UK time is: 03:28:15
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Robbo heads up Watford wish list

West Brom left back Paul Robinson headed up a VitalWatford poll that quizzed fans on which former Glory Hornet boy (of recent years) they`d like to see Aidy Boothroyd bring back in the infamous yellow and black.

Do or Die fullback Robbo, who`s parents are East Stand season ticket holders at Vicarage Road, blew away the competition, pulling in 56% of the vote - confirming his status as a Watford cult hero.

As a product of Watford`s youth scheme, Robbo made over 250 appearances for the Hornets before being sold - in the infinite wisdom of Luca Vialli - to the Baggies for just a handful of magic beans (that when watered sadly only turned into Paul Mayo and Jermaine Darlington).

Aidy Boothroyd is rumoured to have already floated a 1.4m bid for Robinson around the Hawthorns without success, whilst the full back has also seen a 1.5m move to Wigan Athletic collapse due to a failed medical!

Robbo beat Reading`s defensive midfielder Brynjar Gunnarsson into 2nd place (15%), which again suggests Watford fans question Boothroyd`s decision to make the Icelandic hardman the first casualty of his new regime.

Burnley centre back Clarke Carlisle and WBA`s Kevin Phillips scrapped it out for 3rd place on the Vital podium with the big defender just nicking it ahead of the ex Baldock Town striker.

Surprisingly there was little support for Man Utd winger Chris Eagles, who has dazzled and dazed the Watford faithful during 2 loan spells whilst former left wing favourite Lee Cook only polled 1%.

1% more than now Fulham team mate Chris Baird though - who despite his Northern Ireland experience and Premiership profile - still isn`t considered a good enough buy back in Watford fans` eyes.




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: Dr Watford Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday December 28 2007

Time: 8:49AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Watford Articles

Watford Lose To Leaders Derby (Saturday November 22 2014)

Stats: Watford v Derby County (Saturday November 22 2014)

Watford Defeated At Portman Road (Saturday November 8 2014)

Stats: Ipswich Town v Watford (Saturday November 8 2014)

PREVIEW: Ipswich v Watford (Saturday November 8 2014)

Stats: Birmingham City v Watford (Tuesday November 4 2014)

Watford Go Top After Millwall Victory (Saturday November 1 2014)

Stats: Watford v Millwall (Saturday November 1 2014)

PREVIEW: Watford v Millwall (Friday October 31 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 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Sheff Wed 0 - 3 Watford
Norwich 3 - 0 Watford
Ipswich 1 - 0 Watford
Middlesbrough 1 - 1 Watford
Charlton 1 - 0 Watford
Blackburn 2 - 2 Watford

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Ipswich 18 8 7 3 8 31
5. Brentford 18 9 4 5 2 31
6. Blackburn 18 8 6 4 4 30
7. Watford 18 8 5 5 10 29
8. Forest 18 7 7 4 6 28
9. Charlton 18 6 10 2 2 28
10. Norwich 18 7 6 5 6 27

Breaking League News

Wigan : 22/11/2014 23:31:00
Howe: Loan move could be an avenue for us
Bournemouth : 22/11/2014 22:22:00
Karanka satisfied with point
Middlesbrough : 22/11/2014 22:16:00
Howe: Rantie injury a huge blow
Bournemouth : 22/11/2014 22:15:00
Howe: Result didn't match the performance
Bournemouth : 22/11/2014 22:09:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who is our greatest ever Player of the Season winning keeper?
Suggested By:  Louis
Andy Rankin 10%
David James 10%
Kevin Miller 10%
Alec Chamberlain 10%
Ben Foster 60%