UK time is: 23:29:16
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Malky: Watford weren't at the races

Braveheart Watford boss Malky Mackay has admitted his Hornets were also-rans as they found the going tough to firm during Saturday`s 2-1 defeat to a Doncaster at the Keepmoat Stadium.

Mackay told the waiting press that Watford simply "weren`t at the races today as they say" and never got off and running against their odds-on favourite hosts, insisting "I was disappointed with the fact that we didn`t play as well as I know we can...".

Even despite a late late Helguson injury time penalty (after Will Hoskins fell at the final furlong under pressure from a bad Sam Hird tackle), Watford were well off the pace - and 1 win in 7 has seen them fall right off the chasing pack as the Championship runners and riders er 'jockey` for position.

In fact, you can`t help but think Malky will be cracking the whip after he stated to the 'fficial site "I don`t think we were as 'at it`...We`ll play better than that this season and we will play better than that next week".

But unlike some of the high profile big league bosses who simply won`t accept they are bad losers, Mackay was quick to praise the opposition, adding "Doncaster were just a bit snappy and sharper than us. They got to the ball quicker when it was up for grabs...they deserved it".

So, it`s clearly a case of horses for courses and all that!!!




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:Sunday January 17 2010

Time: 6:54PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Watford Articles

Away From Home: Off Pitch Matters (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Stats: Rotherham Utd v Watford (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Stats: Norwich City v Watford (Saturday August 16 2014)

Preview: Norwich v Watford (Saturday August 16 2014)

Away From Home: Sannino Masterclass (Thursday August 14 2014)

Hornets Pass Difficult Stevenage Test (Tuesday August 12 2014)

Stats: Stevenage v Watford (Tuesday August 12 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 4
2. chriswfc 4
3. ANDY710 3

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Rotherham 0 - 2 Watford
Watford 3 - 0 Bolton
Norwich 3 - 0 Watford

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Charlton 3 2 1 0 2 7
5. Bournemouth 3 2 0 1 4 6
6. Norwich 3 2 0 1 4 6
7. Watford 3 2 0 1 2 6
8. Middlesbrough 3 2 0 1 2 6
9. Sheff Wed 3 1 2 0 1 5
10. Ipswich 3 1 1 1 0 4

Breaking League News

Cardiff 1 Latics 0 - Missed Chances
Wigan : 20/08/2014 23:15:00
Wolves : 20/08/2014 22:31:00
Rams Fall To First Defeat
Derby County : 20/08/2014 22:11:00
Derby County : 20/08/2014 22:08:00
Aston Villa Defender Joins On Loan
Brighton : 20/08/2014 21:27:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will Troy Deeney be a Watford player come September 1st?
Suggested By:  Editor
Yes 69%
No 31%