December is usually a month when managers of struggling Premier League clubs feel about as safe as a festive turkey.
The stakes are sky-high at Craven Cottage on Saturday when Fulham host Norwich in a game that is sure to have a major bearing on who is eventually relegated from the Premier League.
Felix Magath was adamant rock bottom Fulham could still escape relegation after the German manager picked up his first victory at the club with a 1-0 triumph over Newcastle United on Saturday.
Pajtim Kasami scored a contender for goal of the season as Fulham swept to a 4-1 victory over fellow strugglers Crystal Palace on Monday.
The Cottagers boss expressed delight with his charges after they ended a four-game winless run by beating high-flying West Brom 2-1 at the Hawthorns on New Year`s Day.
The visitors` striker equalised five minutes from time after Dimitar Berbatov`s opener as the two bottom-half clubs shared the points on Boxing Day at Craven Cottage.
The Moroccan scored twice to give the hosts their first win in 17 league matches, with Fulham failing to threaten until a late Petric strike set up a nervy finish
The 56-year-old has gone on record saying he would like to sign the Italian forward if a reasonable price can be agreed, while also admiting the need for other January signings.
The England international turned down a move to Craven Cottage in the summer but Martin Jol is ready to take advantage of the midfielder`s diminished status under Brendan Rodgers
Fulham manager Martin Jol hailed the performance of Dimitar Berbatov in the 0-0 draw at Chelsea on Wednesday night, although he was frustrated at his side’s inability to pick up all three points.
Jol has upset his squad by implementing a tough new disciplinary regime with wide-ranging financial punishments.
New Fulham manager Martin Jol says he is relishing his return to the top flight of English football.
Fulham has named Martin Jol as their new manager.
Martin Jol has resigned as coach of Ajax Amsterdam, the Dutch club said on their website on Monday.
New coach Martin Jol believes Ajax Amsterdam will face tough competition from champions AZ Alkmaar and an upgraded PSV Eindhoven as they seek to end a barren five-year run without a Dutch title.
Day in Pics: 29th January
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