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He would not take Newcastle job whoever there next manager his he would only be keeping the seat warm was it mark huges. At city before they went for a big name if any English manager will take England job believe one day Parker will
 
 
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Wednesday 20th October 2021, 12:57 PM



 
Strange of the hundreds of names mentioned, I didn't see Scott Parker?? He played for them. The press loves him. He will get them back up from the championship no problems next season.
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Won't be long before he is mentioned for some of the jobs in the PL.
posted by Nosey Parker (Guest) - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 1:14 PM
 
I'll stick my neck out even further-and not tongue in cheek either! Young Scotty will soon be looking af the England job. He ticks all the boxes with the powers that be. And then more mediocrity.......
posted by Aussie mal (Guest) - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 1:39 PM
 
 
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Wednesday 20th October 2021, 12:17 PM



 
I have two Forest tickets for Sunday I can't use. If interested, text 07720 784711.
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Why on earth advertise Forest tickets on a Fulham site? I'd write to my MP but not sure who it is. We need some form of National Service to put some backbone into these youngsters. Or the birch. Once saw a nice birch tree in Sherwood Forest which is near Nottingham. Not a bad place. Nightlife good, full of crumpet. How much are the tickets out of interest?
posted by Paddy O'Doors (Guest) - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 12:36 PM
 
Tut tut Paddy,Crumpet is not no the acceptable list nowadays!
posted by John (Guest) - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 2:40 PM
 
Paddy what have I told you about sherwood forest after dark !!
posted by Len (Guest) - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 3:49 PM
 
Now now. Nottingham is well known for its pikelet scene. The thought of an encounter with a nubile young lady never entered my mind! As for the forest Len there's plenty of lay byes in the London area to haunt of an evening without getting on the National Express. Met George Miichael in a lay bye once. Now there was an extremely friendly bloke.
posted by Paddy O'Doors (Guest) - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 4:45 PM
 
 
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Wednesday 20th October 2021, 10:09 AM



 
Should have kept Parker what a good job he is doing at Bournemouth, a very bright young coach who will get better with experience. We let him go at the wrong time. At best with Silva we might make the play offs.
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Silva and the players had a blip (hopefully). But we are watching much more exciting football and if we can win our next 3 games, we might be back on track for an automatic spot. Bournemouth are not exactly playing teams off the park - not Parker style and they will at some point have a blip!
posted by John (Guest) - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 10:34 AM
 
We really should the question why Parker failed with us, yet is flying with Bournemouth. Was it him, us or the hierarchy at the Club?
posted by Rm (Guest) - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 10:40 AM
 
Parker's system relies on defensively minded players and dominating possession. Our players had not played this system. Another reason is that this season has shown our best two players are Seri and Mitro and he choose to exclude them. The interview with Seri on the Fulham site is very interesting, it was not his choice to go on loan when we were relegated. Parkers system did not suit the players we had. Silva has found a system that suits our players.
posted by The Time Is Now - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 10:50 AM
 
Hilarious it's even a discussion. Parker out! Parker out! We didn't win the Champions League, Parker out!
posted by John (Guest) - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 10:51 AM
 
Long way to go yet still to play two above us !! Sounding like a broken record we are playing and have played for nine points this week ( including forest ) Sunday got 3 pick up six teams above might drop might not that’s why the championship in my opinion is the most exciting crap refs and all
posted by Len (Guest) - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 11:01 AM
 
Parker upset half the squad and we would have pretty much have had to rebuild if he stayed. Daft to even think about what would have been. He inherited a good squad at Bournemouth that under achieved last season and brought in a couple of squad players. WBA and Bournemouth have to play us and each other twice yet and that's 12 points plus the myriad of additional points to be played for in the rest of the season. The fat lady is still skinny right now let alone put on enough weight to get on the rostrum and start singing - move on!
posted by MT - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 12:20 PM
 
Parker got us promoted at first time of asking, despite inheriting a demoralised squad after the Ranieri debacle. He also had some creditable PL performances with away wins at Liverpool, Everton, Leicester and draws at Spurs, Arsenal, that's not the work of someone who doesn't know what they are doing. And yes he did upset Mitrovic but he was not fit enough and is not good enough for the PL. Silva will also have the same problem with Mitrovic if we get promoted. Parker was let down with recruitment.
posted by Nosey Parker (Guest) - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 1:13 PM
 
 
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Wednesday 20th October 2021, 8:54 AM



 
I think we should change the song about "Fulham Fulham Fulham" to "If you love Fulham, play us, and we win! If you love Fulham, boy, you know it's gonna be hard! Oh yeah, oh yeah, if you love Fulham, play us, and we win, oh no, not again, we've beaten you you disgusting fat slobs."
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Used to enjoy Hey baby when we scored a goal !
posted by John (Guest) - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 10:00 AM
 
 
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Wednesday 20th October 2021, 8:52 AM



 
Cardiff have lost the last six shipping 15 goals and scoring one. We are off the back of a convincing 4-1 win over a top six team.........what are the chances?
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We lost to Blackpool and Reading when they were losing games. It’s the Fulham way to feel sorry for these teams and give them some points. We are very generous like that.
posted by Philmidd (Guest) - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 9:22 AM
 
We are Fulham, we are Fulham, always help struggling teams.
posted by The Time Is Now - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 9:23 AM
 
9-4 on tonight seems about right !
posted by Rob (Guest) - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 10:02 AM
 
Why can’t I respond to robs post regarding betting odds ??????
posted by Len (Guest) - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 12:03 PM
 
Dunno, why can't you respond to Rob's post regarding betting odds? Can't wait to read the punchline lol....
posted by MT - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 12:21 PM
 
As an ex moderator maybey you know why !!!!!!! sorry mt old habits !!!!!!!keep well
posted by Len (Guest) - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 4:01 PM
 
 
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Tuesday 19th October 2021, 11:21 PM



 
Each year in the Championship you get a runaway team. Unfortunately this year it’s going to be Bournemouth. I reckon our best chance will be in the Playoffs. I’ve seen both West Brom (who scraped a 1-0 win in the 90th+ min) and Bournemouth (who could only draw 0-0 ) at Posh this season who look dead certs for relegation. And if they are the best two teams in the Championship, it shows just how poor this league is. The gulf with the Premiership is massive and if Fulham can’t beat these two, then I’m sorry, they don’t deserve promotion.
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They were very luck to win. We beat WBA and Bournemouth it will all change a we become the run away team.
posted by The Time Is Now - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 11:42 PM
 
Jegs on the one hand you write Bournemouth are the runaway team then you write they and WBA are certs for relegation. You write Fulham will only make the play-offs then say they don't deserve promotion. If you have seen Fulham play then you will know that, with the exception of three games, we are class at this level. Your post is conflicting and confusing to be honest mate. We are only a quarter of the way through the season and are the highest scorers in the league and sit in third with West Brom and Bournemouth still to play. In addition the other two do not have the funds that FFC have to strengthen in January and we still have Carvalho and Tete to come back - not to mention Cairney!! Be patient and you will see that we will be promoted without the agony of the play-offs.
posted by MT - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 7:21 AM
 
MT, I think you misread Jegs’s post - he was saying Peterborough are certs for relegation yet B’mouth could only draw 0-0 with them. Otherwise, he is being unduly pessimistic - as you say, we still have to play WBA & Bournemouth home & away, and Parker’s bubble will burst at some point. No team ever gets through a Championship season without a dip in form and hopefully we have had ours.
posted by Horsham White (Guest) - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 12:46 PM
 
 
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Tuesday 19th October 2021, 8:14 PM



 
So, do we want Stoke to win and go above us but hopefully only until tomorrow?
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Bournemouth 1-0 up, so now eight points in front of us.
posted by Klopp’s Dentist (Guest) - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 9:25 PM
 
Parker using all he’s knowledge tonight,they keep winning.
posted by Chief (Guest) - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 9:47 PM
 
No matter what we think of Parker-ball, they will be thereabouts in play-off position or better? It looks like they will go 8 clear and hard to peg back? We must maintain pace and keep in distance with them. Fulham are a good team but there are slight concerns for me. For instance, why do we slip up against teams that we should beat? International breaks is our favorite excuse yet we played a competitive QPR after internationals and beat them convincingly and players showed no sign of tiredness. Cardiff got beat soundly by Swansea and we should really beat them tomorrow with our form. If the game was up in Wales, then it might have been closer, but we are at home and it should be routine business as usual. Our game against Bournemouth will be interesting to say the least. Believe me' Parker will be working on a plan to nullify Mitrovic and co. We need more guns, and we need Carvalho back to fire more bullets. Fulham are not good enough yet to do without Carvalho and calibre. Scott Parker for all his bore football, he lives and breathes football and he likes puzzles and he will work them out eventually. If we get back to our original squad that took us out in front of the championship, we should have enough to beat anyone. I still can't explain some of our losses to lesser teams? That is a worry for me...
posted by OWEN (Guest) - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 10:02 PM
 
 
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Please stop the bullying on this website. It's better to be nice to people. It feels good.
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Nice....agree. Come on Fulham
posted by Oz nick (Guest) - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 9:02 PM
 
You can’t beat a bit of bully !
posted by Jim B (Guest) - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 7:40 AM
 
IIIIIiiiiiiinnn ONE!
posted by MT - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 8:20 AM
 
Keep saying week in the championship a lot can happen we won Saturday got to win tonight win Sunday who knows works both ways though !! saw bournemouth game Stoke had enough chances to win saw them play qpr bitters done enough to win also just worry about our game judging by teams below us still confident of prem football next year as I was last time
posted by Len (Guest) - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 9:05 AM
 
Who are you to tell us we should not be bullying.
posted by The Time Is Now - Wednesday 20th October 2021, 9:24 AM
 
 
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I must admit that I was unaware of the Panorama programme relating to the activities of agents in relation to youth footballers involving Fulham as one of the clubs concerned. Is there anyone out there who could a) elucidate on the content of the programme or b) perhaps provide a link where I (and other interested parties might be able to view it please? Thanks in advance.
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Do you not have catch up on your TV?
posted by The Time Is Now - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 1:41 PM
 
That’s not what he asked, time for you to buy a dictionary.
posted by Smith (Guest) - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 2:09 PM
 
BBC Iplayer on the BBC website.
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Tuesday 19th October 2021, 12:45 PM



 
Premier League clubs have moved to prevent Newcastle United immediately striking lucrative sponsorship deals with companies linked to their new Saudi ownership.

It is understood clubs held an emergency meeting to impose a freeze on any of them agreeing to commercial arrangements with businesses their owners are associated with.
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Do you mean like having, ‘Florida’, printed on the front of the players shirt, oops.
posted by Baz (Guest) - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 2:11 PM
 
I personally would have liked to see the European Super League formed. It certainly wouldn’t have involved Fulham but to watch televised matches involving the teams that were involved would have been brilliant. That it didn’t go ahead was definitely a case of pots and kettles; considering the way the EFL is treated financially by the Premiership
posted by Jegs (Guest) - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 5:21 PM
 
 
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And it's super Fulham, done widda day FC, we're by far the greater time, the wheeled has ever seen.
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Yes Peter, it all makes sense!
posted by St George (Guest) - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 12:09 PM
 
There are some people out there in serious need of a psychiatrist! I dread to think what the country will be like in 50-100 years time :0((
posted by MT - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 1:35 PM
 
Just be thankful we'll be dead.
posted by Ollie (Guest) - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 3:12 PM
 
Glad I won’t be around !!!
posted by Len (Guest) - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 4:57 PM
 
 
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Tuesday 19th October 2021, 7:03 AM



 
Usually, I hate all the speculation about who will stay or go but I have to say that I am very sceptical about Fabio Carvalho staying beyond January.

He has been out with a minor knock for far too long for something more sinister not to be going on and it would not surprise me if he has seen the bright lights of the Premier League along with a greedy agent persuading him that his future does not lie at Fulham.

My deadline for his return was the game against QPR but that was also longer than one would expect for such a minor injury and he was not even in the squad - that speaks volumes I think.

