Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

Harley Joins

Harley Joins

Former Chelsea and Fulham full-back-cum-midfielder Jon Harley has joined Watford Football Club.

The 28 year-old left footer has penned a two year deal at Vicarage Road having impressed on trial whilst in Austria.

Released by Burnley at the end of last season, Harley moved from Sheffield United whom he joined on loan from Fulham.

Prior to his move to Craven Cottage, the set-peice specialist was at Stamford Bridge where he collected England Youth honours and an F.A Cup before a £3.5million move across the captial.

Harley scored twice for Burnley against Watford in 2005/2006 in a comprehensive rout of the Hornets, one sizzling free kick and a spot kick contributing to his 12 career goals.

Speaking of his move to WD18, Harley was enthusiastic about Adrian Boothroyd:

'Since I've been here training has been brilliant. Aidy wants to play football the right way and the training has reflected that. It's mostly been ball work, but hard work at the same time.'

Good luck to Jon in his Watford career!




Join the FREE Telegraph Championship Fantasy Football League!

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:wfc123
Date:Friday July 18 2008
Time: 9:44AM

Comments

0
Let's hope he's a good signing. Can't be any worse than Bangura surely.
watford1881
18/07/2008 16:39:00
0
What's up with Bangura?
wfc123
18/07/2008 16:48:00
0
For me bangura is not a Championship player. He makes too many mistakes. He tends to lose the ball too easy. Don't get me wrong he's a nice guy who needs to find first team football week in week out. I just don't think it with Watford.
watford1881
18/07/2008 18:13:00
0
Good luck Jon from all at Vital Chelsea.
merlin
18/07/2008 19:54:00
0
Ok, I see what you mean, he does give the ball away and he does give away a few too many fouls. He needs to be calmed and nurtured a bit.
wfc123
18/07/2008 21:23:00
0
Maybe.......
watford1881
19/07/2008 18:28:00
0
Good signing and I hope its the start of a few much needed quality players.
Mightyhornets
20/07/2008 00:30:00
0
Where will he slot in though?
wfc123
20/07/2008 09:12:00
0
Could go on the left wing ans move Jobi to the right with Smith up front if Hendo does leave?
Mightyhornets
20/07/2008 11:50:00
0
Perhaps. Can't see him beating Sadler or McAnuff to a first team slot.
wfc123
20/07/2008 21:10:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Watford Articles

Mazzarri Looking For Angry Response

Watford head coach Walter Mazzarri has called on the side to show an 'angry' response when we face Liverpool on Monday.

The Watford Walking Wounded - Injury News

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Watford FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Match Day Officials v Liverpool (1/5/17)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Liverpool this Monday.

Vital Preview - Premier League, 29th April-1st May

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

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)

Watford v Liverpool
Suggested By:
Watford win18%
Liverpool win66%
Draw16%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 33 25 3 5 78 40
2 Spurs 33 22 8 3 74 47
3 Liverpool 34 19 9 6 66 28
4 Man City 33 19 8 6 65 28
5 Man Utd 33 17 13 3 64 26
6 Arsenal 32 18 6 8 60 24
7 Everton 34 16 10 8 58 23
8 WBA 34 12 8 14 44 -4
9 Southampton 33 11 8 14 41 -5
10 AFC Bournemouth 35 11 8 16 41 -13
11 Leicester City 34 11 7 16 40 -12
12 Stoke 35 10 10 15 40 -13
13 Watford 33 11 7 15 40 -17
14 Burnley 35 11 6 18 39 -14
15 West Ham 35 10 9 16 39 -15
16 Crystal Palace 35 11 5 19 38 -10
17 Hull City 35 9 7 19 34 -31
18 Swansea 34 9 4 21 31 -29
19 Middlesbrough 34 5 12 17 27 -19
R Sunderland 34 5 6 23 21 -34
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Watford Results (view all)

Watford Fixtures (view all)

May 1 2017 8:00PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 6 2017 3:00PM : Leicester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 13 2017 3:00PM : Everton (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 21 2017 3:00PM : Manchester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
The Vital Football Members League