Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Gullit, Ranieri, Puel or Sanchez?

Gullit, Ranieri, Puel or Sanchez?

With survival in the Premiership now assured attention is beginning to focus on who will be in charge at Craven Cottage next season.

With Lawrie Sanchez only on a temporary contract the board have the option to either make Lawrie`s position permanent of go for somebody fresh. Indeed, the fact that Sanchez intends to remain in his position as the manager of Northern Ireland could impact upon the outcome.

Sanchez has one more game to possibly influence the future, a trip to Middlesbrough. However, the fact he ensured our Premiership survival could galvanise support for the ex-Wimbledon Cup Final hero.

Speaking about the forthcoming clash, Sanchez had this to say,

"The target I set for myself was five points from five games and I intend to get that at Middlesbrough on Sunday."

Clearly, despite having achieved survival, Sanchez is refusing to take things easy.

Indeed, as the candidates start to emerge for the vacant position with ex-Chelsea managers, Ruud Gullit and Claudio Ranieri already being mentioned along with Lille coach Claude Puel, Sanchez has refused to rule himself out, stating,

"I`m not counting myself out. Whoever manages here will have a fantastic club to work with. There are a lot of fantastic people within it, backroom staff as well as players, some great support and a chairman who lets you manage."

Hopefully, the board will be in no rush to make a decision although you would hope that the position is filled in time to allow the new occupier of the managerial chair to set things up for next season.

It promises to be an interesting time in our history.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football
Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Thursday May 10 2007
Time: 5:12PM

Comments

0
Out of those four - take a chance on Ranieri!
merlin
10/05/2007 19:10:00
0
he has a good record of developing teams but without winning things but I guess it would be an improvement on where we are now though!
Putney
10/05/2007 19:13:00
0
I agree with Merlin (rare indeed!!). Its a shame that Sanchez has been given the reins at all!!
fulham usa
12/05/2007 10:27:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

Fulham Interested in Blackburn Wide-Man

Once the current transfer embargo is lifted.

Amorebieta in Love with Fulham

With Fulham`s season drifting towards a conclusion on a sea of inconsistency, we have but one more game to get through.

Brentford (a) - Jokanovic`s Views

Yesterday, over at Griffin Park, Fulham were soundly beaten by their West London rivals Brentford.

Brentford 3 Fulham 0

Any hopes of Fulham ending the season with a finishing flourish of two wins evaporated in the first seven minutes at Griffin Park this afternoon.

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Brentford (a)?
Suggested By: putney
Bettinelli5%
Richards3%
Amorebieta0%
Stearman3%
Ream0%
Cairney0%
Christensen0%
Parker3%
Ince3%
Tunnicliffe0%
McCormack30%
Demble0%
Fredericks53%
Hyndman0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burnley 45 25 15 5 90 34
2 Middlesbrough 45 26 10 9 88 32
3 Brighton 45 24 16 5 88 30
4 Hull City 45 23 11 11 80 30
5 Derby County 45 21 15 9 78 24
6 Sheff Wed 45 19 17 9 74 22
7 Cardiff 45 17 16 12 67 5
8 Ipswich 45 17 15 13 66 1
9 Birmingham 45 16 14 15 62 4
10 Brentford 45 18 8 19 62 1
11 Preston 45 15 16 14 61 0
12 Leeds Utd 45 14 16 15 58 -8
13 Q.P.R. 45 13 18 14 57 -1
14 Wolves 45 13 16 16 55 -6
15 Blackburn 45 12 16 17 52 -2
16 Reading 45 13 13 19 52 -5
17 Forest 45 12 16 17 52 -5
18 Bristol City 45 13 13 19 52 -16
19 Huddersfield 45 13 12 20 51 -7
20 Rotherham 45 13 10 22 49 -14
21 Fulham 45 11 15 19 48 -14
R Charlton 45 9 13 23 40 -37
R MK Dons 45 9 12 24 39 -29
R Bolton 45 5 15 25 30 -39
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 12:30PM : Bolton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet Championship