UK time is: 10:55:24
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Managers agree - Halmosi had to go!

Whilst both sets of fans will continue to bicker over the off-the-pitch antics at Home Park on Saturday, both club managers are in agreement…whilst Peter Halmosi was unfortunate, he had to go.

The talented Hungarian playmaker was shown a second yellow card in the 68th minute whilst he was laid out injured on a stretcher and now Aidy Boothroyd and Paul Sturrock have agreed that the tackle warranted a second yellow.

The Pilgrims boss confirmed he was disappointed with ref Phil Joslin for showing Halmosi his first yellow card for "handbags at dawn" but insisted the Hungarian`s 2nd booking - for a rash tackle on Matt Sadler - deserved the caution. He told the official Plymouth site "'The second was a definitely yellow card because it was a forward trying to make a defensive tackle, which he is not very good at.'

Aidy Boothroyd was also sympathic to the Plymouth playmakers cause but remained adamant that Joslin was given little choice but to dismiss the player. On the Hornets club site he stated "The most important thing is that Peter Halmosi recovers because it was a horrendous injury the way he went off there. Let`s hope he recovers, but the referee did the right thing…the laws of the game state that if it is a second bookable offence, he has to be sent off"




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:Sunday March 23 2008

Time: 9:11PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Watford Articles

McKinlay Appointed Head Coach (Monday September 29 2014)

Oscar Garcia Resigns (Monday September 29 2014)

Blackburn Come From Behind To Hold Watford (Saturday September 27 2014)

Stats: Blackburn Rovers v Watford (Saturday September 27 2014)

AFH: New Week, Same Watford (Thursday September 25 2014)

Cathcart Rescues A Point For Hornets (Saturday September 20 2014)

Stats: Watford v Bournemouth (Saturday September 20 2014)

Opposing View: AFC Bournemouth (Friday September 19 2014)

AFH: A Strange Few Weeks (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Vydra Penalty Seals Win For The Hornets (Tuesday September 16 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)

1. ANDY710 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Watford 4 - 2 Huddersfield
Watford 1 - 1 Bournemouth
Watford 4 - 1 Leeds Utd
Watford 3 - 0 Bolton
Norwich 3 - 0 Watford
Charlton 1 - 0 Watford

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Norwich 9 6 2 1 12 20
2. Forest 9 5 4 0 10 19
3. Wolves 9 5 3 1 5 18
4. Watford 9 5 2 2 7 17
5. Ipswich 9 5 2 2 6 17
6. Derby County 9 4 4 1 7 16
7. Middlesbrough 9 5 1 3 6 16

Breaking League News

Rate The Ref: Derby away
» Bournemouth : 30/09/2014 10:37:00
O'Grady Not For Sale But Maybe Loan
» Brighton : 30/09/2014 10:31:00
Spurs Date Confirmed & Bournemouth Change
» Brighton : 30/09/2014 10:30:00
Wolves vs Brentford Match Preview
» Brentford : 30/09/2014 10:29:00
Waiting game for Wolves
» Wolves : 30/09/2014 10:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are you happy with the appointment of Oscar Garcia following Beppe Sannino's resignation?
Suggested By:  Editor
Yes 45%
No 18%
I don't know 37%