Posts Tagged "Fulham"

The Twohundredpercent Premier League Previews: Fulham

By on Jul 27, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

It has, in general terms, been a summer of poor career decisions but, in football terms, if there was to be a winner for this particular award over the last three months, it would be difficult to argue against the winner of said award being Mark Hughes. Hughes departed Craven Cottage at the start of the summer, according to common belief, in full anticipation of...

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The Mark Hughes’ Career Path Turns Into A Cul-de-Sac

By on Jun 3, 2011 in Latest | 3 comments

The end of the domestic football season can be a tough time for anybody that works in the game. As contracts expire, many players are left with their livelihoods hanging by a thread and, for the adulation afforded to Paul Scholes upon his recent retirement, there will be dozens upon dozens that slide from view, seldom thought of by anyone apart from their nearest...

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Triumph of the Middle Class?

By on May 6, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

As another Premiership campaign winds down, most of the attention turns to those pitched battles near the bottom of the table, where clubs play a game of Musical Chairs to see who is the last one standing, or at the top where last gasps are exerted in the pursuit of shiny mugs festooned with ribbons. In a season that might very well end in Manchester United’s...

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Match Of The Week 2: Fulham 3-0 Blackpool

By on Apr 3, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

Perhaps it was inevitable that it would come to this in the fullness of time. The worlds of football, celebrity and cloying sentimentality have been slowly moving towards each other for the last ten years or so. At Craven Cottage this afternoon, though, a nadir has been reached. There is so much wrong with the statue of Michael Jackson that now stands, some might...

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2010: A Football Financial Review

By on Jan 1, 2011 in Finance, Latest | 4 comments

You could frame it. If you wanted a short, pithy representation of all that has been wrong with football finance in 2010, you could do no better than quote a Plymouth Argyle fan known as “Sensible Surfer” on the BBC Football website over the Christmas period. “Ridsdale set to take control… good news,” he/she said, a phrase which would sit nicely as an explanation of...

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