As another Premier League season draws to a close, Gary Neville can be pleased with his first season in English football management. As the curtain fell on the 2013/14 season, Fulham claim 9th place in the league, a respectable position and a platform to build from. Not only that but they can be pleased with their performance in both cup competitions, advancing to the Final of one and the Semis of the other, another admirable effort.
The tail end of the season was yet another tale of inconsistency for Neville, a woe he would have to address in the following season…
Andy Carroll topped the scoring records with 20, a late burst from Benteke almost caught the big Geordie, but it was not enough and he finished on 17.
”I’m pleased with how the season went, the board set me a target of finishing in the top half and I’ve achieved that, next season we will look to kick on from here and finish even higher. In the cups the team exceeded even my own goals, the 2 cup runs were great to be a part of and the team showed how good they could really be throughout the competitions, just a shame there was no trophy at the end of either. Thankyou, and see you soon, I’m off on my holidays!
With that, Neville left the press room and headed to a final team meeting of the season. He thanked the team for their support throughout the season and congratulated them on their achievements. He then went home to his wife Emma, and prepared for their holiday, in Turkey.