UK time is: 10:41:13
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

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...




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: wfc123 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday February 21 2008

Time: 4:41PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
He is a quality player at this level, so Ainsworth aint been that impressive? :)
StevieG Col U
Report Abuse
21/02/2008 18:58:00

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
Report Abuse
22/02/2008 09:01:00

Surpose he will improve as he gets older.
StevieG Col U
Report Abuse
22/02/2008 10:40:00

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
Report Abuse
23/02/2008 11:01:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Watford Articles

PREVIEW: Brighton v Watford (Friday April 24 2015)

Cathcart Stunner Puts Watford Top (Saturday April 18 2015)

Stats: Watford v Birmingham City (Saturday April 18 2015)

PREVIEW: Watford v Birmingham (Saturday April 18 2015)

Stats: Nottingham Forest v Watford (Thursday April 16 2015)

PREVIEW: Forest v Watford (Wednesday April 15 2015)

Man In The Middle: Paul Tierney (Monday April 13 2015)

Watford Keep Pressure On Top Two (Saturday April 11 2015)

Stats: Millwall v Watford (Saturday April 11 2015)

Archived Watford Articles

List All Vital Watford Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Watford 45 27 7 11 +41 88
2. Bournemouth 44 24 12 8 +47 84
3. Middlesbrough 45 25 9 11 +31 84
4. Norwich 45 24 11 10 +38 83
5. Ipswich 45 22 12 11 +19 78
6. Derby County 45 21 14 10 +32 77
7. Brentford 45 22 9 14 +16 75

Breaking League News

Redfearn - I want to be at Leeds and be successful
Leeds Utd : 26/04/2015 10:16:01
Gray Speaks On Disappointment Of Leeds Loss
Sheff Wed : 26/04/2015 10:07:00
RUFC - View From The Opposition - Norwich City
Rotherham : 26/04/2015 10:04:01
Reading : 26/04/2015 10:00:01
LUFC Redfearn - We deserved to win
Leeds Utd : 26/04/2015 10:00:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who can hit a ball harder, Richard Johnson or Daniel Tozser?
Suggested By:  Editor
Johnno 56%
Tozser 44%