Fulham Football Club is a professional football club based in Fulham, London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, southwest London. Fulham were formed in 1879 as Fulham St Andrew's Church Sunday School F.C., founded by worshipers at the Church of England on Star Road, West Kensington. They won the West London Amateur Cup in 1887 and followed it up with a the West London League in 1893 at the first attempt. The club gained professional status on 12 December 1898, in the same year that they were admitted into the Southern League's Second Division. The club won the Southern League twice, in 1905-06 and 1906-07. Fulham joined The Football League after the second of their Southern League triumphs. The club has spent twenty-four seasons in English football's top division, the majority of that in two spells during the 1960s and 2000s.
They are the oldest established football team from London playing in the Premier League. Their home matches are played at Craven Cottage, Fulham, London. It has been their home since 1896. The club has produced many English greats including Johnny Haynes, George Cohen, Bobby Robson, Rodney Marsh and Alan Mullery. Some of the more contemporary players of the club include: Mark Schwarzer, John Arne Riise, Brede Hangeland, Simon Davies etc