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Reserves v Fulham Called OFF

The official site have informed fans that the reserve game against Fulham, set to take place tonight, has been called off as Fulham were unable to field a team due to injury and illness.

Phil Bardsley was set for his debut.




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The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday January 9 2007

Time: 2:30PM

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Sorry, but that's absolutely rubbish. Fulham seriously couldn't field 11 players? Of course they could have done if they wanted. To not put a team out at sort notice is insulting to everybody and I hope Mr Mohammed "Where's my passport" "Boo, hoo, the Queen killed my son" Al-Fayed is forced to pay a lot of money in compensation. Failing that, Fulham should be kicked out of the reserve league.
NeilBaker
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09/01/2007 15:01:00

Certainly seems a very weak excuse, one that probably needs looking into by the powers that be. Pity though, I was looking forward to seeing the game, including taking my first look at Phil Bardsley.
glensider
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09/01/2007 16:41:00

I hope we get the three points by default, i also wonder if Hendrie and Bardsley would have taken the field....... Never know now. What kind of Mickey Mouse outfit are they.
col8
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09/01/2007 17:06:00

Why not lend them DJx2
col8
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09/01/2007 17:23:00

Newcastle United under Kevin kegan ditched the Reserves? It looks like the Premier League don`t hold it`s value much either. The reserve league, could and should be run like all other FA leagues, you put a team out and fulfil the fixture, youth and first team players if needed.
Fletch
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09/01/2007 19:00:00

how can they not be able to have a reserve team? we have the smallest team in the prem and we have injuries but we are still playing reserve matches
Christo
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09/01/2007 23:00:00

A postponement that will upset the regular diehards, all 500 of us.
glensider
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02/03/2007 14:01:00

 

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