History of Fulham Football Club

Fulham Wins London League Division Two

May 1898 The Club won the London League Division Two with 13 victories out of 18 matches. In the process, Billy Ives becomes the first Fulham FC player to score five goals in a single match in the 13-0 win over Harrow on 15th January.

Fulham Football Club Gains Professional Status

12 December 1898 Fulham gained professional status on 12th December and were admitted into the Southern League Second Division. The first professional signing for the Club, sealed on the same date, was JH Love from Trowbridge.