Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

DeMerit Moves to MLS

DeMerit Moves to MLS

Former Golden Boy Jay DeMerit has been officially announced as a Vancouver Whitecap's player in the last week with the 2010 MLS season having finished.

The 30 year-old centre-half who joined the Golden Boys on a short-term deal way back in 2004 from local non-league outfit Northwood went on to make 182 league appearances for the Hornet's in a six year association.

However, after injury and a loss of form the USA international was released at the end of his contract to cut costs. He was expected to remain in Europe with Steve McClaren's Wolfsburg and Everton amongst his alleged suitors.

Having failed to pen a new deal following the World Cup in South Africa DeMerit will line up for the MLS' newest franchise next season having been announced as their first signing ahead of their debut season.

Speaking ahead of the move DeMerit said:

"I am very thankful for my experiences with Watford FC and look forward to this new opportunity in Vancouver.

"Whitecaps FC have a tremendous history and great support in this beautiful city. After spending several seasons in England, I felt it was the right time to return to North America and I have been impressed by the Whitecaps FC organization and the vision they have as a club. I am excited to make Vancouver my new home."


Jay was speaking to Prost America Soccer

ood luck Jay!



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

Writer:Tom Bodell
Date:Tuesday November 23 2010
Time: 11:56AM

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

-

Recent Watford Articles

Premier League Tops European Attendance Charts

Last week UEFA published their Club Licensing Benchmarking Report and one of the telling conclusions from the study was that the English Championship...

Silva Out - Gracia In At Watford

Earlier on Sunday Watford released a statement informing fans that the club had parted company head coach Marco Silva. A few hours later Javi Gracia was named as his appointment.

Instant Reactions - Leicester v Watford (20/1/18)

Following today's clash between Leicester City and Watford, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Stats: Leicester v Watford

All the stats from Leicester (2) vs (0) Watford, King Power Stadium, 20/1/18 Att: 31,891

Watford Archived Articles

Vital Watford articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Watford
Write For Vital Watford
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Leicester MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Karnezis50%
Janmaat0%
Wague0%
Kabasele0%
Zeegelaar0%
Watson50%
Doucoure0%
Carrillo0%
Pereyra0%
Richarlison0%
Deeney0%
Sub - Gray0%
Sub - Prodl0%
Sub - Okaka0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Watford Results (view all)

Watford Fixtures

Write for Vital Football