Fulham
2018–19 season
ChairmanShahid Khan
ManagerSlaviša Jokanović
(until 14 November)[1]
Claudio Ranieri
(14 November – 28 February)[1][2]
Scott Parker (caretaker manager)
StadiumCraven Cottage
Premier League19th (relegated)
FA CupThird round
EFL CupFourth round
Top goalscorerLeague: Aleksandar Mitrović (11)
All: Aleksandar Mitrović (11)
Highest home attendance24,821 (vs Crystal Palace, Premier League, 11 August 2018)
Lowest home attendance9,333 (vs Exeter City, EFL Cup, 28 August 2018)
Average home league attendance24,371
Biggest win2–0 (vs Exeter City, EFL Cup, 28 August 2018)
Biggest defeat1–5 (vs Arsenal, Premier League, 7 October 2018)

The 2018–19 Fulham season was the club's 121st professional season and their 14th in the Premier League, after the club won promotion from the EFL Championship after defeating Aston Villa in the 2018 EFL Championship play-off Final at Wembley Stadium on 26 May 2018. The club also competed in the FA Cup and the EFL Cup.

Kits

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Away
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Third
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Players

As of 10 August 2018[3]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 England GK Marcus Bettinelli
3 England MF Ryan Sessegnon
4 Belgium DF Denis Odoi
5 England DF Calum Chambers (on loan from Arsenal)
6 Scotland MF Kevin McDonald
7 Democratic Republic of the Congo MF Neeskens Kebano
8 Norway MF Stefan Johansen
9 Serbia FW Aleksandar Mitrović
10 Scotland MF Tom Cairney (captain)[4]
11 Togo FW Floyd Ayité
13 United States DF Tim Ream
14 Germany FW André Schürrle (on loan from Borussia Dortmund)
19 Argentina FW Luciano Vietto (on loan from Atlético Madrid)
20 France DF Maxime Le Marchand
No. Position Player
21 Netherlands DF Timothy Fosu-Mensah (on loan from Manchester United)
22 Republic of Ireland DF Cyrus Christie
23 England DF Joe Bryan
24 Ivory Coast MF Jean Michaël Seri
25 Spain GK Sergio Rico (on loan from Sevilla)
26 England DF Alfie Mawson
29 Cameroon MF André-Frank Zambo Anguissa
31 Spain GK Fabri
36 United States MF Luca de la Torre
43 England DF Steven Sessegnon
44 Guinea MF Ibrahima Cissé
47 France FW Aboubakar Kamara
50 England GK Luca Ashby-Hammond

Transfers

Transfers in

Date from Position Nationality Name From Fee Ref.
1 July 2018 CF Finland Terry Ablade Finland Jazz Undisclosed [5]
1 July 2018 GK Germany Toni Stahl Germany RB Leipzig Free transfer [6]
12 July 2018 LB France Maxime Le Marchand France Nice Undisclosed [7]
12 July 2018 CM Ivory Coast Jean Michaël Seri France Nice ‌‌‌‌£18,000,000 [7]
24 July 2018 GK Spain Fabri Turkey Beşiktaş Undisclosed [8]
30 July 2018 CF Serbia Aleksandar Mitrović England Newcastle United £22,000,000 [9]
2 August 2018 CB England Alfie Mawson Wales Swansea City £15,000,000 [10]
9 August 2018 LB England Joe Bryan England Bristol City £6,000,000 [11]
9 August 2018 DM Cameroon André-Frank Zambo Anguissa France Marseille Undisclosed [12]
23 August 2018 CB Australia Riley Warland Australia Perth Glory Undisclosed [13]
15 January 2019 LW Netherlands Ryan Babel Turkey Beşiktaş Undisclosed [14]
1 February 2019 RW Serbia Lazar Marković England Liverpool Free transfer [15]
29 March 2019 CB England Luca Murphy Hartlepool United Undisclosed [16]

Loans in

Start date Position Nationality Name From End date Ref.
25 July 2018 LW Germany André Schürrle Germany Borussia Dortmund 31 May 2020 [17]
7 August 2018 CB England Calum Chambers England Arsenal 31 May 2019 [18]
9 August 2018 RB Netherlands Timothy Fosu-Mensah England Manchester United 31 May 2019 [19]
9 August 2018 GK Spain Sergio Rico Spain Sevilla 31 May 2019 [20]
9 August 2018 CF Argentina Luciano Vietto Spain Atlético Madrid 31 May 2019 [21]
31 January 2019 CB Norway Håvard Nordtveit Germany 1899 Hoffenheim 31 May 2019 [22]

André Schürrle's loan ended early when Fulham were relegated in 2019.

