Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

Swans fans bemoan 'Ugly duckling' tie

Swans fans bemoan 'Ugly duckling' tie

South Wales online has revealed that "thousands of Swansea City fans were left disappointed when the reward for beating arch-rivals Cardiff was a 4th round draw with Watford"…

Well get you, you bunch of Spanish loving glory hunters.

Ok, here at VitalWatford we fully appreciate that a "money-spinning plum pay-day tie with a Premier League giant" such as Chelsea, Man Utd, Liverpool, Arsenal Youth, Blackburn , Stoke or, er, Spurs (!?!) would have had the club`s accountants licking their lips with anticipation.

That`s why we are quite pleased that some sense of common sense has been applied to it all by Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins (with a name like that could he be any more Welsh?).

The level headed Swans chief told the South Wales Echo "Some will look at it and think we didn`t get a glamour tie, but a home draw against a side in our own division has presented an opportunity that shouldn`t be underestimated".

That`s more like it boyo.

And Welsh wonder Jenkins added "A big game can bring profile in the short term…but at this stage of our development the advatanges of getting through to the final stages far, far outweigh those playing Manchester United, Chelsea or Arsenal would bring"…

'…it`s not a bad thing to have avoided a big-name team in the next round as sometimes that can affect focus".

Ah, there really is common sense in those there Welsh hills…

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



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

Writer:Dr Watford
Date:Monday September 29 2008
Time: 10:28AM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Anything has to be better than Arsenal Under 13's away and we could yet go a long way in this competition, relief from the pressres of the league, etc etc.... A good cup run would be a welcome relief for the fans and will also generate a few bob for the cash strapped board, it might even attract the attention of would be investors. My advice is keep quiet before the game and let your team do the talking on the pitch Aidy!
RFB-gloryhornetboys
29/09/2008 15:58:00
0
KNOCK THEM OUT - UNGRATEFUL RETARDS THEY ARE!
merlin
30/09/2008 21:20:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Watford Articles

Watford Battle With Middlesbrough For Espinosa

Watford and Middlesbrough will be go 'head-to-head' in the hopes of landing the Sporting Gijon free agent with it also reported Everton & Bournemouth are 'admirers' of Espinosa.

Mazzarri Targets Inter Milan Pair?

Reports say Watford are in for Inter Milan pair Juan Jesus and Davide Santon.

Who Will Watford Face In 2016/17 (29/5/16)

All promotions and relegations for the season of 2015/16 have been confirmed, so the full make up of the Premier League for 2016/17 is now known.

No More Quarter Final Replays For Watford

Should Watford progress through to an FA Cup quarter final from the 2016/17 season onwards, the game will no longer be subject to a replay.

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)

Sunderland MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Gomes5%
Cathcart1%
Prodl1%
Britos0%
Ake3%
Abdi24%
Guedioura1%
Watson1%
Jurado2%
Ighalo1%
Deeney57%
Sub - Paredes1%
Sub - Suarez1%
Sub - Amrabat2%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Watford Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Kevwicks1