I really hope I'm wrong because the lad is a star and we are a better team with him in it.
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I can’t see him staying. Can you see him turning down Barcelona, where for once in a lifetime he could actually get a game. Being a Portuguese, Spain is a perfect destination for him.
posted by John (Guest) - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 7:38 AM
 
As per usual ffc bit cagey regarding his injury presume he’s broke his toe Think it’s been about six weeks now expect him to be fit for sunday would not start him Wednesday- think Cardiff will be desperate for a result pretty sure there manager is on borrowed time even the owner is admitting same thing
posted by Len (Guest) - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 8:03 AM
 
It is up to the Club to persuade him we are going up and staying up had will be paid as good as wages has he will get anywhere. We must keep our best players as we will never become a force in the PL otherwise. MAF always wanted us to break even as a club so was not willing to fund us to the top of the League. The FIFA rules make that very difficult now even with an owner who want to buy success as I think Khan does
posted by The Time Is Now - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 1:51 PM
 
“Unfortunately, Fabio got Covid. Now he’s recovering from that situation and was with us yesterday. “Let’s see how he reacts from this situation because he stopped for 10 days and had a bad reaction from the situation. Of course, now he has to recover his physical condition.” - From Silva today
posted by O David (Guest) - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 3:55 PM
 
Fabio has had Covid, that's why he has been missing after his toe injury, according to Fulham's Official Website. I wonder why he has not had his jabs like a lot of youngsters around his age. Not just him, but other youngsters plus some people over 60 are still declining new cases a day and until these stupid idiots avoid taking the jabs like us sensible ones, this dreaded virus will continue. I know a couple in their 70's who refuse to have a jab, as they say that the virus is a hoax. Try telling my wife that, if only I could
posted by LTS (Guest) - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 3:58 PM
 
Thanks for that lads !! That explains it. Might be a few more days yet
posted by Len (Guest) - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 5:02 PM
 
https://footballleagueworld.co.uk/another-big-time-charlie-not-buying-it-these-fulham-fans-react-as-marco-silva-provides-player-update-amid-transfer-speculation/
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Who will put his foot in the shop door to manage Newcastle after Steve Bruce gets the biggest dole cheque of all times? My idea of the perfect fit for Newcastle is Zinedine Zidane who currently finds himself jobless. The key to a big move like this lays firmly on the wives of these famous footballers 9 times out of 10. Remember Di Maria for Man utd? His wife didn't like the shops or the rain in Manchester one jot and he was out of Manchester faster than billy-wizz. My tip for getting around Newcastle is go see 'Jimmy-5-bellies' Gazza'a mate? I imagine Jimmy would recommend the best Italian cuisine in town would be Greggs? and Harvey Nichols would be the local pound shop where everything is 'er' £1. Anybody and everybody who supports the Mackems up the road will find my view of Newcastle funny i imagine, but can we persuade Zidane to give it a shot? Zidane would be going into unfamiliar territory with Newcastle being where they are for one and will he be up for the fight. Newcastle is a contrast in every way compared to real Madrid. The sun only shines one week in the year in Newcastle. Sunday dinner is a chip butty, the Mackems are more famous than them, and the posh lot in Newcastle wear crocodile shoes. That is my knowledge of Newcastle summed up in a newckie brown and kebab. If Zinedine Zidane goes by history? He will find the legendary Bobby Robson was iconic up there, who Mourinho followed around like a lap-dog. Also we musn't forget Kevin Keegan who we love loads. I would highly reccomend to Zidane these 2 legends before my blinkered view of Newcastle all day long. I wonder if dear Doris 'er' Amanda Staveley can come up with the brains to sell the Newcastle name to the money men from the land of the dunes and camels and bling? To mention Bobby Robson and our own Kevin Keegan might just convince Zidane to give it a shot. As for the missus? A brolly and 20 quid shopping money works for mine. Zidane may find newcastle an hard sell from the missus's point of view. 'WHY' HI' MAN!!!!!!1
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Fell sorry as he kept a very ordinary team in the PL for a long time. No other manager will do as well.
posted by The Time Is Now - Monday 18th October 2021, 7:16 PM
 
Why does everyone think Bruce will get a handsome pay out? These people are business men, they will likely pay him exactly what is in his contract and I would have thought that would be linked to league position in any case.....
posted by MT - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 6:57 AM
 
If Bruce has a contract he will get every penny he’s owed !, another club sold its soul not that anybody cares there not the first our nearest and dearest owners got a dubious past
posted by Len (Guest) - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 8:11 AM
 
Bruce has a rolling 3 year contact which mean each morning he wakes up with another 3 years on his contract. If they sack him they will pay three years of wages.
posted by Ffc (Guest) - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 1:01 PM
 
The majority of people on here know sod all about the North East and what football represents. Go out and into the pit villages and the working mens clubs, and you will find passion and commitment about football unlike just about anywhere you could imagine. When Keegan took over at Newcastle he said in his first interview he was sick of people knocking the North East and he was right. 30,000+ at every Sunderland home game in League1 and 50,000+ at Newcastle. Compare that to clubs in the south.
posted by Keetch54 - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 3:24 PM
 
Are there working men clubs or really poor people in Hammersmith & Fulham?
posted by The Time Is Now - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 4:08 PM
 
Well said Keetch 54! There are millions of fantastic people in the North-East. I know I have been married to one them for nearly 50 years. In Newcastle they have black and white stripes in their blood. Where else do they get crowds of 50,000 every week even when relegation is just around the corner. After 14 years of Ashley the deserve a bit of good luck. I hope they get the team their loyalty merit.
posted by Ancient Chris (Guest) - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 4:45 PM
 
Keetch' Newcastle and Sunderland have a fantastic history and devoted fans much more than most clubs in any division. My view of the Northeast is all in jest honestly. I was observing Kevin Keegan in the stands and i think he could possibly be up for one more stint in management. Can you imagine Keegan skippering Newcastle again? The newcastle fans would go crazy! Keegan only knows one way of playing and that would be an exciting and attacking force of a team. I would rather give Keegan 150 million rather than the moody Zidane all day long. I still think there is a tinge of truth in the weather theory up North though you got to admit? Maybe the big bucks will be enough to attract a big personality who will love Newcastle and fans...
posted by OWEN (Guest) - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 5:27 PM
 
I suppose when there's nothing else to do and the weather is sh!te and the government are paying... why not.
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Do we think the present side would manage to avoid relegation if f we do go up ?
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Silva would make a good go of it but if we are promoted in the top two places measured buying, particularly in defence, would make a big difference.
posted by The Time Is Now - Monday 18th October 2021, 7:22 PM
 
I will be very confident that we will do very well back in the Premier League under Marco. I even feel that Mitro will also do very well in the Premier League. My goodness if Benteke can hold his own in the top division, then Mitro, who is a class above him, and with Marco at the helm he will continue to score goals.
posted by Malden Mick (Guest) - Monday 18th October 2021, 9:04 PM
 
No
posted by Lucy luck (Guest) - Monday 18th October 2021, 10:10 PM
 
No. Not unless the manager styles the team on the Brentford model. They looked like a Premiership team right from the off. We never did.
posted by Fulham Addict. (Guest) - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 9:34 AM
 
No, I don't think he's a good enough coach and his team selection is iffy half the time ( Cavaleiro & Muniz )
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Still dont get the rules,nothing makes sense ,but, those two penalty goals , wow!! 54 yards one in last minute so fulhamish,never saw the old man mr khan assume he was there , but lets face it these games are an all day affair its a day out with marching bands the lot,they dont do 90 mins then sod off with out a nod to the spectators like our games does , 90 mins of a game and sod all else.
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MAF tried dancing girls at the cottage but mixing sport with entertainment might work in vulgar America but not in refined UK.
posted by The Time Is Now - Monday 18th October 2021, 4:46 PM
 
I hope their mascot is around on Wednesday, Billy could learn a thing or two from him.
posted by mwk (Guest) - Monday 18th October 2021, 5:45 PM
 
Yet we have mixed politics with sport.
posted by AKA (Guest) - Monday 18th October 2021, 7:32 PM
 
Don’t think from memory their mascot would be to welcome !!!! all for a clock to be stopped when games stopped injuries and subs don’t let the ref be in charge of time they very rarely get it right mind you it might upset tv schedules at times
posted by Len (Guest) - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 8:18 AM
 
 
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I have nothing against Newcastle. Good fan base and genuinely a well supported club. However I think the hype has gone a bit mad. With FFP Newcastle will never be a top 6 club anytime soon. At least 5-10 years before they the quality in the squad to be a top 6 club. While their owners have unlimited amount of money but they are probably near £1bn away in terms of squad and depth compare with even Spurs. They can only spend £100m-£150m a season. That’s just enough to buy salah or Kane or de Bruyune or Rashford. Even assuming they don’t make bad buys, it would take them 5-6 years to build a squad that is worth £600m, minimum to be a top 8 contender. Fulham spent every FFP token they had. So did Villa. So those think Newcastle can be a top 4 team in the next few years are delusional.
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They have at least 50,000 fanatical supporters so they probably sell huge quantities of merchandise. They will probably have spending power three times what we have ever had in the PL. Our increased capacity will increase our income but most of us buy new kit every 10-20 years not every year like most Newcastle fans. They can also attract much higher paying sponsors that we can. So they will have much higher spending power than we have ever had and even if they are relegated they will buy themselves out quickly and will quickly get in to the top half of the table. Those of us that are comfortably off should spend at least £40 in the shop every home game if you want things to change.
posted by The Time Is Now - Monday 18th October 2021, 4:07 PM
 
40 Quid? That is a fish&chip dinner for a month!!!
posted by OWEN (Guest) - Monday 18th October 2021, 5:48 PM
 
The average salary of a Fulham supporter is £27,000.
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does fink dat dare will be busy streets and twains as dare will be boaf sets of fins tryna get uh da gimesy
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You’re a liar .
posted by M (Guest) - Monday 18th October 2021, 12:06 PM
 
The police probably reasoned Chelsea will not get much of a crowd for Malmo and our crowd even when we are full is not very big.
posted by The Time Is Now - Monday 18th October 2021, 4:51 PM
 
Fink I mite get a cruc toogferverv andmeat the edunturs daunting the. Fuulam road autsidec cllaaad rise moto ship like we usid to nappy dies !!!!
posted by Biffa (Guest) - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 8:29 AM
 
Liar !
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Monday 18th October 2021, 8:20 AM



 
Those regretting the demise of Scott Parker at Fulham and eulogising about what he has done at Bournemouth (so far) should remember that if he was still with us there would be several outstanding players this season who would not.

I refer to Mitro and Seri for starters. Two players who have been outstanding this season and for whom we have to thank for some of our fantastic performances. Mitro with numerous goals and assists and Seri who, for much of the season, has commanded the midfield.

Joe Bryan, Kebano and Ream were also ostracised by Parker and would also probably have left the club.

Parker inherited much of the Bournemouth squad who, let's face it, underperformed last season and with only 12 games played, new manager bounce may still be in play. Let's see what happens when they have the inevitable bad run of games that all clubs have during a season.