Transfers out

Date from Position Nationality Name To Fee Ref.
1 July 2018 RB England Joe Felix England Queens Park Rangers Released [23][24]
1 July 2018 CF England Michael Elstone
Released
[23]
1 July 2018 RB England Ryan Fredericks England West Ham United Free transfer [25]
1 July 2018 LB England Daniel Martin Wales Cardiff City Released [23][26]
1 July 2018 RW England Isaac Pearce England Forest Green Rovers Free transfer [27]
1 July 2018 GK Australia Julian Schwarzer Germany FC Pipinsried
Released
[23][28]
1 July 2018 AM Wales George Williams England Forest Green Rovers Released [23][29]
1 July 2018 RB England Djed Spence England Middlesbrough Released [23][30]
1 July 2018 CM England Reece York England Sheffield United Free transfer [31]
16 July 2018 GK England David Button England Brighton & Hove Albion Undisclosed [32]
3 January 2019 CF England Cauley Woodrow England Barnsley Undisclosed [33][34]
19 January 2019 CF England Stephen Humphrys England Southend United Undisclosed [35]
15 February 2019 CM England Foday Nabay England Nuneaton Borough Free transfer [36]
22 February 2019 AM Iceland Atli Hrafn Andrason Iceland Víkingur Reykjavík Undisclosed [37]

Loans out

Start date Position Nationality Name To End date Ref.
6 July 2018 CF England Stephen Humphrys England Scunthorpe United 3 January 2019 [38]
7 July 2018 CF England Elijah Adebayo England Swindon Town 9 January 2019 [39][40]
25 July 2018 GK Slovakia Marek Rodák England Rotherham United 31 May 2019 [41]
3 August 2018 DM England Tayo Edun England Ipswich Town 31 May 2019 [42]
15 August 2018 CB Spain Marcelo Djaló Spain Extremadura 31 May 2019 [43]
15 August 2018 GK England Magnus Norman England Rochdale 31 May 2019 [44][45]
24 August 2018 CF England Cauley Woodrow England Barnsley 3 January 2019 [33][46]
31 August 2018 CF Portugal Rui Fonte France Lille 31 May 2019 [47]
31 August 2018 LM Iceland Jón Dagur Þorsteinsson Denmark Vendsyssel 31 May 2019 [48]
31 January 2019 CF England Elijah Adebayo England Stevenage 31 May 2019 [49]
31 January 2019 CF France Aboubakar Kamara Turkey Yeni Malatyaspor 31 May 2019 [50]
31 January 2019 CM Norway Stefan Johansen England West Bromwich Albion 31 May 2019 [51]

Friendlies

Fulham confirmed friendlies against Crawley Town, Reading, Fenerbahçe, Lyon, Sampdoria and Celta de Vigo.[52]

Competitions

Premier League

League table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
16 Southampton 38 9 12 17 45 65 −20 39
17 Brighton & Hove Albion 38 9 9 20 35 60 −25 36
18 Cardiff City (R) 38 10 4 24 34 69 −35 34 Relegation to the EFL Championship
19 Fulham (R) 38 7 5 26 34 81 −47 26
20 Huddersfield Town (R) 38 3 7 28 22 76 −54 16
Source: Premier League
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Play-offs (only if needed to decide champion, teams for relegation or teams for UEFA competitions).
(R) Relegated.

Results summary

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
38 7 5 26 34 81  −47 26 6 3 10 22 36  −14 1 2 16 12 45  −33

Last updated: 12 May 2019.
Source:[citation needed]

Results by matchday

Matchday1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829303132333435363738
GroundHAHAAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHHAAHHAHAAHAHHAHAHAH
ResultLLWDLDLLLLLLWLDLLDDWLLLWLLLLLLLLLWWWLL
Position1919121315151617181820202020202020201919191919191919191919191919191919191919
Updated to match(es) played on 12 May 2019. Source: Statto.com
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Matches

On 14 June 2018, the Premier League fixtures for the forthcoming season were announced.[53][54]

