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Fulham - All About Continuity!

At a time when many sides treat the FA Cup with a degree of contempt, how refreshing was it to see that Fulham played, as Mark Hughes promised, a very strong side in the 6-2 rout of League One side, Peterborough United.

If you analyze matters, the two domestic cups are the only trophies clubs like ours have a chance of winning, although Premier League survival is essential, there`s nothing like a good old cup run to boost confidence.

After the game, Hughes spoke about his reasons for fielding such a strong side, briefly commenting,

"We picked a strong side because we`re on a good run and I wanted to keep that continuity. As a result we saw the game out pretty comfortably."

As for the opposition, perhaps Peterborough should also be congratulated for the manner in which they played what was a hugely entertaining game, a fact acknowledged by their boss, Gary Johnson, who remarked after the match,

"We gave a Premier League side some problems, and gave the fans something to shout about."

Is it too much to hope that we get similar fare served up in round four?


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Writer: Andrew Joyce  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday January 9 2011

Time: 12:16PM

Your Comments

I was going to write something snide about the Hughes' switch to 'continuity' vs. 'luck' being the key to success, but I'll just enjoy the win.
Teddy_KGB
its nice to see the maneger put out his strongest side well done mark
truth sayer ffc
its nice to see the maneger put out his strongest side well done mark
truth sayer ffc
its nice to see the maneger put out his strongest side well done mark
truth sayer ffc
dont know what happened there
truth sayer ffc
Keep Joe playing, sorry AJ.
Leonestar
agreed, but i still don't think he's prem quality...
woodysweats
GIVE HIM TIM WOODY
truth sayer ffc
 

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