UK time is: 16:21:08
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Sunderland 0 Fulham 0

Well I called this one wrong didn`t I?

Although I hinted that many media hacks anticipated that this would be a drab affair I suggested otherwise.

I hinted that it could be a thrilling encounter and that Fulham would notch up a second successive away victory in the Premier League.

Well I was wrong and they were right!

Martin Jol was forced to shuffle his pack following the injury sustained by Grygera last time out and also the late withdrawal of John Arne Riise. Into the defence came Philippe Senderos and Aaron Hughes. In midfield, Steve Sidwell didn`t recover from his injury in time and Dickson Etuhu was given his first start since August. Up front, Andrew Johnson could only make the bench alongside our expensive signing Bryan Ruiz.

It was a tedious affair that disintegrated into a dour midfield battle that saw neither side emerge as victors.

True, there were chances but they were few and far between.

In the first half our hosts rattled the bar twice, the better of the two coming when Schwarzer turned a shot from Colback onto the woodwork.

The closest Fulham came was when Etuhu saw his effort cleared off the line by Cattermole.

As the game descended into one of those affairs you can`t wait to end, the lack of real quality was emphasised by shots from Murphy and Sessegnon, both of which drifted wide.

Jol made a late effort to change matters by bringing on Ruiz with three minutes remaining (surely too late) but nothing was too change.

Don`t glance behind you - that relegation zone looks daunting even more so with in form Arsenal next on our Premier League agenda!



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 November 19 2011

Time: 6:01PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Fulham Articles

Parker Backs Symons (Saturday October 25 2014)

Fulham 3 Charlton 0 (Saturday October 25 2014)

Stats: Fulham v Charlton (Saturday October 25 2014)

Fulham v Charlton - Team-Sheets (Friday October 24 2014)

Ball Supports Symons (Friday October 24 2014)

Fulham v Charlton - It`s On The TV! (Friday October 24 2014)

Parker Faces First Love (Friday October 24 2014)

And Still We Wait! (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Stats: Rotherham v Fulham (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Rotherham 3 Fulham 3 (Wednesday October 22 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)

1. dobox 10
2. Oldwolf 8
3. truezebra 1
4. acrossthepond 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Fulham 1 - 0 Norwich
Fulham 0 - 1 Millwall
Fulham 1 - 1 Cardiff
Fulham 3 - 0 Charlton
Fulham 4 - 0 Bolton
Fulham 0 - 1 Blackburn

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
16. Huddersfield 13 4 4 5 -6 16
17. Reading 13 4 3 6 -8 15
18. Millwall 13 3 5 5 -3 14
19. Fulham 14 4 2 8 -6 14
20. Wigan 13 2 6 5 -2 12
21. Brighton 13 2 6 5 -3 12
22. Birmingham 13 2 5 6 -8 11

Breaking League News

Half Time: Reading 1-0 Blackpool
Blackpool : 25/10/2014 16:01:00
Millwall : 25/10/2014 15:47:00
Cardiff : 25/10/2014 15:39:00
Holt Extends Terriers Loan Spell
Huddersfield : 25/10/2014 14:57:00
Team News: Ipswich Town vs Huddersfield Town
Huddersfield : 25/10/2014 14:51:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Charlton?
Suggested By:  putney
Bettinelli 0%
Hoogland 0%
Bodurov 0%
Burn 0%
Stafylidis 0%
Parker 50%
Chrisensen 0%
Ruiz 0%
Rodallega 0%
McCormack 50%
Kavanagh 0%
Roberts 0%
Zverotic 0%
Woodrow 0%