Thursday Nights: Fulham 09/10

Who? – Fulham Football Club

What? – Europa League 2009/10

Where? – Fulham, South West London, England and across Europe

When? – August 2009 – May 2010

How? – Roy’s boys created the greatest piece of history for the old-school London based club when they surprised everyone by making it all the way to the Europa League Final in the 2009/10 season, narrowly missing out on the trophy to an extra time goal from Diego Forlan for Atletico Madrid. Below shows the remarkable run the Cottagers had to the final, including wins over Juventus, Wolfsburg and Hamburg.

Group H:

Third Qualifying Round Leg 1: Vėtra 0–3 Fulham (Zamora 44′, Murphy 56′ pen, Seol 84′)

Third Qualifying Round Leg 2: Fulham 3-0 Vėtra (Etuhu 57′, Johnson 80′, 84′)

Play-off Round Leg 1: Fulham 3-1 Amkar Perm (Johnson 4′, Dempsey 51′, Zamora 75′)

Play-off Round Leg 2: Amkar Perm 1-0 Fulham

Matchday 1: CSKA Sofia 1-1 Fulham (Karama 65′)

Matchday 2: Fulham 1-0 Basel (Murphy 57′)

Matchday 3: Fulham 1–1 Roma (Hangeland 24′)

Matchday 4: Roma 2-1 Fulham (Karama 19′ pen)

Matchday 5: Fulham 1–0 CSKA Sofia (Gera 14′)

Matchday 6: Basel 2-3 Fulham (Zamora 42′, 45′, Gera 77′)

Round off 32 Leg 1: Fulham 2-1 Shakhtar Donetsk (Gera 3′, Zamora 63′)

Round of 32 Leg 2: Shakhtar Donetsk 1-1 Fulham (Hangeland 33′)

Round of 16 Leg 1: Juventus 3-1 Fulham (Etuhu 36′)

Round of 16 Leg 2: Fulham 4-1 Juventus (Zamora 9′, Gera 39′, 49′ pen, Dempsey 82′)

Quarter Final Leg 1: Fulham 2-1 Wolfsburg (Zamora 59′, Duff 63′)

Quarter Final Leg 2: Wolfsburg 0-1 Fulham (Zamora 1′)

Semi Final Leg 1: Hamburg 0-0 Fulham

Semi Final Leg 2: Fulham 2-1 Hamburg (Davies 69′, Gera 76′)

Final: Fulham 1-2 Atletico Madrid a.e.t. (Davies 37′)

Fulham Europa League Appearance Makers:

Mark Schwarzer, David Stockdale

Matthew Briggs, Brede Hangeland, Aaron Hughes, Stephen Kelly, Paul Konchesky, John Paintsil, Nicky Shorey, Chris Smalling, Fredrik Stoor

Chris Baird, Wayne Brown, Christopher Buchtmann, Simon Davies, Damien Duff, Dickson Etuhu, Zoltán Gera, Jonathan Greening, Danny Murphy, Bjørn Helge Riise, Andranik Teymourian

Clint Dempsey, David Elm, Andy Johnson, Erik Nevland, Bobby Zamora, Diomansy Kamara, Eddie Johnson, Seol Ki-Hyeon,

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