening.

Our Australian keeper, after playing at White Hart Lane this afternoon, will jet off to join the Australian squad of the Asian Cup.

We could be without our first choice keeper for as many as four Premier League games and two FA Cup games, if, as expected; the Australian team do well in the competition.

Speaking about his absence, Mark Hughes had this to say to the media,

"How long will he be away is dependant on how successful they are."

"Ideally they`ll get knocked out in the group stage. But I`ve looked at the strength of the group they are in and that`s not going to happen, unfortunately."

"They`re going to be in the latter stages of the competition so you`re looking at three to four weeks."


Step forward David Stockdale.

The absence of Schwarzer provides another ordeal opportunity for Stockdale to show what he can do, last time when we were in a similar situation, Stockdale excelled and almost earned international recognition before an ankle injury, at Blackpool, ended that particular scenario.

We`ve no doubt that Stockdale will not let us down!

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:Saturday January 1 2011

Time: 10:43AM

Your Comments

Thanks to mark...but looking forward to stockdale between the sticks!!
Leonestar
true we could not be in a much worse posistion
truth sayer ffc
i'm comfortable with stockdale... hopefully he can prove his worth again...
woodysweats
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Fulham Articles

A Game We Could Have Won? (Sunday February 1 2015)

Stats: Blackburn Rovers v Fulham (Saturday January 31 2015)

Blackburn v Fulham - Team-News (Saturday January 31 2015)

No More Slip-Ups Fulham (Saturday January 31 2015)

Ruiz Leaves Fulham (Saturday January 31 2015)

Blackburn (a) - Stats and Facts (Saturday January 31 2015)

Duo Set to Leave Fulham (Friday January 30 2015)

Ruiz in Swansea Link! (Friday January 30 2015)

Smith Misses Wembley Final! (Friday January 30 2015)

Fulham - Duo Loan News (Thursday January 29 2015)

Archived Fulham Articles

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

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Blackburn 2 - 1 Fulham
Fulham 3 - 2 Forest
Fulham 2 - 1 Reading
Cardiff 1 - 0 Fulham
Fulham 0 - 2 Brighton
Bournemouth 2 - 0 Fulham

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Birmingham 28 9 10 9 -8 37
12. Forest 28 8 10 10 -3 34
13. Cardiff 27 9 7 11 -5 34
14. Fulham 28 10 4 14 -8 34
15. Reading 28 9 7 12 -9 34
16. Huddersfield 28 9 7 12 -11 34
17. Bolton 27 9 6 12 -6 33

Breaking League News

A Game We Could Have Won?
Fulham : 01/02/2015 11:14:00
The Addicks Lack Passion.
Charlton : 01/02/2015 11:04:00
Watford To Appeal After Angella Red
Watford : 01/02/2015 11:04:00
Wigan Athletic Transfers - Two More Due In
Wigan : 01/02/2015 10:47:00
RUFC - Evans 'I Had Big Decisions To Make'
Rotherham : 01/02/2015 10:30:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Blackburn?
Suggested By:  Putney
Bettinelli 0%
Richards 0%
Bodurov 0%
Hutchinson 0%
Staylidis 0%
Tunnicliffe 0%
Parker 0%
Chrisensen 0%
Woodrow 0%
McCormack 100%
Rodallega 0%
Kacaniklic 0%
Dembele 0%
Fofana 0%