UK time is: 04:44:24
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Villa boss: It was tough

Aston Villa boss Martin O`Neill said that Watford provided tough opposition for his unbeaten side in the Vicarage Road stalemate.

"It was a tough, tough game today and that's what we expected," said the former Celtic boss. "Watford are very direct and this will be a tough place for people to come."

Commenting on Watford`s style of play of Neill commented: "They can be very physical - all well within the laws of the game - and they put us under real pressure as the game wore on."

"I felt we would be OK if we could get a goal in front and we might have done just that in the first-half. But the goal wouldn't come."

"The keeper played well for them in the first-half, just as Thomas Sorensen played well for us after the break," continued O`Neill.

"We did have to withstand pressure in the second-half, but the fans helped us through a sticky period and we got a point out of the game," he said of Watford`s second-half onslaught.

"The great thing is that we're still unbeaten. There are things we can work on and we've got another busy week coming up."




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:Monday September 18 2006

Time: 1:22PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Watford Articles

PREVIEW: Brighton v Watford (Friday April 24 2015)

Cathcart Stunner Puts Watford Top (Saturday April 18 2015)

Stats: Watford v Birmingham City (Saturday April 18 2015)

PREVIEW: Watford v Birmingham (Saturday April 18 2015)

Stats: Nottingham Forest v Watford (Thursday April 16 2015)

PREVIEW: Forest v Watford (Wednesday April 15 2015)

Man In The Middle: Paul Tierney (Monday April 13 2015)

Watford Keep Pressure On Top Two (Saturday April 11 2015)

Archived Watford Articles

List All Vital Watford Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Watford 45 27 7 11 +41 88
2. Bournemouth 44 24 12 8 +47 84
3. Middlesbrough 45 25 9 11 +31 84
4. Norwich 45 24 11 10 +38 83
5. Ipswich 45 22 12 11 +19 78
6. Derby County 45 21 14 10 +32 77
7. Brentford 45 22 9 14 +16 75

Breaking League News

Art of Football: Unique Football Designs
Watford : 27/04/2015 23:41:00
Bolton : 27/04/2015 21:36:00
RUFC - Head-to-Head v Reading
Rotherham : 27/04/2015 19:44:00
RUFC - Gaffer Plea To Fans
Rotherham : 27/04/2015 19:36:01
RUFC - Evans 'We Note Comments And Dismiss Them'
Rotherham : 27/04/2015 19:32:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who can hit a ball harder, Richard Johnson or Daniel Tozser?
Suggested By:  Editor
Johnno 56%
Tozser 44%