UK time is: 06:14:37
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Boothroyd loves a bit of 'ding dong'

Watford boss Aidy Boothroyd hasn`t enjoyed a game as much as last night`s clash at Ashton Gate for a good 3 months…despite the fact that the scoreline ended 0-0!

The Hornets may well have played out a nervous draw at Bristol City with both the promotion rivals cancelling each other out but Boothroyd reckons he`s not been that entertained since the 2-0 win over Palace in the FA Cup - some 13 games ago.

He`s clearly not one for high scoring thrillers packed with goal-mouth action and tense drama then!

Speaking after the stalemate, Boothroyd told the official club site "These are the games you enjoy. I can`t remember a game like this since the Palace one. We`ve had a nice ding dong tonight and it was good entertainment."

Even Robins gaffer Gary Johnson admitted missing the game`s most thrilling moment - a reckless tackle by Darius Henderson on City midfielder Lee Johnson - because of Aidy`s love of 'ding dong`!

The City chief said "I was still fighting in the technical area! They [Watford] were trying to infiltrate our penalty box and technical area and that was annoying me. They use all all kinds of tactics and you just have to deal with it…on and off the pitch".

And Boothroyd didn`t disagree for once stating "It was blood and thunder with 2 very committed teams wanting to win a Championship".

Ding Dong indeed!




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: Dr Watford Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday March 12 2008

Time: 9:40AM

Your Comments

Lol, sounds exciting...!!!
StevieG Col U
so many mistakes though and not enough opertunitys taken thats why where battleing it out, i would prefer a nice big gap or summit that could garantee a chance of automatic promotion, but theres been to many draws and this is one we couldnt afford. bad luck hendo :(
jameskench
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Watford Articles

Opposing View: Millwall (Thursday October 30 2014)

Watford Take A Point At The Riverside (Saturday October 25 2014)

Stats: Middlesbrough v Watford (Saturday October 25 2014)

Watford 2-2 Forest: A Neutral's View (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Hornets Held By Forest (Wednesday October 22 2014)

PREVIEW: Watford v Forest (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Opposing View: Nottingham Forest (Monday October 20 2014)

Watford Cruise To Win At Hillsborough (Saturday October 18 2014)

Stats: Sheffield Wednesday v Watford (Saturday October 18 2014)

Archived Watford Articles

List All Vital Watford Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Watford 1 - 1 Brighton
Watford 3 - 0 Bolton
Sheff Wed 0 - 3 Watford
Norwich 3 - 0 Watford
Middlesbrough 1 - 1 Watford
Charlton 1 - 0 Watford

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Derby County 14 7 5 2 +12 26
2. Watford 14 7 5 2 +11 26
3. Wolves 14 7 5 2 +6 26
4. Bournemouth 14 7 3 4 +14 24
5. Middlesbrough 14 7 3 4 +7 24
6. Norwich 14 6 5 3 +10 23
7. Forest 14 5 7 2 +7 22

Breaking League News

Ince Perfect For Pearce!
» Forest : 31/10/2014 00:21:00
Our Performance against Fulham.
» Charlton : 30/10/2014 22:03:00
BWFC: Europe Days
» Bolton : 30/10/2014 22:00:00
Redfearn - Leeds job would be a massive honour
» Leeds Utd : 30/10/2014 20:00:00
LUFC Redfearn - I came close to playing for Leeds
» Leeds Utd : 30/10/2014 19:53:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who is our greatest ever Player of the Season winning keeper?
Suggested By:  Louis
Andy Rankin 1%
David James 33%
Kevin Miller 0%
Alec Chamberlain 33%
Ben Foster 33%