Games for Boxing Day

For our post-Christmas game we travel up to Kenilworth Road to play Luton Town.

Luton Town v Fulham

So after an unexpected? result against Leeds we face Luton Town. When “the Hatters” visited Craven Cottage earlier in the season Mitro’ got himself a hat-trick, more of the same would be good. The final score was 3-2, which I think flattered Luton but having said that it was a good game and we can’t afford to go to sleep as we did towards the end of that game.

Luton are struggling a bit, they’ve lost their last 3 games and in November were beaten 7-0 when they played Brentford however, they have won against Wigan and Charlton.

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Games of Interest…

Thursday 26th
Barnsley v West Brom
Brentford v Swansea
Cardiff v Millwall
Charlton v Bristol City
Hull v Nottm Forest
Luton v Fulham
Leeds v Preston NE
Reading v QPR


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Games for the Weekend 21/12

This weekend we welcome Leeds United to Craven Cottage for a 3 o’clock kick off.

Fulham v Leeds United

After our 3rd defeat in a row we now get to play probably our toughest opponents so far this season!
In some ways our current form could lull Leeds into a false sense? they’ve been outstanding all season and we’re constantly inconstant. If we play to our potential, we have to at some time? and if Leeds are a little overconfident then we will surprise them.

Our recent record against Leeds is interesting, we’ve won 2, lost 1 and drawn 5 so “history” shows that it should be a tight game.

Leeds captain and key defender Liam Cooper could be back in the heart of their defence, Mitro’ will give him a real test and should be an interesting contest between the two of them.

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Games of Interest…

Saturday 21st
Fulham v Leeds
Huddersfield v Nottm Forest
Millwall v Barnsley
QPR v Charlton
West Brom v Brentford


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Games for Mid-week 10/12

Yet another evening game, this time we travel to Deepdale to play Preston North End for a 19:45 kick-off.

Preston North End v Fulham

So our winning streak came to end with a home defeat, it had to end some time and in truth we didn’t play well enough, even with poor refereeing decisions, against Bristol City.
Neeskens Kebano, when he came on, showed some nice touches and AK47 changed the game, why didn’t he start? Away to Preston we’ll need to play a lot better and have a better game plan or we’ll get nothing out of the game.
Preston also lost at the weekend, they were away to QPR, so they’ll be looking to get a result against another “London” team. They’ve had a pretty consistent season so far being around or above sixth place, we’ve averaged ninth.
However our record against Preston is a good one, we’ve won four and drawn two.

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Games of Interest…

Tuesday 10th
Bristol City v Millwall
Charlton v Huddersfield
Leeds v Hull
Preston NE v Fulham

Wednesday 11th
Birmingham City v QPR
Brentford v Cardiff
Wigan v West Brom


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Games for the Weekend 07/12

Saturday afternoon, 3 o’clock, how unusual we get to play Bristol City at the Cottage on a “normal” day and time.

Fulham v Bristol City

Our boys must be full of confidence as we’ve won four on the trot and we’re only five points from the top spot sitting just behind West Brom and Leeds in 3rd place.
Mitro is still on fire, 15 goals now and not looking to slow down anytime soon. Rod├ík has settled quickly, especially for a young goal keeper, he’s on 22, as keeper’s don’t normally hit their prime until their late 20’s or early 30’s, he’s a very exciting prospect.

Bristol City had a great result last weekend thumping Huddersfield 5-2. In recent years we’ve had mixed fortunes against Bristol City, we’ve only won twice and lost four times, once in a cup game.

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Games of Interest…

Friday 6th
Millwall v Nottm Forest

Saturday 7th
Huddersfield v Leeds
Fulham v Bristol City
Middlesborough v Charlton
QPR v Preston NE
Sheff Wed v Brentford

Sunday 8th
West Brom v Swansea


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Games for the Weekend 29/11

Yet another non-Saturday 3 o’clock kick-off, this time Friday 19:45 see’s us travel to Wales and the Liberty Stadium in order to take on Swansea City.

Swansea City v Fulham

Tuesday evening saw us gain a comfortable win over Derby, always a good thing! Swansea had a tough draw away to Huddersfield so both teams will be approaching this fixture with an air of confidence.
A couple of downers were the injuries to AK47 and Bobby De Cordova-Reid, a shame for both AK would have been hoping to cement his place in the team and Bobby Reid getting his first goal.
Swansea have been something of a bogie team for Fulham with 5 wins, 1 draw and only 2 wins for us against them. Let’s see if we can get a 3rd win against them!

