But after Fulham's 1-0 victory over Aston Villa at Wembley he can grace the Premier League in a white Fulham shirt next season after all - thanks to the minimum 160 million pounds ($212.91 million) windfall the club can now look forward to.
Four minutes later, they were reduced to 10 men after Denis Odoi went in hard on Grealish, giving the man in the middle no choice but to show a second yellow card and subsequent red.
Jokanovic added: "If we make a mistake ourselves, it's going to be really complicated for us".
Asked whether he saw himself remaining at Craven Cottage next season, Mitrovic said: "I don't know".
Tom Cairney's 23rd-minute goal was the difference as Fulham capped a remarkable turnaround in the second half of their season to join Wolverhampton and Cardiff in the Premier League next season.
Scott Hogan also glanced a header wide of the far post and it proved to be Villa's last effort as Fulham secured a deserved return to the top flight after relegation to the Championship in 2014. Ryan Fredericks certainly seemed to let the occasion better of him when he stamped on Jack Grealish on the half-hour mark.
He has time to think about the gravity of his moment to shine on the Wembley stage, but held his nerve to slide the ball past Villa keeper Sam Johnstone to give this Play-Off final its opening goal.
Despite their superior experience, Aston Villa succumbed to defeat.
The Villans failed to turn up for much of the first half and found themselves behind when the midfield ace netted from Ryan Sessegnon's cross inside the first 25 minutes. Fulham won the game 1-0, and are promoted to the Premier League.
Loan deals are never ideal, permanent signings are what supporters want to see, but this is is a move that could be a benefit for both parties and something Steve Bruce should strongly consider.
"He had an option if we had have gone up but obviously we haven't got that option now". "But football won today", declared match victor Cairney.
"I was totally disappointed with the first half in a big game and big occasion".
As ever, the ramification from the Championship play-off final will rumble on for many years to come and for Fulham, the glory is all theirs.
It required doctors to regard the rights of a fetus, from the moment of conception, as equal to the rights of the mother. Later, my abortion fund not stretching to a hotel room, I would bleed and sweat in a cheap hostel, many miles from home.
In Game 6, he was 3-for-10 shooting with a number of the misses being attempts at the rim or relatively open perimeter looks. If The Machine can churn out one more game for the ages, he'll bring the Cavs home. "That's all we're anxious about".
Music release to come from those sessions. "I really appreciate the overwhelmingly positive response that we've been receiving". Pusha T made no mention of Houston, nor the alleged drugs and drug paraphernalia in the $85,000 photo during the interview.
Considering those previous Game 7 results for Curry and Durant, they didn't seem too interested in reminiscing. He suffered it when he banged knees with Rockets guard James Harden in the fourth quarter of Game 3 on Sunday.
With LeBron James expected to be under duress every time he touches the ball, it's vital for Hill to hit his mid-range jumpers. He needs to make shots outside the paint, but I think the most important thing for Tatum on Sunday will be getting to the rim.
The United States Oil ETF (NYSEARCA: USO ) traded down about 0.9% to $14.43, in a 52-week range of $8.65 to $14.74. The EIA said U.S. oil inventories jumped 5.8 million barrels, versus expectations of a 2 million barrel drawdown.
Now that Paul is hurt, they'll be facing a different Rockets' team than the one that has threatened to dethrone their dynasty. It would seem that under this circumstance, D'Antoni should still absolutely start Paul but then see how the game is flowing.
Alberto is a not a fully tropical storm and much of its worst weather is displaced from its center on its east side. Royal Dutch Shell plc and Exxon Mobil had evacuated some personnel from offshore Gulf oil facilities on Friday.
The Milwaukee police released a "Message to the Community" video Tuesday, showcasing the department's work in the community. Thankfully, both the department's chief and Mayor Tom Barrett have weighed in on the despicable incident.
The attack at Noblesville West Middle School happened around 9 a.m., police Chief Kevin Jowitt said at a news conference . Investigators also said they do not know yet if the shooter had any previous problems at school or run-ins with police.
That act was supposed to signal North Korea's willingness to negotiate with the U.S. over denuclearisation at the June 12 meeting. Choe said the North's nuclear program is far more advanced than Libya's had been and renewed a threat to call off the summit.
Alonso: That was probably F1's dullest race ever
Much of the race was dictated Daniel Ricciardo's wounded auto at the front, which had been down on power due to an MGU-K issue. Fernando Alonso was another driver who also reported problems before a gearbox issue finally forced him out of the race.