Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Healy Sets That Record!

Healy Sets That Record!

Yesterday (Saturday) we highlighted that our striker, David Healy, was on course to set a new European Championship Qualifying scoring record!

This morning we`re pleased to confirm that Healy, in the 80th minute of his sides clash with Denmark did in fact set that record scoring the thirteenth goal of the campaign.

It proved to be the winning goal as Northern Ireland beat Denmark 2-1. In fact Northern Ireland, boosted by David`s goals, are still in with a faint chance of qualification.

If they can beat Spain in an away fixture and Sweden lose their remaining home fixture, Healy will get the chance to shine in the 2008 finals in Austria and Switzerland.

For the record Healy`s goal, at Windsor Park, was an exquisite one with the striker turning and chipping over the Danish keeper from an acute angle.

Hopefully, Healy can score another goal in Spain to move the record to 14 leaving the scoring exploits of the previous record holder, Davor Suker, firmly in the shade.

After the game, Healy, delighted at taking the record, was remarkably calm explaining,

"It was a phenomenal night. I didn`t really want to talk about the record - it was all about winning the game."

"We are never beaten and I`m just proud to wear this jersey."

"We`ve been written off in just about every game - but we can still do it."


As for recognition from his boss, Nigel Worthington had this to say,

David`s a delight to work with - he`s a true leader."

We here at Vital Fulham would like to offer David Healy our heartiest congratulations on a remarkable achievement.

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Sunday November 18 2007
Time: 11:26AM

Comments

0
He just needs to transfer this sort of form to the Premier League then doesn't he!
merlin
18/11/2007 11:49:00
0
He was the same at Leeds. He always looks a totally different player when with Ireland.
dazza71
18/11/2007 13:18:00
0
perhaps someone needs to analyse why though!
merlin
18/11/2007 14:01:00
0
because he needs a big front man to play off
Backslash2010
18/11/2007 18:59:00
0
Backslash is correct, when he is given a big man to play alongside we will hopefully see a different David Healy.
martintheveg
18/11/2007 19:03:00
0
look at how he started with McBride! He scored in 2-in-2 and should really have had 3-in-3.
oranje_emu
18/11/2007 21:01:00
0
great for him to get the record, its such a shame he cant do it domestically, if he needs a big front man! i know a big team in fulham that play with a big front man! they call him DROGBA!! maybe healy should come to us and play!!lol.seriously tho superb record.well done to healy
SMOKIEJACK
19/11/2007 11:26:00
0
great for him...congratulations.....................
ernshaw
20/11/2007 23:44:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

More Striker Talk

Lonergan pleased both are still with us!

Lonergan`s Views on Draw with Derby

They sat the worst time to concede a goal is just before half-time!

Derby (h) - Views from the Bench

What did the two managers have to say post-match?

Fulham 1 Derby County 1

Fulham, despite taking the lead, have to settle for a draw against Derby County

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Derby?
Suggested By: putney
Lonergan18%
Richards2%
Burn7%
Amorebieta19%
Garbutt0%
Cairney29%
Ince17%
O'Hara0%
Christensen4%
Dembele0%
McCormack4%
Parker0%
Smith0%
Kacaniklic0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Middlesbrough 29 17 6 6 57 23
2 Hull City 29 17 5 7 56 26
3 Burnley 30 15 10 5 55 22
4 Brighton 29 14 11 4 53 9
5 Derby County 30 13 12 5 51 14
6 Sheff Wed 30 13 11 6 50 12
7 Ipswich 30 13 9 8 48 2
8 Birmingham 30 13 8 9 47 8
9 Cardiff 30 11 12 7 45 5
10 Forest 30 10 12 8 42 6
11 Wolves 30 10 10 10 40 -1
12 Brentford 30 11 7 12 40 -2
13 Q.P.R. 30 9 12 9 39 1
14 Preston 30 9 12 9 39 -1
15 Reading 30 9 9 12 36 0
16 Leeds Utd 30 8 12 10 36 -5
17 Huddersfield 30 8 8 14 32 -4
18 Blackburn 28 6 13 9 31 0
19 Fulham 29 6 11 12 29 -5
20 MK Dons 30 7 7 16 28 -18
21 Bristol City 30 6 10 14 28 -22
22 Rotherham 30 7 4 19 25 -19
23 Bolton 30 4 12 14 24 -21
24 Charlton 30 5 9 16 24 -30
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 12:30PM : Queens Park Rangers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 16 2016 7:45PM : Blackburn Rovers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Charlton Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Leeds United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.bbei6376