Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

Forgotten man steals show

Borehamwood
1 - 3
Watford

Meadow Park

22.7.08 @19:45

Attendance: Unknown

Referee:

Watford got their pre-season off to the best start possible cruising past local non-league outfit Borehamwood. Though the scoreline mightn't have reflected the gulf in class, a gulf there was.

The home side scarcely threatened in the first half as Mart Poom, filling in for the injured Richard Lee enjoyed an untroubled first forty-five minutes.

Watford lined-up with the all new 4-3-3 formation which has been mooted over the course of pre-season training by fans and manager alike. With Darius Henderson off to Sheffield United earlier in the day, Tamas Priskin was flanked by pacey youngster Theo Robinson and Jobi McAnuff.

John Eustace and Tamas Priskin, amongst others tested home 'keeper Imber but were unable to beat the stopper who was saved at one point by a defender clearing off the line.

Indeed, the Wood held on until substitute Moses Ashikodi stepped up off the bench to prove his worth ahead of the season with two goals, the first a curling effort after cutting in from the right before a Wood equaliser. Ashikodi then set about restoring the lead by toe-poking Watford ahead from a free kick before provider of the second, Lawrence Hunter curled a free kick home of his own accord.

Star Player

Two goals to begin pre-season, Moses Ashikodi


Writer:wfc123
Date:Tuesday July 22 2008
Time: 9:43PM

Comments

0
Where was Tommy Smith??? Please tell me he's not injured or worse still on his way out??
RFB-gloryhornetboys
22/07/2008 22:09:00
0
We always take a mixture of players to Borehamwood. Expect Tom to play against Brentford later this week.
DrWatford
22/07/2008 22:42:00
0
Let's hope winning becomes a habit.... I can't wait for the season to start. Only ten days now!!!!!!
watford1881
23/07/2008 07:02:00
0
We did try to pass the ball and most did well apart from Priskin and Poom for their goal. The younger guys did some good stuff and the big numer 6 impressed.
Mightyhornets
23/07/2008 10:27:00
0
Let's hope everyone we play in the Championship are of the same quality as Borehamwood... We should win the league then,, Easy... We need o put things into context...
watford1881
27/07/2008 16:56:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Watford
Write For Vital Watford
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

West Brom MotM
Suggested By:
Gomes1%
Holebas6%
Kabasele0%
Prodl6%
Zuniga0%
Amrabat75%
Guedioura0%
Capoue6%
Pereyra0%
Okaka0%
Deeney6%
Sub - Ighalo0%
Sub - Sinclair0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 14 11 1 2 34 21
2 Arsenal 14 9 4 1 31 19
3 Liverpool 14 9 3 2 30 17
4 Man City 14 9 3 2 30 15
5 Spurs 14 7 6 1 27 14
6 Man Utd 14 5 6 3 21 3
7 WBA 14 5 5 4 20 3
8 Everton 14 5 5 4 20 1
9 Stoke 14 5 4 5 19 -3
10 AFC Bournemouth 14 5 3 6 18 -3
11 Watford 14 5 3 6 18 -6
12 Southampton 14 4 5 5 17 -2
13 Middlesbrough 14 3 6 5 15 -2
14 Crystal Palace 14 4 2 8 14 -2
15 Burnley 14 4 2 8 14 -11
16 Leicester City 14 3 4 7 13 -7
17 West Ham 14 3 3 8 12 -14
18 Sunderland 14 3 2 9 11 -10
19 Hull City 14 3 2 9 11 -18
20 Swansea 14 2 3 9 9 -15
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Watford Results (view all)

Watford Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 12:30PM : Everton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 14 2016 8:00PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Sunderland (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 26 2016 12:30PM : Crystal Palace (H)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 1 2017 1:30PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 3 2017 8:00PM : Stoke City (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Gary Pine1
Vital Football Comment