UK time is: 13:36:35
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Jure service bolsters Watford defence

Watford are hoping they`ve unearthed some Eastern promise after snapping up Slovenian left back Jure Travner from little known Balkan outfit NK Celje.

The former Slovenian U21 international defender has signed a 2 year deal with the Hornets for an 'undisclosed fee' (grrr don`t you just hate that!).

The 'fficial site reckons he`s 'quick and aggressive' - which conjures up images of a cross-breed of Usian Bolt and er, Paul Robinson - and if his solid first half showing in the 3-0 win at Wealdstone is anything to go by then he might well be a very good find by the scouting team.

Watford reckon they 'beat off competitive from other English clubs for his signature' which is nice to hear except that NK Celje state that a League One club was also interested - so it might not be that impressive after all.

Travner can also play at centre back though at only 5ft11, VitalWatford would recommend we keep him at fullback.

Welcome aboard Jure.




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 July 19 2009

Time: 10:33AM

Your Comments

travner does cover certain areas,so i think he is a good buy. doyley can also cover that left side of defence also as he proved last season. Not sure were it will leave doyley,if trevner is first choice will malky go for marriapa on the right.either way i think it will give the manager a much welcomed head-ache for defensive options. matt sadler got to be on his way im sure.
Golden Looney
keep having problems logging on to the site.contacted the administer but no joy,my user name and password are correct,but everytime i try log on it wont accept,and have to go for another veriation code? can anyone help very frustrating..
Golden Looney
With Parkes going out on loan, i wonder what is gonna happen to saddler.
ANDY710
 

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

Warnock: Murray could have Palace future
Reading : 19/12/2014 12:21:00
Rochdale v Forest FA Cup 3rd Round Tickets!
Forest : 19/12/2014 11:47:00
The 12th Man - Jingle Bells To That
Wigan : 19/12/2014 11:34:00
Rate The Ref: Blackpool away
Bournemouth : 19/12/2014 11:33:00
Howe: We have a difficult festive campaign
Bournemouth : 19/12/2014 11:04:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who would you start in goal against Reading?
Suggested By:  Harry
Gomes 34%
Bond 66%