2013–14 Fulham F.C. season

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Fulham
2013–14 season
Chairman Shahid Khan
Manager Martin Jol
(until 1 December 2013)
René Meulensteen
(until 14 February 2014)
Felix Magath
(from 14 February 2014)
Stadium Craven Cottage
Premier League 19th (relegated)
FA Cup Fourth round
(Lost to Sheffield United)
League Cup Fourth round
(Lost to Leicester City)
Top goalscorer League:
Steve Sidwell (7)

All:
Steve Sidwell (8)
Highest home attendance 25,700
(2 November vs Manchester United, Premier League)
(1 February vs Southampton, Premier League)
(26 April vs Hull City, Premier League)
Lowest home attendance 10,139
(4 February vs Sheffield United, FA Cup, Fourth Round Replay)
Average home league attendance 24,977
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

The 2013–14 season was Fulham's 116th professional season and their 13th consecutive season in the top flight of English football, the Premier League. They also competed in the League Cup and the FA Cup. Fulham were relegated from the Premier League, finishing in 19th place. They also exited the League Cup in the fourth round and the FA Cup in the fourth round.

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Pos. Name From Fee Source
16 May 2013 RB Germany Sascha Riether Germany 1. FC Köln £1,300,000 [1]
22 May 2013 CB Venezuela Fernando Amorebieta Spain Athletic Bilbao Free [2]
22 May 2013 CM Ghana Derek Boateng Ukraine Dnipro Dnipopetrovsk Free [2]
4 June 2013 GK Netherlands Maarten Stekelenburg Italy Roma £4,000,000 [3]
4 June 2013 MF France Ange-Freddy Plumain France Lens Free
19 August 2013 MF England Scott Parker England Tottenham Hotspur £3,500,000
1 September 2013 DF Montenegro Elsad Zverotić Switzerland Young Boys Undisclosed
31 January 2014 MF England Ryan Tunnicliffe England Manchester United Undisclosed
31 January 2014 MF England Larnell Cole England Manchester United Undisclosed
31 January 2014 DF Netherlands John Heitinga England Everton Free
31 January 2014 FW Greece Konstantinos Mitroglou Greece Olympiacos £11,000,000

Loans in[edit]

Date Pos. Name From Length Source
7 August 2013 MF Morocco Adel Taarabt England Queens Park Rangers 30 June 2014 (recalled on 30 January 2014)
16 August 2013 ST England Darren Bent England Aston Villa 30 June 2014
24 December 2013 MF United States Clint Dempsey United States Seattle Sounders FC 3 March 2014 [4]
30 January 2014 MF Denmark William Kvist Germany VfB Stuttgart 30 June 2014 [5]
31 January 2014 MF Germany Lewis Holtby England Tottenham Hotspur 30 June 2014

Out[edit]

Date Pos. Name To Fee Source
19 May 2013 MF Wales Simon Davies Wales Solva Free [6][7]
1 July 2013 DF Northern Ireland Chris Baird England West Bromwich Albion [8]
1 July 2013 FW Croatia Mladen Petrić England West Ham United Free transfer
1 July 2013 GK Australia Mark Schwarzer England Chelsea Free transfer
1 July 2013 GK Hungary Csaba Somogyi Released
1 July 2013 MF England Tom Donegan Released
1 July 2013 FW Australia Corey Gameiro Australia Sydney FC Free transfer
1 July 2013 FW New Zealand James Musa Released
1 July 2013 FW Wales Richard Peniket England Tamworth Free transfer
1 July 2013 DF England Alex Smith England Swindon Town Free transfer
6 September 2013 MF Turkey Kerim Frei Turkey Beşiktaş €3,150,000 [citation needed]
31 January 2014 DF Switzerland Philippe Senderos Spain Valencia undisclosed
31 January 2014 DF Northern Ireland Aaron Hughes England Queens Park Rangers Free transfer

Loans out[edit]

Date Pos. Name To Length Source
3 July 2013 DF England Dan Burn England Birmingham City 30 June 2014 (recalled on 2 January 2014) [9]
27 August 2013 GK England Marcus Bettinelli England Accrington Stanley 30 June 2014
15 January 2014 FW Costa Rica Bryan Ruiz Netherlands PSV 30 June 2014
31 January 2014 FW Bulgaria Dimitar Berbatov Monaco Monaco 30 June 2014

Overall transfer activity[edit]

For the purposes of this totaliser, Frei's fee has been converted into pounds and rounded to two significant figures.

