I'm hoping Davies is going to be our 'cup keeper' on Saturday and we can have a look at him. One thing for certain, we can't keep playing Butland. He's completely gone, a 6'4" 14 stone gibbering wreck when the ball is crossed into the box.
Made a great save from a free kick in the second half. I have been critical of him but he's starting to look better lately, it doesn't help that he hasn't got a commanding centre half in front of him.
Kept us in the game first half at Fulham with some brilliant reaction saves - that's his strength. But... still is weak on crosses, which is arguably why an opposing forward can get a free header plum in the middle of the 6 yard box for their first goal, and is definitely why we conceded the second goal today.
He's been so poor for so long now. His distribution has gone off a cliff and his ability to deal with crosses is non existent - look at this game and the boxing day game, 4 set pieces all in to the six yard box and he gets nowhere near them. The first one today, he has a clear path no attackers or defenders blocking him, and it's headed from 3 yards out. He still remains a quality shot stopper.