Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

In profile: Alex Kacaniklic

In profile: Alex Kacaniklic

Twenty year-old winger Alex Kacaniklic first came to these shores in 2007 when he left first club Helsinborgs to join Liverpool.

Whilst the Swede never made a first-team appearance for the Anfield club, he certainly made a positive impression and was eventually surrendered in 2010.

When former Whites boss Roy Hodgson left West London to join Liverpool he quickly returned for Paul Konchesky. As part of the deal that took Konchesky to Merseyside, Kacanilkic and Finnish forward Lauri Dalle Valle moved to Craven Cottage.

Kacaniklic impressed during his time in the youth and reserve teams at Liverpool, scoring a beautiful volley against Arsenal in the F.A Youth Cup Final of 2009.

Said goal is viewable by Clicking Here

The left-winger has also played for Sweden's U16 side.

Watford can thank former boss Ray Lewington, now on the coaching staff at Fulham, for recommending the club to Kacaniklic.

Speaking to The Official Site, Kacaniklic said:

'Ray (Lewington) at Fulham told me what I should expect there so I'll be ready for that!

'I have only heard positive things about the club, from Ray and other people I've spoken to. I'm really excited about this move because I see it as a big chance to get some first-football and experience.'

Alex will wear the number 18 jersey for the duration of his stay and is eligible to feature at Millwall tomorrow.



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

Writer:Tom Bodell
Date:Monday January 30 2012
Time: 6:38PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Watford Articles

Burnley v Watford - Vital Pre-Match

Watford made it back-to-back wins under Mazzari as he also collected his first home win as our coach with a three-one win over Manchester United. Burnley host us on Monday.

Mazzarri On Burnley & Janmaat

Head coach Walter Mazzarri has been previewing the Monday evening game against Burnley, and also revealed the news for Daryl Janmaat could be worse than...

Match Day Officials v Burnley (26/9/16)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Burnley this Monday.

Club Top Scorers In Premier League

Swansea City's Gylfi Sigurdsson has become the latest player to register themselves as a club's leading and all time Premier League top scorer - so who else holds that mantle?

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)

Burnley v Watford
Suggested By:
Watford win86%
Burnley win14%
Draw0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

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

Recent Watford Results (view all)

Watford Fixtures (view all)

Sep 26 2016 8:00PM : Burnley (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 16 2016 1:30PM : Middlesbrough (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Swansea City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Hull City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 6 2016 2:15PM : Liverpool (a)
Barclays Premier League