UK time is: 00:03:06
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Francis on the mend

All-action Jamaican midfielder, Damien Francis, will return to first team action in the next fornight.

The one-time Jamaican cap damaged knee ligaments at the end of last season as Watford were relegated against Manchester City.

After a gruelling 8-month recovery period, Francis is back in training and has been for the past ten days. Tomorrow's clash against Barnsley has come slightly too soon for the former Wigan man, but he could feature against Burnley.

And what timing too, with Al Bangura in legal trouble, Douglas Rinaldi virtually forgotten and Mahon out of form, Francis could be the man to make the midfield berth alongside Lee Williamson his own.

Mr Bodell says:
'It's been a long time coming, but Francis deserves a chance to earn a place in midfield. Although I wasn't overly impressed last season, I'm confident that back in the Championship he will thrive.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: wfc123 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday November 23 2007

Time: 3:34PM

Your Comments

Good new for you, will he get back in the starting XI?
StevieG Col U
I'm not sure. Mahon is undroppable and Williamson is playing well.
wfc123
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Watford Articles

Opposing View: Millwall (Thursday October 30 2014)

Watford Take A Point At The Riverside (Saturday October 25 2014)

Stats: Middlesbrough v Watford (Saturday October 25 2014)

Watford 2-2 Forest: A Neutral's View (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Hornets Held By Forest (Wednesday October 22 2014)

PREVIEW: Watford v Forest (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Opposing View: Nottingham Forest (Monday October 20 2014)

Watford Cruise To Win At Hillsborough (Saturday October 18 2014)

Stats: Sheffield Wednesday v Watford (Saturday October 18 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)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Watford 1 - 1 Brighton
Watford 3 - 0 Bolton
Sheff Wed 0 - 3 Watford
Norwich 3 - 0 Watford
Middlesbrough 1 - 1 Watford
Charlton 1 - 0 Watford

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Derby County 14 7 5 2 +12 26
2. Watford 14 7 5 2 +11 26
3. Wolves 14 7 5 2 +6 26
4. Bournemouth 14 7 3 4 +14 24
5. Middlesbrough 14 7 3 4 +7 24
6. Norwich 14 6 5 3 +10 23
7. Forest 14 5 7 2 +7 22

Breaking League News

Our Performance against Fulham.
» Charlton : 30/10/2014 22:03:00
BWFC: Europe Days
» Bolton : 30/10/2014 22:00:00
Redfearn - Leeds job would be a massive honour
» Leeds Utd : 30/10/2014 20:00:00
LUFC Redfearn - I came close to playing for Leeds
» Leeds Utd : 30/10/2014 19:53:00
LUFC Cardiff City v Leeds United Team News
» Leeds Utd : 30/10/2014 19:40:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who is our greatest ever Player of the Season winning keeper?
Suggested By:  Louis
Andy Rankin 1%
David James 33%
Kevin Miller 0%
Alec Chamberlain 33%
Ben Foster 33%