UK time is: 00:58:20
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Mackay hoping for budget boost

Hornet's boss Malky Mackay hopes that the summer departures of forgotten men Mat Sadler and Nathan Ellington will hand him a timely financial boost ahead of the transfer window.

The duo are expected to leave having both spent part of the season out on loan, Sadler with League Two flops Stockport County and Ellington with Saturday's opponents, Preston North End.

Both signed during the more affluent times of Graham Simpson and Mark Ashton, neither has featured this season and in the case of Sadler it's been two years since he pulled on a yellow jersey.

Speaking to BBC Sport Mackay said he would be sitting down with the board to discuss the allocation of the soon-to-be 'excess' funds:

'I'll discuss that over the coming weeks with the board, in terms of what the finances and expectations are next year,'.

'The budget for next year is something we're looking at but we have new owners in so weekly we'll have discussions right through the summer and I'm sure the picture will become clearer.'

The fact that the Hornet's have been prepared to pay the wages of two players who were clearly not going to be used suggests there may be hope for Mackay in securing the money to spend on first-team players for next season.

It would certainly be one way for Mr Bassini to make himself very popular, very quickly!




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: Tom Bodell Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday May 6 2011

Time: 2:46PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Watford Articles

Stats: Watford v Brentford (Tuesday September 30 2014)

PREVIEW: Watford v Brentford (Tuesday September 30 2014)

McKinlay Appointed Head Coach (Monday September 29 2014)

Oscar Garcia Resigns (Monday September 29 2014)

Blackburn Come From Behind To Hold Watford (Saturday September 27 2014)

Stats: Blackburn Rovers v Watford (Saturday September 27 2014)

AFH: New Week, Same Watford (Thursday September 25 2014)

Cathcart Rescues A Point For Hornets (Saturday September 20 2014)

Stats: Watford v Bournemouth (Saturday September 20 2014)

Archived Watford Articles

List All Vital Watford Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Watford 2 - 1 Brentford
Watford 1 - 1 Bournemouth
Watford 4 - 1 Leeds Utd
Watford 3 - 0 Bolton
Norwich 3 - 0 Watford
Charlton 1 - 0 Watford

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Norwich 10 6 2 2 +11 20
2. Forest 10 5 5 0 +10 20
3. Watford 10 6 2 2 +8 20
4. Derby County 10 5 4 1 +9 19
5. Ipswich 10 5 3 2 +6 18
6. Wolves 9 5 3 1 +5 18
7. Charlton 10 4 6 0 +4 18

Breaking League News

Rotherham : 30/09/2014 23:41:00
Hornets Win Enthralling Brentford Encounter
Watford : 30/09/2014 23:31:00
Wigan : 30/09/2014 23:29:00
Karanka rues missed opportunity
Middlesbrough : 30/09/2014 23:23:00
Two First Half Goals Give Millers All Three Points
Rotherham : 30/09/2014 23:20:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are you happy with the appointment of Oscar Garcia following Beppe Sannino's resignation?
Suggested By:  Editor
Yes 46%
No 20%
I don't know 34%