Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

Scunthorpe set to clinch Walker signing

Scunthorpe set to clinch Walker signing

Out-of-favour midfielder Josh Walker looks set to join League One outfit Scunthorpe United.

The 22 year-old midfielder signed for Watford in 2010 under Malky Mackay but quickly found himself behind the likes of John Eustace, Stephen McGinn, Jordon Mutch and Ross Jenkins in the pecking order.

Walker joined the club on free transfer for Middlesbrough before taking in loan spells with Stevenage and Northampton Town.

According to various sources the former England youth cap has been on trial at Glanford Park for the past three weeks and is close to sealing a permanent move.

Speaking to This is Scunthorpe, Iron boss Alan Knill says a deal is close:

'He fits into what we like. He's a really good footballer, technically as good as anything you'll come across, and he's only 22.

'He played in the first team at Middlesbrough when he was 18.

'He did really well, but got an injury and though he's had some loan moves and done well, when he went back to Middlesbrough it was to a change of manager.'

Watford will apparently demand a nominal fee for the central midfielder but with his contract up at the end of the campaign, the 'Orns aren't a position of strength.



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

Writer:Tom Bodell
Date:Tuesday January 10 2012
Time: 6:21PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital F1 - Blog: Spa Preview

Comments

0
This was an out we all thought was gonna happen this Jan...
watford1881
10/01/2012 19:48:00
0
Indeed. Good for the lad to go and get some football anyway.
wfc123
10/01/2012 20:24:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Watford Articles

Cathcart Gets Northern Ireland Call

Craig Cathcart has been called up by Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill for the coming international break.

Mazzarri Lived After Gillingham Loss

Head coach Walter Mazzarri has slammed the complacent mindset of the players in last night's loss to Gillingham.

Janmaat Arrives From Newcastle

Netherlands international Daryl Janmaat has today joined Watford from Newcastle United.

The Hornet - Gillingham 23-08-16

That first win under Mazzarri still hasn't come for Watford with League 1 side Gilligham coming back to beat the Hornets two-one after extra time and dump us our of the League Cup.

Archived Vital Watford Articles

Vital Watford articles from

Site Journalists

Harry Welch
Editor email
Profile
KDCallanan
no email
Profile
chrisgwfc
no email
Profile
Colin Cowan
no email
Profile
Alex Moore
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

LC - Gillingham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Pantilimon1%
Hoban14%
Kabasele0%
Paredes0%
Nyom0%
Guedioura0%
Watson0%
Doucoure0%
Anya28%
Deeney0%
Vydra57%
Sub - Ighalo0%
Sub - Capoue0%
Sub - Zuniga0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 2 2 0 0 6 4
2 Man Utd 2 2 0 0 6 4
3 Hull City 2 2 0 0 6 3
4 Chelsea 2 2 0 0 6 2
5 Everton 2 1 1 0 4 1
6 Middlesbrough 2 1 1 0 4 1
7 Spurs 2 1 1 0 4 1
8 Burnley 2 1 0 1 3 1
9 WBA 2 1 0 1 3 0
10 West Ham 2 1 0 1 3 0
11 Liverpool 2 1 0 1 3 -1
12 Swansea 2 1 0 1 3 -1
13 Arsenal 2 0 1 1 1 -1
14 Watford 2 0 1 1 1 -1
15 Leicester City 2 0 1 1 1 -1
16 Southampton 2 0 1 1 1 -2
17 Stoke 2 0 1 1 1 -3
18 Sunderland 2 0 0 2 0 -2
19 Crystal Palace 2 0 0 2 0 -2
20 AFC Bournemouth 2 0 0 2 0 -3
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Watford Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Daniel Smith11