Must admit that when I set off on a chilly, wet morning with a half Christmas hangover and the glory of winning the traditional family Monopoly, I thought Kenilworth Road on Boxing Day would be a nice jaunt. Little did I know that the weather would be dreadful, Fulham would be arguably worse and the 90 minutes of scintillating festive feast of football that I had imagined would actually turn in a topsy-turvy game of elation and excruciating pain.
Take the ball, pass the ball. Take the ball, pass the ball. Take the ball, pass the ball. Some of the eagle eyed among you may recognise this phrase as the title of the Barcelona documentary, focusing on the best team of modern times.
The January transfer window slammed shut on Fulham, and a period that promised so much with the public backing of the owner to Claudio Ranieri and the Director of Football promising to work "tirelessly" to provide multiple signings. Unfortunately neither were delivered.
The 14th of November signaled the end of a two-and-a-half year reign for Slavisa Jokanovic as Fulham manager after a run of six consecutive Premier League defeats. The Serbian turned Fulham from Championship no-hopers in to formidable force that achieved Premier League promotion at Wembley. The Fulhamish team give their thoughts on the departure of Slavisa below:
Sunday marks 100 years since Armistice Day, and at 11am Britain will fall silent to pay its respects. The war affected everything, including football and even our own beloved Fulham Football Club. Ben Jarman takes a look at the Great War's impact.