Fulham FC clinch Europa League spot

Mark Hughes has seen Fulham through to Europe via the Fairplay LeagueFulham FC have clinched a Europa League spot for next season after finishing second behind London rivals Chelsea in the Fairplay League.

With Chelsea having qualified for the Champions League after finishing as runners up in the Premier league the Europa League spot gets passed down to Fulham who reached the final of the competition two years ago under Roy Hodgson.

The result is mark Hughes gaining a place within Europe in his first season with the club and the Premier League gave the following statement.

“Fulham FC has finished the season as the highest placed club in the 2010/11 Fair Play League that has not already qualified for Uefa competitions via the 2010/11 Premier League. The club will take the additional European place awarded to England and compete in next season’s Europa League.”

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