UK time is: 00:52:37
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Fulham: ' Bits'

Fulham boss Chris Coleman admits any deal for New England Revolution striker Clint Dempsey will depend on the USA international qualifying for a work permit.
'Dempsey's work permit application has to go to a tribunal,' said Coleman.

'I'm hoping they'll give us a good decision because I've rated him for a long time. Hopefully we can bring him across.'

Fulham goalkeeper Antti Niemi was discharged from hospital on Monday after being cleared of any spinal damage in a neck injury suffered in their 0-0 Premier League draw at home to Watford.

The Finland international had flipped in the air while attempting a clearance and landed heavily on his head, nine minutes into the second half at Craven Cottage.

He was taken to hospital and Fulham later issued a statement saying: "He was reviewed by the doctors there and was cleared of any spinal cord or spinal column injury.

"Therefore, the injury sustained is believed to be related to the soft tissue (the ligaments and muscles)."

Niemi was released from hospital and was not in a neck brace, the club said, adding he "will undergo further investigations over the next few days, after which a full prognosis will be issued."

Play was stopped for seven minutes while he was treated and laid on a stretcher with his neck in a brace. Reuters




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:Wednesday January 3 2007

Time: 6:59AM

Your Comments

Lets hope that he will be back sooner rather than later!!
Cravens
Brave keeper and has saved many a game for Fulham, get well soon guy we need you!
Marcos57
Must be something in this Dempsey thing it keeps rearing its head!
loubie
I hope it is true. He had a blinding WC, and he won that Amarican journalist's award thing. He sounds like he could be World Class, and he would be the perfect buy, now that Luis Boa Morte has gone. Get well soon Niemi!!!!!!
wei, wu and shu
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Fulham Articles

Passley in Trouble at Portsmouth (Monday March 30 2015)

Fulham to Get Shot of Stekelenburg (Monday March 30 2015)

A Ray of Sunshine on the Horizon! (Friday March 27 2015)

Fulham Fined 20,000 (Friday March 27 2015)

Fulham Tried for Blackett (Wednesday March 25 2015)

Loan Spell for Amorebieta (Tuesday March 24 2015)

Fulham Interested in McCarthy? (Monday March 23 2015)

Fulham Charged by the FA! (Monday March 23 2015)

Woodrow Receives Call-Up! (Monday March 23 2015)

Archived Fulham Articles

List All Vital Fulham Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Bolton 39 12 9 18 -11 45
18. Huddersfield 39 11 11 17 -19 44
19. Reading 38 12 8 18 -19 44
20. Fulham 39 12 7 20 -18 43
21. Rotherham 39 9 13 17 -20 40
22. Wigan 39 8 11 20 -17 35
23. Millwall 39 7 12 20 -31 33

Breaking League News

LUFC Four see red as Eire claim last gasp draw
Leeds Utd : 31/03/2015 20:44:01
RUFC - Reserves Get Away Draw
Rotherham : 31/03/2015 20:11:00
LUFC Double blow for Cook
Leeds Utd : 31/03/2015 19:51:01
LUFC Leeds Midfielder having trial with Scunthorpe
Leeds Utd : 31/03/2015 19:06:00
Countdown To Bournemouth Showdown Begins!
Ipswich : 31/03/2015 18:28:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Huddersfield?
Suggested By:  putney
Bettinelli 88%
Grimmer 0%
Turner 0%
Hutchinson 0%
Richards 0%
Hoogland 0%
Tunnicliffe 6%
Kavanagh 0%
Kacaniklic 0%
Smith 0%
Woodrow 0%
Bodurov 0%
Fofana 0%
Rodallega 6%