Fulham - Lewington on that Defeat!
UK time is: 01:20:45
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Lewington on that Defeat!

As the dust settles on our 5-1 thrashing at the hands of Spurs on Boxing Day, hardly the festive experience we were hoping for, our caretaker manager has looked back on a decision he made.

After being bold and going for a 4-3-3 formation, it would appear that Lewington now has slight regrets about doing so.

Here`s what he had to say during the post match interview,

"If they play like that they will be relegated, but I hope they won`t. Everything that could go wrong went wrong today."

"But we are realistic enough to know that the performance was not good either and we have got to put that right."

"In the first half we changed the shape, with the record we have away from home. We went into a 4-3-3 system and it made us a bit more solid in the middle and gave us pace on the flanks."

"But we didn`t do the basics. Stopping them play. You can`t do that against a side of Spurs` talent. That is always a risky thing and I`m looking back and thinking whether I should have changed the shape. Perhaps I could have stayed 4-4-2."


Hindsight Ray, something a manager would love to possess!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Andrew Joyce  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday December 27 2007

Time: 11:08AM

Your Comments

4-3-3 is a more attacking formation, surely, in your predicament, you'd be better of making any changes at Craven Cottage and not on the road!
merlin
away we should go for 4-5-1 and keep it tight! We're not good enough to test the likes of Spurs on their own patch with three in midfield!
Putney
lol - the likes of Spurs! You are in trouble man!
merlin
I bet Chris Coleman is laughing his balls off, perhaps Al Fayed realises now what a good job he did to keep you lot up. With both Wigan and Birmingham winning you are in the *****e. He will need to spend some pennies and quick.
Frank
Juande or avram or whatever his name is lol think again merlot
YiddoNick
If you Can't Beat Tottenham Guys You Are Heading In Only One Direction..!
horseworrier
At one point we only had 3 at the back and that was before Volz was sent off!! 4-3-3 didnt work because soel was absolute *****e, and dempsey had to keep back and help Chris "can't do this" Baird out. which left us with one up front and another player who may as well not of been on the field!!
oranje_emu
Destroyed by us (Spurs).
Frisky
ohh finally someone else who thinks right of Seol
Backslash2010
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Fulham Articles

Fulham - FSF's May Newsletter (Friday May 29 2015)

Fulham After Blackburn Midfielder (Thursday May 28 2015)

Is Time Running Out? (Tuesday May 26 2015)

Fulham Target Centre-Back! (Sunday May 24 2015)

Wallace Not Coming! (Friday May 22 2015)

Fulham Duo Make International Squad (Wednesday May 20 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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Lang3ffc 5
2. Oldwolf 3
3. dobox 3
4. Riverside Chanter 1

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Forest 46 15 14 17 2 59
15. Leeds Utd 46 15 11 20 -11 56
16. Huddersfield 46 13 16 17 -17 55
17. Fulham 46 14 10 22 -21 52
18. Bolton 46 13 12 21 -13 51
19. Reading 46 13 11 22 -21 50
20. Rotherham 46 11 16 19 -21 49

Breaking League News

Scott Parker`s Early Years
» Charlton : 29/05/2015 21:46:01
Audio - Lee Bullen On Wednesday's Playoff Victory
» Sheff Wed : 29/05/2015 20:00:00
Owls in Playoffs 10th Anniversary - Exclusive Fan Story
» Sheff Wed : 29/05/2015 19:00:01
LUFC Bamba could still make permanent Leeds switch
» Leeds Utd : 29/05/2015 19:00:00
Trio Of Defenders Linked
» Cardiff : 29/05/2015 18:46:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

After Finishing 17th, Should Kit Symons Keep His Job?
Suggested By:  Putney
Yes! 27%
No! 56%
I bet the decision has already been made! 17%