UK time is: 22:22:19
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Scotty's top dog says Watford boss

Watford boss Brendan Rodgers has tipped "wonderful prospect" rookie keeper Scott Loach to be a "top keeper" after seeing him produce miracles at Portman Road… but then had a pop at his kicking!!!

Scott single handedly put to bed Ipswich`s play-off hopes and earnt the Hornets a valuable away day point in Saturday`s 0-0 draw with a string of top class, top drawer saves as the Tractor Boys racked up 23 shots at goal.

Brendan Rodgers told the world and his brother that Loach has "got all the attributes to be a top goalkeeper. He`s a good athlete and gets around the box but he also makes saves - which is the bottom line".

The Hornets gaffer added of the recently called up England U21 stopper "He`s a wonderful prospect for the future - he comes in every day with a hunger and determination… he`s always willing to learn".

The Mirror has even dubbed him a "man mountain" and some of his saves as "heroic" in their morning report whilst the ever so likeable Jim Magilton said that he was "fantastic".

High praise indeed then but that`s not quite the end of the story. Oh no, Brendan Rodgers was quick to ensure that Loach`s feet were still firmly on the ground despite insisting he "deserved his clean sheet".

The Watford boss (presumably with tongue firmly in cheek) barked "For Scott today his kicking wasn`t very good and I have told him so"!

In truth though, here at VitalWatford Towers we`d take some pretty dodgy distribution if Loach keeps everything out for the rest of the season.

And surely you would too Brendan?






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



For the very latest Championship odds

Free £15 bet when you spend £5 on The New Football Pools




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

The Journalist

Writer: Dr Watford Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday March 22 2009

Time: 9:55AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
i can see this lad going on to be a full international for years to come and its not just his recent perforances that have shown this either...well done kid
thfccambs
Report Abuse
08/05/2009 21:18:00

ive also heard that we was taking a look at him before january and maybe we will still look at him in the summer.
thfccambs
Report Abuse
08/05/2009 21:19:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Watford Articles

Ikpeazu Returns Quickly From Crewe (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Ighalo Gets Four As Watford Come Back (Saturday January 24 2015)

Stats: Watford v Blackpool (Saturday January 24 2015)

PREVIEW: Watford v Blackpool (Saturday January 24 2015)

Opposing View: Blackpool (Saturday January 24 2015)

Ben Watson: Q&A with Vital Wigan (Friday January 23 2015)

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)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Watford 7 - 2 Blackpool
Watford 5 - 0 Charlton
Huddersfield 3 - 1 Watford
Cardiff 2 - 4 Watford
Watford 0 - 1 Wolves
Reading 0 - 1 Watford

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Derby County 27 15 6 6 25 51
3. Ipswich 27 14 8 5 19 50
4. Brentford 27 15 4 8 8 49
5. Watford 27 14 5 8 25 47
6. Middlesbrough 26 13 8 5 23 47
7. Wolves 27 12 8 7 -2 44
8. Norwich 27 12 7 8 16 43

Breaking League News

Redfearn - Grounded youngster is an immense talent
» Leeds Utd : 29/01/2015 21:14:00
LUFC Redfearn looking for side to go on a run
» Leeds Utd : 29/01/2015 20:53:00
Calero On The Way?
» Derby County : 29/01/2015 20:51:00
LUFC Redfearn confirms Wigan interest in Pearce
» Leeds Utd : 29/01/2015 20:46:00
LUFC Redfearn - Austin is not for sale
» Leeds Utd : 29/01/2015 20:33:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who should come in for Angella against Wolves?
Suggested By:  Editor
Joel Ekstrand 15%
Tommie Hoban 68%
Lloyd Doyley 17%