Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Fulham 1 West Brom 1

Fulham 1 West Brom 1

A late equaliser from West Bromwich Albion deprived Fulham of all three points last night.

In a game that heralded the return of Roy Hodgson to Craven Cottage, it was pleasing to see a banner unfurled reading Welcome Back Woy, I`m sure it brought a smile to Roy`s face.

But, on a night where the temperatures really plummeted, there was very little to warm the punters up in the way of action on the pitch.

With Bobby Zamora now history, Martin Jol was forced into one change bringing in Simon Davies for the departed striker.

In a poor first half it took Fulham until the 44th minute to test Ben Foster, in the West Brom goal whilst the sum total of West Brom`s efforts on goal was a save made, by Stockdale, form Fortune.

Thankfully the second half was a little better, although not much.

Fulham took the lead in the sixty-ninth minute when a move involving Steve Sidwell and Bryan Ruiz provided Clint Dempsey with the opportunity to beat Ben Foster, to score his sixteenth goal of what is turning out to be a long season.

The goal should have been enough to earn Fulham all three points but with eight minutes of normal time left our defence was undone.

Hodgson had brought on Tchoyi and four minutes after his introduction he fired home, past Stockdale, after a flick from James Morrison. Could Stockdale have done better? I`ll leave you to decide.

So, the honours were shared and Fulham were deprived of a fourth consecutive home win. Next up for the Cottagers is a tasty looking trip to take on title contenders Manchester City!



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!











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

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Thursday February 2 2012
Time: 4:47PM

Comments

0
fulham needed the home points, but hopefully fulham can stifle the title contenders...
woodysweats
02/02/2012 17:08:00
0
Sorry but I don't see us getting anything from City, you have to ask yourself why Jol didn't use any subs last night knowing we have a tough game on Saturday even after they equalised he didn’t try to change things, clueless COYW – Jol OUT NOW
Oldwolf
02/02/2012 21:09:00
0
We didn't have anything on the bench to use really, our squad is looking threadbare
donfulham
04/02/2012 18:33:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

QPR v Fulham - Stat Attack

Ahead of the West London derby, between QPR and Fulham, we`ve come up with a few facts, from the record and form books that might excite or interest you.

QPR v Fulham - Pre-Match Managerial Views

On the eve of a West London derby, the managers of the two teams have both held their respective pre-match press conferences.

QPR v Fulham - Early Team News

Saturday will see two of West London`s three Championship sides go head-to-head at Loftus Road.

Jokanovic Clears Up Martin Situation

The appearance of Chris Martin in a Fulham shirt last Saturday, against Barnsley, was as much of a surprise as his absence had been in previous games.

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

QPR v Fulham?
Suggested By: Putney
Home Win!32%
Away Win!61%
Draw!7%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
2 Brighton 25 16 6 3 54 23
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 26 13 6 7 45 6
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 12:30PM : Queens Park Rangers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 24 2017 8:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 29 2017 12:30PM : Hull City (H)
FA Cup
Feb 1 2017 7:45PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Birmingham City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.DrewPeacock1
Vital Football Comment