I wish him no ill but I for on am extremely glad that Parker has gone and Marco Silva has my full support.
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Here here MT, I couldn't agree with you more, as even Mitro himself said in the press this morning,that he has improved his game under Marco, which he would never have done under Scott Parker. Seri to me is a revelation. When he first joined us, I can remember other clubs supporters being really envious when we signed him, but he turned out to be a big flop, apart from that goal against Burnley. He was then sent packing on loan, but now under an astute manager and Boa, he is turning into the player he should have been from the start. However our season turns out, I know which manager and coach I would prefer my team to be playing under.
posted by A C (Guest) - Monday 18th October 2021, 8:59 AM
 
Whatever happens this season I’m glad Parker has gone because I couldn’t sit an watch another boring game under his management. The football we are playing now is far more entertaining and once again I look forward to going to every game.
posted by Philmidd (Guest) - Monday 18th October 2021, 11:28 AM
 
Scott Parker is the rookie who turns up for a dinner date at the wrong venue. Our problem at Fulham is that we are a team in a hurry, we are impatient, we want xmas before it is xmas and we have a plane to catch pronto! There was no 5 or 10 year plan and most managers now need to hit the ground running. If only Parker could have gotten Mitrovic to score some goals somehow? Penalty misses and too many draws did most of the damage in my opinion. Also MT is right! Our greatest holding player Seri was overlooked, forgotten and thown away not wanted by Parker. That itself is unforgivable because Seri now is undroppable...
posted by OWEN (Guest) - Monday 18th October 2021, 7:44 PM
 
Silva is a proper manager he gets to know the players and what it needs to motivate them. Parker is a do as I say manager lacking man management skills.
posted by The Time Is Now - Tuesday 19th October 2021, 2:04 PM
 
One of the reasons why Seri is having a renaissance in Fulham under Marco Silva is because Marco knows him quite well. If we go back to 2013, Seri was playing quite well for Paços de Ferreira and Marco Silva was doing a solid job with Estoril Praia (both clubs from the portuguese premier league). In 2015 Seri left to Nice, after managing to help his Team reach Euro League spot in the league (7th Place) which was pretty good for Paços at the time. Meanwhile Marco Silva was plying his trade in Sporting Clube de Portugal. So yeah, Marco had plenty of time to see Seri play and knows quite well how to exploit him.
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The Club was represented by:

David Daly (Non-Executive Director)
Darren Preston (Chief Operating Officer)
Carmelo Mifsud (Communications Director)
Nicola Walworth (Supporter Relations Manager)
Katy Brecht (Head of Ticketing)
Charlie Harris (Communications Assistant)
Mike McSweeney (CEO Fulham Foundation)
Jack Burrows (Head of Marketing)
Apologies : Alistair Mackintosh (CEO)

The FST was represented by Board Members:

Tom Greatrex (Chair)
Ian Clarke (Vice Chair)
Simon Duke (Secretary)

TOPICS DISCUSSED
Jimmy Hill Day
Match day operations
External match day issues
Ticketing
Games with large away followings
Safe Standing and match day atmosphere
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JIMMY HILL DAY
The meeting opened with a discussion of the Jimmy Hill Day activities which, despite the result at Coventry, all agreed had been a success. The Trust participated fully in the day, joining forces with our counterparts at Sky Blue Trust to raise awareness of the bucket collections taking place to support Coventry based charities through the Jimmy Hill Legacy Foundation.

The Club thanked the Trust on behalf of Coventry and said that they will reflect on Jimmy Hill’s contribution to both clubs at the return fixture in April through the programme and other events.

MATCH DAY OPERATIONS
The Trust raised a number of questions and concerns on behalf of supporters in various areas of the match day experience.

Riverside Stand floodlights
Following on from previous discussions, we asked if any further investigation had taken place into the calibration of the floodlights on the Riverside Stand. This is in relation to the comments of a number of Johnny Haynes season ticket holders that the lights are dazzling.

The Club said that they have checked on match day (versus Leeds and Swansea) and do understand that there is a significant difference in positioning between the new lights along the side of the stand and the old corner floodlights, although there is no difference in brightness. Trust board members have also undertaken a similar exercise. The Club confirmed again that the lights are properly calibrated to requirements and very similar to those at other grounds which are side-lit.

We asked whether the Club might consider helping anyone suffering significant discomfort or health complications from the lights by considering a seat move. The Club said they would be willing to help in these cases, and asked anyone in this situation to contact them. Please also let the Trust know if this is causing you difficulties.

Turnstile speed
In recent weeks, speed of entry to the ground seems to have been a problem, with many supporters highlighting long queues close to kick-off and slow operation of the turnstiles. We asked what could be done about this.

The Club explained that it was aware of a number of small technical issues which, when combined, had led to slower turnstile operation. These issues primarily relate to the integration of the new ticketing system from SecuTix with new ticket scanners from Fortress. Particular problem areas which the Club have identified include

Over-sensitivity of the scanners to the multiple bar codes on ‘print at home’ tickets, leading to tickets being scanned too early. This will be corrected by calibration of the readers and reduction of the number of bar codes on the tickets.

Supporters used to inserting season ticket cards into a slot not realising that they now need to tap the card on top of the reader (like an Oyster card). Signage will be provided to explain this, and extra training will be provided for turnstile operators and supervisors.

Sensitivity of the access control beams (which when broken, indicate that a supporter has entered the ground) to activity on the ground side of the turnstile. This will require further calibration.

Supporters attempting to use ‘print at home’ tickets on their mobile phones. The readers are not currently set up for this, although it does seem to work for some phones. Supporters are asked to bring a paper copy of all ‘print at home’ tickets. The use of mobile phone ticketing is on the roadmap for next year.

The Club said that they expected the changes they have made since the previous home game to reduce the delays and that they will continue to monitor and tweak the systems. Whilst this is happening, supporters can help by arriving in good time, tapping season tickets on the readers, folding ‘print at home’ tickets prior to arrival at the turnstile and not using mobile phones for ‘print at home’ tickets.

The Club and Trust agreed to review again next month.

Toilets in Johnny Haynes Stand
From time to time, supporters raise concerns about the quality of toilet facilities in various parts of the ground which we pass on to the Club. A particular concern was raised this month about the Ladies toilet block in the Johnny Haynes Stand at the Putney end of the ground. The Club said it will investigate.

Volume of speakers
At recent matches, the volume of the PA speakers has been very high, with supporters unable to hold conversations at half time. We asked if this could be addressed. The Club said it was aware of the issue, particularly at the Leeds fixture, and made adjustments for the Swansea game. The Club will monitor this.

Speed of catering
Some members reported that the service at the Hammersmith End bars is very slow at half time and that better staff training is required. The Club explained that the catering service is provided by an outsourced provider and said it would take this up with them.

Recycling bins
Supporters have observed that there is a lack of recycling bins inside Craven Cottage. The Club said that with space at such a premium on the concourses, it did not make sense to install recycling bins, particularly as there is no storage space. However, all waste is collected and taken off-site for processing and recycling.

EXTERNAL MATCH DAY ISSUES
Bishops Park lighting
Several supporters have pointed out that the lights in Bishops Park are set to turn off at approximately 21:30, which means that the park is in darkness after evening matches. The Club was unaware of this, but said that they would ask the council to extend the lighting period on match days.

District Line closures
The Trust asked, on behalf of members, whether any influence could be brought to bear on the TFL maintenance schedule which often sees the Wimbledon branch of the District Line closed on match days. The Club doubted that it could help with this, as repair timetables are set quite some time in advance.

In further discussion, the Club said it had been made aware that TFL expects to close Putney Bridge station from 21:00 on the night of the Fulham v Cardiff fixture on Wednesday 20 October. This is thought to be because Chelsea are also at home on the same evening, our fixture having been moved as a knock-on from Swansea v Cardiff being televised on the prior Sunday.

TICKETING
User journeys
Since the last monthly meeting, the Trust and Club have met separately to discuss the ticketing web site, with a focus on making access to tickets and information easier. A number of changes have been made as a result of this meeting, including

Simplified navigation from the Fulham FC web site to the ticketing site.

Introduction of dedicated ticket information pages for each home and away fixture that is on sale or soon to go on sale.

Ensuring all games, both home and away, which are available to purchase are listed on the home screen of the ticketing site
Supporters are reminded that in order to access the ticketing site and be able to purchase tickets they are eligible for online, they will need to be logged into their OneFulham Account.

The Trust and the Club agreed to continue to discuss possible improvements to the ticketing site and access to it from the web site and Fulham FC app.

Loyalty points
The Trust asked for an update on access to loyalty point totals on the new ticketing system. The Club reiterated that loyalty points had not been lost and should be available to view in the next month.

GAMES WITH LARGE AWAY FOLLOWINGS
At the Leeds United fixture, for which the Putney End was sold out to Leeds fans, a number of supporters observed away fans in home areas, particularly in the Johnny Haynes Stand. The Trust asked if the Club had been aware of this and, more generally, what processes it has in place to prevent and manage such situations.

The Club said that on the day there had been two ejections of Leeds fans and ten ticket refusals. All stewards are made aware of the risks of away fans in the wrong area through their briefings.

The Club further explained that it has a robust set of processes to minimise away fans buying tickets in home areas, including requiring a previous booking history (not just Leeds games) and postcode exclusions. There was no general sale for this fixture. However, the Club said that the vast majority of away fans in home areas have had tickets bought for them by Fulham season ticket holders and members, which is hard to prevent.

The Club requested that Fulham season ticket holders and members do not buy tickets for any away supporters in home areas and said that action would be taken against any identified as doing so. Where away fans are obviously in home areas, and causing concern, then this should be identified to stewards. Additionally, in such circumstances, if seat numbers are notified to the ticket office they will investigate and take action where appropriate.

SAFE STANDING AND MATCH DAY ATMOSPHERE
The Trust asked for an update on the Club’s view of safe standing, particularly given the recent law change allowing its implementation for early adopter clubs, and the expectation that it will be open to all clubs to apply for permission to use rail seating from August 2022.

The Club said that it currently had no plans to introduce safe standing areas, not least because Arena Seating, who provide the seating in use in the Putney, Hammersmith and (front of) Johnny Haynes stands do not have a rail seating option in their certified seating systems. The Club also noted the difficulty of installing rail seats in the ground without impacting the sightlines of other supporters.

As increasing numbers of clubs are likely to provide some safe standing accommodation and seating providers will have developed solutions, the Trust asked whether Fulham would be open to exploring this further. The Club reiterated that while they have no current plans to provide rail seating, they would be open to considering further.

The Trust also highlighted discussions currently taking place amongst fans looking at how to improve the match day atmosphere, citing previous studies that suggested that the Hammersmith End acoustics are unduly impacted by the rake of the stand and gaps at the rear.

The Trust asked whether, with the opening of the new Riverside stand, any consideration had been given to changing the location of away supporters. The Club responded that it is likely that away fans will remain in part of the Putney End, but no firm decisions had yet been taken.

The Trust further asked about consideration of using the home part of the Putney End to attract vocal fans to seek to improve the atmosphere, but the Club responded that the current unsegregated concourse and turnstile areas would add complications to any such idea. They also pointed out that when something similar was tried some years ago, with facilitated seat swaps into the first two of blocks of the Putney End, there was very little take-up.

On a wider point about supporter-led initiatives to improve atmosphere, with the Trust citing other clubs who have done so successfully, the Club indicated they would be happy to engage on that with the Trust and other interested parties to explore ideas in more detail.

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Programmes
Some Clubs in the Championship have stopped producing printed match day programmes available for sale at the ground. The Trust asked for the Club’s intentions.

The Club said that it sees the match day programme as a driver of fan engagement and recognises it is part of the experience for many supporters, as well as hospitality guests; there are no plans to stop printing them.

George Cohen statue
The Trust asked, on behalf of a member, whether there were any plans to move the George Cohen statue from its current location once the new Riverside Stand opens.

The Club said that there are no plans to move the statue.

Luis Boa Morte interview
Several supporters have requested a video interview with Luis Boa Morte on FFCtv, now that he has returned as part of Marco Silva’s team. The Club said they will ask him but he is a busy man in his capacity as Marco’s assistant in comparison to when he was a player here!

Panorama programme
The Trust and the Club discussed the recent Panorama programme, which drew attention to the activities of agents in relation to youth footballers, with Fulham being one of the clubs mentioned.

The Trust asked, on behalf of a member, whether the Club could expand on its comments at the time. The Club said it had nothing further to add, and that the club provided its representation to the programme which was referenced in the broadcast. It highlighted the work it undertakes through the Fulham Foundation to support former players as well as the excellent work carried out by the Academy’s Alumni programme.

Director of Scouting
Further to previous meetings’ discussions on the appointment of the Director of Scouting, the Trust asked for an update on when it was anticipated they would be in post.

