Watford - Dale happy with Watford 'bucks'
UK time is: 03:09:24
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Dale happy with Watford 'bucks'

Rochdale have confirmed that they are more than happy with the deal that they have struck with Watford that`s seen wing wizard Will Buckley leave the Spotland spotlight for the rough and tumble of Championship life at Watford.

Buckley, who just 8 months ago was being touted about as a possible £750k target for the likes of Spurs and Blackburn, has signed on the dreaded dotted at Vicarage Road with an undisclosed fee exchanging hands.

Don`t ya just love the word 'undisclosed` - it hides a whole host of sins and creates a world of mystique and intrique.

A quick glance around the Rochdale fans sites and they seem to assume that Buckley should command £500k+ - even though he is out of contract in the summer - and word is the Hornets tempted the management at Rochdale with an offer too tasty to turn down.

Chairman Chris Dunphy told the 'fficial Dale site "Watford made us a very good offer for Will, which after considering a number of factors we agreed to accept…"

Dunphy, who has a teddy boy quiff going on in his rather dashing pen pic on the Dale site www.rochdaleafc.co.uk added "Will`s move to Watford brings with it financial stability until the end of the season".

And there was us all thinking that Watford were skint?!? Unless of course, half a tube of smarties, some blu-tac and a packet of chocolate buttons keeps the wolves from the door in League Two these days…

Oh, to know the real transfer fee!




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:Tuesday January 26 2010

Time: 5:33PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Doubt if its more than £100k initially.
Dirk Thrust
Report Abuse
26/01/2010 17:38:00

Yeah, I can't see Malky blowing our remaining pennies all on one player.
wfc123
Report Abuse
26/01/2010 20:58:00

Most transfers are paid in installments, should think it would be on a par with what was paid for Graham
ANDY710
Report Abuse
27/01/2010 17:01:00

I heard it was actually £125k and with lots of options up to a theoretical £300k. their Chairman is saying it `s a £300k deal to appease their fans but it is like our MW sale £1.8m rising to £3m If he plays X games-If they stay up,etc.
Dirk Thrust
Report Abuse
30/01/2010 18:01:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Watford Articles

Archived Watford Articles

List All Vital Watford Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Bournemouth 46 26 12 8 +53 90
2. Watford 46 27 8 11 +41 89
3. Norwich 46 25 11 10 +40 86
4. Middlesbrough 46 25 10 11 +31 85
5. Brentford 46 23 9 14 +19 78
6. Ipswich 46 22 12 12 +18 78
7. Wolves 46 22 12 12 +14 78

Breaking League News

Martin Making Progress
» Derby County : 28/05/2015 21:49:00
Lansbury Out, Foderingham In?
» Forest : 28/05/2015 20:37:01
Toffolo Will Fight For Place
» Norwich : 28/05/2015 20:02:00
Duo On Welsh Standby List
» Charlton : 28/05/2015 19:46:01
Hogan Injury Update
» Brentford : 28/05/2015 19:18:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will you be buying the new Watford FC kit?
Suggested By:  Vital Watford
Yes 75%
No 25%