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Games of Interest…

Friday 29th
Swansea v Fulham

Saturday 30th
Charlton v Sheff Wed
Birmingham City v Millwall
Brentford v Luton
Derby v QPR
Leeds v Middlesbrough

Monday 2nd
Preston NE v West Brom


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Games for Mid-Week 26/11

Tuesday evening at the Cottage, this time we take on Derby County.

Fulham v Derby County

After a shaky start Friday evening the lads eventually came good with AK47 getting a couple of well taken goals.
Scotty Parker will have to think hard and long about his inclusion in the starting eleven now that Mitro has served his one match ban.
If the two of them could form a partnership they would be truly frightening to any team.

Derby also had a home win, their fifth successive home win, against Preston North End on Saturday however they’ve not had too much success on the road.

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Games of Interest…

Tuesday 26th
Fulham v Derby
Luton v Charlton
Millwall v Wigan
Reading v Leeds

Wednesday 27th
Blackburn v Brentford
QPR v Nottm Forest


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Games for the Weekend 22/11

So we get another Friday evening game, this time it’s against local rivals Queens Park Rangers.

Fulham v QPR

Is it me or do there seem to be far too many “international” breaks this early in the season?
Anyhow following our good away win unfortunately, due to collecting too many yellows, we’ll be without the leagues most potent attacker Mitro for this weeks game however, QPR will also be without Geoff Cameron for the same reason, clutching at straws I know but they’ll be without a “key” defender, perhaps they cancel each other?
Tom Cairney and Joe Bryan could be back from illness and injury so it will be interesting to see how Scott Parker lines up the team without Mitro?

Our “head to head” against QPR so far is 6 wins, 2 losses and 2 draws, following their home draw against Middlesborough last time out, QPR boss Mark Warburton said “We have taken two points from 12 but the boys have been hard done by in a couple of games.” I’m sure he’ll not be hard done by playing against us but I hope it turns out to be only two points from 15.

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Games of Interest…

Friday 22nd
Fulham v QPR

Saturday 23rd
Charlton v Cardiff
Brentford v Reading
Bristol City v Nottm Forest
Luton v Leeds
Swansea v Millwall


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Games for the Weekend 09/11

This weekend with travel to Birmingham for another 3 o’clock kick-off.

Birmingham City v Fulham

Well after last weekends dreadful game, hopefully we can get back to something like how we should be playing this weekend. Loosing Joe Bryan so early in that match seemed to throw off our play, with any luck he won’t be out for too long.

Birmingham lost away to Cardiff last time out so they’ll be looking to make full use of their home advantage as they’ve won 5 of their 6 home games, only loosing to Preston NE.
A good bit of news, for Fulham, is that City’s captain Harlee Deen was given a red card so he will be suspended for their next 3 games.

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Games of Interest…

Saturday 9th
Forest v Derby
Birmingham City v Fulham
Leeds v Blackburn
Millwall v Charlton
QPR v Middlesborough
Reading v Luton
Wigan v Brentford

Sunday 10th
Cardiff v Bristol City


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Games for the Weekend 02/11

This Saturday we’re back at the Cottage and welcome Hull City for a 3 o’clock kick off

Fulham v Hull City

Hull manage to beat Derby 2-0 so they’ll be full of confidence and after playing with 10 men for most of the game we managed to hold on for the draw, also we kept a clean sheet!, let’s see if we can finish the game with 11 men this weekend and we might get the result we want?

Surprisingly? we’ve not got a good record against Hull with 6 losses, 2 draws and only 3 wins, lets see if we can improve that this weekend.

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Games of Interest

Friday 1st
Barnsley v Bristol City

Saturday 2nd
Wigan v Swansea
Brentford v Huddersfield
Cardiff v Birmingham City
Derby v Middlesbrough
Fulham v Hull
Leeds v QPR
Reading v Millwall

Sunday 3rd
Charlton v Preston NE


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Games for the Weekend 26/10

So we travel up to Middlesbrough for our weekend game.

Middlesborough v Fulham

Following on from his hat-trick against Luton Mitro is currently the leagues top scorer, he really is on fire!
Middlesborough could only manage a draw against Huddersfield and I’m sure they’ll be looking to get a result at home.

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Games of Interest…

Saturday 26th
Sheff Wed v Leeds
Hull v Derby
Middlesborough v Fulham
Millwall v Stoke
West Brom v Charlton

Sunday 27th
Swansea v Cardiff

Monday 28th
QPR v Brentford


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