Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

Team of the Week slot for Poom

Team of the Week slot for Poom

Quite how Watford keeper Mart Poom got named in the Championship Team of the Week, for his performance in the win over Charlton, we are not sureā€¦but he has been.

After all, it was Poom`s opposite number, Addicks keeper Nicky Weaver picked up the man of the match award at Vicarage Road for an acrobatic showing that kept the 1-0 result from being a cricket score.

Even Watford boss Aidy Boothroyd reckoned the former Man City keeper was worthy of some hefty praise insisting "we dominated proceedings and, but for Nicky Weaver, we would have won by two or three."

But it appears those guys in the know at the Football League went for the experienced legs of Mr Poom despite him not really having a shot to save on Saturday.

Still, praise is praise and if it gives the Estonian stopper some extra confidence then bring it on.

The full Championship Team of the Week for weekend 16-17th August is:

Poom (Watford); McNaughton (Cardiff); Kilgallon (Sheff Utd); Sonko (Reading); Davidson (PNE); Esajas (Sheff Wed); McKenna (PNE); Howard (Barnsley); Trotter (Ipswich); Iwelumo (Wolves); Sharp (Sheff Utd)

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football




Join the FREE Telegraph Championship Fantasy Football League!

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

Writer:Dr Watford
Date:Tuesday August 19 2008
Time: 2:40PM

Comments

0
Quite amazing since Charlton didn't manage a shot on target!
RFB-gloryhornetboys
19/08/2008 15:38:00
0
Should have been Richard Wright - as he made about 50 super saves and kept a clean sheet. Anyway, Liam Trotter got into the team.... so that kind of consoles me, even though the wrong keeper got into the team.
Just-an-Ipswich-fan
19/08/2008 16:59:00
0
Poom can only play the players he is against... I do remember Poom making a couple of good saves which never got far enough for the forward to shoot... He dived at the guys feet to stop a certain goal on at least two occasions... In my view Poom is better all round than Lee... Keep him in goal...
watford1881
20/08/2008 06:17:00
0
Have to agree with 1881, Poom made one great save taking the ball from the guys feet! granted, he did not have much else to do after that. but what he did was keep a clean sheet! hope Lee stays injured for the season!
ANDY710
20/08/2008 08:58:00
0
Oh no, just read that Lee came through 90 mins unscathed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
ANDY710
20/08/2008 09:00:00
0
Aidy doesn't rate Lee (after his Hull error which cost us badly) and I cannot see him playing again for the firsts this season. Its Poom and Loach all the way for me. Rich is a nice guy but nice guys never win.
DrWatford
20/08/2008 13:07:00
0
Thats good news DR, cause i do not rate him either but AB is the man who makes the calls, not me!
ANDY710
22/08/2008 10:49:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Watford Articles

Arsenal And Manchester United Ighalo Talk Returns

Despite managing just three-goals since the turn of the year Ighalo continues to be linked with Premier League rivals, most strongly Arsenal and Manchester United.

Watford Interest In Reading's Welsh International

Robson-Kanu is out of contract with Reading this summer so could leave on a free. Assuming this Watford interest in accurate we could have competition from Southampton and Swansea?

A Vital Challenge - Ben Nevis To Face The Fear

Vitalfootball.co.uk co-owner Jonathan Fear is pushing himself to the limit in order to raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis.

Who Will Watford Face In 2016/17 (3/5/16)

With less than a handful of games remaining in the 2015/16 campaign, some promotions and relegations in the football pyramid are already known.

Archived Vital Watford Articles

Vital Watford articles from

Site Journalists

Harry Welch
Editor email
Profile
KDCallanan
no email
Profile
chrisgwfc
no email
Profile
Colin Cowan
no email
Profile
Alex Moore
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Villa MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Gomes2%
Paredes0%
Cathcart0%
Britos0%
Anya5%
Abdi0%
Suarez0%
Watson0%
Jurado2%
Deeney27%
Ighalo0%
Sub - Berghuis62%
Sub - Amrabat2%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 36 22 11 3 77 30
2 Spurs 36 19 13 4 70 39
3 Arsenal 36 19 10 7 67 25
4 Man City 36 19 7 10 64 30
5 Man Utd 35 17 9 9 60 12
6 West Ham 35 15 14 6 59 17
7 Southampton 36 16 9 11 57 14
8 Liverpool 35 15 10 10 55 11
9 Chelsea 35 12 12 11 48 7
10 Stoke 36 13 9 14 48 -14
11 Everton 35 10 14 11 44 6
12 Watford 35 12 8 15 44 -6
13 Swansea 36 11 10 15 43 -13
14 WBA 36 10 11 15 41 -14
15 AFC Bournemouth 36 11 8 17 41 -20
16 Crystal Palace 36 10 9 17 39 -10
17 Newcastle 36 8 9 19 33 -25
18 Sunderland 35 7 11 17 32 -18
19 Norwich 35 8 7 20 31 -26
R Aston Villa 36 3 7 26 16 -45
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Watford Results (view all)

Watford Fixtures (view all)

May 8 2016 4:00PM : Liverpool (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 11 2016 7:45PM : Norwich City (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 15 2016 3:00PM : Sunderland (H)
Barclays Premier League