Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

Will Spurs make £6m Loach poach?

Will Spurs make £6m Loach poach?

It appears a dismal performance between the sticks for the England U21s during the 4-0 drubbing at the hands of Germany, hasn`t put off potential suitors keeping tabs on Watford keeper Scott Loach.

The Hornets stopper may well have fallen foul with a severe case of the 'Scott Carsons` on the international scene but he`s still a wanted man with Spurs reportedly ready to poach Loach from Watford for, wait for it, £6m!!!!

Yes folks, you read that right - £6m….

...or so says the sports desk at the Daily Mail (who dub him a "flop") & The Times, who must really be having a slow news day to think up such a figure for a guy with only 30 career games at Championship level to his name.

Lets face it though, if Harry Redknapp is really "ready to make a £6m bid" for a back-up to warm the bench whilst Heeurelho Gomes makes a clown of himself on a weekly basis, then the cash hungry money men at Vicarage Road will indeed no doubt listen - and well, who can blame them!



For the very latest Championship odds

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

Writer:Dr Watford
Date:Wednesday July 1 2009
Time: 1:26PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
bit of a shock,i did not think a club would come in for loach at that price (if true). football does trough up surprices. scott has got potential,he is the wright age but would he benefit as a reserve goalkeeper at spurs.i would not like to see scott loach leave but with that sort of money we could offer smudger a new contract,and hang on to demerit and prisken.The first team as it was last season,there not one player that is not worth hanging on too,be great if we can keep the players and strenghten the side,rather than loseing our assets. Richard lee is not a bad keeper so if there is any truth in it,i think it could be in our favor
eldlive
01/07/2009 16:48:00
0
Seems extremely expensive to me (Spurs fan). The only game I've seen him play was the other night and he had a stinker. And as for the Mail, they're the worst source out there so I'd say there's nothing it this most likely.
wayne king
01/07/2009 17:05:00
0
I think our board would sell there own grandmothers to get a few shekels.. I just wished they would have stuck with the humble salad.. The Chelsea fans who now own our club are as skint as me...
watford1881
01/07/2009 18:41:00
0
hmmm maybe the Russos saw plenty of potential in the allotments behind the rookery though to expand their salad business? Whatever next... a greenhouse in place of the East Stand... hang on thats not a bag alternative!!!!
DrWatford
01/07/2009 21:12:00
0
Hang on 1881, the russo's maybe skint, but they did invest £8 million when they came aboard first time, so that does show some comitment. To be fair, looking at how other clubs are positioned finacially, we are not as bad yet.
ANDY710
02/07/2009 08:29:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Watford Articles

Watford Confirm Deal For Liverpool's Sinclair

A deal for Liverpool's Sinclair has been agreed. He's become a Watford player, which is something Ake was last season with the Chelsea full back spending the next one with Bournemouth.

Deeney Speculation & Leicester Won't End

With Troy Deeney having his say on the many rumours and figures being bandied around, along with talk of a new deal from Watford given Leicester's reported interest...

Are Players Set For A Football Exit?

With the country narrowly voting to leave the European Union in Thursday's Referendum, there are certainly plenty of real questions that have to be addressed in terms...

Watford Latest Linked With Newcastle's Townsend

The Mirror has reported Watford have joined Crystal Palace, West Brom, West Ham & Southampton in having an interest in Newcastle's Andros Townsend?

Archived Vital Watford Articles

Vital Watford articles from

Site Journalists

Harry Welch
Editor email
Profile
KDCallanan
no email
Profile
chrisgwfc
no email
Profile
Colin Cowan
no email
Profile
Alex Moore
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Sunderland MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Gomes13%
Cathcart0%
Prodl0%
Britos1%
Ake2%
Abdi23%
Guedioura0%
Watson1%
Jurado1%
Ighalo2%
Deeney54%
Sub - Paredes1%
Sub - Suarez1%
Sub - Amrabat1%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Watford Results (view all)