Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

Watford secure Loach until 2012

Watford secure Loach until 2012

Watford have warned off interest from a host of Premier League big boys (and Man City) by signing up Scott Loach on a new contract until 2012.

The Hornet`s England U21 goalkeeper capped a dream season by agreeing an extension on his contract which will see him stay between the sticks at Vicarage Road for the next 3 years - despite interest from the likes of Liverpool, Newcastle and Spurs to name but 3.

Loach had 15 months left to run on his initial deal but Brendan Rodgers has been so impressed with the Young Lion in his 35 appearances this season that he has rewarded the former Lincoln trainee with improved terms.

But it`s all come as a bit of shock even to Scott - who let`s not forget was shoved out on loan to Stafford, Morecambe and Bradford 12 months - and he revealed "I didn`t expect to be signing a new contract this season".

He added "…we are going to go far and to be part of that makes me feel so wanted - I`m over the moon".

Ah bless.





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.

Writer:Dr Watford
Date:Wednesday April 15 2009
Time: 8:15PM

Comments

0
A great signing and at last a goal keeper that i think can be better than Tony Coton & Andy Rankin, all the best to him, Maybe a farewell to Lee and most certainly Poom at the end of the season
ANDY710
16/04/2009 09:06:00
0
A great signing and at last a goal keeper that i think can be better than Tony Coton & Andy Rankin, all the best to him, Maybe a farewell to Lee and most certainly Poom at the end of the season
ANDY710
16/04/2009 09:06:00
0
good news,he has real potential,made alot of great saves this year,and making the england squad and winning his caps,a great achievmant for the lad,i would like like to see him have a great future with the ourn's,if lee does go he has been a great servant to the club,and you would not blame him to look elsewere for first team football,hard to say what will happen to poom,but we are defently in save hands with scotty.
eldlive
16/04/2009 15:15:00
0
good news,he has real potential,made alot of great saves this year,and making the england squad and winning his caps,a great achievmant for the lad,i would like like to see him have a great future with the ourn's,if lee does go he has been a great servant to the club,and you would not blame him to look elsewere for first team football,hard to say what will happen to poom,but we are defently in save hands with scotty.
eldlive
16/04/2009 15:15:00
0
strange that there's plenty of fans who don't rate the bg fella isn't it when he has learnt his trade well this year given the shocking state of the back 4 at times. As good as Coton and Rankin? Only time will tell but I know he is better than David James was at a similar age.
DrWatford
16/04/2009 20:43:00
0
strange that there's plenty of fans who don't rate the bg fella isn't it when he has learnt his trade well this year given the shocking state of the back 4 at times. As good as Coton and Rankin? Only time will tell but I know he is better than David James was at a similar age.
DrWatford
16/04/2009 20:43:00
0
Hi Dr, Perhaps i should have said Potential, but thats how high i regard him, he has the agility of Rankin for covering the goal line and the physic of Cotton, I have read comments from others who do not rate him and then when you read other comments that they have made, they really do know little about anything lol
ANDY710
17/04/2009 12:20:00
0
Hi Dr, Perhaps i should have said Potential, but thats how high i regard him, he has the agility of Rankin for covering the goal line and the physic of Cotton, I have read comments from others who do not rate him and then when you read other comments that they have made, they really do know little about anything lol
ANDY710
17/04/2009 12:20:00
0
Good signing. He's a great young keeper who can only get better, but we need to keep things in perspective, eg he's not in the same class as Ben Foster. However neither are we!
RFB-gloryhornetboys
17/04/2009 17:59:00
0
Good signing. He's a great young keeper who can only get better, but we need to keep things in perspective, eg he's not in the same class as Ben Foster. However neither are we!
RFB-gloryhornetboys
17/04/2009 17:59:00
Page 1/3
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Login to post a comment

Recent Watford Articles

Match Day Officials v West Ham (25/2/17)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against West Ham United this Saturday.

Chelsea Tie To Be Rescheduled

Watford's trip to Stamford Bridge to face Chelsea in March has now been postponed and will be rearranged.

Niang - I'm Nothing Like Balotelli

January arrival from AC Milan, M'Baye Niang, has dismissed suggestions he's like Mario Balotelli and spoken about how he's settling into life at Watford...

More Reliable Than An Octopus 2016/17? (22/2/17)

A new season, a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Premier League positions for 2016/17.

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)

Man U MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Gomes75%
Cathcart0%
Kaboul0%
Prodl0%
Britos0%
Cleverley25%
Zarate0%
Capoue0%
Niang0%
Holebas0%
Deeney0%
Sub - Janmaat0%
Sub - Okaka0%
Sub - Success0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 25 19 3 3 60 34
2 Man City 25 16 4 5 52 22
3 Spurs 25 14 8 3 50 28
4 Arsenal 25 15 5 5 50 26
5 Liverpool 25 14 7 4 49 24
6 Man Utd 25 13 9 3 48 17
7 Everton 25 11 8 6 41 13
8 WBA 25 10 7 8 37 3
9 Stoke 25 8 8 9 32 -6
10 West Ham 25 9 5 11 32 -9
11 Southampton 25 8 6 11 30 -3
12 Burnley 25 9 3 13 30 -9
13 Watford 25 8 6 11 30 -13
14 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 5 13 26 -14
15 Swansea 25 7 3 15 24 -23
16 Middlesbrough 25 4 10 11 22 -8
17 Leicester City 25 5 6 14 21 -19
18 Hull City 25 5 5 15 20 -27
19 Crystal Palace 25 5 4 16 19 -14
20 Sunderland 25 5 4 16 19 -22
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Watford Results (view all)

Watford Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 5:30PM : West Ham United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Southampton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 13 2017 8:00PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Crystal Palace (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Sunderland (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : West Bromwich Albion (H)
Barclays Premier League
Vital Football Comment