Watford - Helland stings Hornets in Holland
UK time is: 08:02:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Helland stings Hornets in Holland

An unknown 19 year old, once compared to the great Roberto Carlos and dubbed as "the best left foot in Europe", gave Watford`s Under 19 side a rude awakening in the opening game of the highly acclaimed Copa Amsterdam.

Pal Andre Helland - a player on the fringes of Rosenborg`s first team - netted a classy hat-trick from centre midfield as the Norwegian outfit outplayed the Watford kids to win 3-0 in front of the Dutch TV cameras..

It was a bodyblow for the Hornets hot prospects who headed to Holland with high hopes of doing well in the "high level tournament" but with a double header, including the might of Real Madrid, still come in the group stages they now face an uphill battle to restore some pride.

Still, Sean Dyche was indeed correct when he said "it`s a real good test for the lads against what you`d say are top-end elite clubs…"

It`s just with the likes of Ajax, Real Madrid and Chelsea involved, VitalWatford really didn`t expect to bought down to earth with such a bump by a set of Scandinavian boys still wet behind the ears.




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

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

The Journalist

Writer: Dr Watford Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday May 31 2009

Time: 9:23AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Watford Articles

Bond Moves On (Saturday July 4 2015)

Watford Fixtures/Report Archive (Friday July 3 2015)

Done Deal: Vydra Agrees Watford Stay (Wednesday July 1 2015)

Talking Point: Backroom Staff (Friday June 26 2015)

Hornets Plan Inter Duo Deal (Wednesday June 24 2015)

One to Watch... Troy Deeney - Watford (Wednesday June 24 2015)

Archived Watford Articles

List All Vital Watford Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Spurs 0 0 0 0 0 0
15. Stoke 0 0 0 0 0 0
16. Sunderland 0 0 0 0 0 0
17. Swansea 0 0 0 0 0 0
18. Watford 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. WBA 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. West Ham 0 0 0 0 0 0

Watford Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

O`Brien Urges Same Intensity
» West Ham : 06/07/2015 07:36:00
Song Deal Moves Closer Insinuation
» West Ham : 06/07/2015 07:28:01
Turkish Keeper Linked with United Move
» Man Utd : 06/07/2015 07:18:01
Remy Linked to move to Turkish Club
» Chelsea : 05/07/2015 17:46:01
NUFC Influx On The Way
» Newcastle : 05/07/2015 17:32:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will you be buying the new Watford FC kit?
Suggested By:  Vital Watford
Yes 60%
No 40%