Tag Archives: Battocchio

Incoming: Returning From Last Year

You all know them, so we’ll spare you the fanfare. Here are the “loanees” of yesteryear, “the permies” of today. Marco Cassetti, 36 – Signed until 2014 Old Italian man returns for one last year. Hertfordshire housewives and facial hair enthusiasts rejoice. https://inthewolfsmouth.com/2012/08/24/incoming-marco-cassetti/ Daniel Pudil, 27 – Signed until 2017 Czech wing-back with genuinely baffling […]

Top Five Moments: Part Three

It’s January. Watford have hit their stride. The Hornets are desperately trying to catch the eye of the flirtatious play-offs. What they need to stake their claim is a jazzy, impossible to ignore mating call… 3) “Battocchio” Goal vs Huddersfield (19.01.13)   Abdi. The begloved midfielder brings a Huddersfield clearance down on his chest and […]

Half-Term report: The Loanees

When the Gino Pozzo rocked up to Vicarage Road this summer and initiated more change than can be found in a programme seller’s fanny pack there were more than a few voices of doubt. The Harefield stuff, the never-ending horde of loanees, Sean Dyche’s exit and the diversifying of the hitherto fish and chips, stiff […]

Incoming: Cristian Battocchio

There’s only so much you can say about a kid who’s only played in six games in senior football. Battocchio arrives with a lot of talk about future stardom – which makes Watford’s announcement that there’s a deal in place to make the move permanent next summer quite mystifying. It could be that the Pozzos […]