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

Bristol City 0 Fulham 2 - Views from the Bench

After the dust had settled on Fulham`s third consecutive Championship win, both managers spoke to the media.

Bristol City 0 Fulham 2

After the disappointing defeat at the hands of Spurs, in the FA Cup on Sunday, Fulham got back to winning ways in the Championship last night.

Stats: Bristol City v Fulham

All the stats from Bristol City (0) vs (2) Fulham, Ashton Gate, 22/02/17 20:00 Att: 12,272

TV Figures So Far In 2016/17

With reports back in October suggesting that Premier League viewing figures were down...

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Bristol City (a)?
Suggested By: putney
Button0%
Odoi0%
Kalas0%
Ream0%
Sessegnon0%
McDonald0%
Johansen0%
Cairney0%
Aluko0%
Ayite0%
Piazon100%
Martin0%
Fredericks0%
Aluko0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 32 22 3 7 69 37
2 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
3 Huddersfield 32 20 4 8 64 8
4 Reading 33 18 6 9 60 5
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 33 17 7 9 58 10
7 Fulham 32 14 10 8 52 17
8 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 32 13 9 10 48 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Brentford 32 11 7 14 40 0
15 Q.P.R. 33 11 7 15 40 -10
16 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
17 Aston Villa 32 8 12 12 36 -8
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 33 9 8 16 35 -13
21 Bristol City 32 9 5 18 32 -6
22 Wigan 33 7 9 17 30 -10
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Cardiff City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Preston North End (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Leeds United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Newcastle United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 14 2017 7:45PM : Blackburn Rovers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Write for Vital Football