A minute's silence was held before the second match at Craven Cottage following the death of former Fulham manager Sir Bobby Robson. Fulham were drawn in Group E along with Roma of Italy, Swiss side Basel and Bulgaria's CSKA Sofia.. Updated to match(es) played on 9 May. The trip will conclude with a match against Perth Glory at Members Equity Stadium (Perth Oval) on Wednesday, 15 July.  Fulham travelled to Russia for the second leg without the presence of injured first-team regulars Andy Johnson, Murphy, Zamora and Konchesky. The 2009–10 season was Fulham's 112th professional season and their ninth consecutive season in the top flight of English football, the Premier League, since their return in 2001. Nicola Nicoletti.  Further fixtures were added for the Development Squad against local semi-professional sides AFC Wimbledon, Woking, Aldershot, Staines and Walton Casuals. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The 2008–09 Fulham season was the club's 111th professional season and their eighth consecutive season in the top flight of English football, the Premier League, since their return in 2001. The draw for the play-off round was conducted on 7 August and saw Fulham drawn against the unfamiliar opposition of Amkar Perm from Russia. Both sides made changes but Fulham continued to press and they added a third goal through Seol Ki-hyeon five minutes from the end. Aston Villa, Fulham knocked out of League Cup. Players with 1 card or more included only.  In the first leg at Craven Cottage, Andy Johnson scored early on in the 4th minute to settle any nerves but he also picked up an injury to his collarbone in the first half and had to be substituted. Cristiano Copelli (touchline) A minute's applause was held before the game in memory of Fulham's former manager Sir Bobby Robson. Bobby Zamora was given the number 25 shirt, pushing Simon Davies to number 29. Dickson Etuhu was the only absentee, giving an opportunity to Chris Baird in central midfield. Football; Premier League; Fulham Squad. Fulham at a glance: The compact squad overview with all players and data in the season Overall statistics of current season.  Fulham's 3–1 victory from the first leg, however, was enough to see them through 3–2 on aggregate. They were managed by Roy Hodgson in his first full season as Fulham manager. Danny Murphy signed a new contract during pre-season to keep him at the club until 2011.. Fulham progressed to the next round and awaited the identity of their opponents for the play-offs.. The draw was made on 17 July, giving Fulham a match against Lithuanian side FK Vėtra or Finnish club HJK Helsinki. Includes all competitive matches. , Fulham began their Premier League season with an away match at Fratton Park against Portsmouth. It also contains a table with average age, cumulative market value and average market value for each player position and overall. Drogba, however, gave Chelsea the lead five minutes before the break, shooting low past Schwarzer. However they could not score past goalkeeper Brad Friedel and were punished by a second goal, this time from their own player Agbonlahor on the hour mark. Full squad information for Fulham, including formation summary and lineups from recent games, player profiles and team news. The team will first play Gold Coast United at Skilled Park in Robina on Wednesday, 8 July. , Last updated: 9 May. Dempsey and Chelsea's Didier Drogba both had opportunities but, in the hot conditions, neither side had many shots in the first half. , The third fixture of the season was an away match at Villa Park against Aston Villa. The squad numbers were announced at the beginning of the 2009–10 season. The fixtures for the Premier League season were announced on 17 June, with Fulham beginning the season against Portsmouth at Fratton Park on the weekend of 15 August.  In a game that Fulham controlled, Bobby Zamora put the away side in the lead after 13 minutes, deflecting a Clint Dempsey shot past Portsmouth goalkeeper David James. , Man of the Match: Fulham's first match back in England was a 0–0 draw against AFC Bournemouth on 21 July at Dean Court.  Hameur Bouazza and Adrian Leijer were both released by the club; Bouazza moved to Turkish club Sivasspor while Leijer went to Melbourne Victory for an undisclosed fee. Eddie Johnson and Andranik Teymourian were the other two scorers in the matches in Melbourne and Perth respectively. Fourth official:  They entered the Football League Cup at the third round stage due to their participation in European competition. , Fulham's second league match of the season was against near-neighbours Chelsea in the West London derby.  Chris Baird was given the number 6 shirt, which Andranik Teymourian wore during the 2008–09 season – Teymourian was given the number 14 shirt instead. They also competed in European competition for the second time in their history, in the newly formed UEFA Europa League after finishing in the seventh position in the 2008–09 season. Fulham were missing the injured Andy Johnson and new signing Damien Duff came into the side to replace him, with Dempsey playing alongside Zamora. Both sides created chances but Fulham held the greater threat and won the match 1–0. This page displays a detailed overview of the club's current squad. The game was tight for the first half-hour before Fulham seized the initiative and Bobby Zamora gave them the lead on the stroke of half-time with a shot just inside the penalty area.  