Tag Archives: Beleck

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 […]

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 […]

Dissecting the Game – Bradford (H) 29.08.12

Just a quick one this (mid-)week. Most Carling/Worthington/Capital One Cups ties these days are fairly pointless exercises in squad depth. Unless you happen to reach the quarter finals or draw a big team – who won’t care about it themselves anyway – a team of Watford’s standing is unlikely to take the tournament too seriously, […]

Working with what we’ve got: A look at the squad (Part One)

There are fewer signs of desperation more clear than the analysis of squad numbers. But as we twiddle our thumbs waiting for the alarm to go on Saturday morning, this is what it’s come to. But at least we can cover our quest for meaning in what is probably a twenty second decision scribbled on […]

Incoming: Steve Leo Beleck

With a transfer embargo lifted, Watford yesterday confirmed the signings of seven (SEVEN) new players. Rather than the worrying wholesale number it seems, this amounts to the cumulation of a summer’s recruitment. With three of the players looked at already (Abdi, Pudil and Vydra), it’s time to look at the rest, starting with the nineteen […]