UK time is: 23:21:58
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

McGinn completes 90 minutes for reserves

Scottish midfielder Stephen McGinn completed his first 90 minutes nearly 14 months yesterday as a Watford Development XI beat their Birmingham City counterparts 3-2.

McGinn was part of a strong side that defeat Brum having fallen 1-0 behind. This was McGinn's third second-string run-out of the season having twice played in recent weeks for the development side.

The Hornets fell 1-0 behind when Blues striker Jake Jervis bagged a penalty following a Lee Hodson foul.

However, academy striker Dereece Gardner pulled the Hornets level in the 52nd minute before Matt Whichelow put the 'Orns ahead in the 75th minute.

Akwasi Asante put the visitors back on terms with a shot from distance before Tamworth loanee Chez Isaac secured the win in the 78th minute.

Speaking afterwords to the Official Site, McGinn said:

'To play 90 minutes and not have to come off was another big landmark passed me for me' said the Scot.

'It felt great to be able to play my part in a hard-fought victory.'

Watford XI: Gilmartin; Horner, Forsyth, Bennett, Hodson; Bryan, McGinn, Whichelow, Mingoia & Gardner. Aware a name is missing, don't know who else played!

Birmingham City XI: Trialist; Deaman, Hutchinson (Kerr 46), Hughton; Packwood, Sammons, Ntambwe; Asante, Jervis, Trialist.




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:Wednesday April 11 2012

Time: 11:31AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Watford Articles

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

Stats: Watford v Bournemouth (Saturday September 20 2014)

Opposing View: AFC Bournemouth (Friday September 19 2014)

AFH: A Strange Few Weeks (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Vydra Penalty Seals Win For The Hornets (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Stats: Blackpool v Watford (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Watford Lose At Charlton On Garcia's Debut (Saturday September 13 2014)

Stats: Charlton Athletic v Watford (Saturday September 13 2014)

Preview: Charlton v Watford (Thursday September 11 2014)

AFH: Ciao Beppe, Hola Oscar (Tuesday September 9 2014)

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)

1. ANDY710 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Blackpool 0 - 1 Watford
Watford 4 - 2 Huddersfield
Watford 1 - 1 Bournemouth
Watford 4 - 1 Leeds Utd
Watford 3 - 0 Bolton
Norwich 3 - 0 Watford

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Forest 8 5 3 0 10 18
2. Norwich 8 5 2 1 10 17
3. Wolves 8 5 2 1 5 17
4. Watford 8 5 1 2 7 16
5. Middlesbrough 8 5 0 3 6 15
6. Sheff Wed 8 4 3 1 4 15
7. Ipswich 8 4 2 2 4 14

Breaking League News

RECORD DISAPPOINTMENT FOR BORO
Middlesbrough : 23/09/2014 23:08:00
Middlesbrough : 23/09/2014 22:48:00
Cellino doesn't know why he has appointed Milanic
Leeds Utd : 23/09/2014 21:56:00
Bournemouth : 23/09/2014 21:52:00
Cardiff : 23/09/2014 21:50:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are you happy with the appointment of Oscar Garcia following Beppe Sannino's resignation?
Suggested By:  Editor
Yes 56%
No 13%
I don't know 31%