Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

Aidy missed McSheffrey

Aidy missed McSheffrey

As VitalWatford were quick to reveal, Glory Hornet gaffer Aidy Boothroyd was hot to trot on the trail of Gary McSheffrey.

The pacey Birmingham winger-come-striker was subject to a loan bid from Sir Aidy during the January window which was turned down by 'Big 'Eck', Alex McCleish.

Boothroyd told the folks down at the Watford Observer "I tried to get Gary in the window but Birmingham needed him and still need him,"
>"I enquired about getting him on loan and then doing a deal at the end of the season."

And, with only wing wizard Jobi McAnuff on the books as a left-sided paceman at the time, 'Sheff' would have been a decent signing, certainly adding that extra bit of class than on offer from second-choice Lionel Ainsworth!

McSheffrey certainly knows his way out of this division having been promoted last season with Birmingham, where he notched 17 goals.

A renewed bid in the summer should McSheffrey still be out in the St Andrews wilderness?

Watch this space...

Writer:wfc123
Date:Thursday February 21 2008
Time: 4:41PM

Comments

0
He is a quality player at this level, so Ainsworth aint been that impressive? :)
StevieG Col U
21/02/2008 18:58:00
0
He has shown some wonder touches in limited time on-loan. We signed him on the strength of 55 minutes playing time from two defeats. He seems to be naturally right-footed as at Ipswich he kept cutting in when he had the beating of David Wright. It is unfortunate he is so small because he doesn't really offer a lot defensively. If he didn't have Tommy Smith playing so well down the right, he'd be our first choice, but impressions down the left have been poor.
wfc123
22/02/2008 09:01:00
0
Surpose he will improve as he gets older.
StevieG Col U
22/02/2008 10:40:00
0
Hopefully. He has something without question. He flicked the ball over his head and the defenders against Plymouth took it down and went past him. Other than that he has flattered to decieve.
wfc123
23/02/2008 11:01:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Watford Articles

39th Game Abroad Not Yet On The Agenda

Premier League chairman Richard Scudamore has said that whilst he believes a 39th Premier League fixture list is still an option, it's not on the agenda just yet.

Hughes Ready For Premier League Challenge

Will Hughes got a first taste on involvement for Watford on Tuesday when the summer signing from Derby was given a run out in the victory over Viktoria Plzen in Austria.

31 Named For Watford Austrian Training Camp

Watford's pre-season got underway with a defeat at AFC Wimbledon on Saturday and now the Hornets have now gone off to Austria for a training camp - Marco Silva has named a 31 man squad.

Silva Not Too Disappointed At AFC Wimbledon Loss

Marco Silva made a losing start at Watford following a defeat at AFC Wimbledon on Saturday - he was of course disappointed but not too down as he's put it into perspective.

Archived Vital Watford Articles

Vital Watford articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Watford
Write For Vital Watford
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Will Marco Silva FINALLY be the one for the Pozzo
Suggested By:
Yes, showed at Hull what he can do68%
No, too inexperienced0%
Maybe, but too early to say25%
Hmm, will the Pozzo's EVER be happy?7%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Watford Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Daniel Smith13
2.mikedrury1
Vital Football Comment