Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Bullard - The People`s Hero!

Bullard - The People`s Hero!

Amongst the euphoria of our first Premier League win n three months, a win coming in our thirteenth game since we last tasted victory, the sheer enthusiasm generated by Jimmy Bullard cannot have failed to have been missed.

At the end of the game, some eight minutes after he`d curled that wonderful free kick over the ball and past the despairing dive of Scott Carson, Jimmy hugged everyone, including the referee Chris Foy, as if he`d just encountered a whole tribe of his long lost relations.

However, anyone loyal to the cause would have recognised that it was a gesture that simply indicated that Jimmy Bullard was pleased to be back, that after sixteen months of fighting the demons, he`d done the business and was now ready to kick on.

After the game, he spoke about the recent bust up with Chris Baird, whereby it`s now widely acknowledged that he received a biff on the nose from his team mate, Chris Baird, and the long road back as well as the way forward, here`s what he had to say,

"It happens. I copped one across the bugle, no problem. It`s no big thing, there are no hard feelings and we`re friends now. We were sweet even before the game started."

"It was a massive win for us, I`m still buzzing because we`re fighting for our lives and even when the boys went a goal down we dug in and came back."

"Just to be out there playing again after what happened, kicking a ball is great."

"There`s a lot of games to go, a lot of points to play for and we can still get out of this."


Hopefully, inspired by Jimmy, the team can kick on starting with a win next weekend against Middlesbrough.

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Monday February 4 2008
Time: 4:24PM

Comments

0
I loved the way he even gave the ref a hug at the end - what a character!
merlin
04/02/2008 16:37:00
0
Fantastic If Unexpected Result For You Guys...!
horseworrier
04/02/2008 17:11:00
0
Chris Baird is an idiot.
davidjwilkins
04/02/2008 17:19:00
0
must admit his distribution (Baird) didn't impreess me yesterday!
merlin
04/02/2008 19:10:00
0
Yeah, that was one hell of a high Jimmy was on, sixteen months of frustration out of the way, our season started at Bolton, kicked on on Sunday and will continue with a minimum draw next Saturday. Keep the faith.
martintheveg
04/02/2008 21:18:00
0
why is Baird doing so well in the vote??? and don't 4get the return of brian! The future is bright!
oranje_emu
04/02/2008 22:40:00
0
Crackin' result for you guys and great to see Jimmy hit the back of the net... Had you lost yesterday I think that would have been curtains but as it is you are in a position whereby you can claw your way up... Come on Fulham lkeep the southern presence in the premiershiop and sent some Notherners down..... Wigan will do .. along with Sunderland & Derby..
Chix
04/02/2008 23:26:00
0
He seems like a very genuine guy, exactly what you need in the team. Still many games left, and there are teams around you that deserve the drop much more. Good luck for the rest of the season
pandapops
05/02/2008 11:05:00
0
We aren't safe in any way but he can help us survive and will cheer up the players if nothing else
Backslash2010
05/02/2008 13:57:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

Newcastle Still Keen on Cairney

Speculation has been mounting over the last few days about the future of our midfielder, Tom Cairney.

Fulham Loan Jozabed to Celta Viga

Something that got missed, as we scrambled around trying to keep on top of the possible January transfer window activity; was the departure of Jozabed; on loan.

Fulham Keeper Goes Out on Loan

With the transfer window activity in full-swing, Fulham have let one of their young keepers go out on loan.

Stats: Fulham v Barnsley

All the stats from Fulham (2) vs (0) Barnsley, Craven Cottage, 14/01/17 15:00 Att: 18,010

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Barnsley?
Suggested By: putney
Button3%
Fredericks6%
Kalas3%
Ream16%
Malone12%
Johansen3%
McDonald3%
Cairney19%
Aluko0%
Piazon0%
Martin32%
Parker0%
Sessegnon0%
Odoi3%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
2 Brighton 25 16 6 3 54 23
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 26 13 6 7 45 6
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 12:30PM : Queens Park Rangers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 24 2017 8:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Hull City (H)
FA Cup
Feb 1 2017 7:45PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Birmingham City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.DrewPeacock1
The Vital Football Members League