Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

Boothroyd: I'd sign Pele if I could

Boothroyd: I'd sign Pele if I could

Aidy Boothroyd reckons it`s so important for Watford to beat Crystal Palace [and the Vicarage Road hoodoo] in today`s FA Cup tie at Vicarage Road that he`d sign the 'world`s greatest ever player` to make it happen if he could.

Boothroyd told 3 Counties radio "If I could go out and get Pele in for this one then I would. We need to win this one at home and yes, we`ll be going full strength".

Here at VitalWatford Towers we can`t quite get their head around where the 67- year old Brazilian ace, with 1,000 goals to his name, would feature in Aidy`s current Watford squad. We much rather see the gaffer opt for Eusebio to play alongside Hendo with Johan Cruyff down the wing and Michel Platini pulling the strings in midfield.

Whatever next? An illegal tapped-up approach for Bobby Moore - on loan - to secure up the backline when Danny Shittu leaves for Ghana?

Fantasy football at it`s very best.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football

Writer:Dr Watford
Date:Saturday January 5 2008
Time: 9:35AM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Watford Articles

Who Will Watford Face In 2016/17 (29/5/16)

All promotions and relegations for the season of 2015/16 have been confirmed, so the full make up of the Premier League for 2016/17 is now known.

No More Quarter Final Replays For Watford

Should Watford progress through to an FA Cup quarter final from the 2016/17 season onwards, the game will no longer be subject to a replay.

Nyom Reflects On Pleasing Watford Season

Right back Allan Nyom has reflected back on the Premiership campaign of 2015/16 and he feels that there's plenty to be positive about.

Stevenage Friendly Change - Woking Announced

Watford have announced a change to the arranged pre season friendly against Stevenage, and confirmed another friendly against Woking.

Archived Vital Watford Articles

Vital Watford articles from

Site Journalists

Harry Welch
Editor email
Profile
KDCallanan
no email
Profile
chrisgwfc
no email
Profile
Colin Cowan
no email
Profile
Alex Moore
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Sunderland MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Gomes4%
Cathcart0%
Prodl1%
Britos0%
Ake4%
Abdi25%
Guedioura1%
Watson0%
Jurado2%
Ighalo1%
Deeney59%
Sub - Paredes0%
Sub - Suarez1%
Sub - Amrabat2%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Watford Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Kevwicks1