UK time is: 05:11:14
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Dr Watford's 2008 Review - March

March, and a power cut in the Hornets home end leaves us in the dark ahead of a clash with Norwich. Bright spark Danny Shittu nets a goal but it really isn`t enough to light up a dull 1-1 encounter with the Canaries.

Tamas Priskin is sent on his way to PNE after turning down loan spells at Crewe and Southend insisting "he`s too good for Division 1 football". Boothroyd disagrees and won`t guarantee him first team footie.

Elsewhere Ellington, who declared his desire to play for er, Bosnia (WAG power?), had caught the eye of Derby, Parkes goes from a Hornet to a Barnet bee whilst most of the Premiership - including Liverpool, Newcastle and Man City - have scouts out to watch Scott Loach at Valley Parade.

A return of Adam Johnson was rumoured as was the signing of Rui Marques from Leeds yet nothing materialized, but it`s The People who have VitalWatford laughing so hard we wet ourselves, suggesting the Hornets were about to splash out £6m on Leroy Lita…

On the pitch and it was a month of draws before a mauling at the hands of some rampant Tigers. 0-0 stalemates with Bristol City and Stoke saw Darius Henderson miss 2 (yes 2) spot kicks that could have taken all the points and left our title contenders out of the promotion race…

It was no wonder then that Watford were named Wickes Community Club of the Year.

A 10 man Watford completely dominate Stoke but it ends goalless in the 'Rob Styles show`. Eustace sees red ('it wasn`t worth a yellow` say the Potters) and then gets an extra 2 game ban for not leaving in a 'timely manner` - last count was 23 seconds but as Boothroyd put it "there`s no common sense these days" at the FA.

Fans were given the chance to name the road that runs alongside the new East Stand and it becomes obvious that it was highly unlikely to Jordan Stewart Avenue after the left back slams the booboys and cites them as a reason why he won`t sign a new contract…

Moneygrabbers Back Passage anyone?

It`s water pistols at dawn down at Home Park after a hot tempered clash with Plymouth ends 1-1. Big Bob Oteng is accused of squirting water at an injured (and red carded) Peter Halmosi. Boothroyd cites racism. Nothing is black or white even after an FA enquiry.

Still, irish eyes are smiling for John Joe as O`Toole gets an U21 call up whilst Liam Henderson, Young Lewis (Ashley`s bruv) and Dale Bennett are doing it for the kids as they sign pro deals.

Watford are "out Watford-ed" by Hull City as the Hornets do down 4-l and Kabba sees red in the worst performance for many a year. Boothroyd gets no sunshine at the KC Stadium on his 3rd birthday at Vicarage Road.

Collins John starts in attack insisting there`s something at the club that makes him stir inside. He promises goals, goals goals…




















Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Dr Watford Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday December 29 2008

Time: 4:00PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Stats: Millwall v Watford (Saturday April 12 2014)

Millwall v Watford starting XIs (Saturday April 12 2014)

Preview: Millwall v Watford (Saturday April 12 2014)

Stats: Watford v Leeds Utd (Tuesday April 8 2014)

Preview: Watford v Leeds United (Tuesday April 8 2014)

Opposing View: Leeds United (Monday April 7 2014)

Archived 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. KDCallanan 6
2. ANDY710 3

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Millwall 2 - 2 Watford
Watford 3 - 0 Leeds Utd
Watford 1 - 1 Burnley
Sheff Wed 1 - 4 Watford
Watford 3 - 3 Blackburn
Wigan 2 - 1 Watford

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Blackburn 42 15 15 12 3 60
11. Forest 42 14 17 11 4 59
12. Middlesbrough 42 14 16 12 10 58
13. Watford 41 14 15 12 16 57
14. Bolton 42 13 15 14 -2 54
15. Sheff Wed 42 12 14 16 0 50
16. Leeds Utd 42 14 8 20 -9 50

Breaking League News

Gibbs - Leeds looking to end season on a high
» Leeds Utd : 16/04/2014 21:19:00
Holden Appreciates His Support
» Bolton : 16/04/2014 21:04:00
LUFC Barnsley v Leeds United - History
» Leeds Utd : 16/04/2014 20:36:00
Former loanee a free agent following City exit
» Doncaster : 16/04/2014 20:28:00
DRFC Young striker returns to Rovers
» Doncaster : 16/04/2014 20:17:00
DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Derby County - History
» Doncaster : 16/04/2014 20:10:00
DRFC Hooper in charge of Derby clash
» Doncaster : 16/04/2014 20:09:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Should Stuart Attwell have refereed the Burnley game?
Suggested By:  Editor
Yes 34%
No 66%