Monthly Archives: May 2014

One Year On– How This Season’s Signings Got On (PART III)

To quote Taio Cruz: it goes on and on and on… Merkel, Alex You probably can’t blame a guy for getting violently robbed at his home, but in the case of Alex Merkel’s “ram raid terror”, reported last week on the front page of the Evening Standard, the details may reveal something about the victim. […]

One Year On – How This Season’s Signings Got On (Part II)

More of the same, I’m afraid… Faraoni, Davide With not one but two top, top clubs on his CV the hype machine went into overdrive with ol’ Davide. Which makes him all the more disappointing. Unlike some, he’s not been a disaster, but then again it’s pretty hard to see why he’s had such storied […]

One Year On – How This Season’s Signings Got On (Part I)

Your beloved writer once briefly flirted with the idea of becoming a teacher. While it became quickly evident that I didn’t have the required energy, passion or lack of disdain for all children, one thing I had in spades was the ability to harshly condemn individuals for their performance despite their best efforts. And so, […]

Incoming(ish): New Professionals

Despite fears to the contrary – most recently voiced by in-club ambassador Luther Blissett at last month’s Tales from the Vicarage evening – we have continued to see a steady flow of academy-raised talent make their professional debuts at Watford since the establishment of Pozzo rule. This year, four more academy products were given their […]

If…

If you can keep your head when all about you Have five minutes left to score against you, If you can trust yourself when all men mock you, Because they all have bloody loanees too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, When you’re not 3-0 up by halftime; Or play nice […]