Vėtra were confirmed as Fulham's opponents after winning the tie 3–2 on aggregate.. New midfield signing Jonathan Greening made his debut and Aaron Hughes captained the side in the absence of Murphy. Search. Squad Fulham FC This page displays a detailed overview of the club's current squad. First Team PL2 Under-18 Women Seol Ki-hyeon managed to get back the number 7 after Giles Barnes returned to Derby County after having been at Fulham on loan.  Goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer was in talks about a new contract at the club. It shows all personal information about the players, including age, nationality, contract duration and current market value. The list is sorted by shirt number when total goals are equal. Seven players left the club on 2 July: Karim Laribi, Collins John, Moritz Volz and Julian Gray were released; Giles Barnes and Olivier Dacourt departed at the end of their loan spells; Leon Andreasen made a permanent move to Hannover 96. Before Joe Anderson left the club and made his debut, he was given the number 36 shirt. Learn about the Fulham FC First Team. Fulham FC » Squad 2009/2010.  Amkar Perm dominated the match but did not score a goal until the last minute when Martin Kushev scored a header past Schwarzer. Detailed.  After beginning in the qualifying rounds of the competition, Fulham eventually reached the final, where they lost 2–1 to Atlético Madrid after extra-time. The first leg was played away at the Vėtra Stadium on 30 July 2009.  Damien Duff was Fulham's third summer signing when he joined from Newcastle United for an undisclosed fee. , Fulham began their first European campaign in seven years with a third qualifying round tie against FK Vėtra from Lithuania. Despite Danny Murphy scoring in the 15th minute, Gold Coast scored twice in the final ten minutes to win the match. Clint Dempsey and Bobby Zamora (2) gave Fulham a 3–0 half-time lead, but Aaron McLean and George Boyd (2) scored second-half goals to salvage a 3–3 draw. Fulham FC » Squad 2008/2009. Clint Dempsey scored a second goal just after half-time and Zamora added to the lead in the 75th minute. Their opponents were in financial trouble and had sold many of their top players, including Peter Crouch and Glen Johnson during the summer. Luca Maggiani (touchline) Includes all competitive matches. Source: Barclays Premier League, In the third round draw, Fulham were drawn against fellow Premier League side Manchester City, who had spent £120 million on new players during the summer. Fulham got off to the worst possible start when John Paintsil, under pressure from Villa's Carlos Cuéllar, inadvertently headed the ball past Schwarzer. Danny Murphy doubled Fulham's advantage from the penalty spot in the 56th minute following a foul on Zamora. The Official Website of Fulham Football Club: get the latest news, highlights, fixtures and results, tickets, Club shop and more. Fulham make sure of Championship play-off spot. Andy Johnson scored two further goals from close range in the 80th and 84th minutes, the latter set up by his namesake Eddie Johnson. Reserve official: Andy Johnson scored in both games and Erik Nevland scored a hat-trick against Perth to follow up a goal in Melbourne.  The team will also be involved in a third round qualifying match for the UEFA Europa League. Villa had a few promising attacks, notably through the pace of striker Gabriel Agbonlahor, but Fulham created chances of their own in an even first half. Next, the squad will travel to Melbourne to face Melbourne Victory at Etihad (Docklands) Stadium on Saturday, 11 July.  This was followed four days later by their final pre-season friendly, an eventful match at London Road against Peterborough United. Hodgson started with his preferred line-up from the previous season, with Brede Hangeland, Aaron Hughes, John Pantsil and Paul Konchesky in front of Schwarzer and the front pairing of Andy Johnson and Bobby Zamora. It shows all personal information about the players, including age, nationality, contract duration and current market value. Diego Forlán (Atlético), Assistant referees: Villa held out for a 2–0 victory and Fulham lost their second successive Premier League match. Upon their return to England, they will play a friendly against AFC Bournemouth on 21 July and Peterborough United on 25 July. Next, the squad will travel to Melbourne to face Melbourne Victory at Etihad (Docklands) Stadium on Saturday, 11 July.  The team will first play Gold Coast United at Skilled Park in Robina on Wednesday, 8 July.  Swedish international striker David Elm was the final transfer of the summer, signing on deadline day from Kalmar FF.  Bjørn Helge Riise, the brother of former Liverpool player John Arne Riise, became Fulham's second signing of the summer when he moved from Lillestrøm SK. Fulham announced the first three fixtures of their 2009 pre-season schedule on 4 May 2009, with the team scheduled to tour Australia soon after the end of the squad's summer break. Nicolas Anelka, the provider for Drogba's goal, doubled their lead from Drogba's throughball in the 76th minute, effectively sealing the match 2–0 in Chelsea's favour. Gianluca Rocchi  They also reached the quarter-finals of the FA Cup, where they were defeated by Tottenham Hotspur. 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