Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

Harte back on Hornets radar?

Harte back on Hornets radar?

Watford could be about to pop back up to Carlisle United on another close season raid - or so 'understand` Sky Sports - this time with veteran left back, Ian Harte, the target.

The Hornets, who had a bit of a ding dong with the Cumbrian club`s board last summer over the transfer fee for Danny 'Golden` Graham, are apparently 'weighing up` a move for the former Leeds, Sunderland and Levante defender as Malky Mackay seeks to add experience to his backline.

Harte is fast approaching 300 career league starts, scored 18 times from left back last season and, if his legs could hack it, would be a decent acquisition - if a little lacking in pace.

No wonder Norwich, Ipswich and QPR are also linked then!

It isn`t the first time Watford have flirted with drafting Harte into the defensive ranks in WD18.

Oh no, the Republic of Ireland legend was on Aidy Boothroyd`s radar according to the redtops in the heady summer of 2008.

With reports that Jordan Parkes has been told he can find himself a new club and mystery man Jure Travner seemingly shunted onto the fringes, a new left back to challenge Doyley would be a worthwhile addition.



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

Writer:Dr Watford
Date:Wednesday May 5 2010
Time: 9:48PM

Comments

0
Can't see him being on massive wages up at Carlisle, wouldn't be bad competition for Lloydy at lb for a year.
wfc123
06/05/2010 12:22:00
0
decent aquisition but would rather strengthen other areas first
chriswfc
07/05/2010 12:22:00
0
A new striker is a must. I would also see what offers I get for Loach during the summer. Anything around £3M I would sell (as I don't think he is worth that) and then get an experianced 30+ year old.
goatswilly
07/05/2010 12:39:00
0
Unlikely to be any thruth in this IMO.
Dirk Thrust
10/05/2010 09:51:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Watford Articles

A Premier League Brexit Breakdown

The numbers have been crunched from the Brexit vote and details have now been given for each local authority to provide an 'idea' of how fans of each Premier...

Premier League's Last 20 Goal A Season Scorers

Every club in the Premier League aspires to unearth, develop or sign a guaranteed 20 goals a season kind of striker but they are always in short supply.

Deeney & Prodl Look Forward

Troy Deeney has obviously reflected on his unfortunate error in the weekend's loss to Crystal Palace, but the midweek round of interviews also have Sebastien Prodl looking forward.

Premier League Confirm 2017/18 Fixture Release Date

The Premier League have now confirmed the date on which the fixtures for the campaign of 2017/18 will be released.

Archived Vital Watford Articles

Vital Watford articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Watford
Write For Vital Watford
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Crystal Palace MotM
Suggested By:
Gomes1%
Cathcart6%
Kaboul0%
Prodl20%
Britos0%
Janmaat0%
Capoue0%
Behrami0%
Cleverley0%
Niang0%
Deeney73%
Sub-Doucoure0%
Sub-Amrabat0%
Sub-Success0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 28 22 3 3 69 38
2 Spurs 28 17 8 3 59 34
3 Man City 28 17 6 5 57 24
4 Liverpool 29 16 8 5 56 25
5 Man Utd 27 14 10 3 52 19
6 Arsenal 27 15 5 7 50 22
7 Everton 29 14 8 7 50 21
8 WBA 29 12 7 10 43 1
9 Stoke 29 9 9 11 36 -9
10 Southampton 27 9 6 12 33 -3
11 AFC Bournemouth 29 9 6 14 33 -12
12 West Ham 29 9 6 14 33 -12
13 Burnley 29 9 5 15 32 -11
14 Watford 28 8 7 13 31 -15
15 Leicester City 28 8 6 14 30 -14
16 Crystal Palace 28 8 4 16 28 -10
17 Swansea 29 8 3 18 27 -27
18 Hull City 29 6 6 17 24 -32
19 Middlesbrough 28 4 10 14 22 -13
20 Sunderland 28 5 5 18 20 -26
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Watford Results (view all)

Watford Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Sunderland (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : West Bromwich Albion (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 8 2017 12:30PM : Tottenham Hotspur (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 15 2017 3:00PM : Swansea City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Hull City (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 1 2017 8:00PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Daniel Smith12
2.Adewadey1
Vital Football Comment