Some Sunderland Musings

January 26, 2015

Tweet   The FA cup 4th round tie between Fulham and Sunderland gave many fans reasons for optimism. Fulham played a very good game and were disappointed not to win against the Premier League side. The players, many of which have never played against PL opposition, gave a very good account of themselves and will […]

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Ruiz late show seals Fulham win

January 17, 2015

Tweet A stoppage-time header from substitute Bryan Ruiz secured a priceless win for Kit Symonds as his Fulham side edged a scrappy encounter against Reading and ended a run of three successive league defeats. Symons had called on his team to build on their penalty shoot-out success at Wolves in the FA Cup in midweek […]

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Opposition Opinion

January 16, 2015

Tweet Helping us preview this weekends game is Matt Joy (who you can follow on Twitter @MattJamesJoy) my co-host of our student radio show, the Weekend Warm Up, which you can listen to every Saturday at 2-3pm on Nerve Radio. In your words, how are Reading doing this season? Frustratingly inconsistent, hopefully this will be […]

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Why New Contracts and Player Development Trump Transfers at Fulham this January

January 16, 2015

Tweet The announcement this week of contract extensions for both George Williams and Cameron Burgess, the latter of whom immediately went on loan to Scottish side Ross County, comes as most welcome news for Fulham fans. This season can so far be best described as a voyage of discovery. We are in a new league, […]

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Ditching the diamond?

January 9, 2015

Tweet An old fashioned system, some would say, but the simplicity of 4-4-2 has served Fulham well over the years, particularly under Roy Hodgson, as we added a Europa League run to a Great Escape in his tenure. Largely using the two banks of four, which provided defensive stability, aided by exceptionally setting up his team, […]

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A Look at Officials: What could Football learn from Hockey?

January 8, 2015

Tweet   This isn’t really anything to do with Fulham specifically but just shows my thoughts on issues surrounding refereeing in football. One aspect of football that the game could do without is the lack of respect towards the referees. Rarely can a match be complete without a player angrily arguing a decision that has […]

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Up next: Bournemouth (a)

December 26, 2014

Tweet Kit Symons’ quiet rejuvenation of what was a horribly dishevelled Fulham side faces its sternest test this afternoon with a festive trip to the Championship pace setters Bournemouth. The Cherries have been in quite scintillating form, surprising almost everybody with their free-scoring, attractive football to sit atop of the table ahead of many of […]

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The emergence of Lasse Vigen Christensen

December 23, 2014

Tweet Counting the bright spots in Fulham’s 2014 won’t take you too long during this festive season. They were conspicuous by their absence as the club’s thirteen year tenure in the top flight came to an end with a whimper, but the emergence of Lasse Vigen Christensen represents a real fillip as the most f0rgettable […]

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Promotion Push

December 5, 2014

Tweet It was difficult for even the most pessimistic of Fulham fans to believe the torrid start we had to this season. The constant squad re-shuffling along with a manager who just didn’t seem to get what was required in the Championship saw Fulham gain 1 point after eight games. We had become the laughing […]

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A Tale of Two Teams: The Jacksonville Jaguars Week in London

November 11, 2014

Tweet This past weekend saw the Jacksonville Jaguars roll into London for their annual road show and a game against the Dallas Cowboys at a packed Wembley Stadium. As a Fulham fan and one of the NFL in general, the events of the past week have provided insight into the on-going relationship between Shahid Khan’s […]

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