UK time is: 19:45:07
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

VitalWatford rumour mill #1

We`re literally hours into the close season and the dog earred hacks haven`t even had chance to sharpen their speculation peddling pencils and pens but it appears the rumour mill is already starting to turn.

Here at VitalWatford Towers we are as gossip-hungry as you can get so here`s the early runners and riders that have been linked to Malky's hot list:


Watford head chase for Mellor
We`re not entirely sure where this one came from but APPARENTLY Watford head up a a clutch of interested Championship clubs circling PNE striker (and Stevie G lookalike) Neil Mellor. No, it doesn`t excite us either!


Hornets want Bees` Ashbee
Been out for a whole season with a serious knee injury? Angered fans in a PlayOff semi a few seasons ago? That`s right, if you an aging former Hull club captain then you too could be linked to a summer switch to Watford by the Sunday People. Malky - we don`t want Ian Ashbee.


…off the message boards (just in case there`s an ounce of truth to them and we can claim an 'exclusive`!)


Owls flyer linked to WD18 trial
Completely unsubstantiated this one but interesting none the less. Plenty of goss on the forums that Watford will give a trial to out of contract Sheffield Wednesday winger Etienne Esajas in pre-season. The pint sized former Vitesse Arnham flyer is a poor mans Nordin Wooter/Ricky Otto. We`d prefer Jermain Johnson instead!


Hornets eyeing another young Gunner
Again, forums abound that Watford will approach Arsenal about hauling Jay Emmanuel Thomas over the training ground wall at London Colney after the young defender/midfielder impressed on loan at Blackpool and Doncaster. Just thank your cotton socks it wasn`t Gavin Hoyte again.

--------------------------------------------

Be a VitalWatford transfer hound…

If you hear anything on the grapevine, then drop editor-in-chief DrWatford a quick note or alternatively get on the VitalWatford forum and start some jibber jabber.




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:Wednesday May 5 2010

Time: 2:25PM

Your Comments

Rumour rumour rumour.... What I'd like to hear about is if H is gonna make Watford his home again.. Loan or buy...
watford1881
I'm not sure we're gonna be able to afford him watford1881 - a little birdy has whispered to me that he's paid £17.5k a week at QPR so unless he takes a massive pay cut I'd say he's likely to be off the agenda!
DrWatford
esajas is poor, never got a chance at fortress hillsboro due to lazy training and poor work rate. think mellor will come to us with alan irvine and his dad being a former sheffield footballer. Can't wait, that's 6 goals next season!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
no9 de bilde
QPR fans I know, and Colin W seem to think that HH is ours already - that we have been paying monthly installments since January. I personally hope this isn't the case as he is no good for 90 minutes 46 times a season, an impact player yes, but that doesn't warrant the kind of wages he's being paid. Re. those in the article, I would only fancy Esajas; he seems decent enough competition in the wide areas, wouldn't mind Bouazza back or centre-back Sam Hird from Doncaster. (Presuming they don't sign new deals).
wfc123
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Away From Home: All Over? (Thursday April 24 2014)

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)

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

Owls recall McCabe from Pompey loan
» Sheff Wed : 24/04/2014 18:48:00
Martin Happy With Play-Offs
» Derby County : 24/04/2014 15:00:00
Cherries host Forest
» Bournemouth : 24/04/2014 14:49:00
Prutton weighing up playing options
» Sheff Wed : 24/04/2014 13:39:00
Owls have competition for Hull striker
» Sheff Wed : 24/04/2014 13:34:00
Owls suffer double injury blow
» Sheff Wed : 24/04/2014 13:28:00
Scout Focus: Leeds United
» Birmingham : 24/04/2014 13:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Should Stuart Attwell have refereed the Burnley game?
Suggested By:  Editor
Yes 28%
No 72%