FA Cup

The third round draw was made live on BBC by Ruud Gullit and Paul Ince from Stamford Bridge on 3 December 2018.[55]

EFL Cup

The second round draw was made from the Stadium of Light on 16 August.[56] The third round draw was made on 30 August 2018 by David Seaman and Joleon Lescott.[57] The fourth round draw was made live on Quest by Rachel Yankey and Rachel Riley on 29 September.[58]

Squad statistics

Appearances and goals

No. Pos Nat Player Total Premier League FA Cup EFL Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Goalkeepers
1 GK England Marcus Bettinelli 8 0 7 0 1 0 0 0
25 GK Spain Sergio Rico 33 0 30 0 0 0 3 0
31 GK Spain Fabri 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
50 GK England Luca Ashby-Hammond 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Defenders
4 DF Belgium Denis Odoi 34 1 29+2 0 1 1 1+1 0
5 DF England Calum Chambers 32 2 29+2 2 0 0 1 0
13 DF United States Tim Ream 35 0 31+1 0 1 0 2 0
16 DF Norway Håvard Nordtveit 5 0 4+1 0 0 0 0 0
20 DF France Maxime Le Marchand 29 0 25+1 0 1 0 1+1 0
21 DF Netherlands Timothy Fosu-Mensah 13 0 10+2 0 0 0 1 0
22 DF Republic of Ireland Cyrus Christie 31 1 19+9 0 0 0 2+1 1
23 DF England Joe Bryan 29 1 27+1 0 0 0 1 1
26 DF England Alfie Mawson 16 0 13+2 0 0 0 1 0
43 DF England Steven Sessegnon 2 0 0 0 0 0 1+1 0
Midfielders
6 MF Scotland Kevin McDonald 16 0 10+5 0 0 0 1 0
7 MF Democratic Republic of the Congo Neeskens Kebano 9 0 0+7 0 1 0 1 0
10 MF Scotland Tom Cairney 33 1 24+7 1 1 0 1 0
24 MF Ivory Coast Jean Michaël Seri 34 1 27+5 1 1 0 1 0
29 MF Cameroon André-Frank Zambo Anguissa 25 0 16+6 0 0 0 3 0
30 MF Serbia Lazar Marković 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0
33 MF England Matt O'Riley 1 0 0 0 0 0 0+1 0
36 MF United States Luca de la Torre 2 1 0 0 0 0 1+1 1
44 MF Guinea Ibrahima Cissé 5 0 1+2 0 1 0 1 0
56 MF England Harvey Elliott 3 0 0+2 0 0 0 0+1 0
Forwards
3 FW England Ryan Sessegnon 36 2 24+9 2 0+1 0 2 0
9 FW Serbia Aleksandar Mitrović 39 11 37 11 0+1 0 1 0
11 FW Togo Floyd Ayité 19 1 3+13 1 1 0 1+1 0
12 FW Netherlands Ryan Babel 16 5 15+1 5 0 0 0 0
14 FW Germany André Schürrle 25 6 21+3 6 0 0 1 0
19 FW Argentina Luciano Vietto 22 1 10+10 1 1 0 1 0
Out on Loan
8 MF Norway Stefan Johansen 13 0 4+8 0 0 0 1 0
17 FW Portugal Rui Fonte 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
47 FW France Aboubakar Kamara 15 5 5+8 3 0 0 2 2

Last updated: 11 May 2019
Source: Competitions

Top scorers

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

Last updated 27 April 2019.
Rank No. Nationality Player Premier League FA Cup Carabao Cup Total
1
9 Serbia Aleksandar Mitrović 11 0 0 11
2
14 Germany André Schürrle 6 0 0 6
3
12 Netherlands Ryan Babel 5 0 0 5
47 France Aboubakar Kamara 3 0 2 5
5
3 England Ryan Sessegnon 2 0 0 2
5 England Calum Chambers 2 0 0 2
7
4 Belgium Denis Odoi 0 1 0 1
10 Argentina Tom Cairney 1 0 0 1
11 Togo Floyd Ayité 1 0 0 1
18 Argentina Luciano Vietto 1 0 0 1
22 Republic of Ireland Cyrus Christie 0 0 1 1
23 England Joe Bryan 0 0 1 1
24 Ivory Coast Jean Michaël Seri 1 0 0 1
36 United States Luca de la Torre 0 0 1 1
Own goals 1 0 0 1
TOTALS 33 1 5 39

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