UK time is: 21:50:40
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Golden Graham hits half a century

Watford striker Danny 'Golden` Graham chalked up the 50th league goal of his career in spectacular fashion with a net-busting 25 yard piledriver against West Brom on Easter Monday.

And what a relief it will be for the former Middlesborough and Carlisle striker who, despite starting with 6 goals in the first 9 games of this season to ease him onto 46, has had to wait 33 games and just under 5 months to register the remaining 4 to get there…

…a 13 game goal draught between November and late February clearly didn`t help!

Graham reached the golden milestone after hitting the goal trail almost 6 years to the week when he netted his maiden league strike at Southend`s Roots Hall whilst on loan at Darlington in April 2004.

Still, 50 goals in 144 league starts is a decent strike rate at 1 goal every 2.8 games and will put other strikers to shame - and let`s not forget his incredible workrate, ability to hold up the ball (& draw others into play) and clever footballing brain.

Here`s to another 50 in double quick time please, Danny!?!?!




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 April 6 2010

Time: 4:52PM

Your Comments

Honest, hard working with glimpses of quality-excellent value signing.
Dirk Thrust
Has done well for us, but we certainly got stung by the tribunal!
wfc123
I'm not sure I agree that we got stung WFC123... I thought (and reported) at the time that it was a hell of a lot of money but Danny has proved worth every penny - his alround play makes a mockery of players who have cost far larger sums in recent years.
DrWatford
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Stats: QPR v Watford (Monday April 21 2014)

QPR v Watford Starting XIs (Monday April 21 2014)

Preview QPR v Watford (Monday April 21 2014)

Stats: Watford v Ipswich Town (Saturday April 19 2014)

Watford v Ipswich starting XIs (Saturday April 19 2014)

Preview: Watford v Ipswich Town (Saturday April 19 2014)

Opposing View: Ipswich Town (Friday April 18 2014)

Earlybird Season Ticket Sales (Friday April 18 2014)

Archived 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. KDCallanan 6
2. ANDY710 4

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Q.P.R. 2 - 1 Watford
Watford 3 - 1 Ipswich
Millwall 2 - 2 Watford
Watford 3 - 0 Leeds Utd
Watford 1 - 1 Burnley
Sheff Wed 1 - 4 Watford

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Ipswich 44 17 14 13 6 65
10. Blackburn 44 16 16 12 5 64
11. Bournemouth 44 17 12 15 -1 63
12. Watford 43 15 15 13 17 60
13. Middlesbrough 44 14 16 14 7 58
14. Bolton 44 13 16 15 -3 55
15. Sheff Wed 44 13 14 17 1 53

Breaking League News

LUFC Youngster in England squad for Euro finals
» Leeds Utd : 23/04/2014 20:13:00
LUFC Butland - Leeds spell will help me
» Leeds Utd : 23/04/2014 20:04:00
Upson - Positive Focus Required
» Brighton : 23/04/2014 20:04:00
Final 2 games for Seasiders
» Blackpool : 23/04/2014 20:01:00
DRFC Neill extends stay with Rovers
» Doncaster : 23/04/2014 18:54:00
DRFC Rovers win Meite appeal
» Doncaster : 23/04/2014 18:41:00
Fox Grabbing His Chance
» Charlton : 23/04/2014 18:36:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Should Stuart Attwell have refereed the Burnley game?
Suggested By:  Editor
Yes 29%
No 71%