Vital Football

Latest Wolverhampton Wanderers News

Will Fulham be distracted by European tie?

Will Fulham be distracted by European tie?

Will Fulham be focused on their upcoming UEFA Europa League Semi Final next week and take their eye away from the game with Wolves tomorrow?

Legend Steve Bull certainly thinks so! Lets face it, it isn't often a player has the chance to play in a European semi final, so what Bully says makes sense.

'Fulham certainly won`t be the easiest place to get the win we need and it`s a shame we`ve come up against them after the one week they haven`t had a European fixture to contend with. But I still think they`ll still be cautious with that semi-final with Hamburg to follow on Thursday.' Steve Bull wrote in his Express & Star column.

He added: 'They are not going to get anything more from the league this year, so their focus will be on the Europa League. In circumstances such as these, players may be more inclined to pull out of any 50-50 tackles and we might even see Roy Hodgson rotate his side in preparation.

'If we can beat Tottenham home and way then we can certainly beat Fulham twice, so it won`t be for a lack of trying if we don`t because I know Mick will want to finish the job as early as possible.'

The argument against the view that Fulham's focus is on next week though has to be Roy Hodgson.

Probably the most respected manager in the Premier League.

There is very little chance that he will allow his players to get distracted.

He may well make the odd change, but I have no doubt that he will still want to win this game as that would be the best preparation going into the European tie.

Vital Wolves Comment: What do you think? Can we beat Fulham? Let us know on the article comments below.

This website is 100% by the fans and we are looking for people to help out on Vital Wolves. We need writers, match reporters and forum moderators. Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well, why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Wolves.

Follow us on

twitter.com/VitalWolves

and poke us on

facebook.com/VitalWolves

Bookmark and Share



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Akela
Date:Friday April 16 2010
Time: 11:00AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Wolves Articles

EFL Agreements For 2018/19

With yesterday's news about the EFL agreeing on an early closure of the summer transfer window from last season, a few other things were voted on as well.

EFL Clubs Agree Early Transfer Window Closure

Within the last hour the EFL have confirmed that member clubs have agreed to changes to the summer transfer window deadline and from next season...

The Approach Will Never Change - Santo

Wolverhampton Wanderers head coach Nuno Espirito Santo has said that the approach of the side won't change despite back to back draws to Norwich City and Preston North End...

EFL Summer Transfer Window Vote Imminent

EFL member clubs are set to vote on changes to the summer transfer window today.

Wolves Archived Articles

Vital Wolves articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Wolves
Write For Vital Wolves
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Norwich MotM
Suggested By:
Ruddy23%
Bennett0%
Coady0%
Boly6%
Doherty0%
Neves13%
N Diaye6%
Douglas0%
Costa0%
Jota0%
Cavaleiro33%
Sub - Saiss0%
Sub - Afobe6%
Sub - Gibbs-White13%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Wolves Results (view all)

Wolves Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.johnwolf3
Write for Vital Football