The Club said that this is currently on hold and an update will be communicated if there are any developments.
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Some interesting issues clarified. The toilets in the JH stand have been dreadful for a long time. I know their is limited space but if space can be found for betting, I am sure space can be found for better loos. I cannot think of any away ground where they are quite so bad. I know a lot of attention is being given to the new stand but that should not stop improvement in the other stands where it is needed.
posted by The Time Is Now - Monday 18th October 2021, 1:23 PM
 
I get these same minutes, next month I will summarise them to the main points then more people will get benefit from them.
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great win!
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Wow, that's a relief, from 20 losses on the bounce!
posted by OWEN (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 5:56 PM
 
NFL , zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
posted by Ian (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 8:20 PM
 
Ian, I use to be like you, afraid of other sport because it might mean change in my country.
posted by John (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 9:43 PM
 
Afraid ? More like bored senseless !
posted by Ian (Guest) - Monday 18th October 2021, 5:04 AM
 
Change in my country ? Eh !
posted by Jim (Guest) - Monday 18th October 2021, 7:51 AM
 
It’s only a game !!!!
posted by Len (Guest) - Monday 18th October 2021, 8:03 AM
 
Try watching it Len , you might just change your mind !
posted by Ian (Guest) - Monday 18th October 2021, 10:40 AM
 
Have watched it but it is just an advert fest with so many stoppages. A game that should last an hour drags on for two.
posted by The Time Is Now - Monday 18th October 2021, 1:25 PM
 
 
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I’m sick to the teeth of hearing how special their fans are and how they deserve a team challenging for honours. They are just fans of a poor Premiership team, supporting them home and away just as thousands of fans do throughout the country supporting their own teams. What is special about them? If they think all their problems are solved by having new rich owners, I think they are in for a shock. They have to get the right manager and then persuade top class players to move to Newcastle; good luck with that one. The days of players being tempted just by the money are long gone; and I think it’s going to be hell of a long time before they will be able to offer them European Championship football. Finally, I’m not a fan of Steve Bruce, but I think he has been treated appallingly, considering what he has had to work with, and at least he kept them comfortably in the Premiership
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Same situation with us and Mickey Adam’s,he got shafted.
posted by Chief (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 2:16 PM
 
Away the lad's I hope they do well it would be a change to see some other club maybe winning something rather than the boring same 3 or 4 but you can buy who you like you can only have 11 players on the field may take them a few years to get it right and I bet in them few years there will be some clubs going to the wall ££££ spread the wealth !
posted by worple (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 4:16 PM
 
Noticed the teams that are not happy same culprits that tried to break away Funny old game !!! be nice to see a new kid on the block
posted by Len (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 5:24 PM
 
To many supporters believe their club nearly have a divine right to be successful, Fulham supporters almost have an opposite view in that if we succeed in anything it is such an unexpected surprise.
posted by The Time Is Now - Sunday 17th October 2021, 5:35 PM
 
Hear,hear Jegs. I think exactly the same. Their fans think the world owes them a trophy but they are just a club like any other. Nothing special whatsoever.
posted by MT - Sunday 17th October 2021, 7:03 PM
 
So Newcastle have had millions invested in them to become a top club, but the question is, what happens if they get relegated this season, which as it stands is a real possibility. The new owners will not be able to spend money like confetti, as like us we have found, there is a financial limit, which is a real stopper. What are today's players, and Steve Bruce thinking, as most of them, if not all, will be discarded, so how can they play their hearts out for the club, knowing full well, they won't be there after January. I wouldn't take a managers job for all the tea in China, especially with that new lady owner with the piercing eyes looking at me. Frightening ! !
posted by Brian Jarvis (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 7:36 PM
 
Extremely unlikely they’ll get relegated,Bruce will be sacked shortly but generously compensated then a top rated manager will come in with 4/5 new signings and end up qualifying for a European competition. Give them 3/4 years they’ll have a trophy or two and playing regularly in the champions league.
posted by Chief (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 7:54 PM
 
Their owner is said to be very p!ssed off. He asked his staff to buy him a new castle and he ended up with a sh!tty football club in the arse end of England.
posted by Bobby (Guest) - Monday 18th October 2021, 3:03 AM
 
Watching the Newcastle v Spurs game reminded me of our game against QPR one team completely outclassing another and virtually man for man every spurs player being better. Mike Ashley has done over a good few years what MAF did to us over 2 years. If a club is starved of the money for decent players survival is difficult.
posted by The Time Is Now - Monday 18th October 2021, 7:50 AM
 
Love to see them relegated but whatever position there in January there will be new faces if they spend their ffp money in jan which is quite substantial can they spend in august ??as far as this season goes Norwich down Watford down fancy Leeds to struggle cant score presume their love affair with manager wil go same way as others
posted by Len (Guest) - Monday 18th October 2021, 8:15 AM
 
Not many players will want to join them in January so near the bottom of the table. It will mainly be loan players who we know are not all a great success. They will struggle to stay up.
posted by The Time Is Now - Monday 18th October 2021, 8:28 AM
 
Love to be a top manager you get the sack every two years get a kings ransom in contract payout then you get a cloud like Watford signing you up for another stint
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Outstanding performance, at last he has become a team player. The team was fired up too because of him getting more involved. Keep it up Mitro.
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What a weird comment.Given the phenomenal number of goals Mitro has scored for our club,often marked by two centre-backs,he has clearly ALWAYS been a ' team player ' !
posted by GEZZA (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 9:51 AM
 
Have you forgotten how badly he performed last year? He stroled around the pitch with no enthusiasm, no interest and was a passenger in the majority of the games he had played in.
posted by St George (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 10:23 AM
 
Have you forgotten how superbly he has performed every other season ?
posted by GEZZA (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 10:42 AM
 
have you not realised that Parker played a system that effectively made Mitro redundant? I for one love have him back as our Talisman.
posted by Bobby (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 11:45 AM
 
Irrepective of his goal scoring attributes i thing george refers to his extraordinary contribution in midfield and showing that he was enjoying the job. This is not what he had us used to of late.
posted by T.no (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 1:01 PM
 
Mitro would not score either of the goals he scored yesterday in the Premier League as he would not get the time and space. To be honest last season, Mitro was not fit, did not like the way Parker treated him and was injured a lot of the time. Once Silva arrived he is a different player.
posted by The Time Is Now - Sunday 17th October 2021, 1:47 PM
 
Would have helped if he got more game time and a manager that did not play to his strengths
posted by Len (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 5:27 PM
 
We just couldn't get the ball up to Mitro in the premier league, so he went walkies for it. Wilson and Carvalho are clever enough to supply him back in prem. We also can add a rangey striker like a Ivan Toney into the equation and switch tactics etc. It didn't help matters that we missed penalties and drawn games that downed us. Mitrovic would like to put that theory right and prove himself back in prem i think...
posted by OWEN (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 7:06 PM
 
First TV match I watched this season where we won. After half time when QPR scored and looked like a repeat as before where we succumbed to a more hungry team. But, lo and behold, Mitro turned the game back in our favour with a sublime headed goal that could have missed, hit the bar or post, or been saved - but such moments are sublime - and when Robinson got another via a deflection off a QPR player, his game sparkled once more. Such moments are precious in our race to promotion again. Onward and upward.
posted by stephen terry (Guest) - Monday 18th October 2021, 7:16 AM
 
Thank you T.no I was praising the guy, why does everyone have to make a meal of it?
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Yeah right,fancy losing to Liverpool.Absolute proof Ranieri is no good.
posted by GEZZA (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 9:54 AM
 
Losing is one thing,5-0 thought he was useless for us.
posted by Chief (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 10:39 AM
 
Come on,this Liverpool team is capable of beating the vast majority of teams by a similar score.Ok,he didn't do it for us,but that is mainly down to the mess created by the idiot child.Ranieri has been a fine manager who has had an excellent career.Give the guy a break.
posted by GEZZA (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 10:47 AM
 
Strange sacking Xisco Munoz and replacing with Ranieri. If Watford go down Ranieri won’t be there next season, Munoz would have. Don’t understand how you are supposed to build projects. Watford were not getting hammered so can’t see the value in the sacking.
posted by Pez (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 1:51 PM
 
Watford have been smart on choosing managers and generally, get the best out of them and once the extended honeymoon period has past, get rid. Why they chose Raneri is strange and wonder if they have done their homework this time? Ranari’s approach is to park the bus - doesn’t work in the premier league anymore as we saw!
posted by John (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 2:02 PM
 
Having been a long suffering Fulham supporter for more than eighty years I have come to the conclusion that in most cases it is not the coach who is the problem it is the players' lack of either lack of effort or skill that cause a team to fail. I well remember one Bobby Robson being sacked and look what he achieved afterwards! Ranieri will fail at Watford because he is taking over a poor group of players in the same way that Scotty Parker failed because he was having to knock into shape a bunch who were unable or unable to make his system work. He is succeeding at Bournemouth because he has players who believe in him. Good coaches do not become bad coaches over night or vice versa.
posted by Ancient Chris (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 2:27 PM
 
The best players at Fulham are the attacking ones the worst are the defensive ones, so a system that relies on defence was never going to suit our players. Silva is a good manager who knows how to get the best out of the players he has and build a system around them as they matter as much as the manager. If Parker is going to have to learn that if he wants to become a top manager otherwise he will only succeed where he inherits a set of players who enjoys and can play his tactics.
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Scotty looking a very good coach, we should have kept him.
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Oh no we shouldn't, his play bored us to tears. He is history now, so let's just forget him. Bournemouth I agree are unbeaten this season, but if you look at who they have played, we would also have been unbeaten against the same opposition, apart from Blackpool, but they played them at home and only drew, we would have scored more goals as well.
posted by Alan B (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 8:53 AM
 
Think Scott deserves a bit more credit,was always gonna be tough in the premier league. Can’t believe how well Brentford have adjusted with pretty much same team. Team spirit and confidence are key.
posted by Chief (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 10:41 AM
 
Chief, you have put your finger on it, as team spirit is of the utmost importance in teams and it shows where a lesser team like Brentford can stand up for themselves in the Premier League, despite their real lack of talent, especially up front, where their goals are hard to come by, but their spirit alone almost put paid to Chelsea yesterday. Well done to them and Frank their manager. Last season we were defunct of teams spirit, under SP, and it shows this season, where Mitro is back to his best again under Marco, which has spread rapidly throughout the squad, and thank goodness for it.
posted by A C (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 11:09 AM
 
Parker wanted to leave so we couldn’t have kept him. Seems he has more passion for Bournemouth than us going by how he is coaching (not leaving any stone unturned). Back to us- We look like world beaters when we are on it but standards do seem to drop randomly, it looks too easy and everyone switches off. Why can’t we play like the game is 0-0 even if we are 1-0/2-0 up? Stay switched on. When was the last time we had a vocal captain? They are always meek.
posted by Pez (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 2:01 PM
 
Just watched a really poor Cardiff side play Swansea, and here is a case in point. If our players watched that game as well, they might just think that they have only to turn up to win, take it easy, and then lose. Wouldn't that just come under the heading "Fulhamish" Marco must get them to play like we were playing WBA or Bournemouth, and pull no punches.
posted by Malden Mick (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 2:11 PM
 
Cardiff is a poor team but Fulham have always been good at building confidence in poor teams. Hope this is not what happens on Wednesday and the players remember that there are no easy games in the Championship.
posted by The Time Is Now - Sunday 17th October 2021, 3:02 PM
 
To be fair don’t think Bournemouth are playing boring football think they’ve been fortunate in a couple of games as for us if we had taken up points on games mess up this year we should be top of this league but for all that I’m confident we will be in prem next year
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For about 10-15mins in the second half after they equalised, we lacked creativity, solidity and energy. It was worrying. QPR gave us too much respect at the time, if they had pushed us i wonder if we would have collapsed again. We looked nervy and you can see the players thinking here we go again. We have to learn to step up and forget we conceded. I am glad we managed to do that today but it took us about 15mins to get over their goal. We have to stay mentally strong whatever happens if we want the automatic promotion. We have one of the best teams in the league and if we can strengthen our defence in January, iron out little mistakes, we should be ok for promotion. Coyw. Looking forward to 4 wins in a row…
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Should have been all over by half time! Always needed a second goal but the team reacted well and a comfortable win.Nothing to vomplain about Seri Mitro both immense.
posted by Alex (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 9:29 PM
 
John, we just beat QPR. Enjoy it , we are not Bayern Munich, teams will have their share of dominance. well done to the team, we smile today.
posted by BIG GAZZA (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 9:59 PM
 
When they hit the post early on i was thinking the worst but we prevailed. I too felt our vulnerability and i sensed a 'here we go again' after internationals but we soon put that theory to bed. The best feeling i got was when Robinson took his goal and it sort of felt okay and a sense of redemption from Robinson after his nightmare before the international break. Happy ever after was the order of the day...
posted by OWEN (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 10:31 PM
 
Disagree, we kept and then increased the tempo. Good reaction to a fortunate goal.
posted by Dellers (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 10:33 PM
 
No buts here. You’re never gonna dominate the full 90 minutes. Good reaction to the equalizer. Well done to Silva and the lads. Maybe more importantly, Carvalho and Tete close to returning, sending Cav and Odoi back to the bench. That in itself should produce a noticeable rise in the level of play. We were looking pretty unbeatable before they got hurt. Great 3 points!
posted by Californian - Sunday 17th October 2021, 12:15 AM
 
