Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

I Need a Drink!

I Need a Drink!

And so it came to pass us, the Fulham faithful, are set to spend another Saturday night embroiled in gloom.

It`s a familiar patter we`ve been following for quite a while as we plunge towards relegation and into a Championship I doubt we`ll climb back out of at the first attempt.

You can be as optimistic as hell but when you`ve lot 13 out of the last 16 Premier League games you`ve played and let in a colossal 53 goals so for this season then the omens are not good.

We`re in a right old predicament and after the latest loss Rene Meulensteen did his best to remain optimistic but I can`t help thinking it`s more front than belief when the Dutchman remarks,

'We are in a situation where we seem to have to drag the ball over the line. Artur Boruc made some great saves. It was the same against Swansea. We should have taken the lead but we didn't."

'The second goal really killed us. We have to work hard and keep lifting ourselves. It (going bottom) was always a possibility. Now we have to stand up for ourselves. At least we have some new faces in and guys who can breathe a bit of confidence into the group.'


I`m off to the pub, surely the answer is a drink or three!



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

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Saturday February 1 2014
Time: 6:24PM

Comments

0
That was a hard game to swallow. Question, where was Reither on all 3 of those goals...especially the 3rd? It seemed as if we were only playing with a 3 man back. I understand using the outside backs as part of the attack, but if they aren't tracking back, we can't afford to send them up. The defense has got to start playing simple soccer. Be in position. Don't lose your mark. Clear the danger. And PLAY WITH A FREAKNG *****ED OFF PASSION that shows you're tired of giving up goals....which brings me to another thought. Word from camp always says that things are calm and the team has confidence. I'm worried we're confusing confidence with indifference. We can't keep saying and playing like "well get them next time". It's almost as if the team has found complacency with their current form of play. We've got to start playing a full 90 minutes of soccer that says "we got you this time".
TrainerJohn
02/02/2014 07:18:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

QPR 1 Fulham 1 - Views from the Bench

Following a highly entertaining West London derby, one that ended with both clubs taking a point apiece, both managers spoke to the media.

Queens Park Rangers 1 Fulham 1

The spoils were shared in a West London derby that turned into a real feisty affair later on.

Jokanovic Not Concerned About Contract Talks

This season Fulham`s form has been far removed from that of last season.

Stats: Queens Park Rangers v Fulham

All the stats from Queens Park Rangers (1) vs (1) Fulham, Loftus Road, 21/01/17 12:30 Att: 17,025

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v QPR (a)
Suggested By: putney
Button2%
Fredericks0%
Ream13%
Kalas0%
Malone0%
McDonald9%
Johansen4%
Cairney50%
Aluko13%
Piazon0%
Martin9%
Odoi0%
Sessegnon0%
Smith0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 27 19 1 7 58 33
2 Brighton 26 17 6 3 57 24
3 Huddersfield 27 15 4 8 49 2
4 Leeds Utd 27 15 3 9 48 10
5 Reading 26 14 4 8 46 2
6 Sheff Wed 27 13 6 8 45 5
7 Derby County 27 12 7 8 43 6
8 Barnsley 27 12 5 10 41 5
9 Fulham 26 10 10 6 40 13
10 Norwich 27 12 4 11 40 5
11 Preston 27 11 7 9 40 3
12 Birmingham 27 9 10 8 37 -5
13 Aston Villa 27 8 12 7 36 1
14 Ipswich 27 9 7 11 34 -5
15 Brentford 27 9 6 12 33 -1
16 Cardiff 26 9 6 11 33 -9
17 Q.P.R. 27 9 6 12 33 -11
18 Wolves 27 8 8 11 32 -3
19 Forest 27 8 6 13 30 -7
20 Bristol City 27 8 3 16 27 -4
21 Wigan 27 6 7 14 25 -8
22 Burton 27 6 7 14 25 -11
23 Blackburn 27 6 7 14 25 -12
24 Rotherham 27 4 4 19 16 -33
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

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
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Nottingham Forest (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.DrewPeacock1
Write for Vital Football