Where are they now? The Fulham XI from the Europa League final in 2010

Fulham's starting XI

Fulham lost in Hamburg 2-1 against a Diego Forlan-inspired Atletico Madrid.

Fulham fans are currently hoping for a potential play-off push this season, but it is a long way from their heady days in the Europa League final.

Fulham lost to Atletico Madrid in Hamburg back in 2010, with Diego Forlan proving too good for the Cottagers.

But where are those players now?

Fulham's starting XIFulham's starting XI

Mark Schwarzer

The Australian stopper continued playing after leaving Fulham in 2013, with stints at Chelsea and Leicester City as a back-up goalkeeper. He won Premier League titles at both clubs. He has not officially retired and features as a regular pundit on talkSPORT.

Chris Baird

A surprise starter in the game he went on to play for Reading, Burnley and West Brom before joining current club Derby County in 2015. The 34-year-old returned to Craven Cottage on loan in February.

Aaron Hughes

Like Baird, a Northern Ireland international, the 37-year-old went on to play for QPR, Brighton and Australian side Melbourne City.

The veteran is currently playing in India with Kerala Blasters.

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Brede Hangeland

Joined Crystal Palace in 2014 and the Norwegian retired from football this summer. Now a TV Pundit in Norway working on the Premier League.

Paul Konchesky

Followed Roy Hodgson to Liverpool in 2010. Flopped on Merseyside and is currently playing for League One side Gillingham.

Dickson Etuhu

The Nigerian midfielder has suffered with injuries in recent years. Is currently signed to Swedish side AIK.

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Danny Murphy

A key player for Fulham he left the club acrimoniously in 2012. Spent one season at Blackburn Rovers before retiring and is now a regular pundit on Match of the Day and talkSPORT.

Damien Duff

Left Fulham in 2014 before joining Melbourne City and retiring after a spell at Shamrock Rovers. The 100-cap international is now on the coaching staff at Shamrock and in the Irish youth set-up.

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Simon Davies

The Welsh international scored Fulham’s goal in the game. He was released in 2013 and made headlines for joining boyhood club Solva in the Pembrokeshire League.

Zoltan Gera

The marathon Magyar is still going strong at 37-years-old. After returning to West Brom in 2011 he is now playing for Ferencvaros in Hungary. He still plays for his nation as well, scoring at Euro 2016 against eventual winners Portugal.

Bobby Zamora

Left for QPR in 2012 and spent last season at former club Brighton. Currently unattached but not officially retired he is working on an affordable housing scheme with pals Rio Ferdinand and Mark Noble.


Pascal Zuberbuhler

The 45-year-old retired at Fulham and has since gone into coaching. Currently a goalkeeper coach at Derby County.

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John Paintsil

The Ghana international played for Leicester, Hapoel Tel Aviv before settling in South Africa with Santos and Maritzburg United.

Named assistant manager at Kaizer Chiefs in the summer.

Bjorn Helge Riise

The brother of John Arne never had a big impact at Craven Cottage. Now back at boyhood club Aalesund.

Clint Dempsey

The American grew into a vital member of the Fulham team before a big move to Spurs in 2012. Briefly returned to Fulham on loan from current club Seattle Sounders in 2014.

Unfortunately, the 33-year-old’s career is in the balance after the recent discovery of an irregular heartbeat.

Jonathan Greening

The Champions League winner went on to play for Nottingham Forest and is currently playing with non-league side Tadcaster Albion. Also coached at York City.

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Kagisho Dikgacoi

Went on to play for Crystal Palace and Cardiff City. The 31-year-old recently signed for South African side Golden Arrows, his former team prior to joining Fulham in 2009.

Erik Nevland

The Norwegian left Fulham and returned to Norway with former club Viking in 2010. Now the very hands-on CEO of Norwegian lower league club Randaberg IL.

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