Date:Monday October 27 2008
After the dissapointment of the narrow defeat by Wolves, it's straight back into the thick of things for Watford who take on Preston.
The Lilywhites aren't having a great time of it at the moment themselves, with no wins in seven. Watford started the month with victory over Alan Irvine's side, can they end it the same way?
Doyley Ward Bromby Sadler
O'Toole Eustace (c) Harley
St Ledger Brown Mawene McEveley
Sedgwick McKenna (c) Nicholson Chaplow Wallace
Preston have captured Wayne Brown on loan to bolster their defensive options. The former Hornet moves from Prem new boys Hull City on a emergency loan switch.
Meanwhile, Sean St Ledger and Neil Mellor have both signed new deals, but it looks like the latter will celebrate from the bench on Tuesday with Parkin and Elliott preferred.
Finally, Michael Hart looks likely to miss out through injury as does Neil Trotman. Ross Wallace is likely to start on the left ahead of Darren Carter.
The Republic of Ireland international recently snatched his first goal since joining on loan from Wolves.
On his day, the former Sunderland man can be counted amongst the best forwards in the division as he proved whilst at The Stadium of Light alongside another former Mackem, at PNE, Chris Brown.
Grzeogrz Rasiak is virtually fully fit and will start up top with Will Hoskins, whilst Jobi McAnuff is fit, but looks like he'll have to be content with benching it.
Lee Williamson's presence is probably 50/50, but with O'Toole-Eustace-Harley on form, it looks likely he'll miss out either way.
And finally, Jay DeMerit looks set to miss another game meaning Darren Ward returns alongside Leigh Bromby. Aidy Mariappa should drop out.
Scored the first of what will hopefully be many at the weekend. His presence is enough to put defenders off, whilst his touch and ability to bring others into play will prove invaluable to the Hornets attacking players.
Watford have never beaten Preston away under Aidy Boothroyd. The record reads:
Preston 1-1 Watford Two teams short of form, and scrapping hard for a share of the spoils.
1.11.08 @ Vicarage Road
WATFORD - Blackpool
Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!
Date:Monday October 27 2008
AFH: Another Week, Another Manager (Wednesday October 1 2014)
Hornets Win Enthralling Brentford Encounter (Tuesday September 30 2014)
Stats: Watford v Brentford (Tuesday September 30 2014)
PREVIEW: Watford v Brentford (Tuesday September 30 2014)
McKinlay Appointed Head Coach (Monday September 29 2014)
Oscar Garcia Resigns (Monday September 29 2014)
Blackburn Come From Behind To Hold Watford (Saturday September 27 2014)
Stats: Blackburn Rovers v Watford (Saturday September 27 2014)
AFH: New Week, Same Watford (Thursday September 25 2014)
Cathcart Rescues A Point For Hornets (Saturday September 20 2014)
|4. Derby County||10||5||4||1||+9||19|
» Bolton : 01/10/2014 23:00:00
|Williams Joins Tykes on Loan
» Fulham : 01/10/2014 23:00:00
|LUFC Warnock dropped as Milanic wants stability
» Leeds Utd : 01/10/2014 22:14:00
|AFH: Another Week, Another Manager
» Watford : 01/10/2014 21:57:00
» Leeds Utd : 01/10/2014 21:47:00