Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Fulham - Hughes on Sidwell Capture!

Fulham - Hughes on Sidwell Capture!

Like a thoroughbred coming up on the rails, Fulham finally got their man last night.

Having been linked with a move to either West Ham or Wolves, it was West London that finally captured the signature of Steve Sidwell.

Many pundits were a little surprised when the news broke, but it appears that Mark Hughes was simply biding his time, giving the following quote to the media post the signing,

"Steve is player I have admired for some time. His intention was always to come here. That was his first choice."

"He is a box-to-box player who can get you goals."


And as for those rumours that Sidwell only came to London to ease family problems,

"This is not a lifestyle choice - he wants to be part of what we are doing here."

Welcome to Craven Cottage Steve Sidwell!


Join The Vital Debate

Vital Fulham on: facebook

Vital Fulham on: twitter









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

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Saturday January 8 2011
Time: 12:46PM

Comments

0
Decent player, IF he wants to play, sadly the last couple of years he seemed happy picking up his OTT (IMO) wages
Stourbridge Villan
08/01/2011 13:39:00
0
Crap player, goes missing to often and gives the ball away far to much.
Stig
08/01/2011 13:50:00
0
Not my first choice, but he should give us a little more midfield punch. Wonder if he sends Murphy to the bench? That'd be my guess (and preference).
Teddy_KGB
08/01/2011 17:31:00
0
`murphy on his day still one of the best but to many games catch up with him still I wonder with villa in the place there in at the momment why dont they want him as do none of the big clubs anyway good luck steve time will tell
truth sayer ffc
08/01/2011 22:21:00
0
`murphy on his day still one of the best but to many games catch up with him still I wonder with villa in the place there in at the momment why dont they want him as do none of the big clubs anyway good luck steve time will tell
truth sayer ffc
08/01/2011 22:21:00
0
I think its a good deal. He is on a six month contract to prove himself, then 3 year deal if all is well. Clever idea. I really think he wants to play for fulham. He is a local lad (wandsworth) and i guess wants to be back in london.I think he will do well as if he fails and is off-loaded in the summer, he will struggle to get to another prem club even outside of the london. So it is in his best interest to work hard abd prove his worth. Plus I am sure Wolves and West Ham offered him longer contracts than us as they are more desperate for players than us! Welcome Steve!!
Leonestar
10/01/2011 11:09:00
0
and more likely to go down then us well lets hope so
truth sayer ffc
10/01/2011 14:08:00
0
he had his time at chelsea and i don't know if he couldn't break into the squad or wasn't given the chance to... hopefully he can get back into form... seems like a good deal to me...
woodysweats
10/01/2011 16:34:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

QPR 1 Fulham 3

As we'd hoped before the game, Slavisa Jokanovic did get his first win as the manager of Fulham Football Club.

Stats: QPR v Fulham

All the stats from QPR (1) vs (3) Fulham, Loftus Road, 13/02/16 12:30 Att: 17,335

QPR v Fulham - Team-Sheets

It's a local derby for Fulham this lunch-time as they make the short trip to Shepherds Bush to take on Queens Park Rangers.

Will Loftus Road See that First Fulham Win?

Since being appointed as the new, permanent manager of Fulham Football Club, Slavisa Jokanovic has yet to experience the elation a victory brings.

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v QPR (a)?
Suggested By: putney
Lonergan0%
Fredericks0%
Madl25%
Burn0%
Amorebieta0%
Christensen0%
Parker0%
O' Hara0%
Cairney50%
Dembele25%
McCormack0%
Garbutt0%
Ince0%
Hyndman0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Hull City 30 18 5 7 59 28
2 Middlesbrough 29 17 6 6 57 23
3 Burnley 31 15 11 5 56 22
4 Brighton 30 15 11 4 56 10
5 Sheff Wed 31 14 11 6 53 16
6 Derby County 31 13 12 6 51 13
7 Birmingham 31 13 9 9 48 8
8 Ipswich 31 13 9 9 48 1
9 Cardiff 31 11 13 7 46 5
10 Forest 31 10 12 9 42 4
11 Preston 31 10 12 9 42 0
12 Wolves 31 10 10 11 40 -2
13 Brentford 31 11 7 13 40 -6
14 Q.P.R. 31 9 12 10 39 -1
15 Reading 31 9 10 12 37 0
16 Leeds Utd 30 8 12 10 36 -5
17 Huddersfield 31 9 8 14 35 -2
18 Fulham 30 7 11 12 32 -3
19 Blackburn 29 6 13 10 31 -2
20 MK Dons 31 8 7 16 31 -17
21 Bristol City 31 7 10 14 31 -21
22 Rotherham 31 7 5 19 26 -19
23 Charlton 31 5 10 16 25 -30
24 Bolton 31 4 12 15 24 -22
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 12:30PM : Queens Park Rangers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 16 2016 7:45PM : Blackburn Rovers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Charlton Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Leeds United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.bbei6377