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2014/15 Championship New Arrivals: Fulham

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Chris takes a look at the latest addition to the 2014/15 Championship - former Premier League side Fulham

Christopher Lee

In this first of a new series - I've taken a brief look at the clubs who will be entering the 2014/15 Championship where they will face the mighty Bolton Wanderers.

I've decided to keep it short and sweet, and have broken things down into a few bitesize categories to suit those who either read this website whilst on the toilet, or those with short attention spans such as myself. So enjoy.

Manager

Penfold-lookalike Felix Magath is a legendary name in German football having taken Bayern Munich and Wolsfburg to the Bundesliga title, whilst also memorably leading Schalke 04, Stuttgart, Werder Bremen and Nurnburg.

He arrived in English football in February 2014 replacing former Manchester United assistant manager Rene Meulensteen, although he was unable to halt the club's slide towards relegation and the Championship.

Stadium

A boring stadium for a boring club, Craven Cottage is known for its bizarre 'neutral stand' behind the goal though it does come with a pleasing aspect for those who are so bored with the ongoing game that they find entertainment in watching the boats go by over the main stand.

Tenuous Link with Bolton Wanderers

Fulham currently have the jinx over Bolton, recording 28 victories to our 27.

Notable faces who have played for both sides include Heidar Helguson and Andranik Teymourian.

How Will Their Season Progress?

Magath is a noob to British football and so it remains to be seen whether they will force an immediate return to the top flight. It is expected that they will struggle to hold on to their better players such as former Everton man John Heitinga and former Roma keeper Maarten Stekelenburg.

I predict a difficult season ahead

Player to Watch

Youth team striker Cauley Woodrow made his first team debut last season and is highly thought of at the club. He finished the Premier League season with some good performances and netted one goal in six games.

Do We Have Beef with Fulham?

No. They're fairly inoffensive especially now that idiot Al-Fayed has left the scene.