Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

Sad Mat finished at Watford?

Sad Mat finished at Watford?

Mat Sadler`s spell stranded out in the cold, cold Watford wilderness look close to coming to an end after the former Birmingham left back left Vicarage Road for a trial at League One promotion chasers, Huddersfield.

Sadler, who joined the Hornets in a now overpriced £750k deal when Aidy Boothroyd splashed the cash in the 2008 January sales, has been an outcast at Watford for the past 11 months - not even making a match day squad due to reportedly excessive appearance fees.

Now, after seeing a potential loan move to Ipswich fall through last season, Sad Mat has gone for a week long trial up north with Lee Clark`s free scoring Terriers with a view to a loan and made an immediate impact in a run out for the reserves in a 3-1 win over Grimsby.

The Huddersfield Examiner even reckon that Sad Mat was "impressive both at the back and coming forward", whilst Lee Clark insists "the trial gave us the ideal chance to have a look at him".

Here at VitalWatford, we do feel sorry for Sadler. With the exception of his last competitive 45 minutes in a Hornets shirt (the Boxing Day massacre at home to Bristol City), Sadler was reliable, consistent and solid.

Lest us not forgot that when he joined, Watford were flying high, 9 points cleared and heading for the promised land of the Premiership - until we got found out! You can forgive Mat for being a bit disillusioned with life at Vicarage Road.



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

Writer:Dr Watford
Date:Thursday October 15 2009
Time: 9:23AM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Tyson Fury Will Be Back!

Comments

0
Difficult to understand why he didn't perform for us, had a back injury early on and never really looked the part. However need to get him off the payroll along with the lazy, self-serving, over-rated(especially by himself) publicist Nathan Ellington
RFB-gloryhornetboys
15/10/2009 10:32:00
0
lol RFB, i detect a slight dislike for Ellington. Im not sure who negotiated the contracts on players coming in, Was it Boothroyd or Ashton? either way, it was a mighty cock up.
ANDY710
16/10/2009 12:21:00
0
If it wasn't Ashton, I'd like to know what he actually did, apart from pocket loads of cash. Heh ho
RFB-gloryhornetboys
16/10/2009 14:23:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Watford Articles

Match Day Officials v Bournemouth (1/10/16)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Bournemouth this Saturday.

Which Manager Has Spent The Most?

The modern game tells us that the club who spends the most money wins. So does the manager who spends the most money win the most also?

Vital View - Premier League, 24th-26th September

We saw impressive wins for Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Southampton with the Sunderland and West Ham struggles continuing.

Stats: Burnley v Watford

All the stats from Burnley (2) vs (0) Watford, Turf Moor, 26/9/16 Att:

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)

Burnley MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Gomes34%
Amrabat0%
Cathcart0%
Prodl0%
Britos0%
Holebas0%
Pereyra0%
Behrami0%
Capoue0%
Ighalo0%
Deeney0%
Sub - Zuniga0%
Sub - Success66%
Sub - Kenedy0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 6 6 0 0 18 13
2 Spurs 6 4 2 0 14 7
3 Arsenal 6 4 1 1 13 8
4 Liverpool 6 4 1 1 13 7
5 Everton 6 4 1 1 13 6
6 Man Utd 6 4 0 2 12 5
7 Crystal Palace 6 3 1 2 10 3
8 Chelsea 6 3 1 2 10 1
9 Southampton 6 2 2 2 8 1
10 WBA 6 2 2 2 8 1
11 Watford 6 2 1 3 7 -1
12 Leicester City 6 2 1 3 7 -3
13 Burnley 6 2 1 3 7 -3
14 Hull City 6 2 1 3 7 -5
15 AFC Bournemouth 6 2 1 3 7 -5
16 Middlesbrough 6 1 2 3 5 -3
17 Swansea 6 1 1 4 4 -5
18 West Ham 6 1 0 5 3 -9
19 Stoke 6 0 2 4 2 -11
20 Sunderland 6 0 1 5 1 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Watford Results (view all)

Watford Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 16 2016 1:30PM : Middlesbrough (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Swansea City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Hull City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 6 2016 2:15PM : Liverpool (a)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 19 2016 3:00PM : Leicester City (H)
Barclays Premier League