UK time is: 07:24:21
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Priskin sees red in Spanish sun

Watford striker Tamas Priskin saw red in the Spanish sun (and not in the sunburn sense of the word) but won`t suffer any further punishment following the 1-1 friendly draw with CF Balaguer.

The Hungarian hitman, on as a second half sub, was sent off for dissent by Spanish official Sergi Cano Gazguez (presumably he`s fluent in Hungarian!) right after the 3rd tier Spanish outfit cancelled out John Eustace`s opener.

But fears that Priskin`s misdeamenour would see him face a ban in the opening games of the Championship season have been thankfully dispelled after Malky Mackay pointed out that the man in black made a right ol` hash of things.

Speaking to the 'fficial site, the Braveheart Hornets gaffer said of the dismissal "I spoke to the referee afterwards and was very pleased that he recognised the situation and confirmed that he was rescinding the paperwork."

Williamson, Jenkins, Demerit and Hodson were all also cautioned by the Spaniard but Mackay reckons 'there were a total of eight yellow cards in the match but I'm convinced that if it had taken part in England there would have been none".

And in a move that could shake Anglo-Spanish relationships, the gaffer added "…it was clear that the referee struggled to adapt to the way English teams play."

See, we even go abroad and the ghost of useless refs follows us out there…Where`s that excellent Atwell bloke when you need him?




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Dr Watford Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday July 25 2009

Time: 11:25PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Watford Articles

AFH: Another Week, Another Manager (Wednesday October 1 2014)

Stats: Watford v Brentford (Tuesday September 30 2014)

PREVIEW: Watford v Brentford (Tuesday September 30 2014)

McKinlay Appointed Head Coach (Monday September 29 2014)

Oscar Garcia Resigns (Monday September 29 2014)

Blackburn Come From Behind To Hold Watford (Saturday September 27 2014)

Stats: Blackburn Rovers v Watford (Saturday September 27 2014)

AFH: New Week, Same Watford (Thursday September 25 2014)

Cathcart Rescues A Point For Hornets (Saturday September 20 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 Brentford
Watford 1 - 1 Bournemouth
Watford 4 - 1 Leeds Utd
Watford 3 - 0 Bolton
Norwich 3 - 0 Watford
Charlton 1 - 0 Watford

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Norwich 10 6 2 2 +11 20
2. Forest 10 5 5 0 +10 20
3. Watford 10 6 2 2 +8 20
4. Derby County 10 5 4 1 +9 19
5. Ipswich 10 5 3 2 +6 18
6. Charlton 10 4 6 0 +4 18
7. Wolves 10 5 3 2 +3 18

Breaking League News

PWU Latics Podcast - Stairway To Heaven
» Wigan : 02/10/2014 06:00:00
Meet The Ref - Wolves v Latics - Andy Davies
» Wigan : 02/10/2014 06:00:00
Match Report From Kid's Corner: Wigan v Forest
» Forest : 02/10/2014 00:04:00
» Bolton : 01/10/2014 23:00:00
Williams Joins Tykes on Loan
» Fulham : 01/10/2014 23:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are you happy with the appointment of Oscar Garcia following Beppe Sannino's resignation?
Suggested By:  Editor
Yes 44%
No 23%
I don't know 33%