History of Fulham Football Club

Bobby Robson Is Named Fulham Manager

January 1968 Robson Is Fulham Manager six months after leaving the Club when he joined Vancouver Royals in Canada.

150th Fulham Goal For The Maestro

10 February 1968 Johnny Haynes scores his 150th goal for Fulham in a 4-3 win over Burnley at Craven Cottage.

Whites Face Relegation

21 May 1968 Fulham end the 1967/68 campaign at the foot of the Division One table, finishing 22nd and are subsequently relegated.

Say Cheese!

15 July 1968 Captain Johnny Haynes has fun with the camera as the Fulham players have their team photo taken for the upcoming season.

Fulham Receives First Six-Figure Transfer Fee

August 1968 In the close season, Fulham receives its first six-figure transfer fee when Allan Clarke was sold to Leicester City. The Foxes paid £150,000 to gain his services.

400 Games For Haynes

24 August 1968 Johnny Haynes played his 400th game for the Club in a 2-0 home defeat against Bolton Wanderers.

Bobby Robson Leaves Manager's Post

November 1968 Bobby Robson’s tenure as Fulham Manager came to an end after just 10 months in charge with the Club stranded at the bottom of the Division Two table. He would however, go on to enjoy a very successful managerial career at Ipswich Town, England, PSV Eindhoven, Sporting Lisbon, FC Porto, Barcelona and Newcastle United. Johnny Haynes was named as a player-manager.

Dodgin Jr Becomes New Fulham Manager

December 1968 Bill Dodgin Junior is named Fulham Manager, joining Fulham for a third time just before Christmas - following a recommendation from Johnny Haynes.