Next Game

Rotherham v Fulham

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 19:45

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Craven Cottage

Last Game

Fulham 1 - 0 Norwich

Saturday, 18 October 2014, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Jol confident of survival

Fulham boss Martin Jol is confident they will not be relegated under his stewardship, despite a disappointing start to the season.

Last Updated: 30/09/13 at 11:26 Post Comment

Martin Jol: Is sure Fulham will survive

Martin Jol: Is sure Fulham will survive

Jol's side lost 2-1 at home to Cardiff on Saturday to leave them in 18th position in the Premier League, with Fulham still waiting for a first home victory in the top-flight since 1 April.

The club's supporters have begun to voice their frustrations but Jol is refusing to panic.

"The devil was playing with us. If you concede goals that late, it's awful," said the Dutchman.

"We are very close. It's not easy to win games.

"I can appreciate fans are getting a bit nervous, or other people. If they invest money in the club, they would like to be in the top 10.

"The only risk I can see is that we will still be near the bottom at the end of the season. I never did that (took part in a relegation battle).

"I feel I can keep them up, but it's not about me."

Jol is used to receiving strong support from supporters having guided the Cottagers to ninth and 12th-place finishes in the last two seasons and he admits he is not happy with jeers from the crowd.

"That is a problem, it's not helpful," he added. "That is what always worries me.

"It's bad, it's not good for your health but I've got a thick skin."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

B

alotelli would've scored if the goals height was 3 times higher too...

footyfan52
Rodgers defends Balotelli

A

s if storey would ever get invited on a stag do

dooby
Does Wenger Know He's To Blame?

I

disagree. We sit here in our ivory towers looking down our noses at people we perceive tio be thick, but if Harry Redknapp and Tim Sherwood can do it, frankly, anyone can.........

HarryBoulton
Roy: Rooney can become manager

Footer 365

Sky Sources: FA General Secretary Alex Horne to leave post in January

FA General Secretary Alex Horne will leave his post at the end of January, Sky sources understand.

Real Madrid without Gareth Bale and Sergio Ramos for Liverpool tie

Real Madrid will be without Gareth Bale and Sergio Ramos for their Champions League trip to Liverpool on Wednesday.

Champions League: Arsenal to field goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez away to Anderlecht

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is expected to field inexperienced goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez in the clash with Anderlecht.

Mail Box

Are There Any Happy Fans Out There?

It seems as if Chelsea, West Ham and Southampton are the only content supporters right now. We have more doom and gloom for you. Who wants good news, eh..?

Is Van Gaal Just A Dutch Pardew?

A Mailbox of comparisons. Van Gaal is similar to Pardew, Wenger to Moyes, Van Persie to a spent force, and Pelle to a bloody gent. There's also plenty from last night...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property