UK time is: 06:22:53
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Ipswich Town 1-1 Watford

By the time he next surfaces back into the public eye, Roy Keane's beard will have doubled in length and probably in greyness too. The second-most famous beard in football, after a certain Mr Beckham's latest effort, will no doubt make a re-appearance after Keane's Tractor Boys suffered a mere third injury-time leveller of the season.

Having been pegged back at Bramall Lane in a 3-3 draw and pegged back to lose in the 96th minute at Barnsley, Town were just minutes away again before the man who many never expected to see in a Hornet's shirt, let alone score in one did just that.

That's right, Nathan, 'The Duke', Ellington popped up to snatch a 90th minute leveller for Malky Mackay's Hornet's who continued to show their resilience with a fourth point in as many days after back-to-back loss'.

The Hornet's fell behind early doors, Ulsterman centre back, Gareth McAuley grabbing Ipswich's opener just five minutes in. The former Leicester City and Lincoln centre back nodded home at the far post from a free kick after Watford fluffed their chances to clear their lines.

The Golden Boys were without Saturday's goal hero Tom Cleverley however John Eustace was able to slot straight back into midfield meaning Don Cowie moved back out to the right wing.

Ipswich hit the bar not long after scoring as former Manchester United protegee Lee Martin cracked one against the bar.

And, by all accounts the home side had the best of the game throughout, Watford restricted to half chances from long-throw on's and the like.

However, when your luck is out, it's out, and Keane's men having seen their luck walk out without any sign of a return since August, saw Nathan Ellington of all people popped up to tap home a cross from Danny Graham to grab his first Hornet's goal in over two years.

Ipswich Town
Begovic; Rosenior, McAuley, Smith, Wright; Edwards, Leadbitter, Trotter, Martin(Peters); Walters (Quinn)(c) and Counago (Wickham).

Watford
Loach; Hodson, Mariappa (c), Cathcart, Doyley; Cowie, Eustace (Ellington), Jenkins, Harley; Lansbury (Bryan); Graham.

Attendance: 19 284
Referee: Mr T Kettle




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: wfc123 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday October 20 2009

Time: 11:05PM

Your Comments

Sounds like we rode our luck, although it's about time we profited from a late goal and more than about time that Ellington actually scored! Now for a home win on Friday night.....
RFB-gloryhornetboys
It has happened to us more than once sheff wed last season for example, more than happy with a point, these are places that can cause us trip up, 51 points will see us safe and if we can be half way to that by start of the new year, we should be fine
ANDY710
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Watford Articles

Watford Lose To Leaders Derby (Saturday November 22 2014)

Stats: Watford v Derby County (Saturday November 22 2014)

Watford Defeated At Portman Road (Saturday November 8 2014)

Stats: Ipswich Town v Watford (Saturday November 8 2014)

PREVIEW: Ipswich v Watford (Saturday November 8 2014)

Stats: Birmingham City v Watford (Tuesday November 4 2014)

Watford Go Top After Millwall Victory (Saturday November 1 2014)

Stats: Watford v Millwall (Saturday November 1 2014)

PREVIEW: Watford v Millwall (Friday October 31 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. Gary Pine 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Sheff Wed 0 - 3 Watford
Norwich 3 - 0 Watford
Ipswich 1 - 0 Watford
Middlesbrough 1 - 1 Watford
Charlton 1 - 0 Watford
Blackburn 2 - 2 Watford

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Ipswich 18 8 7 3 8 31
5. Brentford 18 9 4 5 2 31
6. Blackburn 18 8 6 4 4 30
7. Watford 18 8 5 5 10 29
8. Forest 18 7 7 4 6 28
9. Charlton 18 6 10 2 2 28
10. Norwich 18 7 6 5 6 27

Breaking League News

Cala Hits Out
Cardiff : 25/11/2014 21:12:00
Mackay's Honorary Status Revoked
Cardiff : 25/11/2014 21:06:00
Bent Set For Albion Loan
Brighton : 25/11/2014 20:41:00
March Pencilled In For Albion Return
Brighton : 25/11/2014 20:38:00
Walton Backed To Shine
Brighton : 25/11/2014 20:34:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who is our greatest ever Player of the Season winning keeper?
Suggested By:  Louis
Andy Rankin 10%
David James 10%
Kevin Miller 10%
Alec Chamberlain 10%
Ben Foster 60%