UK time is: 16:20:23
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Coleman admits he got it wrong!

Fulham manager admits he got it totally wrong against Blackburn at the weekend and keeper Antti Niemi will be out for up to a month after undergoing surgery on a knee injury which is a huge blow.

Niemi was replaced by Jan Lastuvka in the 2-0 defeat at Blackburn and Fulham boss Chris Coleman said: 'Antti needed an op. He had cartilage floating around.'

Lastuvka, on loan from Shakhtar Donetsk, had a baptism of fire in his first as Blackburn secured their first win in seven league games thanks to goals from Shabani Nonda and Benni McCarthy.

Coleman said: 'It was difficult for him but I thought he was okay. But we were tired. I changed the shape of the team against Blackburn and it never worked.'

After the superb game against Arsenal midweek (who slaughtered Tottenham at the weekend with a large helping hand from the ref!!!)How did Coleman get it so wrong?




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:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday December 4 2006

Time: 6:00AM

Your Comments

Nice to see a manager hold his hand up, at least he shows some class.
The Fear
He is class and Fulham should thank their collective lucky stars that they have him!
squeaky
Bit of a come down after beating the goons!!
BaldyYid
floating around.'
SeasideEssexXile
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Fulham Articles

FA Cup 3rd Round Ticket News (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Fulham Youngsters Moment of Glory (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Fulham`s Rodallega Back in the Groove (Wednesday December 17 2014)

An Unexpected Bonus? (Monday December 15 2014)

Caution is the Name of the Fulham Game (Sunday December 14 2014)

Stats: Leeds United v Fulham (Saturday December 13 2014)

Leeds v Fulham - Early Team News (Friday December 12 2014)

Fulham Join Chelsea in Race for Striker! (Thursday December 11 2014)

Time to Get Even (Tuesday December 9 2014)

Taggart on the way Back (Tuesday December 9 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. Oldwolf 4
2. dobox 4

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Leeds Utd 0 - 1 Fulham
Fulham 0 - 5 Watford
Brighton 1 - 2 Fulham
Brentford 2 - 1 Fulham
Fulham 3 - 1 Huddersfield
Fulham 2 - 2 Blackpool

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Cardiff 21 8 6 7 0 30
12. Wolves 21 8 6 7 -7 30
13. Sheff Wed 21 6 10 5 -1 28
14. Fulham 21 7 4 10 -8 25
15. Birmingham 21 6 7 8 -9 25
16. Reading 21 7 4 10 -10 25
17. Huddersfield 21 6 6 9 -11 24

Breaking League News

Midfield duo return to Royals training
Reading : 18/12/2014 15:59:00
Sky select AFCB v Watford for TV
Bournemouth : 18/12/2014 15:20:00
LUFC Leeds confirm Thompson appointment
Leeds Utd : 18/12/2014 15:10:00
Choo - We Will Prioritise Our Blue Kit
Cardiff : 18/12/2014 14:43:00
Tan Clears Cardiff Debt
Cardiff : 18/12/2014 14:33:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Leeds United (a)?
Suggested By:  putney
Kiraly 2%
Grimmer 0%
Bodurov 0%
Stafylidis 0%
Hutchinson 16%
Hyndman 0%
Christensen 50%
Fofana 0%
Ruiz 0%
McCormack 16%
Rodallega 16%
Zverotic 0%
Woodrow 0%