Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

What does the future hold for - Michael Bryan?

What does the future hold for - Michael Bryan?
As the season draws to a close, it`s time for players, managers and the relevant hierarchy to sit down and discuss the future of certain players. In this series Vital Watford look at the futures of those who are out of contract, out of favour, or only on-loan at Vicarage Road.

This week it`s the turn of Michael Bryan. Get involved by commenting below to let us know whether or not you agree or disagree.

It`s been clear for some time that Michael Bryan will not make the grade at Vicarage Road. A decent spell two Autumn`s ago is the sum of his Watford FC career and the club have been actively trying to help the former QPR wideman to find a new club.

Judging by the lack of subsequent news, trial spells at Leyton Orient and Bournemouth didn`t go well enough and a loan spell at Bradford City earlier in the campaign was undermined by the removal of the manager who signed him, Peter Jackson, and the installation of a man who clearly didn`t fancy him - Phil Parkinson.

It`s harsh to make it as black or white as this, but if at 22 you can`t cut it in League Two, you`re not going to be kept on by a Championship club. I`m not going to say he can`t play at this level because football is littered with examples of players who proved people better placed to judge than myself wrong, but right now he is not a second-tier player.

Release at the end of his contract.

Vital Watford on: facebook

Vital Watford on: twitter
Join Vital Watford

It's easy to REGISTER HERE - simply click the link and enjoy getting involved in Vital Watford!

Writer:Tom Bodell
Date:Sunday April 22 2012
Time: 9:51AM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Watford Articles

Mazzarri Looking For Angry Response

Watford head coach Walter Mazzarri has called on the side to show an 'angry' response when we face Liverpool on Monday.

The Watford Walking Wounded - Injury News

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Watford FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Match Day Officials v Liverpool (1/5/17)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Liverpool this Monday.

Vital Preview - Premier League, 29th April-1st May

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

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)

Watford v Liverpool
Suggested By:
Watford win18%
Liverpool win66%
Draw16%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 33 25 3 5 78 40
2 Spurs 33 22 8 3 74 47
3 Liverpool 34 19 9 6 66 28
4 Man City 33 19 8 6 65 28
5 Man Utd 33 17 13 3 64 26
6 Arsenal 32 18 6 8 60 24
7 Everton 34 16 10 8 58 23
8 WBA 33 12 8 13 44 -3
9 Southampton 32 11 7 14 40 -5
10 Watford 33 11 7 15 40 -17
11 Stoke 34 10 9 15 39 -13
12 Crystal Palace 34 11 5 18 38 -8
13 AFC Bournemouth 34 10 8 16 38 -14
14 West Ham 34 10 8 16 38 -15
15 Leicester City 33 10 7 16 37 -13
16 Burnley 34 10 6 18 36 -16
17 Hull City 34 9 6 19 33 -31
18 Swansea 34 9 4 21 31 -29
19 Middlesbrough 34 5 12 17 27 -19
20 Sunderland 33 5 6 22 21 -33
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Watford Results (view all)

Watford Fixtures (view all)

May 1 2017 8:00PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 6 2017 3:00PM : Leicester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 13 2017 3:00PM : Everton (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 21 2017 3:00PM : Manchester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
The Vital Football Members League