UK time is: 23:46:05
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Watford eyeing up Saddlers swoop?

Watford`s ever roaming eye for a bargain basement signing might be about to come up trunps again with the Hornets linked to a pair on Walsall youngsters after 'spies` were seen at a Saddlers reserve game.

The Express & Star have suggested that Watford are rumoured to be preparing a summer swoop at the Banks Stadium with full backs Netan Sansara and Richard Taundry the little known targets.

Given the tight purse strings we`re ruling nothing out and on the face of it both players, no matter how far under the radar they sound, actually sound like Brendan Rodgers type of players…

Left back Sansara, 19 is out of contract in the summer and has only managed 10 games in League One but has all the attributes that would have the gaffer wetting himself with excitement. Described as "adept in possession" and with an England U18 cap to his name the boy can play a bit - and the lad`s not short on confidence either, insisting he wants to make the England U20 squad for this summers` World Cup in Egypt.

Then there`s the small matter of Sansara`s 3 A-Levels and we know just how much of a sucker Rodgers is for "footballers with intelligence".

20 year old Taundry on the other hand has versatility in spades - another of Brendan`s penchants! The lad only turned pro in May 2007 but has chalked up over 50 appearances for the Saddlers - despite only managing 5 starts in 2009.

The pair seem so unlikely that there`s bound to be quite a lot of truth in this.

And, in all fairness to the Midlands finest local rag, the Express & Star usually are pretty reliable as a source in truth - just ask their sports desk who first broke the news that Jordan Stewart was off to Derby last summer?




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

For massive weekly jackpots - Play the Football Pools Online




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

The Journalist

Writer: Dr Watford Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday April 23 2009

Time: 9:26PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Watford Articles

Hornets and Cherries Clash To Be Televised (Thursday December 18 2014)

Watford Want Hoban To Remain A Hornet (Thursday December 18 2014)

McGugan Sale In January? (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Deeney & Anya Respond To Wigan Victory (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Deeney Double Gives Watford The Points (Saturday December 13 2014)

Stats: Watford v Wigan Athletic (Saturday December 13 2014)

PREVIEW: Watford v Wigan (Saturday December 13 2014)

Watford Put Five Past Fulham (Saturday December 6 2014)

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)

1. ANDY710 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Watford 2 - 1 Wigan
Fulham 0 - 5 Watford
Watford 0 - 1 Cardiff
Watford 1 - 2 Derby County
Ipswich 1 - 0 Watford
Birmingham 2 - 1 Watford

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Derby County 21 11 5 5 17 38
4. Ipswich 21 10 8 3 12 38
5. Brentford 21 11 4 6 7 37
6. Watford 21 10 5 6 15 35
7. Norwich 21 9 6 6 11 33
8. Blackburn 21 8 7 6 1 31
9. Forest 21 7 9 5 5 30

Breaking League News

Nottingham Forest v Leeds United Team News
» Leeds Utd : 18/12/2014 21:13:00
LUFC Thompson hoping to help wake sleeping giants
» Leeds Utd : 18/12/2014 20:22:00
LUFC Watford cup tie arranged
» Leeds Utd : 18/12/2014 19:56:00
A Tribute To Max Clayton
» Bolton : 18/12/2014 19:42:00
Boro have the desire
» Middlesbrough : 18/12/2014 18:53:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who would you start in goal against Reading?
Suggested By:  Harry
Gomes 40%
Bond 60%