Fixtures and results[edit]

Pre-season[edit]

Premier League[edit]

Football League Cup[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 2013–14 FA Cup

Competitions[edit]

Overall[edit]

Competition Started round Current
position / round
Final
position / round
First match Last match
Premier League 19th 17 August 2013 11 May 2014
League Cup 2nd round 4th round 27 August 2013 29 October 2013
FA Cup 3rd round 4th round 4 January 2014 4 February 2014

Last updated: 11 May 2014
Source: Competitions

Premier League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
16 Hull City 38 10 7 21 38 53 −15 37 2014–15 UEFA Europa League third qualifying round[a]
17 West Bromwich Albion 38 7 15 16 43 59 −16 36
18 Norwich City (R) 38 8 9 21 28 62 −34 33 Relegation to the 2014–15 Football League Championship
19 Fulham (R) 38 9 5 24 40 85 −45 32
20 Cardiff City (R) 38 7 9 22 32 74 −42 30
Source: Barclays Premier League Official League Table
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(R) Relegated.
Notes:

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
38 9 5 24 40 85  −45 32 5 3 11 24 38  −14 4 2 13 16 47  −31

Last updated: 11 May 2014.
Source: BBC Sport

Results by matchday[edit]

Matchday 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38
Ground A H A H A H H A A H A H A H H A H A A H H A A H A H A H A H A H A H A H A H
Result W L L D L L W W L L L L L L W L L W L W L L L L D L D L L W L L W W L D L D
Position 4 11 16 13 18 18 17 13 13 15 17 18 18 18 18 19 19 18 18 16 16 17 17 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 18 18 19 18 19 19

Last updated: 11 May 2014.
Source: Statto.com
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Squad statistics[edit]

Appearances and goals[edit]

Last updated 11 May 2014
No. Pos Nat Player Total Premier League FA Cup League Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK Netherlands Maarten Stekelenburg 21 0 19+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
3 DF Norway John Arne Riise 25 0 17+3 0 1+1 0 3+0 0
4 DF Netherlands John Heitinga 14 1 14+0 1 0+0 0 0+0 0
5 DF Norway Brede Hangeland 27 0 23+0 0 2+0 0 2+0 0
6 MF Denmark William Kvist 8 0 7+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
7 MF England Steve Sidwell 41 8 36+2 7 1+1 1 0+1 0
8 MF Switzerland Pajtim Kasami 35 3 20+9 3 4+0 0 1+1 0
9 MF Mali Mahamadou Diarra 4 0 4+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
10 MF Germany Lewis Holtby 13 1 11+2 1 0+0 0 0+0 0
11 MF Sweden Alexander Kačaniklić 29 1 15+8 1 3+0 0 2+1 0
13 GK England David Stockdale 26 0 19+2 0 3+0 0 2+0 0
14 MF Greece Giorgos Karagounis 19 1 6+8 0 2+0 0 3+0 1
15 DF England Kieran Richardson 32 4 28+3 4 1+0 0 0+0 0
16 MF Republic of Ireland Damien Duff 18 0 9+6 0 1+1 0 1+0 0
17 DF England Matthew Briggs 2 0 0+2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
18 FW Greece Konstantinos Mitroglou 3 0 1+2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
19 MF England Ryan Tunnicliffe 3 0 2+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
20 FW Colombia Hugo Rodallega 17 6 6+7 3 2+0 0 1+1 3
21 MF England Larnell Cole 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
22 DF Montenegro Elsad Zverotić 9 0 5+1 0 1+0 0 2+0 0
23 MF Ghana Derek Boateng 5 0 2+1 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
24 MF Iran Ashkan Dejagah 25 6 13+9 5 1+1 1 1+0 0
25 FW England Cauley Woodrow 6 1 5+1 1 0+0 0 0+0 0
26 FW England Patrick Roberts 2 0 0+2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
27 DF Germany Sascha Riether 33 0 30+1 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
28 MF England Scott Parker 32 2 27+2 2 1+0 0 2+0 0
30 FW Netherlands Chris David 3 1 0+1 1 2+0 0 0+0 0
32 MF United States Clint Dempsey 7 0 4+1 0 2+0 0 0+0 0
33 DF England Dan Burn 12 0 6+3 0 3+0 0 0+0 0
34 MF France Ange-Freddy Plumain 2 0 0+0 0 0+2 0 0+0 0
35 DF Venezuela Fernando Amorebieta 26 1 20+3 1 2+0 0 0+1 0
36 MF Portugal Mesca 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
37 MF Denmark Lasse Vigen Christensen 2 0 0+0 0 0+2 0 0+0 0
38 GK Philippines Neil Etheridge 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
39 FW England Darren Bent 29 6 11+13 3 2+0 2 1+2 1
43 FW Sweden Muamer Tanković 6 0 1+2 0 2+1 0 0+0 0
45 FW France Moussa Dembélé 3 0 1+1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0
46 DF England Josh Passley 2 0 0+0 0 2+0 0 0+0 0
Out on loan
9 FW Bulgaria Dimitar Berbatov 19 5 18+0 4 0+0 0 1+0 1
10 FW Costa Rica Bryan Ruiz 14 1 8+4 1 0+0 0 1+1 0
Left Permanently
4 DF Switzerland Philippe Senderos 15 1 12+0 1 1+0 0 2+0 0
18 DF Northern Ireland Aaron Hughes 17 0 11+2 0 2+0 0 2+0 0
19 MF Morocco Adel Taarabt 16 1 7+5 0 0+1 0 3+0 1