Decent game and an even better result,look for the positives.
posted by Chief (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 8:08 AM
 
The Coventry game was completely different that stupid penalty decision changed everything as it just dismayed the players. Yesterday Seri started to talk to all the players after the equaliser, I assume with you are better than QPR do not give it away. It obviously worked. I know Mitro scored 2 goals and got Man of the Match, but Seri should have got it for inspirational match winning behaviour.
posted by The Time Is Now - Sunday 17th October 2021, 1:58 PM
 
I keep saying that Seri is our most important player but apparently, i talk nonsense...
posted by OWEN (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 9:21 PM
 
Still wondering why he did not start at Coventry !! Still manager knows better than me
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I am happy and ecstatic to eat humble pie on this occasion. Our record is never good after internationals, but we bucked the trend this time around. Mitrovic was superb and superbly taken goals, quality! I was equally happy for Robinson after the Coventry debacle, even though his goal was a deflection. Robinson and his pace will be crucial to fulham and push for prem return. His distribution needs working on a little but he will improve. Bobby Reid took his goal brilliantly and it makes up for the times he skys one in the rugby stand. Again Reidy still needs to work on his finishing. I think Kunye and all Rodak faithful would like to see him in permanently? If only now we can go on a decent run and climb back to the top of the table and 'er' push past colonel Parker. We can b&q it' COME ON FULHAM!!!!!!!
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Mitro will score plenty of goals this season. You get just a bit more space plus a bit more time in the championship than the Premier !
posted by John (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 4:08 PM
 
 
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Is this the same Loftus Cheek, who was so lazy and appalling when he played for us last season, or is this one playing for Chelsea tonight against Brentford his twin brother ?
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RCL had no interest in playing for us, and he just used us to try to get his fitness up to Premier League level, and our suckers fell for it. Good riddance as far as I am concerned.
posted by Alan B (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 6:21 PM
 
Apparrantly by his own admission was only using ffc as a means to get fit !! Thanks for that ! All the same could you see that player getting a spot in a team of the European champions Think CFC look pretty average tonight let’s hope they buck up second half keep the little bees in there hive !!!
posted by Len (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 6:23 PM
 
Quite correct RLC used us as a rehab unit, and the MUGS at Fulham paid him 70k per week for the privilege.
posted by Kunye (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 7:33 PM
 
Irrespective of what hatred Len has to spew out we held our own and in the last 15 min looked like we could have snatched a draw
posted by Buzzi B (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 7:35 PM
 
We were f*cked in the pitch so I'm off down the back of Hounslow library to meet some headhunters and get f*cked for real. Toodle pip girls!!!!!
posted by Buzzi B (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 7:52 PM
 
Loftus Cheek didn't play any different to how he played for us in my opinion, just same 'ole' Loftus going forward. We messed up our prem stay because we didn't put away chances and penalty misses we should have. All should share the blame...
posted by OWEN (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 8:06 PM
 
Well done Bees gave the European champions a tough game
posted by John (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 8:10 PM
 
Buzz Bee' take your defeat gracefully' language is inappropriate. We are a child-friendly and family club here at Fulham and we would like to maintain standards on here. Goodness knows what our celebrity friends such as Nigel Havers and Hugh Grant will think? Shocking behaviour' Really!!!!!!
posted by OWEN (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 8:16 PM
 
The second Buzzi B posting is the fake one posted as always by a disgruntled Fulham fan
posted by BuzziB (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 8:21 PM
 
What’s the point of small bentford fans coming on here spouting rubbish ! Dropping like a stone at the budget stadium !
posted by Bob (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 8:24 PM
 
Disgruntled Fulham fan Buzz Bee, today of all days? I say we are blumming delirious old boy!!!!!!!
posted by OWEN (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 8:40 PM
 
RLC took us and particularly Scott Parker for absolute suckers. Parker selected him week after week knowing full well he was using Fulham to gain playing time and fitness at our expense without making a significant contribution and keeping genuine Fulham players on the bench. A screaming example of the Old pals act if ever I’ve seen one.
posted by Realistic (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 10:24 PM
 
Football is a business,Parker,RLC it’s all a learning curb.
posted by Chief (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 8:11 AM
 
Buzz you got beat by a poor Chelsea side tonight ! Never mind ffc won thought we played well even super hoop was big enough to congratulate us you could learn something there my old buzz
posted by Len (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 9:43 AM
 
A game lasts for 90 minutes you got beat by a below par Chelsea team
posted by Ipitombi (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 9:47 AM
 
I think the Sky commentators got it right by saying he was at Fulham to get fit but was recovering from such a bad injury he was frightened the same thing could reoccur. I am sure that was right as you could see at times what a good player he is but most of the time he lacked commitment.
posted by The Time Is Now - Sunday 17th October 2021, 5:44 PM
 
Agree TTIN had his moments still surprised at his game time this year
posted by Len (Guest) - Monday 18th October 2021, 8:46 AM
 
The loan agreement with Chelsea probably required him to play a minimum number number of games. Other teams know how desperate we were to get quick deals so we paid though the nose on both price, wages and conditions. Newcastle will find the same thing in January when they are desperate to sign a decent team.
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do fink dat uh daisies gime was great. fink dat qpr didnt stand no chants says.
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Writing l8ke that is pathetic
posted by Bobby (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 8:23 PM
 
Please enlighten us with cryptic comments Bobby
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Odio is a mistake waiting to happen game after game . He has made so many errors today
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We won 4-1. Judge him or the players when we lose.
posted by John (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 3:10 PM
 
Got my pre match prediction totally wrong, good game though, your keeper certainly commanded your defensive area. Best of luck for rest of season
posted by hoops (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 3:16 PM
 
I heard he played a part in the first goal. Denis has always got an error in his game but I think he’s good value.
posted by Realistic (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 3:19 PM
 
Very gracious Hoops thanks and the same to you. Wasn’t at the match but glad to hear Rodak played well, glad to see him back.
posted by Realistic (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 3:23 PM
 
Agree with odoi being a bit haphazard but I noticed we switched off near half time, neither team dangerous at this time potentially five minutes we could have caused them a problem and nick a second then. Qpr equalised then it looked like they had us on toast and we nicked three goals. We are still lacking a midfielder who demands everyone to remain switched on. Hopefully there is a player out there we can recruit. Keep going lads. Don’t switch off, you invite your own problems
posted by Pez (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 4:25 PM
 
Denis's pass was wayward but QPR still had a lot to do. Overall he played OK. An assist for the first goal-his second of the season. Given his goal in an earlier game he's done a decent job while Tete is injured.
posted by Fulham White (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 4:30 PM
 
Rodak did not have a save to make but did everything he had to and a keeper who can kick the ball from one penalty are to another adds a very important attacking option.
posted by The Time Is Now - Saturday 16th October 2021, 5:01 PM
 
Each player Should be judged on every game They play
posted by Lucy Lucy (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 5:10 PM
 
Very magnanimous of you hoop was going to take the pee but your man enough to say the better team won !! That’s how true fans behave BUZZ !!
posted by Len (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 5:24 PM
 
Great win, coming back in the second half after they scored is encouraging. I’m sure I wasn’t the only one thinking please not again. Mitro looking back to his best. Odoi did his job. Also winning after an international break. Just a shame Bryan was injured and I hope he and cav have a speedy recovery.
posted by Guy (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 5:53 PM
 
We seem to have fans that jump on this site and blame players if we give a goal away. Best not to watch a game with your device next to you.
posted by Gaz - Saturday 16th October 2021, 6:35 PM
 
Leave our Dennis alone. The blokes a diamond. Gives 100% every game. Ok makes the odd howler but he’s an adequate deputy while our injured right back is out
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Excellent knee taking before the KO, proud of the boys.
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Racist
posted by Bob (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 1:25 PM
 
Yep took the knee. Fully committing to neo Marxism. It feels great!
posted by Wolfie Smith (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 1:41 PM
 
What nonsense, there should be acknowledgement to those that die from terrorism, nearly always from the rubbish allowed in the UK.
posted by Riverside (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 2:47 PM
 
I’d also have liked to see the cheerleaders on their knees…
posted by John (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 3:09 PM
 
It is only Marxist who are anti-raciest?
posted by The Time Is Now - Saturday 16th October 2021, 6:03 PM
 
 
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Although I am very pleased to see Rodak back in goal today, this is offset by the inclusion of Cavaleiro as a striker, which to my mind is a total joke. He should never be anywhere the bench let alone playing. This doesn't look a very good team today, and a draw will probably be the best that we can hope for. Saying that, I do hope that I am wrong and that we go on to have a good win COYW.
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The manager has to juggle the returning international players.
posted by The Time Is Now - Saturday 16th October 2021, 12:32 PM
 
Delightfully how wrong could I have been. Mitro's on fire, and he will take some stopping.
posted by LTS (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 4:12 PM
 
Cav is actually a good striking option. Takes on defenders and creates chances. Need to score more but not as bad as you make out. Rodak looks very scared to play the ball out to defenders…. Probably the better goalkeeping option however.
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does you fank dare will be a gwate gime uh mozza as dare is boaf fulham qpr and brentford chelsea. was finking dat mohst of the times plazzin will be try yen dare best uh win da gimes
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ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz...
posted by GEZZA (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 9:40 AM
 
 
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Friday 15th October 2021, 4:34 PM



 
Sir David Amess - I don't know him at all but no one should die trying to serve their community/people. We have idiots in Norway killing people at random. we have a kid stabbed in Twickenham a couple of days ago. now an innocent MP stabbed to death probably had no idea why he was a target. what and who do you blame?? Divisive politics? Social media??
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Who to blame? An idiot. RIP Sir
posted by Dellers (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 5:20 PM
 
Absolutely John. Puts all our squabbles on this site into perspective. RIP
posted by Broadsword (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 5:53 PM
 
If we don't respect our elected MPs of all persuasions we shall soon sink into anarchy.
posted by Kunye (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 6:24 PM
 
Kunye' we are already going down that road to anarchy, starting with our climate change friends blocking roads, etc. Everybody would like to live cleaner but all these changes take time, and in time they will change it. We have a great system for voting mp's in which works well and better than most countries, this is why people from all backgrounds make it to the uk partly. The hatred for mp's started a long time ago with Margaret Thatcher for instance. I was always a labour supporter because there is a long tradition to support labour until Corbyn crept in. Every mp worth their salt will leave a legacy and i learnt that Thatcher stamped her mark in history by giving council tenants the right to buy their houses which is fantastic. David Amess was a really good man who gave up his spare time to listen and help everybody from every community which is a great thing. He was 69 years old and i don't know many at that age who would give up their time to help others. Rip Sir David Amess, God bless you...
posted by OWEN (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 8:29 PM
 
Sad reflection on our society, but just one example in many. Roll on death, this is not how I thought my life would end. Just worry for my boy. Makes me feel I want to murder someone and that can’t be right. Sad, sad, sad!
posted by Realistic (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 10:36 PM
 
I have to say it was an extremely evil and unpleasant act on an elderly family man (5 children, no less) who was going about his daily business helping people. I hope we do not see similar here in Germany.
posted by Ludwig (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 6:40 AM
 
Yes, can always trust the Germans not to take killing to its extreme.
posted by Paddy O'Doors (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 12:55 PM
 
Paddy - that is in many ways true. We as people are willing to take whatever extreme action is appropriate to defy these murderers. We do not advocate hugging such people and housing them with generous income supports.
posted by Ludwig (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 1:01 PM
 
Keep up the good work. Loved the 5th concerto by the way, not kept up to date with your recent stuff.
posted by Paddy O'Doors (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 1:40 PM
 
Paddy - you have the very good Irish humour.
posted by Ludwig (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 2:04 PM
 
And you have the very good disrespect for trolling a post about a murder victim you ersatz Teutonic twerp.
posted by Paddy O'Doors (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 2:08 PM
 
?
posted by Broadsword (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 6:32 PM
 
And you can f*ck off too you annoying arse. I suppose now one of your alter egos will rush to your defence.
posted by Paddy O'Doors (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 6:51 PM
 
Whatever. As I said above, our differences are irrelevant.
posted by Broadsword (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 8:10 PM
 
