UK time is: 18:14:41
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Dyche laughs off Smith rumours

Hornet's boss Sean Dyche has this morning laughed off rumours that the club are about to re-sign Tommy Smith on-loan.

The QPR winger-cum-forward has been forced down the pecking order at Loftus Road further this week with the loan capture of Manchester United's Federico Macheda.

Macheda's inclusion meant there was no place on the bench for Smith, 31, prompting rumours that the two-time Hornet's favourite could be on his way back to Vicarage Road.

Speaking to The Watford Observer, Dyche denied the rumours whilst leaving the door open:

"If you noticed he missed one game, that was the first one he hasn`t been in for ages at QPR and all of a sudden he gets linked with us - it was truly amazing.

"You can never say never on these things but there`s no actual moment or connection where it`s all going to fall into place.

"Who knows but there`s certainly nothing to be read into that - at this moment anyway.'

So there you have it. It looks unlikely the popular Hemel Hempstead-born forward will be back any time soon. Watford will surely be in the market for a wide player though with Michael Kightly no longer at the club.




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 January 6 2012

Time: 1:50PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Would be great if it could ever happen, but I'm not sure it's gonna any time soon..
watford1881
Report Abuse
08/01/2012 18:34:00

 

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%