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FULHAM vs. SWINDON TOWN

Craven Cottage

02/01/10

1500

NEXT UP: Fulham

A week off from the league sees Swindon Town play in the F.A. Cup 3rd Round against Roy Hodgson's Fulham side. The Town have nothing to lose while Fulham have impressed many this season...

Vital Quotes:

FULHAM Team News:

In Roy Hodgson's Christmas Preview - he told the official Fulham website that other than the long term injuries of Simon Davies and Diomansy Kamara Fulham have "got a pretty good bill of health at the moment...'

John Pantsil is definately out as he is representing Ghana is the African Cup of Nations.

With the league and Europa Cup possibly in mind then Roy Hodgson may opt to rest some of his more important players - So we may see the likes of Pascal ZuberbŘhler and Erik Nevland in the starting eleven.

Fulham side that lost 2-1 at Chelsea on 28/12/09

Mark Schwarzer, Paul Konchesky, John Pantsil (Dickson Etuhu 66`), Chris Baird, Aaron Hughes, Chris Smalling, Zoltßn Gera (Andrew Johnson `71), Danny Murphy, Damien Duff, Bj°rn Helge Riise, Clint Dempsey, Bobby Zamora.

SNU Pascal ZuberbŘhler, Toni Kallio, Jonathan Greening, Erik Nevland.

Player to watch: DAMIEN DUFF

The Irish international has over 350 top flight appearances to his name including two Premier League winners medals with Chelsea and two League Cup winners medals with Blackburn Rovers and Chelsea.

When on form he can be only of the best wingers outside of the bigger clubs within his division.

SWINDON TOWN Team News:

The in form Charlie Austin is cup-tied so Danny Wilson must decide on who will be the best option to partner Billy Paynter up front.

Also, Alan O'Brien limped out of the 3-1 win over Yeovil Town - Lescinel Jean-Francois will be on stand-by.

Player to watch: JONATHAN DOUGLAS

For me, Town's best player - if Swindon are to compete with top flight Fulham then it is important that the Irishman is on song.

Match Facts & Stats

Previous Meetings

22/04/00: Swindon Town 1-0 Fulham

Swindon Goal: Giuliano Grazioli 82`

STFC: Frank Talia, Mark Robinson, Gareth Hall, Alan Reeves, Adam Willis, Scott Leitch, Michael Meaker, Lee Collins, Andy Williams (Sol Davis 69`), Giuliano Grazioli (90`), Charlie Griffin (69`).

SNU: James Williams, Steve Mildenhall.


FFC: Maik Taylor, Steve Finnan, Andy Melville, Chris Coleman, Terry Phelan (Gus Uhlenbeek 81`), Lee Clark, Steve Hayward (Wayne Collins 81`), Bjarne GoldbŠk, Eddie Lewis (Paul Peschisolido 81`), Barry Hayles.

SNU: Kit Symons, Glyn Thompson.


16/10/99: Fulham 1-0 Swindon Town

Fulham Goal: Geoff Horsfield 84`

FFC: Maik Taylor, Steve Finnan, Rufus Brevett (Barry Hayles 56`), Chris Coleman, Kit Symons, Simon Morgan, Paul Trollope, Lee Clark, Steve Hayward, Paul Peschisolido (Sean Davis 86`), Karl-Heinz Riedle (Geoff Horsfield 68`).


Previous F.A. Cup Meetings

10/01/87: Fulham 0-1 Swindon Town

Goal: Dave Bamber 38`

FFC: John Vaughan, John Marshall, Shaun Gore, Peter Scott, Keith Oakes, Paul Parker, Gary Barnett, Leo Donnellan (Kenny Achampong ), Dean Coney, Wayne Kerrins, Kevin Hoddy.

SNU: Justin Skinner

STFC: Fraser Digby, David Hockaday, Leigh Barnard, Mark Jones, Tim Parkin, Colin Calderwood, Peter Coyne, Chris Ramsey, Jimmy Quinn, Steve White, Dave Bamber.

SNU: Jimmy Gilligan, Alan McLoughlin.




11/01/77: Swindon Town 5-0 Fulham (Replay)

Goals: Trevor Anderson, David Syrett (2), David Moss (2).

STFC: Jimmy Allan, Will Dixon, John Trollope, Ken Stroud, Steve Aizlewood, Tony Taylor, David Moss, John McLaughlin, David Syrett, Ray McHale, Trevor Anderson.

Gerry Peyton, John Cutbush, Les Strong, Alan Slough, Ernie Howe, Bobby Moore, George Best, John Evanson (Lee Barrett), John Mitchell, Rodney Marsh, Terry Bullivant.


08/0/77: Fulham 3-3 Swindon Town

Fulham Goals: Rodney Marsh, Ernie Howe, Les Barrett.

Swindon Goals: Trevor Anderson, David Moss, Ray McHale.

FFC: Gerry Peyton, John Cutbush, Les Strong, Alan Slough, Ernie Howe, Bobby Moore, George Best, John Evanson, John Mitchell, Rodney Marsh, Lee Barrett.

STFC: Jimmy Allan, Will Dixon, John Trollope, Ken Stroud, Steve Aizlewood, Colin Prophett, (Don Rogers), David Moss, John McLaughlin, David Syrett, Ray McHale, Trevor Anderson.


10/01/25: Swindon Town 1-2 Fulham
Swindon Goal: Jack Johnson

Fulham Goals: Eddie Edmonds, Dick Richards.

STFC: Ossie Randall, Wally Dickenson, Tober Weston, Reg Cooper, Danny Bew, Billy Wareing, Bertie Denyer, Charlie Crossley, Frank Richardson, Jack Johnson, Bertie Davies.

FFC: Arthur Reynolds, Tom Fleming, Alec Chaplin, Len Oliver, Jimmy Torrance, Jim Riddell, Dick Richards, Bill Prouse, Eddie Edmonds, Teddy Craig, Frank Penn.


10/01/20: Fulham 1-2 Swindon Town

Fulham Goal: Gordon Hoare

Swindon Goals: George Travers (2)

FFC: Arthur Reynolds, Ted Charlton, Alec Chaplin, Alf Marshall, Jimmy Torrance, Johnny McIntyre, Billy McDonald, Billy Banks, Donald Cock, Gordon Hoare, Willie Walker.

STFC: Freddy Hinton, Harry Kay, Percy Clayton, Billy Tout, Sammy Sims, Matty Lochhead, Tommy Bolland, Harold Fleming, George Travers, Billy Batty, Bertie Davies.


Played for Both Clubs (League games only)

HARRY MORRIS

F: 6 (2)
S: 260 (215)

GLENN COCKERILL

S: 26 (1)
F: 40 (1)

TONY THORPE

F: 13 (3)
S: 7 (1)

Current Town midfielder Michael Timlin was a professional at Craven Cottage but never played and others to play for both clubs include Town Freddy Wheatcroft while Steve Foley and Tony Warner spent loan spells at Fulham and Swindon respectively.

Match Prediction:

Under Roy Hodgson Fulham should prove too strong.

Fulham 2-0 Swindon Town.

Next Fixture:

Swindon travel to Milton Keynes Dons on Saturday January 9th.




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Writer: Nellup  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday December 29 2009

Time: 1:40AM

Your Comments

home win for me as well!
merlin
My money is on Billy Paynter starting up front on his own. A replay isn't out of the question but without Charlie Austin we lack some of the edge we currently have have up front. To be honest, Swindon will go for it so the Final Score depends on how seriously the Fulham fringe players treat this game.
Nellup
 

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