Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

Kalou on song to bring Shittu down

Kalou on song to bring Shittu down

Chelsea`s Salomon Kalou was the toast of VitalWatford Towers tonight [Monday] after he conjured up a magical solo effort to inflict an opening group match defeat on Nigeria at the African Nations Cup …. and put some life into our 'Bring Shittu Back Early` campaign!

The Ivory Coast forward upstaged club teammate Didier Drogba with a stunning strike as the Elephants saw off the Super Eagles by 1-0 in a clash dubbed the 'Final Before the Final` in Ghana.

Watford centre half Danny Shittu made the starting 11 for Berti Vogts` Nigeria but, despite a couple of towering headers on goal and the odd hefty tackle to break up play, had little influence in the Super Eagles defeat!

So VitalWatford's 'Bring Shittu Back Early` campaign is off to a flyer as Nigeria now face an uphill battle to make it out of the group stages - and boy do the Watford boys need their man mountain centre half back as soon as possible after loanee Calum Davenport broke his neck in Saturday`s 1-1 draw with Charlton.

Nigeria still have to face Mali and Benin in the Group of Death but hey, things are looking up to have Shittu reinstated at Vicarage Road 3 weeks early!

Good work Kalou. We salute you.

Writer:Dr Watford
Date:Monday January 21 2008
Time: 10:26PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Watford Articles

Vital View - Premier League - 18th-19th November 2017

The Premier League season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend, 18th-19th November.

Stats: Watford v West Ham United

All the stats from Watford (2) vs (0) West Ham United, Vicarage Road, 19/11/17 Att:

Watford v West Ham - Team Sheets

Watford are at Vicarage Road with West Ham United the visitors today, this is a 4pm kick-off - the line-ups have been confirmed.

Watford v West Ham - Follow On Twitter - 19-11-17

Watford are at Vicarage Road with West Ham the visitors today, this will be a 4pm kick-off.

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)

West Ham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Gomes34%
Kabasele11%
Mariappa0%
Britos0%
Femenia0%
Hughes22%
Doucoure22%
Cleverley0%
Zeegelaar11%
Gray0%
Richarlison0%
Sub - Pereyra0%
Sub - Holebas0%
Sub - Carrillo0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Watford Results (view all)

The Vital Football Members League