Fulham U18 vs Arsenal U18

Saturday 10th April 2021, 1030 KO Fulham FC U18 vs Arsenal FC U18 The build up Once again Fulham went into a matchday back in second place, with Crystal Palace having played twice since Steve Wigley’s side last took the field.  Two weeks earlier, victory over West Ham had sent Fulham three points clear at... Continue Reading →

Fulham U18 vs Norwich City U18

Saturday 27th March 2021, 1200 KO Fulham FC U18 vs Norwich City FC U18 The build up The Premier League U18 campaign is building nicely to a crescendo, and in the southern table, there are four teams smack bang in the mix.  Going into this weekend, the team to catch were Crystal Palace, top on... Continue Reading →

Fulham U18 vs Southampton U18

Saturday 13th March 2021, 1100 KO Fulham FC U18 vs Southampton FC U18 The build up With Fulham locked in a tussle with Crystal Palace, Brighton, Tottenham and Villa for the U18 Premier League South crown, the visit of struggling Southampton came at the perfect time, on the back a two week break following the... Continue Reading →

Fulham U18 vs Aston Villa U18

Saturday 27th February 2021, 1200 KO Fulham FC U18 vs Aston Villa FC U18 The build up For the first time in a long time, optimism is in the air.  The vaccine programme continues apace, and our thatch-haired leader has announced a road map to normality – and, crucially, the sun is shining.  Against this... Continue Reading →

Fulham U18 vs Crystal Palace U18

Saturday 6th February 2021, 1030 KO Fulham FC U18 vs Crystal Palace FC U18 The build up On a bleak February morning, in the leafy Surrey suburb of New Malden, an U18 fixture took place with potentially massive consequences for the destination of the 2020/21 Premier League South title.  Last season’s champions, Fulham, have been... Continue Reading →

Fulham FC U23

Friday 6th November 2020, 1900 KO Fulham FC U23 vs Stoke City FC U23 After almost two years on the photography rota for the Fulham Academy sides, I finally got my first opportunity to catch a game at Craven Cottage on Friday.  With Premier League 2 rules stating that each club must host at least... Continue Reading →

Reading U23

Friday 18th September 2020, 1300 KO Reading FC U23 vs Fulham FC U23 My first foray into the Academy football system came with a photography request to cover Fulham U23s away at Reading on a glorious Friday afternoon in mid-September.  Thankfully, with plenty of time in the bank in my day job, I was able... Continue Reading →

Player Interviews – Ben Davis

Ben Davis – Fulham Name:  Ben Davis Club:  Fulham Position:  Midfielder Age:  19 Instagram:  @ben_james_davis What links the first ever Premier League scholar from Singapore, and the first Thai player to make a professional appearance in England?  It’s a pretty niche quiz question, with a fairly straightforward answer.  They’re the same person – nineteen-year old... Continue Reading →

Player Interviews – Berti Schötterl

Name:  Berti Schötterl Club:  1.FC Lokomotive Leipzig Position:  Goalkeeper Age:  25 Instagram:  @berti_schotterl Twitter:  @BertiBFG The life of a footballer can be a transient one.  It requires an awful lot of mental fortitude, along with a healthy dose of adaptability, and the ability to make big life decisions with confidence.  Few players know that as... Continue Reading →

Fulham U18

Saturday 10th August 2019, 1100 KO Fulham FC U18 vs Tottenham Hotspur FC U18 For the second part of my Fulham-focused weekend, I was back at the Cottagers’ Motspur Park training complex for the visit of Tottenham Hotspurs’ U18s.  After the torrential downpours in Dagenham the night before, the gale force winds felt like light... Continue Reading →

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