UK time is: 15:38:53
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Horns require first Aidy

There mustbe few managers out there, harder to please than Aidy Boothroyd.

After seeing his side come back from two goals down at Colchester Unitedlast night, the Hornets supremo focused on his sides defensive frailties post-match:

'We have to stop shipping goals and if we do that then we can grow as a team and get results like this.'

'If we can tighten up defensively, we should win games.'

He was however happy to praise the spirit and resolute nature of his troops who scored two in the space of as many first half minutes to level the scores in Essex:

'We were a bit concerned to go two goals behind but it just shows the players that we have that we came back.'

And, on that taboo subject of promotion, Boothroyd remained coy in his post-match interview, but was full of praise for the Championship as a whole:

'One minute everything is great and everyone thinks that you are going to romp the league but we didn't think that for one second because there are some very good teams in this league.'

U's gaffer, Geraint Williams was happy to praise the Golden Boys after their show-stopping turnaround:

'We started very brightly but we knew Watford would come back at us,'

'We had to withstand that, which we couldn't do.

'That's why Watford are where they are - we knew it would be a physical test and the one or two times we did not stand up that, we were punished.

'We are creating chances and we scored another two but it wasn't enough to take the points.'

High praise indeed from the home gaffer who must have been frustrated at his own sides defensive slips which cost them three points and three goals.




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:Wednesday December 5 2007

Time: 1:00PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Watford Articles

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)

Stats: Millwall v Watford (Saturday April 11 2015)

PREVIEW: Millwall v Watford (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 44 26 7 11 +39 85
2. Bournemouth 44 24 12 8 +47 84
3. Middlesbrough 44 25 9 10 +32 84
4. Norwich 44 24 10 10 +38 82
5. Derby County 44 21 13 10 +32 76
6. Ipswich 44 21 12 11 +18 75
7. Brentford 44 21 9 14 +14 72

Breaking League News

Team news: Reading vs Birmingham
Reading : 21/04/2015 13:30:00
Fulham Can Turn It Around!
Fulham : 21/04/2015 12:09:01
Fulham Interest in Oduwa
Fulham : 21/04/2015 12:01:00
Tonight We Could Be Safe
Fulham : 21/04/2015 12:00:00
Wednesday Press Release - Aldridge to Leave
Sheff Wed : 21/04/2015 10:27:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who can hit a ball harder, Richard Johnson or Daniel Tozser?
Suggested By:  Editor
Johnno 58%
Tozser 42%