During the mid’90s, Fulham FC slumped to 91st of 92 in the football pyramid and near-oblivion.
Property developers, their bulldozers and even general neglect perennially threatened Fulham’s
picturesque Thames-side home, Craven Cottage. But the Club’s diehard supporters never gave
up hope, and their considerable rearguard actions helped to save the day.
Improvements on the pitch attracted a “white knight” backer and, astonishingly, FFC were
propelled back to the top flight in 2001, and even to a major European final in 2010.
In March 1988 the fanzine There’s Only One F In Fulham (TOOFIF) was launched and its editor
has been closely involved with the Club’s ups and downs, often directly so, and has chatted to a
host of FFC personnel. Several, such as Tom Cairney, George Cohen, Chris Coleman, Mohamed
Al Fayed, Jimmy Hill, Brede Hangeland, Johnny Haynes, Roy Hodgson, Ray Lewington and Jean
Tigana, are household names in the world of football and beyond.
In short, the TOOFIF editor has tracked the whole 30-year rollercoaster journey…