UK time is: 09:47:48
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Aidy: We allowed them to play

Watford boss Aidy Boothroyd said that his side were too respectful of Manchester United and allowed them to play during the 2-1 defeat at Vicarage Road.

"We didn't do what we're good at, we didn't play in the Watford way, we were too respectful at times and that's not what we're all about," Boothroyd told the official site.

"We got promoted by getting in people's faces and showed them who we are and we didn't do that today. We allowed them to play and were masters of our own downfall, explained Boothroyd."

"The players that I have are fantastic people who are wonderfully, wonderfully gifted and if they believed what I believe then we'd be at the top
of the league but that's going to come."

"There's nothing to be feared but we've got to be better than we were today. We weren't optimistic enough in expecting the ball to bounce our way when we got it in the box," continued the Watford boss. "We need to put teams under pressure and look for their psychological weakness when we do so but we didn't manage that today."

However, Boothroyd did have some praise for goalkeeper Richard Lee, who made his first Watford appearance in nearly 18 months.

"Richard Lee did well today, he made a couple of great saves and I'm really pleased for him. I'm glad we've got two weeks off now so that we can sit down and reflect properly so we can realise how good we can be and how much more work there is to do."




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:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday August 29 2006

Time: 11:43AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Watford Articles

Stats: Rotherham Utd v Watford (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Stats: Norwich City v Watford (Saturday August 16 2014)

Preview: Norwich v Watford (Saturday August 16 2014)

Away From Home: Sannino Masterclass (Thursday August 14 2014)

Hornets Pass Difficult Stevenage Test (Tuesday August 12 2014)

Stats: Stevenage v Watford (Tuesday August 12 2014)

Preview: Stevenage (Away) - August 12 (Tuesday August 12 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. Gary Pine 4
2. chriswfc 4
3. ANDY710 3

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Rotherham 0 - 2 Watford
Watford 3 - 0 Bolton
Norwich 3 - 0 Watford

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Charlton 3 2 1 0 2 7
5. Bournemouth 3 2 0 1 4 6
6. Norwich 3 2 0 1 4 6
7. Watford 3 2 0 1 2 6
8. Middlesbrough 3 2 0 1 2 6
9. Sheff Wed 3 1 2 0 1 5
10. Ipswich 3 1 1 1 0 4

Breaking League News

RUFC - Latest On Agard
Rotherham : 20/08/2014 09:33:00
RUFC - Gaffer Bemoans 'X-Rated Tackle'
Rotherham : 20/08/2014 09:30:00
RUFC - Gaffer Praises Taylor
Rotherham : 20/08/2014 09:24:00
Leeds 0 Brighton 2 (Report)
Brighton : 20/08/2014 09:23:00
McCourt Signs For Albion
Brighton : 20/08/2014 09:21:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will Troy Deeney be a Watford player come September 1st?
Suggested By:  Editor
Yes 69%
No 31%