These so called people are murderers and I am afraid they have always been about I don't want to sound to laid back about it ,the girl lured by the copper the other week ,he was a wrong un he was caught flashing and god knows what else he should have been dealt but do you think that would have stopped him killing .string these people up we have to pay huge amounts to keep and feed them .kill them and forget them . that scum Bellfield how many programs have they aired from what he done he lives on especially for some of the families involved.
posted by Hartopp (Guest) - Sunday 17th October 2021, 4:37 PM
 
 
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Looks time toms fit to resume could be in squad tomorrow !!! Lets be honest after our last shambolic display if he’s fit he must play a part sometime
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Fantastic news , Welcome back Tom
posted by Dellers (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 5:01 PM
 
Well past his best, will play a cameo role and within a couple of games will be back on the sick list
posted by Putney pete (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 5:21 PM
 
Still drawing his 40k + per week injured or not.
posted by Old Un (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 6:25 PM
 
I hope he can contribute big as he has been a big contributor. The trouble is he will be affeered of the first tackle that hits him.
posted by The Time Is Now - Friday 15th October 2021, 7:58 PM
 
It is great news if Tom Cairney can feature in some part of the game tomorrow, at least he won't be tired and jaded from internationals. This will be a fierce local derby and we will need players to stand up fresh as a daisy tomorrow because we won't be standing and whistling dixie, this is war and we want a win to keep up with colonel 'Parker'......
posted by OWEN (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 8:37 PM
 
He’s been a complete carriage on the gravy train,throw him off before he takes even more money for pretending to be a decent professional footballer.
posted by Chief (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 9:51 PM
 
On the bench, When the manager said he would take some part in the match he would have been given some stewards kit. Good luck to him.
posted by The Time Is Now - Saturday 16th October 2021, 12:08 PM
 
Bit unfair to judge cairney till we see him what I’ve seen this year a fit a Cairney will be an asset
posted by Len (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 6:29 PM
 
 
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https://www.dailystar.co.uk/sport/football/shahid-khan-fulham-kismet-superyacht-25221809
 
 
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https://fulhamfocus.com/interview-bjarne-goldbaek/
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You could not afford a trip to ffc peseant
posted by Ipitombi (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 2:53 PM
 
Bit harsh. Only posted a link to an interesting interview….
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Before going to the big London derby on Saturday, I thought I would go along and support one of our lower league neighbours. Are you doing a pay on the gate fiver (or something similar)?
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Hope you make it. Although two trips to A & E after your spankings seems a bit excessive. Even for a Hounslow crackhead like you .
posted by Paddy O'Doors (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 8:18 PM
 
Big London derby ? You lot still can’t sell out , ,lol.
posted by Pete (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 8:20 PM
 
BEE BOP, YOU ARE GETTING ON MY NERVES NOW. Crawl away and enjoy your club. We will enjoy ours.
posted by BIG GAZZA (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 8:52 PM
 
WHERES BUZZ !! think you will get your asses kicked tomorrow think it will be a good day bitters bashed at lunchtime little bees bashed at tea time ( not very often I want the lodgers to win )
posted by Len (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 4:25 PM
 
Sure I expect our side to loose, we are playing one of the best teams in Europe, what's going to be your excuse.
posted by Buzzi B (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 6:28 PM
 
Loose ??.. Its lose idiot . Dont you school kids learn anything at school these days !
posted by Bob (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 9:41 AM
 
Too loose , isn't that in France ?
posted by Tim nice but dim (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 10:13 AM
 
They got rid of their school to spend more on scouting other teams students.
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The wound from coventry still seems fresh. If i feel that way, probbaly many fans and more importantly the players too. Saturday's game feels like one of the those envelope came through the post you dread to open! so not sure i am really looking forward to the match. I know it sounds a bit drastic but feels like if we lose, it is another nail in the coffin!!
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me dont like football much anymore uh be honest, fink dare is more to lyfe dease days like plazzing call of duty wiv friends
posted by John (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 5:41 PM
 
I would be ecstatic if we beat them, other than that i am saying nowt!!!
posted by OWEN (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 7:38 PM
 
Make you right Owen, utter a word and we lose again they'll all be on your back saying it's your fault.
posted by Finger pointing (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 10:35 PM
 
We lost a game that is all that happened against Coventry. We are not unbeatable but have a chance of getting promoted and still have a lot of time and games to do that. we lost that game because we gave away stupid goals and missed good chances. We cannot expect every team to stand back and lets us play, so we need a strategy to beat the teams who close us down.
posted by The Time Is Now - Thursday 14th October 2021, 11:20 PM
 
You will be well down the leagues pecking order after Saturdays spanking
posted by Hoops (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 12:35 AM
 
Hoops is a reading fan , a strange one !
posted by Bob (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 5:06 AM
 
Don’t worry boys. The Hoops are in for a good spanking Ok it’s a derby but we’re at home and the cottage will be rocking with mitro looking to add to his tally. No contest.
posted by Hodds (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 7:13 AM
 
If you pick one game a week Mitro & that useless Portuguese winger we are on a winner
posted by Hoops (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 12:01 PM
 
You mean the two SAS men who couldn't read a map? Yes, remember it well. Your point?
posted by Paddy O'Doors (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 1:17 PM
 
If you can't see the point then you really are thick.
posted by Seamus O'reilly (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 7:32 PM
 
Steady with the compliments potato head !
posted by Tim nice but dim (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 9:43 AM
 
Faort ya woza proppa funn!!!!!
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If you are making an offensive joke on this site you should identify that is what it is, otherwise the large number of humourless people on this site will be offended.
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No more Tommy Copper jokes. The Turks find him offensive. I'm there now. None of them laugh when I say I'm on a whiskey diet. Last week I lost three days. Ah ha ha ha. Grrrr.
posted by Chris (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 9:59 AM
 
Why not just post one that isn't offensive? And talking if Tommy Cooper, “I went up into the attic with the wife the other day. Dirty, filthy, covered in cobwebs. But she’s good with the kids.”
posted by Broadsword (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 12:13 PM
 
I find Turks in general are lacking a sense of humour !!
posted by Len (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 12:59 PM
 
Apparently Tommy Cooper was well known for being a skinflint and never tipped taxi drivers. So one cabbie was surprised when Tommy said “ Have a drink on me “ tucking something in his top pocket only to find it was a tea bag
posted by John (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 1:14 PM
 
I agree Len.
posted by Lawrence of Arabia. (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 1:15 PM
 
To broadswords, God, get a life!!
posted by Chris (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 2:04 PM
 
What's the difference between broadsword and O Dave ? Their isn't, cos they are the same person !
posted by Bob (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 3:20 PM
 
Doctor: Mrs Smith you have acute angina. Mrs Smith: I'd like a second opinion. Doctor: Your t*ts aren't bad either.
posted by Paddy O'Doors (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 3:23 PM
 
Broadswords "aka" O David, go elsewhere and spew your racist anti white filth, makes one ashamed to have these twins on a decent site.
posted by Barn Elms (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 3:25 PM
 
Mrs Brown came home from the docs in tears telling her husband the doc had said she had a cute vagina , the husband confronted the doc asking him why he said that to his wife . The doc said no ,no , I said she had acute angina!!
posted by Dave (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 3:31 PM
 
Barn Elms it whatever you usually post as. Do you actually know the meaning of the word racist?
posted by Broadsword (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 3:44 PM
 
Two Irishmen are on a flight when the pilot comes on the intercom and says, 'ladies and gentlemen no need for concern but we've lost power to one of our engines and will be continuing our journey on the remaining three. The aircraft is perfectly capable of flying on three engines but there will be a short delay of around half an hour.' Five minutes later another announcement, 'ladies and gentlemen, unfortunately another engine has failed. I stress there is no need to panic but there will be a delay of around two hours. ' Ten minutes there's another announcement, 'ladies and gentlemen, we've now lost power to a third engine. The plane has been designed so that it is still capable of completing the flight but we will now be delayed by four hours.' Mick turns to Seamus and says, 'bejasus Seamus, if that last engine goes we'll be up here all night.'
posted by Paddy O'Doors (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 3:46 PM
 
Chris. I have a life thanks. It just doesn't involve humour that should have died with Bernard Manning.
posted by Broadsword (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 3:48 PM
 
A life with no sense of humour, feel sorry for you
posted by Bob (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 4:01 PM
 
Bernard Manning? made a fortune being funny!,, nuff said. He apologized to no one. Can't imagine what fun your life must be?
posted by Chris (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 4:28 PM
 
My sense of humour is fine thanks Bob. I just wonder why you feel something has to be offensive to be funny.
posted by Broadsword (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 4:32 PM
 
The sexual tension on this site is palpable . Will you boys get a room?!?!?!?
posted by Paddy O'Doors (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 4:40 PM
 
This is so boring. Why are you all so fragile that when either Broadsword or I say a single word you go into full melt down and conspiracy mode. Barn Elms, i bet you are steadfast when it comes defending free speech but require people with different views to 'go elsewhere'. I would also be interested to hear what your definition of racist is and how anything I have ever said is racist. Quick Google should go to show how pathetically insecure you sound.
posted by O David (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 4:46 PM
 
Mrs Merton destroyed Bernard manning and it was very funny.
posted by Ffc (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 5:53 PM
 
She's brown bread too. As funny as a baby with cancer.
posted by Paddy O'Doors (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 6:02 PM
 
Thought instead of harassing us politically incorrectees some of you would be apoplectic about this day in history 2004 on the home page.
posted by Paddy O'Doors (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 6:12 PM
 
Palpable Pat? Was it an edict from Rome? Wouldn't trust those papists as far as I could kick them with my left foot.
posted by Ari on mobile (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 8:03 PM
 
Paddy you should know better that you can't say ladies and gentlemen any longer because you'll be offending trans gender people.
posted by Eddie izzard (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 10:09 PM
 
Why are people so unkind?
posted by Oz nick (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 10:17 PM
 
Broadsword, O David, Oz Nick.
posted by AKA (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 11:04 PM
 
I think I have proved my point.
posted by The Time Is Now - Thursday 14th October 2021, 11:22 PM
 
As an Irishman I have been on the end of racial abuse all my life. How does it effect me? Not one bit. The best thing in the world is being Irish. If anyone tells an Irish joke they are usually quite funny and I don't take offense. If you think the Irish haven't suffered you don't know about the potatoe famine when children died of starvation when their fields were full of wheat. Or did you know the first slaves sold in New York were Irish children. Or Bloody Sunday when the British Army locked the gates at a football match and shot spectators and players. Or Bloody Sunday 2 when Irish people were shot in their own streets. I heard people address my dad as Paddy all his life when his name was Peter. My mum told me when they came to England with me a small child and they were looking for accommodation there were signs in the Windows NO IRISH NO BLACKS. Do I bear you a grudge? No. Did you do any of those things? No. I like black people but find them intimidating in crowds.. I have had black friends, close friends, fell in love with a black girl friend plus a couple more as lovers. I don't remember racism ever being a topic of conversation.. All this anti racism is taking us backwards Lines are being drawn between two camps not eroded. Black lives matter but black teenagers continue to stab each other. BLM is a communist political group with a convicted terrorist among their leaders. Players can say it is not so or its separate but they continue to give it publicity. Last of all the most saintly person is classed as a passive racist if they do not speak out against racism. If someone hates the Irish, I'll move on thank you. The idea that everyone else needs to defend me is utter nonsense.
posted by Chris (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 7:06 AM
 
Well said Chris , I hope the do gooders on here , boredsword, O Dave etc take note !
posted by Bob (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 7:51 AM
 
My God Chris; you and the Scots do my head in with your years of oppression sh1t. Should us Brits start going on about all the countries that invaded us (France, Norway, Denmark, Italy, et al....) and raped and pillaged our wives and children, we'd be here for a millennium - give it a rest mate!!
posted by MT - Friday 15th October 2021, 9:14 AM
 
The Welsh are a very nice people not that bright but do not have as good and education as the arrogant Scots who mock the stupid |Irish.
posted by The Time Is Now - Friday 15th October 2021, 9:35 AM
 
Broadsword O’David Oz nick Markrightback…….fill your boots this is right up your street.
posted by AKA (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 9:41 AM
 
Chris. If that is your way of dealing with it then that is your right and I commend you for it. The trouble is that others may not be so thick-skinned (that isn't meant as an insult) and are upset by such jokes or feel the need to pretend they are not. I don't suggest that anyone who tells a racist or homosexual joke is racist or homophobic. However, continuing to tell such jokes normalizes them and plays into the hands of those who are racist/homophobic. These jokes and comments belong in the past with the "No blacks or Irish" signs.
posted by Broadsword (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 9:47 AM
 
Read it again MT. When were English people shot in the streets of England. Cromwell maybe. Irish were killed playing and watching football. The barbarity of it shocked the world and shamed Britain. Or shot to death in Bloody Sunday 2. You may even have been alive for that one, or maybe your parents. If it has no effect on you and you are not ashamed, as I said no difference to me. I'll just move along.
posted by Chris (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 10:03 AM
 
Chris, I see the point of you moving on of course and that's your prerogative but of course Brits have suffered similar but that doesn't mean it didn't happen in Ireland although with Bloody Sunday MKI there are two sides to that story and MKII was most likely a young kid with an itchy trigger finger rather than some conspiracy regarding para-military operations.

