Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Spurs 5 Fulham 1

Spurs 5 Fulham 1

Let me tell you a story!

Years ago when things were not quite right, when things had gone wrong and in times when anguish was etched all over my face, my grandma used to cuddle me and tell me things would be all right in the end. She was rarely wrong!

Sadly she passed away numerous years ago but it in this moment in time I could do with some words of comfort. It`s Christmas time and I`m feeling absolutely gutted.

I`d hoped that our abysmal run of twenty-five games without a win in the Premier League would come to an end, instead we were thrashed off the park and now the harsh realisation that, unless we get a miracle, relegation is a certainty.

For the fixture against Spurs, Lewington exercised his new authority by recalling Baird, Smertin and Ki-Hyeon. It was supposed to make us more resolute, harder to score against and in with a shout.

It failed abysmally!

In the first half we were rank, we never looked like scoring and by the time the whistle blew we were already two goals down this despite the heroics of Anti Niemi.

The first saw Robbie Keane net after Steed Malbranque had seen his effort come back off the post whilst the second saw Tom Huddlestone drill home a shot from twenty-five yards.

I normally hate half time but at least it gave us fifteen minutes respite!

The second half saw us start better; we even managed to get back into the game when the reliable Clint Dempsey reduced the arrears. Unfortunately any hope lasted only two minutes before it was extinguished, snuffed out like a candle in a stiff breeze when Robbie Keane netted his second of the game.

Nine minutes later Huddlestone got his second and it was become embarrassing. Matters were compounded when Volz, on his comeback, received a red card and then just so we`d all have a miserable journey home, Jermaine Defoe made it five!

I think we`re in trouble!

Anyone out there fancy the managers job?

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Wednesday December 26 2007
Time: 3:54PM

Comments

0
Just looking across at your site poll there. Did 48% of you guys seriously think you would get anything against us? We just out played the scum on there turf, and deserved the 3 points. Might sound big headed but whoever backed for the away win are deluded.
Real Deal
26/12/2007 16:15:00
0
come on mate - show some compassion - they're suffering!
merlin
26/12/2007 16:21:00
0
we were unlucky to lose at the gunners back yard too dont 4get!
oranje_emu
26/12/2007 16:52:00
0
we played 3 at the back! it was crazy!
oranje_emu
26/12/2007 16:54:00
0
LOL merlin. But tell that to someone that gives a toss. The truth hurts.
Real Deal
26/12/2007 16:55:00
0
You were outclassed by us (Spurs) today.
Frisky
26/12/2007 22:03:00
0
we're getting outclassed by everybody - times are getting desperate!
Putney
27/12/2007 12:11:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

Bristol City 0 Fulham 2 - Views from the Bench

After the dust had settled on Fulham`s third consecutive Championship win, both managers spoke to the media.

Bristol City 0 Fulham 2

After the disappointing defeat at the hands of Spurs, in the FA Cup on Sunday, Fulham got back to winning ways in the Championship last night.

Stats: Bristol City v Fulham

All the stats from Bristol City (0) vs (2) Fulham, Ashton Gate, 22/02/17 20:00 Att: 12,272

TV Figures So Far In 2016/17

With reports back in October suggesting that Premier League viewing figures were down...

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Bristol City (a)?
Suggested By: putney
Button0%
Odoi0%
Kalas0%
Ream0%
Sessegnon0%
McDonald0%
Johansen0%
Cairney0%
Aluko0%
Ayite0%
Piazon100%
Martin0%
Fredericks0%
Aluko0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 32 22 3 7 69 37
2 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
3 Huddersfield 32 20 4 8 64 8
4 Reading 33 18 6 9 60 5
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 33 17 7 9 58 10
7 Fulham 32 14 10 8 52 17
8 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 32 13 9 10 48 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Brentford 32 11 7 14 40 0
15 Q.P.R. 33 11 7 15 40 -10
16 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
17 Aston Villa 32 8 12 12 36 -8
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 33 9 8 16 35 -13
21 Bristol City 32 9 5 18 32 -6
22 Wigan 33 7 9 17 30 -10
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Cardiff City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
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
Vital Football Comment