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Offline FulhamKC

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Bettinelli
« on: August 09, 2018, 11:45:21 PM »
Does anyone know if Bettinelli has been training this week?

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Re: Bettinelli
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2018, 11:50:53 PM »
Something is most certainly awry with him...he is without question our starting keeper in my opinion when healthy he has earned that over his last two seasons of waiting patiently and then being the man who is paramount to our unbeaten runs in both previous seasons.

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Re: Bettinelli
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2018, 11:58:14 PM »
Do we think he could have a bad injury?


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Re: Bettinelli
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2018, 12:19:20 AM »
Something is most certainly awry with him...he is without question our starting keeper in my opinion when healthy he has earned that over his last two seasons of waiting patiently and then being the man who is paramount to our unbeaten runs in both previous seasons.

Or, we are in a much tougher league now, and have hence signed 2 goalkeepers, both experienced at the higher level.

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Re: Bettinelli
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2018, 12:33:33 AM »
It's not what people want to hear, but, Slav simply doesn't fancy him. Doesn't fancy Fabri either, hence the late move for Rico. If he did, He'd be no.1, with Fabri as backup, or, vise verse.

Last season, it was the best of a bad situation, Button was shocking, Betts stepped in, things improved, but, there's a massive golf between cutting it in the Championship, and then the Premiership.

For me, Betts is a Championship keeper, and will most likely go out on loan, now we've our 25 man squad.

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Re: Bettinelli
« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2018, 12:36:34 AM »
Great article in the telegraph about Fulham's transfer business and refers to Bettinelli's injury and thus our need to strengthen our keeper stocks...

https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.telegraph.co.uk/football/2018/08/09/smooth-operators-fulham-finish-remarkable-summer-signings-thanks/amp/


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Re: Bettinelli
« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2018, 12:38:04 AM »
From the Telegraph article...

The newly-signed England international Alfie Mawson will miss the start of the season with injury as will goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli, hence the signing of Rico and earlier, the Spanish goalkeeper Fabri from Besiktas.

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Re: Bettinelli
« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2018, 12:49:36 AM »
I don't accept the manager doesn't rate Bettinelli but that doesn't mean we cant do better.
Anyone observing him last season would have seen the strapping and what looked like to me the occasional nursing of an injury during games.
Also the fact he's been absent from pre season games strongly suggests he's not fit.

But its all assumption and he could be sold to qpr next week???

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Re: Bettinelli
« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2018, 12:57:00 AM »
Bett is injured.... so logically we need to find a replacement for him.

The youth players are not ready, thus a reserve keeper is also needed.

Nothing to it.


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Re: Bettinelli
« Reply #9 on: August 10, 2018, 01:21:21 AM »
I don't think there is anything sinister here. At this level you need at least three top quality keepers. One in the first team one on the bench and a spare in case of injury. Yes Betts could be injured as he certainly throws himself around. Goalkeepers used to be roughly 5'8" tall. That has gone up and some keepers are now well over 6'0" tall. There is a bigger chance of injury throwing a large frame around. If Betts is carrying an injury that has been going on for a while, then now is the time to put it right as you cannot compete if you are not 100% fit. Good luck to Betts. But there is no way we would discard such a talent.

Offline Stoneleigh Loyalist

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Re: Bettinelli
« Reply #10 on: August 10, 2018, 08:57:27 AM »
I have seen it said on here and another  Fulham fans website that Betinelli has a knee injury which requires surgery which obviously will keep him out of the team.

Has this been officially confirmed or is it just another rumour?

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Re: Bettinelli
« Reply #11 on: August 10, 2018, 02:09:09 PM »
All interesting thoughts on the situation, but no one has addressed my original question - does anyone know if Betts is/is not currently training?


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Re: Bettinelli
« Reply #12 on: August 10, 2018, 02:21:25 PM »
All interesting thoughts on the situation, but no one has addressed my original question - does anyone know if Betts is/is not currently training?

Well if he requires surgery on an injury I would guess not. He has not been in any pre season squad.

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Re: Bettinelli
« Reply #13 on: August 10, 2018, 02:58:01 PM »
All interesting thoughts on the situation, but no one has addressed my original question - does anyone know if Betts is/is not currently training?

Well if he requires surgery on an injury I would guess not. He has not been in any pre season squad.

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Re: Bettinelli
« Reply #14 on: August 10, 2018, 03:03:16 PM »
Something is most certainly awry with him...he is without question our starting keeper in my opinion when healthy he has earned that over his last two seasons of waiting patiently and then being the man who is paramount to our unbeaten runs in both previous seasons.

I love the word awry !!



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Re: Bettinelli
« Reply #15 on: August 10, 2018, 03:37:28 PM »
I have seen it said on here and another  Fulham fans website that Betinelli has a knee injury which requires surgery which obviously will keep him out of the team.

Has this been officially confirmed or is it just another rumour?

Perhaps he's still struggling with that horrible injury a couple of seasons ago. If I remember correctly he crashed into Matt Smith. It looked really nasty. I wouldn't be surprised if this is still causing him problems. It looked like the kind of injury that could end a career.

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Re: Bettinelli
« Reply #16 on: August 10, 2018, 04:57:17 PM »
Interesting he's kept the No.1 jersey.

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Re: Bettinelli
« Reply #17 on: August 10, 2018, 05:54:00 PM »
Interesting he's kept the No.1 jersey.
I noticed that as well

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Re: Bettinelli
« Reply #18 on: August 10, 2018, 08:23:03 PM »
Betts has been injured but trained today and will be on the bench tomorrow

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Re: Bettinelli
« Reply #19 on: August 10, 2018, 09:13:53 PM »
Has Bettinelli been injured? SJ mentioned Ayite, Ream and Mawsom being injured in his press conference's but no reference to Marcus being injured.