Ex-Chelsea Player Aleksandar Mitrovic Boosts Fulham Job Hopes With Away Win
Interim Fulham manager Scott Parker has boosted his opportunity of getting the job on a permanent basis after he led the club to their first away win of the season.
Scott Parker masterminded the Cottagers’ 1-0 win at Bournemouth courtesy a second-half penalty from topscorer Aleksandar Mitrovic.
The victory over the Cherries made it two successive league wins for already relegated Fulham for the first time this season.
After the game, Scott Parker told reporters that he has already been planning for next season in the English Championship despite the fact that his permanent appointment has not been confirmed.
Scott Parker is a former Chelsea player having played for the Blues between 2004 and 2005.
The 38-year-old joined Chelsea from Charlton Athletic in January 2004 after the Blues splashed a princely sum of £10m on him.
He didn’t secure a first team spot in the then star-studded Chelsea team before leaving for fellow Premier League club Newcastle United in 2005.
Scott Parker became the interim manager at Fulham in February with Premier League relegation almost certain for the Cottagers.
He replaced experienced manager Claudio Ranieri who was sacked after an underwhelming time in charge of the Fulham team who won just three times under his watch.
Italian tactician Ranieri had replaced Slavisa Jokanovic who started the season with Fulham having masterminded promotion to the top flight at the end of last season.