Fulham F.C.

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Fulham F.C. is a British soccer club from the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. Despite their long history they have never won any major honors. The current manager is Mark Hughes, and the team is sponsored by electronics company LG[1] The club's main rivals are Liverpool.

History

The club was founded in 1879 and are the oldest professional soccer team in London. Their nickname is The Cottagers, after their home ground of Craven Cottage alongside the River Thames, which can usually be seen during the Oxford and Cambridge boat-race. The club is currently owned by the Egyptian millionaire and owner of Harrods, Mohamed Al-Fayed, who took control in 1997.

Michael Jackson and Uri Geller are the most famous Fulham supporters and there is a statue of Michael Jackson at the Craven Cottage ground.

Roster

Goalkeepers

  • 1 Mark Schwarzer
  • 19 Pascal Zuberbühler

Defenders

  • 3 Paul Konchesky
  • 4 John Pantsil
  • 5 Brede Hangeland
  • 18 Aaron Hughes
  • 22 Fredrik Stoor
  • 27 Adrian Leijer
  • 33 Toni Kallio
  • 34 Chris Baird

Midfielders

  • 7 Giles Barnes
  • 11 Zoltan Gera
  • 13 Danny Murphy
  • 16 Olivier Dacourt
  • 17 Julian Gray
  • 20 Dickson Etuhu
  • 23 Clint Dempsey
  • 25 Simon Davies

Strikers

  • 8 Andy Johnson
  • 9 Bobby Zamora
  • 10 Erik Nevland
  • 15 Diomansy Kamara

Uniform

The club strip comprises white shirts and socks with black shorts. Their current sponsor is LG.

Notable Former Players

References

  1. http://www.premierleague.com/page/fulham-fc