UK time is: 18:16:42
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Gilmartin available for loan

Goalkeeper Rene Gilmartin has been made available for loan by Watford in order to build his match sharpness.

The Irish 'keeper recently came into the side to make his Hornet's league debut in the 2-1 win over Millwall.

However, the former Walsall man only lasted two games before Scott Loach re-claimed his spot against Crystal Palace.

Speaking to The Watford Observer, Sean Dyche said he would be looking to move Gilmartin out on-loan:

"We have had a chat about that and we were hoping to get him out on loan before he went in for Scott and we are still hoping to get him out on loan because he needs games.

"I thought if anything, he looked like he was feeling his way in and we have not got our time for that at the moment, we need to deliver straight away.'

It could be a case of one in, one out for the Hornet's as Dyche has also confirmed to The Watford Observer that he was looking to add another forward player.

"The calls are ongoing and it is not just strikers, we are looking at other areas of the pitch because I am well aware, and the players are well aware, that we have not won as many games as we would like.'




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 October 21 2011

Time: 4:09PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
He's no worse then loach... SL has had a few bad matches this season.. Maybe he is on the way out in Jan...
watford1881
Report Abuse
21/10/2011 18:02:00

Maybe we could do with another winger with some pace now Kightly has picked up another injury. And a CB to cover Taylor?
chriswfc
Report Abuse
21/10/2011 19:07:00

I'm happy with where we are for CB's to be honest. We've got three still and Doyley can play there and Hodson and Thompson can cover him. We could do with a winger but I'd still prefer to see Whichelow. Re. 'keepers, Gilmartin is not up to much and doesn't push Loach hard enough for his place which doesn't help. If Gilmartin doesn't then Bond won't.
wfc123
Report Abuse
21/10/2011 20:11:00

Have we still got Bennet? I don't rate Mirfin. I don't think the squad of players is that bad and who ever we bring in, if we don't play with any tactics, we could play Rooney and still look poor.
ANDY710
Report Abuse
21/10/2011 20:17:00

Yeah we have Bennett. I don't rate him to be honest, he's back up at best as his mental attributes - reading of the game etc, let him down hugely. Very true about a lack of tactics though.
wfc123
Report Abuse
21/10/2011 22:42:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Watford Articles

Ighalo Gets Four As Watford Come Back (Saturday January 24 2015)

Stats: Watford v Blackpool (Saturday January 24 2015)

PREVIEW: Watford v Blackpool (Saturday January 24 2015)

Opposing View: Blackpool (Saturday January 24 2015)

Ben Watson: Q&A with Vital Wigan (Friday January 23 2015)

Ikpeazu Set To Extend Crewe Stay (Wednesday January 21 2015)

Archived Watford 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)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Watford 7 - 2 Blackpool
Watford 5 - 0 Charlton
Huddersfield 3 - 1 Watford
Cardiff 2 - 4 Watford
Watford 0 - 1 Wolves
Reading 0 - 1 Watford

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Ipswich 27 14 8 5 19 50
3. Brentford 27 15 4 8 8 49
4. Derby County 26 14 6 6 23 48
5. Watford 27 14 5 8 25 47
6. Middlesbrough 26 13 8 5 23 47
7. Wolves 27 12 8 7 -2 44
8. Norwich 27 12 7 8 16 43

Breaking League News

Powell - Everyone Deserves Praise
Huddersfield : 25/01/2015 18:01:00
Boss reflects on good second half
Reading : 25/01/2015 17:59:00
Bent Hoping He Impressed
Derby County : 25/01/2015 17:24:00
Experimental Day Pays Off For McClaren
Derby County : 25/01/2015 17:15:00
Mattock Seeks First-Team Return
Sheff Wed : 25/01/2015 16:58:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who should come in for Angella against Wolves?
Suggested By:  Editor
Joel Ekstrand 13%
Tommie Hoban 70%
Lloyd Doyley 17%