Watford - Have Hornets become predictable?
UK time is: 03:50:54
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Have Hornets become predictable?

Twas just 3 games ago that Peterborough gaffer, Jim Gannon, reckoned he could "see why Watford concede goals" and promptly sent his Posh boys out to "exploit it" in alarming fashion to earn their first away of the season at Vicarage Road.

Now, after the 3-1 beat in Cardiff, Bluebirds boss, Dave Jones, has admitted that his <i>"spies" had identified a weakness in Malky Mackay`s troops once again - suggesting they "could capitalise on the way Watford set up" with the cracking move that led to Ross McCormack`s all important first goal.

There`s probably little doubt too that Cardiff winger Chris Burke`s constant attempts to get Doyley on his wrong foot weren`t a co-incidence either. Nor would the way that Derby swamped the midfield to stop Lansbury playing at Pride Park…

Damn those spy plans flying over London Colney or the odd scout sat behind a newspaper with holes in at the back of the East Stand - or a DVD of our games even!

…So, ahead of the big crunch 6, hell no, 12-pointer at Hillsborough tonight, and with Sheffield Wednesday boss, Alan Irvine, admitting he`s "seen quite a bit of Watford recently", VitalWatford ask:

Is the Hornets gameplan becoming all a bit too predictable???

DrWatford used to think that if Cleverley didn`t play then the Hornets lost their sting. If the oppo got up Helguson`s nose then the frontline become ineffective…

It was always something that got levelled at Aidy Boothroyd`s Watford that if Plan A did not work then there was no Plan B, C, or even Z - as we found out to our peril in THAT game against West Brom.

But Malky Mackay reckons we are not reliant on the loan stars and the spirit is greater than the sum of it`s parts (or some other management speak nonsense) yet what do you think?

Unleash that Raging Horn in you and have your say herat VitalWatford!

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

The Journalist

Writer: Dr Watford Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday March 24 2010

Time: 2:02PM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Watford Articles

Deeney & Guedioura Talk Villa (Monday November 30 2015)

Flores On Fantastic Villa Win (Monday November 30 2015)

Gomes - I'll Be Fine (Monday November 30 2015)

Audio - Flores On Villa Win (Saturday November 28 2015)

Stats: Aston Villa v Watford (Saturday November 28 2015)

Aston Villa v Watford - Teamsheets! (Saturday November 28 2015)

Flores & Deeney Talk Villa (Friday November 27 2015)

Audio - Flores On Aston Villa (Friday November 27 2015)

The Watford FC Injury Table.. (Friday November 27 2015)

Match Day Officials v Aston Villa (Thursday November 26 2015)

Archived Watford Articles

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

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. West Ham 14 6 4 4 4 22
9. Everton 14 5 6 3 8 21
10. Southampton 14 5 5 4 3 20
11. Watford 14 5 4 5 -1 19
12. Stoke 14 5 4 5 -3 19
13. WBA 14 5 3 6 -5 18
14. Chelsea 14 4 3 7 -6 15

Watford Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Sam Wants Shock Wins In December
» Sunderland : 30/11/2015 19:38:00
Strange But True - Leicester (a)
» Man Utd : 30/11/2015 19:02:01
Praise For Bridcutt From Leeds Manager
» Sunderland : 30/11/2015 18:57:01
Ivanovic Says Costa Will Be Back
» Chelsea : 30/11/2015 18:47:01
More Hammers Injury Woe
» West Ham : 30/11/2015 18:33:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Aston Villa MotM
Suggested By:  VitalWatford
Gomes 11%
Nyom 4%
Cathcart 4%
Britos 4%
Aké 4%
Capoue 4%
Watson 0%
Paredes 4%
Deeney 23%
Abdi 0%
Ighalo 0%
Sub:-Arlauskis 0%
Sub:-Anya 0%
Sub:-Guédioura 42%