Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

Pearce beams up Scotty for Sweden

Pearce beams up Scotty for Sweden

Watford keeper Scott Loach can pack his bags and head for the homeland of saunas, smorgasbords and Sven Goran Eriksson after being named as a surprise inclusion in the England U21 squad for next month`s European Championships in Sweden.

Loach, who has only chalked up under 20 minutes in goal for the Young Lions, wasn`t even on Stuart Pearce`s radar before making his England debut in February but has clearly impressed enough as the Hornets` first choice to take his place in the 23-man squad.

There`s little doubt that Loach will find it hard to weedle his way through the safe hands of Joe Lewis [Man City] and Joe Hart [Posh] but it`s a remarkable rise to fame having seen off a clutch of young keepers - including Manchester United rookie stopper Tom Heaton - for the position.

Young Scott, who turned 21 on the day the squad was announced, will join former Watford loanees Adam Johnson and Gabriel Agbonlahor in the touring party when it heads out to Sweden for Group B clashes against Finland, Spain and Germany from 15th June.

It`s gonna be some summer for the lad.

For the very latest Championship odds

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

Writer:Dr Watford
Date:Wednesday May 27 2009
Time: 11:11PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Watford Articles

Who Is The Premier League's Penalty Save King?

Another boring international break has hit this March, so if you've ever wondered who has saved the most penalties in Premier League history - wonder no more!

Stats: Liverpool v Watford

All the stats from Liverpool (5) vs (0) Watford, Anfield, 17/3/18 Att: 53,287

Liverpool v Watford - Team Sheets - 17-03-18

Watford head to Anfield to face off against Liverpool for the latest Premier League game.

Watford Defender Gets Northern Ireland Call

Craig Cathcart has been called up by Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill for the coming international break.

Watford Archived Articles

Vital Watford articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Watford
Write For Vital Watford
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Liverpool MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Sub - Hughes0%
Sub - Okaka0%
Sub - Janmaat0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Watford Results (view all)

Watford Fixtures

Write for Vital Football