- Date of Birth: 22 October 1959
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Former Fulham coach Lawrie Sanchez has slammed the Craven Cottage outfit for sacking him far too quickly - after only eight months - and feels that the club are now paying for it as they are staring relegation in the face, four points away from Premiership safety.
Two relegation battling sides battled away to a bore draw in the Premiership tonight, as Fulham and Bolton drew 0-0. Bolton looked worryingly inept in front of goal as they seem to be missing Nicolas Anelka more than ever.
Terry Venables is still firm favourite to become the next Republic of Ireland manager.
Mohammed Al Fayed is set to ask Jurgen Klinsmann if he is interested in becoming Fulham's new manager in the wake of the shock departure of Lawrie Sanchez last week.
Croatia boss Slaven Bilic has rejected the opportunity to coach Fulham. The manager who helped knock England out of Euro 2008 was linked with the vacant post which became available in midweek when Lawrie Sanchez was fired.
American midfielder Clint Dempsey is being linked with a move to Portsmouth from his current side Fulham. Dempsey grabbed an all important goal at the weekend to help Fulham grab a Premiership point, but in the wake of the departure of Lawrie Sanchez, Fulham may be prepared to cash in.
Fulham boss Lawrie Sanchez has been sacked as manager of Fulham Football Club after a disastrous start to the season. It appears Mohammed al Fayed has decided there needs to be a fresh change of managerial duties into the new year, and the search for Fulham's new boss commences. Ray Lewington and Billy McKinlay are taking charge on a temporary basis.
Joey Barton was the hero as Newcastle rescued three important points against Fulham in the last minute. Elliot Omozusi was penalised for bringing down Alan Smith in the box, and up stepped Joey Barton to dispatch the ball home.
Unlucky Fulham boss Lawrie Sanchez has expressed his sadness at losing to Newcastle in injury time through a Joey Barton penalty. Sanchez stressed that there was no doubt the penalty was the correct decision.
Fulham need to get more points on the board as they have managed just 1 point in 12. Newcastle are equally as bad at the moment, with 5 points from 18. Fulham and Newcastle will both be desperate as Sam Allardyce's future still hangs in the balance.
Lawrie Sanchez belives that Simon Davies will be even more keen to target his old club Everton in today's encounter at Goodison Park. The Welsh midfielder has had a good season and has been one of the better players in Fulham's side.
Fulham boss Lawrie Sanchez has admitted that he will be dipping into the transfer market this January as he looks to add to his squad as he looks to push Fulham away from the relegation zone.
Manchester United defeated Fulham 2-0 at Old Trafford thanks to an excellent Cristiano Ronaldo brace. Perhaps Carlos Tevez should've scored more goals to wrap up the game, but the three points help push the Champions further up the Premiership.
Fulham travel to Manchester United in a tough looking trip for the London side who have only won twice this year. The Red Devils on the other hand have only lost twice this season. Wayne Rooney's return could spark Man Utd into form.
Fulham chairman Mohammed Al-Fayed has said that Lawrie Sanchez will need to pick up results if he is to earn money for the January transfer window. Despite sitting 13th in the Premier League table, The Cottagers have won just twice.
Liverpool left it late to grab three points against Fulham thanks to two goals from Steven Gerrard and Fernando Torres. The Anfield side looked quiet throughout and the 2-0 victory will leave Fulham a little hard done by.
Roy Keane's Sunderland host Lawrie Sanchez's Fulham in the Premiership at the Stadium of Light on Saturday. Both sides are on eight points each having played 10 games, and the trip will be difficult for Fulham who are desperate to pick up points.
Fulham boss Lawrie Sanchez has said he will not be bringing in Bobby Zamora in the transfer window. The Cottagers boss is reported to be preparing an improved £4million swoop for the 26-year-old in January, but has denied a fresh approach had been made.
Fulham who are on the longest current winless run in seven games are anxious to avoid the 100th defeat in their Premier League history against Derby. Derby, on the other hand, are terrible on the road.
Fulham are taking on Portsmouth at Craven Cottage as Benjani looks to extend his goalscoring exploits after a hattrick last week due to Kanu's injury. Diomansy Kamara could be on the bench.