Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

No Away Win - It`s Bugging Me!

No Away Win - It`s Bugging Me!

The fact that we conceded two late goals at Anfield was disappointing, the fact that we`ve not won away from home, in the league since last September is also disappointing, but half as disappointing as the possibility that such a run may continue on the road.

We always seem to come so near to pulling it off but then capitulate in the end. Speaking after the game, Lawrie Sanchez was quick to analyse the situation remarking,

"We went to Arsenal on the opening day and were leading with six minutes to go and we also got a point at Chelsea when we might have got three in the final few minutes."

"We`ve now come to Liverpool and gone until the last ten minutes before we conceded a goal, so the days of us going to somewhere like Anfield and getting down like Derby did and Besiktas did, who suffered really heavy defeats, are gone."


Am I the only one who finds it strange that comfort is being sort for coming so close to finishing a job?

However, Lawrie moves on to discuss the matter of progress suggesting that the manner in which we`re going about matters is some sort of progress, explaining,

"This is the first stage, but the important thing for us is beating the teams around us away from home - not the Liverpool`s, Manchester United`s and Arsenal`s of this world."

But wouldn`t beating the Liverpool, the Manchester United`s and the Arsenal`s of this world provide a massive confidence boost? If we`re not going there with ambition and desire then perhaps we`d be better off saving our squad for those games against teams adjacent to us in the table!

Thankfully, Lawrie does almost redeem himself when he suggests,

"But perhaps in the not-too-distant future we can perform well on the day and maybe nick the result."

Just like Wimbledon used to, that`s the spirit. Let`s inject a little more craziness and unpredictability into our season. We just might win away from home then!



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Tuesday November 13 2007
Time: 4:50PM

Comments

0
14 months without an away win - hell that's a long time!
merlin
13/11/2007 16:59:00
0
Its a fair point though!!! It was our problem last season and the season before. We managed results against the big guys however we didnt perform against the teams around us! there is more points available this way then the old way! Surely :S
oranje_emu
13/11/2007 19:44:00
0
what like when we played derby and didn't win the are the favourites to go down and we couldn't score against them, we need to play a team that works, against liverpool healy and kuqi never got the ball and sanchez waited to long to change them
Backslash2010
14/11/2007 14:54:00
0
sort of dithered did he?
merlin
14/11/2007 19:19:00
0
and our next away trip is - MANCHESTER UNITED - aaahhh!
Putney
17/11/2007 19:17:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

Cardiff City 2 Fulham 2 - Managerial Views

Down at the Cardiff City Stadium, the spoils were shared in what was a highly entertaining 2-2 draw.

Piazon Suffers Broken Jaw Against Cardiff

A major blow for Fulham.

Cardiff City 2 Fulham 2

The spoils were shared in what was a thrilling Championship fixture between Cardiff City and Fulham.

Stats: Cardiff City v Fulham

All the stats from Cardiff City (2) vs (2) Fulham, Cardiff City Stadium, 25/02/17 15:00 Att: 15,656

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Cardiff City (a)?
Suggested By: putney
Button50%
Richards0%
Kalas0%
Ream0%
Malone0%
Johansen50%
McDonald0%
Cairney0%
Ayite0%
Piazon0%
Aluko0%
Kebano0%
Cyriac0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Brighton 33 21 8 4 71 31
2 Newcastle 33 22 4 7 70 37
3 Huddersfield 33 20 5 8 65 8
4 Leeds Utd 34 19 4 11 61 12
5 Reading 34 18 6 10 60 2
6 Sheff Wed 34 17 7 10 58 9
7 Fulham 33 14 11 8 53 17
8 Norwich 34 15 7 12 52 11
9 Preston 34 14 10 10 52 5
10 Barnsley 34 14 8 12 50 4
11 Derby County 33 13 9 11 48 6
12 Cardiff 34 13 7 14 46 -2
13 Brentford 33 12 7 14 43 2
14 Birmingham 34 11 10 13 43 -13
15 Ipswich 34 10 12 12 42 -7
16 Q.P.R. 34 11 7 16 40 -11
17 Aston Villa 33 9 12 12 39 -7
18 Forest 34 10 7 17 37 -12
19 Burton 34 9 9 16 36 -13
20 Wolves 32 9 8 15 35 -5
21 Bristol City 33 9 6 18 33 -6
22 Wigan 34 7 10 17 31 -10
23 Blackburn 32 7 9 16 30 -13
24 Rotherham 34 4 5 25 17 -45
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

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
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Rotherham United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
The Vital Football Members League