Top scorers[edit]

Includes all competitive matches. The list is sorted by squad number when total goals are equal.

Last updated on 11 May 2014
Rank No. Player Premier League League Cup FA Cup Total
1 7 England Steve Sidwell 7 0 1 8
2 39 England Darren Bent 3 1 2 6
20 Colombia Hugo Rodallega 2 3 1 6
24 Iran Ashkan Dejagah 5 0 1 6
5 9 Bulgaria Dimitar Berbatov 4 1 0 5
6 15 England Kieran Richardson 4 0 0 4
7 8 Switzerland Pajtim Kasami 3 0 0 3
8 28 England Scott Parker 2 0 0 2
9 4 Switzerland Philippe Senderos 1 0 0 1
10 Costa Rica Bryan Ruiz 1 0 0 1
11 Sweden Alexander Kačaniklić 1 0 0 1
14 Greece Giorgos Karagounis 0 1 0 1
19 Morocco Adel Taarabt 0 1 0 1
4 Netherlands John Heitinga 1 0 0 1
10 Germany Lewis Holtby 1 0 0 1
35 Venezuela Fernando Amorebieta 1 0 0 1
# Own Goals 2 0 0 2
TOTALS 40 7 5 52

Disciplinary record[edit]

Includes all competitive matches. The list is sorted by shirt number.

N P Nat. Name Premier League League Cup FA Cup Total Notes
Yellow card Second yellow card Red card Yellow card Second yellow card Red card Yellow card Second yellow card Red card Yellow card Second yellow card Red card
3 DF Norway John Arne Riise 2 1 3
4 DF Switzerland Philippe Senderos 3 1 4
4 DF Netherlands John Heitinga 3 3
7 MF England Steve Sidwell 5 1 6
8 MF Switzerland Pajtim Kasami 5 1 6
9 FW Bulgaria Dimitar Berbatov 3 3
9 MF Mali Mahamadou Diarra 1 1
10 MF Germany Lewis Holtby 2 2
11 MF Sweden Alexander Kačaniklić 1 1
14 MF Greece Giorgos Karagounis 1 1 1 3
15 MF England Kieran Richardson 5 5
16 MF Republic of Ireland Damien Duff 1 1
18 DF Northern Ireland Aaron Hughes 2 2
20 FW Colombia Hugo Rodallega 1 1
22 DF Montenegro Elsad Zverotić 1 1
23 MF Ghana Derek Boateng 2 1 3
24 MF Iran Ashkan Dejagah 5 5
26 FW England Patrick Roberts 1 1
27 DF Germany Sascha Riether 3 3
28 MF England Scott Parker 6 1 7
30 FW Netherlands Chris David 1 1
35 DF Venezuela Fernando Amorebieta 6 1 1 7 1
46 DF England Josh Passley 1 1

|} Last updated: 11 May 2014
Source: 11v11
Ordered by Red card, Second yellow card and Yellow card
Yellow card = Number of bookings; Second yellow card = Number of sending offs after a second yellow card; Red card = Number of sending offs by a direct red card.

Suspensions[edit]

Last updated: 6 November 2013.
Source:[citation needed]

Player Date Received Offence Length of suspension
Sascha Riether 6 November 2013 FA charge for violent conduct[10] 3 Matches Liverpool (A), Swansea City (H), West Ham (A) (Premier League)
Fernando Amorebieta 22 March 2014 Sent off vs Manchester City 1 Match Everton (H) (Premier League)

References[edit]