Watford - Preview: Peterborough United vs. Watford
UK time is: 20:05:10
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Preview: Peterborough United vs. Watford

Watford continue their pre-season preparations on Wednesday night with Gianfranco Zola taking his side to London Road to take on Peterborough United.

The trip to face the Posh is the penultimate warm-up match of the Golden Boys` pre-season programme and will provide a tougher test once more, with United only dropping into League One on the final day of last season.

Head Coach Zola will be without several first-team squad members as Manuel Almunia and Joel Ekstrand (both ankle) definitely missing out, whilst Sean Murray - who has impressed during pre-season - is a doubt with a tight groin.

The defensive trio of Tommie Hoban, Nyron Nosworthy and Jaime Romero are all still sidelined too.

Zola had confirmed to The Watford Observer that the majority of his players will not play more than 70 minutes as the Hornets continue to build up match fitness ahead of the big kick-off on August 3.

It`s been a relatively quiet off-season for Posh boss Darren Ferguson, who has only recruited Gillingham midfielder Jack Payne on a permanent basis following his loan spell.

Indeed, the Posh`s outgoings have been more noteworthy than their incomings with Dwight Gayle departing for the Premier League in a deal which could ultimately be worth some 8m to the Posh.

'The White Pele` or George Boyd as he`s better known, has departed for Hull City on a free transfer, whilst energetic full-back Mark Little was released at the end of last campaign.

Kick-off: 7:30pm

Tickets: On the door, 10.

Radio: Hornets Player.




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:Tuesday July 23 2013

Time: 6:44PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Watford Articles

Pozzo's Watford: Volume 3, Part 1 (Wednesday May 20 2015)

Win a Promotion Print! (Monday May 11 2015)

2015/16 SEASON TICKETS (Tuesday May 5 2015)

Late Goal Denies Watford Title (Sunday May 3 2015)

PREVIEW: Watford v Wednesday (Saturday May 2 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. Bournemouth 46 26 12 8 +53 90
2. Watford 46 27 8 11 +41 89
3. Norwich 46 25 11 10 +40 86
4. Middlesbrough 46 25 10 11 +31 85
5. Brentford 46 23 9 14 +19 78
6. Ipswich 46 22 12 12 +18 78
7. Wolves 46 22 12 12 +14 78

Breaking League News

Rizespor Want Lafferty
Norwich : 22/05/2015 19:42:01
Will Our Wingers Finally Win Through?
Ipswich : 22/05/2015 17:33:00
Fulham Linked with Former Ipswich Player
Fulham : 22/05/2015 16:28:00
Wenger rules out interest in Wilson
Bournemouth : 22/05/2015 15:20:00
Football League Attendances Increase
Sheff Wed : 22/05/2015 14:47:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will you be buying the new Watford FC kit?
Suggested By:  Vital Watford
Yes 77%
No 23%