Steve Finnan, Andy Melville, Kit Symons, Rufus Brevett,
Andrejs Stolcers, Lee Clark, John Collins, Sean Davis,
Louis Saha, Barry Hayles.
Glyn Thompson, Kevin Betsy, Alan Neilson,
Karl Heinz Riedle, Peter Moller.
Fulham make just two changes
to the squad for tonights game, Louise Saha comes in for suspended Luis
Boa Morte and Andrejs Stolchers comes in for the injured Bjarne Goldbaek.
Murphy, Kenna, Allen, Jobson, Roberts, Koumas, Flynn, Mellon, Osborn,
Subs: Barlow, Yates, Hume, N'Diaye, Achterberg.
Referee: R Furnandiz (Doncaster)
goes and it is the Super Whites that kick off in their red and black away
like a clear corner for Fulham has been given as a goal kick for Tranmere
Goallllll !!!!! Louis Saha collects
a great cross from Andrejs Stolcers and blasts it in. Tranmere
0 Fulham 1
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WHITES COME ON YOU WHITES
clear and Lee Clark charges out, the ball is passed to Louis Saha who passes
it back to Lee. Lee keeps running and sends a diagonal forward pass on to
Louis Saha who runs on to it. A desperate lunge by a Tranmere defender puts
the ball off for a throw to Fulham
is obvious but at the moment attacking moves are breaking down in the last
a counter attack. Steve Finnan tries to break it up but the ball rebounds
to Koumas who goes on a run into the Fulham area. He shoots and the ball
is put off for a corner.
||The corner is
taken and Maik Taylor rises to collect the ball without any trouble
makes an early long throw and the ball goes to Bazza Hayles who runs toward
the Tranmere area but he is swamped and the ball is cleared
attack and Rideout crosses the ball into the Fulham area. Kenna collects
the ball and tries a shot but it is weak and Maik picks it up easily
||Fulham try to
create an attack through Steve Finnan and Rufus Brevett but again the last
pass is not good enough and the move breaks down
has the ball and he goes on a run and crosses the ball over to Louise Saha
but the Tranmere defence steps forward at the right moment, for them, and
Louise is offside.
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!!!!!! to Bazza Hayles. Tranmere is on the attack but Lee Clark takes the
ball off a Tranmere player and passes it forward to Bazza Hayles who side
steps the Keeper and blasts it into the net. Tranmere 0 Fulham 2
from the kick off Bazza has collected the ball on the edge of the Tranmere
area and runs at the Tranmere Keeper who catches Bazza's right foot and
brings him down. The Ref has said no penalty!!! What a clown. Will he be
red when he sees that unfortunately that doesn't help Fulham and Bazza.
great football in the midfield it is a pleasure to see a Fulham team playing
like this after the wilderness years. COME ON YOU WHITES
the ball and it goes to Koumas who runs forward but John Collins, who is
playing well, takes the ball off him like taking candy from a baby.
shoots from outside the Fulham area and Lee Clark blocks it and passes forward
to Andrejs Stolcers he passes to John Collins who passes crossfield to Rufus
Brevett. Rufus puts in a hard cross toward Lee Clark who heads the ball
..... just wide. Great move Fulham
||There goes the
whistle for half time. Well done the Super Whites
||Off we go. No
changes to the Fulham line up but Tranmere bring on N'Daiye and Barlow for
Rideout and Allison
chasing a bit better in the early second half action and are closing Fulham
||Sean Davis working
well but still losses the ball which is crossed in to the Fulham area and
N'Diaye heads goalward but Maik collects the ball
||The ball comes
in and Osborn rises to head the goalward ..... over the bar
||Ohhhh Sean Davis
puts in a tackle and blasts the ball off but it hits the linesman on the
knee and he needs treatment
||Great play by
Sean Davis. He goes in for a tackle wins the ball and turns the Tranmere
player gaining space. He then sends the ball forward to Lee Clark
||Lee passes up
to Bazza Hayles who sends the ball on to Andrejs Stolcers who tries a shoot
but it is over the bar.
Goalllll!!!!! 0-3 to Fulham Lee Clark collects a pass from Bazza Hayles
beats Allen and blasts it in the net. Tranmere 0 Fulham 3
wins the ball sends it up to Rufus who passes to Bazza Hayles. He passes
in to Lee Clark who runs at the Tranmere goal and sends it low into the
net. COME ON YOU WHITES
||Fulham on the
attack again. Lee Clark puts Andrejs Stolcers clear but Keeper Murphy gets
down well and saves Andrejs' effort
and win a corner
the corner and the ball gets to Osborn but his header is tame and Maik Taylor
has no problems in gathering up the ball
hard to create an attack but Fulham players are tackling all over the field.
Tranmere get the ball up to the edge of the Fulham area but it is Bazza
Hayles who blocks the cross and Tranmere win their 6th corner
the corner but it is poor and Fulham clear. Andrejs Stolcers passes through
to Lee Clark who is in a good position to make it 4-0 but fluffs his effort
||Fulham win their
first corner of the game. The ball comes in and it is going to Louis Saha
but Jobson gets there first and Tranmere clears.
again with nice stuff between Lee Clark and Andrejs Stolcers but the Keeper
gets to the ball.
Hayles is pulled back and wins a freekick on the edge of the Tranmere area.
The freekick is taken and John Collins sends the ball in hard and head height.
Bazza arrives like a thunderbolt and heads the ball goalward at point blank
range and Keeper Murphy saves it
Steve Finnan passes to Kit Symons, what's he doing there, who sends in a
great cross to Louise Saha and it is Tranmere 0 Fulham 4. That's 27
manager Souness is in the crowd trying to work out how he is going to stop
the Super Whites. Here we come Blackburn
into the Fulham area to Barlow and he crosses across the goal to Osborn
who heads it in
||There goes the
final whistle and it is Tranmere 1 Fulham 4. An excellent result to the
Super Whites and the championship is looking even more certain.
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