My point is that all those things are in history and my point of view is that we should not forget but we should move on and live for today and the future.

I have two Scotsman in my team who are forever telling me how Scotland was sold to England for a shilling and constantly reminding me of Longshanks, Bannackburn, etc. as well as five Irish who cannot forget the tragedies you recall but never, ever mention the fact that the Brits were there to protect the Irish and for the most part did a reasonable job.

You also might like to remember the innocent people over here that were killed due to IRA bombs in Birmingham, Guildford, London, etc. so I think we the Brits and the Irish are pretty even on the mindless killing front.

No more history lessons please or as the son of a Jew (God rest his soul), I will have to bring up the second world war and the London movement of the 60's as well as the current Labour party and you really don't want to get me started on that one ;0))
posted by MT - Friday 15th October 2021, 10:18 AM
 
Anyway, there was this Irishman, Englishman, Scotsman and a Jew on an aeroplane........lol
posted by MT - Friday 15th October 2021, 10:45 AM
 
Anyway, I've an appointment with a Chinese dentist at two thirty.
posted by Paddy O'Doors (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 12:13 PM
 
If we are on the subject of barbarity does anyone remember the hard done bleating Irishmen who dragged the two Englishmen out of their car in Northern Ireland and butchered them in cold blood. It was sickening and an act of barbaric hypocrisy.
posted by AKA (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 1:01 PM
 
Chris...no problem with me..AKA not sure what you are saying....but hey ho go Fulham...my money is on....
posted by Oz nick (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 1:25 PM
 
As I said at the start I bare no grudges and the crimes against the Irish were not down to you. I move on but you are right about the IRA, violence solves nothing but it seems it did. Downtrodden people will always rebel. Shooting football players and their supporters in the ground takes some explaining as if there could be some forgiveness. Loved your last line though.
posted by Chris (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 2:36 PM
 
The English of course are full of their own self importance perhaps justifiably as they have everything going for them and the rest of the British Isles do not.

The total population of Scotland, Wales and NI is £10m

The total population of Greater London is £9

The population of the rest of England is £58m
posted by The Time Is Now - Friday 15th October 2021, 2:38 PM
 
Cmon broadsword there not that bad !!!
posted by Len (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 2:59 PM
 
They had there chance to break free a couple of years back decided against and will do if they have another vote
posted by Len (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 3:19 PM
 
Majority rule if they don’t like it they can always leave Scots we’re not so keen when they had there chance
posted by Len (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 3:25 PM
 
You lot really would argue about anything. I know some of you think you’re bright and few might actually be so, but for heavens sake these are really just opinions, not fact. Reading all your comments, I can honestly say that I think they are all absolute ill informed rubbish. None of you appear to know too much about anything and just trot out the same old prejudices and arguments that you read somewhere and remember one word in six at best. Hopefully as you’re writing under pseudonyms your true identities will remain secret an save you embarrassment.
posted by Impartial Observer (Guest) - Friday 15th October 2021, 6:24 PM
 
You have just summed up all social media very well. A lot of very self-opinioned talking nonsense for effect.
posted by The Time Is Now - Saturday 16th October 2021, 7:56 AM
 
So Mr Observer, that's your real name ?
posted by Bill (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 9:46 AM
 
He wasn’t condemning the use of pseudonyms, merely saying that the use of them preserves anonymity. Keep up, he did use English:)
posted by Duh (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 3:15 PM
 
No, have to agree with Bill that Observer doesn't seem to see the contradiction.
posted by Broadsword (Guest) - Saturday 16th October 2021, 6:31 PM
 
Impartial right or wrong we are entitled to our opinion if you don’t like it Go on another site
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Sore dare was twabble at Engladn Hungry last nite. Do fink dem days is behind us, gone, in general but sam toims worry if day mite be on dare returns; hope not at least uh be fair uh be honest. no dat we have qpr on sat dee and fink dare will plenty of nought e clobber about, torking Lyle and Scott, Ben Sherman and Zara
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Dem Hungry ones them ate a trunchun or to. Fancy cummin to wemberley short handed. Most of the Hungariuns was to busy on there kamera phones to have a go. Weren’t like that in ur day, eh John.
posted by Good old days (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 4:02 PM
 
Is this conversation in Hungarian or some modern form of English beyond my comprehension.
posted by The Time Is Now - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 6:23 PM
 
Jazz jive talk which all the PC police and O David will have us trying to speak soon.
posted by Riverside (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 7:21 PM
 
Oh riverside riverside riverside.
posted by Paddy O'Doors (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 7:59 PM
 
PRICKS!
posted by Faithful (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 8:45 PM
 
Running 1:15 Wincanton today.
posted by Hammy End (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 5:44 AM
 
Hammy end finished 16 lengths behind winner !!!!! Just saying
posted by John (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 2:12 PM
 
I did my best!!!!
posted by Hammy End (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 2:48 PM
 
Probably the fact you had headlights fitted was a bit of a clue !
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Why does Fulham always insist on any defender it signs to be already injured? Terrence Kongolo may be a good bloke but who ever decided to sign him ought to hang their head in shame. Only hope that Fulham have got him isured as we need to claim and move him on. Ditto Alfie Mawson who has only been a complete liability since we signed him from Swansea when he was injured. Will we never learn, yet we let Joachiam Andersen go because we would not stump up £17 million and pay the wages of a good centre half. Sheer madness.
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Surely you should have realised by now we only take on, and sign, the walking wounded, add to that list 45k per week Cairney. We read about the change in backroom staff, start with renewing the medical team should be our priority.
posted by Kunye (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 2:52 PM
 
Personally thought Anderson started to make mistakes towards the end of his time here saw him at palace last home game liability in the team
posted by Len (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 4:00 PM
 
When fit !!!!! Think mawson better defender than Anderson WHEN FIT !!!
posted by Len (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 4:02 PM
 
Len I don't think we will ever see Mawson fully fit, he has such a long list of injuries. I believe when on loan at Brentford some 5 yrs ago he was sent back to his parent club due to being constantly injured.
posted by kunye (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 11:19 PM
 
Not good Shame really in his brief period of fitness in prem thought he played well
posted by Len (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 11:11 AM
 
Agree Len when fit and playing he looks quite good. But lets look at the stats. Joined Aug 2018 17m weekly wage 40000 per week made 12 complete appearances ( constantly injured) including a back strain keeping him out for 2weeks. while putting his boots on. This equates to being paid £ 3,800 per minute whilst on the pitch, and 2yrs left on contract ?.
posted by Kunye (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 3:52 PM
 
Can’t argue with that
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Year is 2070. News Headline "Man jailed for 3 years for gender discrimination!" Details "A man has been found guilty for male discrimination for his refusal to date any male and transgender members while accepting dates from 30 female members"!! Don't laugh = could well be true in our lifetime!
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Luckily I’ll be dead by then!
posted by Philmidd (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 11:45 AM
 
Personally I don't mind 'an unexpected item in the bagging area' when I drop the hand on what turns out to be not a laaaadie. You should try everything once I reckon.
posted by Paddy O'Doors (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 1:38 PM
 
Not far away from heterosexual day.
posted by The amoeba (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 1:49 PM
 
Friend of mine when drunk took what he thought was a young lady back to her flat got more than he bargained for had to beat a hasty retreat mind you he was in then Far East
posted by Len (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 4:07 PM
 
Far east! Where's the Near east ?
posted by Tim nice but dim (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 4:48 PM
 
Why do trans, vegans, boat people, people with allergies get more publicity than the 97% of us.
posted by The Time Is Now - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 5:52 PM
 
Can't see TUI selling out on tickets for that cruise. Trans Vegan Allergy Tours? Hardly, ahem, rolls off the tongue. All that mincing around on deck with an inhaler and having to sit down every 2 minutes because of your lack of nutrients. F@cking toilets constantly blocked with diarrhoea and condoms.
posted by Paddy O!Doors (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 6:31 PM
 
Len - That’s a right load of bollocks
posted by Keetch54 - Thursday 14th October 2021, 8:04 AM
 
Your not wrong there !!!!
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I thought our police were a disgrace last night. They were attacking unarmed Hungary supporters with total disregard of the consequences for when we travel abroad to watch games. Yes its okay to smash England supporters with batons they do it in England! Sad this is football today a political toy.
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Your talking about the supporters who attacked security staff ?
posted by John (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 9:40 AM
 
I hope the police gave those thugs a right good thumping !
posted by Bob (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 9:57 AM
 
More likely a right good humping.
posted by Paddy O'Doors (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 1:41 PM
 
the security staff at wembley are a load of skyvers ,,,wotever the hungarians called him was probably about right
posted by england fan (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 2:28 PM
 
Pity they did not use a bit more force against yobs that are disrupting people who are going about there business and keeping hospital, appointments and ambulances on emergency calls if there so Concered go to parliament square and demonstrate or the embassies of offending countries they will get very little support otherwise and someone will be run over
posted by Len (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 4:21 PM
 
It’s not what they called him , it’s what they did to him !
posted by John (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 4:22 PM
 
Lucky we have a tough Home Secretary !!!!
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I cannot put our loss against Coventry to bed so easily and i also think that a meaningful and serious talking to is required from our king Marco Silva to our not so willing subjects loyal to Fulham supposedly? After an embarrassing 4-1 defeat with lots of running back to and thro to the ref and back, we got exactly what we deserved and that was a big fat nothing. Seriously tho peaples and fellow men loyal to the crest academy of Fulham. Did we weep and wail and protest a wee too much at Coventry and did it not condem us to another defeat? Any more episodes of failures like this will see us scraping the bottom of the barrel and the tail of the top six or even worse? No Shakespeare 'er' needed here really' or any more excuses. 'We need a steady ship and back to football basics before we lose the plot completely. 'Goodness knows what shape or form we are in after those dreaded internationals. Mitro-man and Robinson in particular' you owe us a performance come Saturday. So dust youselves down from your slumber and sleep and tiredness, and put on a grand performance more fitting to the classiest team in this division supposedly? COME ON YE FULHAM!!!!!!!!!
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It's one defeat and it was two weeks ago; put it behind you as I'm sure the players will. There's 3/4 of the season left, a lot more points to be won or lost and many more twists and turns before May. Just enjoy the ride and stop making what if predictions and you'll have much more fun ;0)...
posted by MT - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 7:21 AM
 
Mitro owes us nothing so far this year leading scorer probably most assists take away his contribution you would really have something to moan about problems go deeper than that think team selection confusing at times anybody know why our best player this year did not start yet came on when we was out of it and why did he change a team that demolished Swansea up to the interval and put us under. Continual pressure second half if they had scored we would have really struggled
posted by Len (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 4:35 PM
 
You guys have missed my point completely i think? Protesting to referees and throwing arms in air with a strop cost us the game 2 weeks ago. Mitrovic still owes us his divine attention in all games and needs to set an example. Running half the pitch to make his point is killing us. Robinson didn't get over his strop for 10 minutes and counting which adds up to total meltdown when others get involved. Ream made a mistake in the mix-up but to be fair to him, he holds his hands up to it and Tim Ream is actually a good mediator and he does his best to calm the situation and players down. This next game will be difficult to say the least and it will take a momentous effort in concentration and determination to get through it with a winning result me-thinks. These is a need for words and maybe Silva should not trust that our players coming off internationals will get us the result we need. We need a win to keep up from 4th place and another slip is not good whatsoever. I enjoying our resurgence under Marco Silva but we can't expect to turn up and win every time. We lost the last game because we decided to throw it to tantrums and ill disipline.
posted by OWEN (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 5:34 PM
 
