Fulham FC: Ex Premier League Players

Where are these ex Fulham Premier League players now?

Welcome to the Fulham legends page – the gateway to information on ex Cottagers who have played in the Premier League.

In addition to information on ex players we have also added statistics which include the top goalscorers, most appearances and also the club’s final league position for each year that they have featured in the EPL.





Edwin van der Sar – Premier League Appearances: 313 | Clean Sheets: 132

Edwin van der Sar retired from playing at the end of the 2010-2011 season after becoming the oldest player to win the English Premier League title at the age of 40. Read More..

Antti Niemi – Premier League Appearances: 143 | Clean Sheets: 34

One of the few Finnish footballers to grace England’s Premier League, Antti Niemi retired in 2008 due to a wrist injury. Read More..

Mark SchwarzerPremier League Appearances: 514 | Clean Sheets: 75

Legendary Australian goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer finally hung up his gloves at the end of the 2015-16 Premier League season having won the league title with Leicester City.

He was 43-years-old when he retired making him one of the oldest players to have ever played in the Premier League. Read More..

Rufus Brevett – Premier League Appearances: 136 | Goals Scored: 1

A solid defender throughout his playing career, Rufus Brevett finally hung up his boots after a spell playing for Oxford United in 2007. Read More..

Brede Hangeland – Premier League Appearances: 238 | Goals Scored: 10

Fulham’s legendary Norwegian defender Brede Hangeland retired from playing at the end of the 2015/16 Premier League season after a two-year spell with Crystal Palace. Read More..

Andy MelvillePremier League Appearances: 100 | Goals Scored: 2

Former Wales international defender and Fulham captain Andy Melville retired from playing in 2005 after a season at West Ham United. Read More..

Sylvain Legwinski – Premier League Appearances: 128 | Goals Scored: 8

A cult hero at Fulham, Sylvain Legwinski retired from playing professional football in 2008 after two seasons playing in the Championship with Ipswich Town. Read More..

John Arne Riise – Premier League Appearances: 321 | Goals Scored: 21

Former Liverpool FC and Fulham legend John Arne Riise finally hung his boots up on a distinguished club career in 2016 after a two-month spell playing in the Indian Super League with Chennaiyin FC. Read More..

Scott Parker – Premier League Appearances: 368 | Goals Scored: 24

A tough-tackling centre midfielder, Scott Parker finally hung up his football boots in 2017 after a 20-year playing career which saw him turn out for six different Premier League teams. Read More..

Jimmy Bullard – Premier League Appearances: 90 | Goals Scored: 15

A hugely likeable character, Jimmy Bullard’s football career was cut short in 2012 due to problems with his knees. Read More..

Lee Clark – Premier League Appearances: 185 | Goals Scored: 13

Lee Clark finally hung up his boots after a second spell at Newcastle United in 2006. Read More..

Michael Brown – Premier League Appearances: 194 | Goals Scored: 4

Michael Brown was a tough-tackling midfielder who played in the Premier League for five different clubs before retiring from playing in 2017 after spending three seasons at Port Vale. Read More..

Louis Saha – Premier League Appearances: 289 | Goals Scored: 85

After a distinguished career which included spells at six different Premier League clubs, Louis Saha retired from playing in 2013 after a short spell with Lazio. Read More..

Mark Pembridge – Premier League Appearances: 229 | Goals Scored: 17

After an 18 year career in the top flight, Mark Pembridge retired from playing in 2007 after four seasons with FulhamRead More..

Ian Pearce – Premier League Appearances: 238 | Goals Scored: 11

A Premier League winner in 1995 with Blackburn Rovers, Ian Pearce retired from playing top-flight football when he left Fulham in 2008 to join his first side Oxted & District. Read More..

Sean Davis – Premier League Appearances: 202 | Goals Scored: 10

Unique in the fact that he has played in all four professional divisions with the same club (Fulham), Sean Davis retired in 2012 whilst at Bolton Wanderers. Read More..

Andy Cole – Premier League Appearances: 414 | Goals Scored: 87

The second highest goal scorer in Premier League history, Andy Cole retired from playing whilst at Nottingham Forest in 2008. Read More..

Chris Coleman – Premier League Appearances: 101 | Goals Scored: 6

After a car crash prematurely ended his career at the age of 31, Chris Coleman moved into management with Fulham in 2003. Read More..

Danny Murphy – Premier League Appearances: 417 | Goals Scored: 50

After a distinguished career with four Premier League clubs winning six major trophies, Danny Murphy retired from playing at the end of the 2012-13 season after dropping into the Championship with Blackburn RoversRead More..

Simon Davies – Premier League Appearances: 303 | Goals Scored: 27

A talented winger who could operate on the left or on the right flank, Simon Davies retired from playing professionally in 2013 after six seasons at Fulham. Read More..

Brian McBride – Premier League Appearances: 148 | Goals Scored: 36

Regarded as a hero at Craven Cottage, Brian McBride won the club’s Player of the Year award twice during his four year spell and was also the club captain in 2007. Read More..

Steve Finnan – Premier League Appearances: 236 | Goals Scored: 1

An integral part of the Liverpool team which won numerous trophies between 2004 and 2006, Steve Finnan retired from football whilst playing for Portsmouth in 2010. Read More..

Tomasz Radzinski – Premier League Appearances: 194 | Goals Scored: 35

One of the few Canadians to play professional football in the English Premier League, Tomasz Radzinski retired from playing in 2012 after a brief spell with Belgian second division side Waasland-Beveren. Read More..

Luis Boa Morte – Premier League Appearances: 296 | Goals Scored: 29

Club captain and a huge fan’s favourite at Fulham, Luis Boa Morte retired from playing professionally in 2013 after a brief spell playing in the lower leagues with Chesterfield. Read More..

Damien Duff – Premier League Appearances: 392 | Goals Scored: 54

The bane of many a right-back during his time in the Premier League, Damien Duff retired from playing in 2016 at the age of 37 after a spell back in his native Ireland with Shamrock Rovers. Read More..

Andy Johnson – Premier League Appearances: 187 | Goals Scored: 51

A deadly finisher at every club he played for, Andy Johnson retired from playing professionally in 2015 after a brief spell at former club Crystal Palace. Read More..

Premier League Statistics

This table shows the players who have made the most appearances for Fulham and the club’s top goalscorers in the EPL.

Top EPL GoalscorersGoalsMost EPL AppearancesGames
Clint Dempsey50Brede Hangeland217
Steed Malbranque32Aaron Hughes196
Brian McBride32Clint Dempsey189
Luis Boa Morte26Steed Malbranque172
Collins John20Mark Schwarzer172
Dimitar Berbatov19Danny Murphy169
Danny Murphy17Luis Boa Morte166
Damien Duff15Zat Knight150
Bobby Zamora15Brian McBride140
Steve Sidwell14Simon Davies137

Statistics provided by 11v11