Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

Bangura given Work Permit

Bangura given Work Permit

After a mamouth three-month wait, Al Bangura has been granted a work permit which will allow him to remain in the United Kingdom.

Chairman Graham Simpson had this to say following todays moral victory:

'We're very happy, but most of all we are delighted for Al and his family,' said Watford chairman Graham Simpson.

'We always knew we had a strong case and despite our setbacks we knew we had to fight for what we believed to be right for this young man.



'Al will now continue to contribute to our society, which I know he feels a debt of gratitude towards.

'I would like to personally thank all the Watford fans who's backing of Al has been so crucial to moving this forward and securing his immediate future in the United Kingdom.'


Bangura's fate was decided by a panel of six home office members who granted Al his permit on the basis his life was at risk on return to Sierra Leone.

The Hornets legal team will now set to work on how to get the dynamic 19 year-old to stay in the country once his permit has expired.

Let's hope this off-field victory leads to one on the field!

Writer:wfc123
Date:Monday January 14 2008
Time: 8:01PM

Comments

0
GREAT news!! I am very happy this went through, poor lad must have had a difficult time over the last couple of months.
martinr
14/01/2008 20:05:00
0
Common sense prevails at last.
Candid NCFC
14/01/2008 20:08:00
0
genuinely happy for the boy.
townsam
14/01/2008 20:12:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Watford Articles

Deal For Zarate By Wednesday

Rumoured Watford interest in former Birmingham, West Ham & QPR forward Mauro Zarate first surfaced last week. His arrival from Fiorentina should be confirmed by Wednesday?

Vital View - Premier League, 21st-22nd Jan 2017

Chelsea extended their lead at the top of the table. At the other end Swansea moved out of the bottom 3 with Crystal Palace replacing them joining Hull and Sunderland.

Stats: Bournemouth v Watford

All the stats from Bournemouth (2) vs (2) Watford, Dean Court, 21/1/17 Att:

Bournemouth v Watford - Team Sheets

Watford go to Dean Court as the visitors to Bournemouth for the latest Premier League game.

Archived Vital Watford Articles

Vital Watford articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Watford
Write For Vital Watford
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Bournemouth MotM
Suggested By:
Gomes34%
Kaboul0%
Prodl0%
Britos33%
Kabasele0%
Capoue0%
Cleverley33%
Holebas0%
Doucoure0%
Deeney0%
Okaka0%
Sub - Janmaat0%
Sub - Cathcart0%
Sub - Ighalo0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 22 18 1 3 55 32
2 Arsenal 22 14 5 3 47 27
3 Spurs 22 13 7 2 46 29
4 Liverpool 22 13 6 3 45 24
5 Man City 22 13 4 5 43 15
6 Man Utd 22 11 8 3 41 12
7 Everton 22 10 6 6 36 10
8 WBA 22 9 5 8 32 2
9 Stoke 22 7 7 8 28 -6
10 West Ham 22 8 4 10 28 -7
11 Southampton 22 7 6 9 27 -4
12 AFC Bournemouth 22 7 5 10 26 -7
13 Burnley 22 8 2 12 26 -9
14 Watford 22 6 6 10 24 -13
15 Leicester City 22 5 6 11 21 -13
16 Middlesbrough 22 4 8 10 20 -7
17 Swansea 22 5 3 14 18 -25
18 Crystal Palace 22 4 4 14 16 -11
19 Hull City 22 4 4 14 16 -27
20 Sunderland 22 4 3 15 15 -22
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Watford Results (view all)

Watford Fixtures (view all)

Jan 29 2017 12:00PM : Millwall (a)
FA Cup
Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Burnley (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Manchester United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 25 2017 5:30PM : West Ham United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Southampton (H)
Barclays Premier League
The Vital Football Members League