Someone keeps coming on this site and goes on about how QPR will thump us. I have come to the conclusion that if he plays, ( one game a week Mitro & Robinson) he could be right.
posted by Kunye (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 7:28 PM
 
 
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I am wondering if Grealish is a reincarnation of Johnny Haynes, as every time I have seen him lately, it like watching Johnny all over again, apart from our Johnny not falling over so many times.
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Grealish is no doubt a very good player, so why has he just been subbed, and what's happened to both Sterling and Kane, as their form has dropped off of a cliff.
posted by Alan B (Guest) - Tuesday 12th October 2021, 9:09 PM
 
I can’t understand why Grealish was taken off, playing against a defensive set up you need players to get the ball and run at the defenders which he did in the first half. Sako was awful as was Mount and Kane. We missed Calvin Phillips who plays in harmony with Rice and stays back when Rice goes forward.
posted by Gaz - Tuesday 12th October 2021, 9:47 PM
 
England were not up to scratch tonight, and Hungary fully deserved the hard worked for draw, but for me the star of the game was the referee, who hardly put a foot wrong, and he completely ignored all of the diving and play acting by both sides. They way all top referees are ignoring diving this season, is quite a revolution, and the game is all the better for it.
posted by A C (Guest) - Tuesday 12th October 2021, 9:56 PM
 
Playing for your country ought to be the pinnacle for any sportsperson. I'd like to think they do it for the honour of representing the land of their birth etc. but I doubt that's the case these days. So, just how much do footballers get paid to play for England these days, does anyone know?
posted by Bobby (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 4:23 AM
 
Appearance fees for England are apparently around £2000. However, since 2008 all fees have been donated to charity.
posted by Broadsword (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 6:00 AM
 
Playing for your country should be the pinnacle . If it is your country..........,
posted by Paddy O'Doors (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 6:11 AM
 
It was a tactical change. Yes Grealish is an outstanding player but the set up with two number 8's wasn't working so it was changed to two number 10's. Grealish was the obvious player to take off at that stage. Unfortunately it was too late and the change should have been made at half time in my opinion when Kane should also have been taken off for Watkins...just saying ;0)
posted by MT - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 7:24 AM
 
I felt like I was watching a Parker team.
posted by The Time Is Now - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 7:30 AM
 
Thank you.
posted by Bobby (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 8:50 AM
 
I agree that Kane, Sterling,Sako and Mount were ineffective and sub-standard. Southgate was seriously at fault for not making changes at half-time when substitutions should have been made. It was obvious that Kane, who had two good chances but put the ball wide, was not ever going to score and Sterling was there just to make up the numbers. To put Ollie Watkins on during stoppage time was crass stupidity but in his 3 minute cameo appearance he looked capable of changing the course of the game if he had been given 30 minutes of play. I have my doubts over Southgate to change tactics when things are not working and he is similar to Parker in being devoid of passion.
posted by bigboy4650 (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 9:08 AM
 
Don't like people comparing Grealish and the great Johnny Haynes. If ever England needed a real 'passer' it is now. Grealish is not fit to lick Johnny's boots. (Although he's close enough as he spends a lot of his time on the turf.) I thought the England manager was only going to pick the players on form? Southgate would pick Kane if he had a wooden leg. Southgate should have gone after the Euros. The whole setup seems a bit stale now. We need a manager with a different perspective.
posted by Fulham Addict (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 9:43 AM
 
I don’t know what mt is on about grealish is a natural number 10 and playing him as 8 is playing him out of position.
posted by Ffc (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 11:43 AM
 
i make u right ffc ,grealish was our best player and pratt southgate bottled it again bringing on henderson when u need a goal , u couldnt make it up
posted by moreline (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 2:33 PM
 
JH MY IDOL THE GREATEST
posted by Kunye (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 7:32 PM
 
Nothing like Haynes in any way shape or form
posted by Len (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 7:32 PM
 
I have never been on a forum before but I really cannot let Malden Mick compare Grealish with JH. They are absolutely different. JH was mainly long (accurate) passing. Grealish mainly looks for a a short ball. He is possibly a better dribbler than Haynes who was more shield ball from opponen, swivel and defence splitting pass.
posted by Stan1958 (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 11:15 PM
 
Grealish - dribble up to the defender, hope he commits himself, if he doesn't then fall over! How dare anyone compare him with the great Johnny Haynes. Haynes was a different class and would still be effective today.
posted by Fulham Addict (Guest) - Thursday 14th October 2021, 9:33 AM
 
Haynes would not run 30 yards with a football he would pass it 40; yards. Let the ball do the work
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Mark Pembridge leaves Fulham after 18 years following restructure
ARTICLES / ACADEMIES/ FULHAM

Pembridge played and then coached for Fulham
Pembridge played and then coached for Fulham

WRITTEN BY SIMON AUSTIN — OCTOBER 1, 2021
MARK PEMBRIDGE has left Fulham after 18 years following a major revamp of roles in their Academy.

The Welshman played 54 games for the Cottagers between 2003 and 2007 and then moved onto their coaching staff. He started coaching with the club's Under-15s and 16s, before becoming U18s and finally U23s Head Coach, a role he held in tandem with Colin Omogbehin.

Omogbehin was appointed first-team development coach in July.Steve Wigley, who has a long association with Fulham's Academy, moves up from U18s lead to take the 23. He will also continue in his position as Head of Player Development.

Charlie Turnbull, who was previously a Youth Development Phase coach and ball-striking specialist, will be Wigley's assistant with the U23s.

Elsewhere, Head of Education Sean Culley has been appointed Academy Manager, with Mick Cave continuing as Academy Director following his own promotion in July.


Jennings appointed Fulham Head of Football Development

Youth Development Phase Manager Andrew Watt has stepped up to become Head of Football Operations, with Marcus Herron going from Foundation Phase Manager to Pathway and Talent ID Manager.

Ali Melloul moves up from U18s assistant to U18s lead, replacing Wigley, while Andy Joslin will be his assistant (as well as the U15s/16s lead).

Head of Coaching Ben Bartlett “will extend his responsibilities to include line management of full-time and part-time academy outfield coaches across the pathway,” the club said.

Pembridge, who won 54 caps for Wales, represented Luton Town, Derby County, Sheffield Wednesday, Benfica and Everton in a high-profile playing career.

FULL CHANGES:
Leadership:

Academy Director: Mick Cave
Academy Manager: Sean Cullen
Head of Football Development: Huw Jennings
Head of Football Operations: Andrew Watt
Pathway & Talent ID Manager: Marcus Herron
Head of Academy Goalkeeping: Vic Bettinelli
U23s:

Head Coach: Steve Wigley
Goalkeeper Coach: Geoff Warne
Analyst & assistant: Charlie Turnbull
U18s:

Head Coach: Ali Melloul
Assistant: Andy Joslin
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I have always been a great admirer of Steve Wigley as our academy coach, lets see what he can do with the under 23s. A club man through and through, a good shout if we require a new manager.
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I am beginning to wonder whether or not we have wasted our money on Harry Wilson, as his form has tailed off lately, and tonight, playing for Wales, he is having an absolute shocker.
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Re: Harry Wilson (drop in form) Surely all the Fulham fans know by now if you sign for gravy train Fulham, training is put on the back burner, if by chance the 30min per day is to difficult get a sick note for say 6 months to 2 years and continue to take your inflated wages. ANSWER new physiotherapy team and fitness coaches. not those appointed by any incoming managers.
posted by OBSERVER (Guest) - Tuesday 12th October 2021, 11:09 AM
 
Some food is best eaten fresh Other you should rub on your chest.
posted by The Time Is Now - Tuesday 12th October 2021, 11:32 AM
 
Only another 94hrs before you get your biggest spanking this season FULHAM 1 QPR 5
posted by Hoops (Guest) - Tuesday 12th October 2021, 8:24 PM
 
I can’t work out why a reading fan would come on here supporting the bitters !
posted by Gary (Guest) - Tuesday 12th October 2021, 8:42 PM
 
We have had the new manger surge and have moved back to normalness I believe. Hope I am wrong.
posted by The Time Is Now - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 7:33 AM
 
YOU STUPID BOY!, HOOP
posted by Captain mainwering (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 7:51 PM
 
FULHAM they don't like it up em
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...motorcycle, car, bus, coach and lorry tyres have been wearing out on our roads for over a hundred years. That must be billions of tyres worn away so where does all the rubber go??
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The rain washes it away.
posted by The Time Is Now - Monday 11th October 2021, 7:43 AM
 
Then is goes in the drain and possibly into the sea or a river.
posted by The Time Is Now - Monday 11th October 2021, 7:45 AM
 
MT. I think you have far too much time on your hands. ;)
posted by Broadsword (Guest) - Monday 11th October 2021, 9:43 AM
 
Then it gets into our food and water indirectly along with toothpaste residue and probably explains why there’s a lot more people with health issues along with food additives which probably adds to long term health issues biological soap powders giving us skin complaints if you put a powder in a washing machine on a cold wash god knows what that powders got in it to remove stains my mum used to boil our clothes we never had problems on that front part of the modern world unfortunately the only thing I can think of thats not changed to much in the last 60 years years of my watching is the state of our beloved team ( apart from a little golden spell with MAF. god bless him not at all well at the moment
posted by Len (Guest) - Monday 11th October 2021, 10:25 AM
 
Wow, all that badness we eat/drink and our life expectancy has from 3 score and ten to 85/90. The good old days eh?
posted by Bobby (Guest) - Monday 11th October 2021, 12:05 PM
 
Interesting thought of the day MT! Why not extend your calculation to the shoes that we wear that wears away! Where’s the other half of my shoe sole gone?! Probably our stomach as mentioned. But we have very clever digestive system that unless the amount is excessive it will simple turn to waste that goes into the sewage system! I am no expert but we have a very sophisticated and clever eco system.
posted by John (Guest) - Monday 11th October 2021, 12:07 PM
 
What has all this nonsense got to do with Fulham Football club?
posted by Ancient chris (Guest) - Monday 11th October 2021, 12:27 PM
 
What has all this nonsense got to do with Fulham Football club?
posted by Ancient chris (Guest) - Monday 11th October 2021, 12:27 PM
 
If we keep doing stupid things the World may cease to exist and support of Fulham will be over.
posted by The Time Is Now - Monday 11th October 2021, 1:22 PM
 
This is more exciting than international football or Fulham at the moment! Infact any topics would be more exciting! Anyone interested in SewingBee??
posted by John (Guest) - Monday 11th October 2021, 1:39 PM
 
Sewing Bee is a must in our house ,far better than ‘ strictly ‘. Mind you most tv shows are !
posted by John (Guest) - Monday 11th October 2021, 2:03 PM
 
Has me in stitches!
posted by Dan (Guest) - Monday 11th October 2021, 2:11 PM
 
The same goes for brake shoes both on cars and trains which at one time contained asbestos, the residue from the degrading shoes would be emitted into the air in the form of a fine dust that was inhaled deep into the lungs of unsuspecting pedestrians and passengers. If you think about it there are many more examples akin to these. Petrol and diesel exhausts?
posted by London Transport Picket Line (Guest) - Monday 11th October 2021, 3:26 PM
 
Trouble is last 10;spent some spent in a world of dementia
posted by Len (Guest) - Monday 11th October 2021, 3:37 PM
 
What nonsense no good in burying your head in the sand
posted by Ipitombl (Guest) - Monday 11th October 2021, 3:41 PM
 
We’re all doomed!
posted by Goodyear (Guest) - Monday 11th October 2021, 5:35 PM
 
The dorm after a baked bean supper. Yet another example. Suffocating.
posted by Public schoolboy (Guest) - Monday 11th October 2021, 5:38 PM
 
That would account for some of your posts Len. Take care.
posted by Bobby (Guest) - Monday 11th October 2021, 10:55 PM
 
Thanks Bob memory not so good these days !!
posted by Len (Guest) - Wednesday 13th October 2021, 7:55 PM
 

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