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Bracewell: League is our object

last updated Monday 10th January 2000, 3:16 PM

Fulham players have been urged to turn their stunning cup form into league points as soon as possible by Paul Bracewell.

Fulham's tremendous 3-0 victory over Wimbledon in the FA Cup on Saturday means the Whites have beaten two Premiership clubs already this season. And they plan to make it three against Leicester in the Worthington Cup quarter-final on Wednesday.

But the team's league form has not been so impressive, with only one goal in nine hours of football. And manager Paul Bracewell has been quick to remind his jubilant players that it is league points which really matter. "It's a big week for Fulham. We have another cup game on Wednesday and then a big league game at Manchester City on Saturday. Our season is just started. We are only one point outside the top six and we need to get back in a play-off position.

"I said to the lads before and after the game that it is the league that matters, and they know that now. We need to take this cup form into the league and I think we can. "It's all about work. After Saturday's game the lads in the dressing room were shattered because they had worked so hard. That's what I want

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