UK time is: 04:06:27
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Hughes on Why He Left!

I`ve often wondered why Mark Hughes chose to walk away from Craven Cottage without, at the time, giving a reason.

Today, in the press, Hughes has spilled the bean son why he chose to leave rather than sign a new contract.

It would seem that Hughes wasn`t convinced that the ambition of the club matched his, also, it appears Hughes was worried that the club was sliding towards a dark place, seemingly because of the age of most of the squad, prompting Hughes to comment,

"People assumed I was hoping to get the Villa job but that was never the case."

"I felt my ambition for where I wanted to take the club was not matched. Historically, Fulham was a club happy to be in the Premier League - that was their ambition but it was not my ambition for them."

"My view was that with a little bit of investment and a little bit of longevity in terms of my tenure, they could be middle to top half."

"My worry was that maybe the team would go off the side of a cliff, which wasn`t something I wanted to be involved in."


All I`ll say is that I`m pretty certain nothing much had changed since he took over - so why the change of tact?



Vital Fulham on: facebook

Vital Fulham on: twitter

Join Vital Fulham

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!








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 October 22 2011

Time: 3:54PM

Your Comments

What pathetic reasoning from Hughes. No loyalty. Also show an alarming lack of ambition and drive on his part!
donfulham
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Fulham Articles

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)

Trio to Stay (Sunday July 20 2014)

Stockdale Brighton Bound? (Saturday July 19 2014)

Zamora Pens 1-Year Deal! (Thursday July 17 2014)

Ruiz Going Greek! (Thursday July 17 2014)

Centre Back Tracked! (Thursday July 17 2014)

So Where Next for the Misfit? (Wednesday July 16 2014)

Besiktas Interest in Ruiz! (Wednesday July 16 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

LUFC Injury blow for Leeds youngster
Leeds Utd : 25/07/2014 21:00:00
Gueye Signs 12 Month Contract
Millwall : 25/07/2014 20:49:00
Campbell Completes Palace Move
Cardiff : 25/07/2014 20:43:00
LUFC Viviani goes home to consider future
Leeds Utd : 25/07/2014 20:39:00
Dunk signs New Brighton Deal
Brighton : 25/07/2014 20:38:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

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