Tag Archives: Belkalem

Outgoing: Essaid Belkalem

To: Trabzonspor Essaid Belkalem’s stay at Watford was one of great contrasts. While during his loan spell he often appeared off the pace and struggled to make an impact on the first team picture, signing on a permanent transfer seemed to transform the big Algerian. Since signing for Watford permanently in the summer of 2014 […]

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, […]

Match Reaction: Charlton (H) 14.09.13

All the pre-game talk around Vicarage Road concerned the bold change of formation that incorporated both Diego Fabbrini and Fernando Forestieri in a front three. While Charlton lined up in the 3-5-2 formation that Watford did so much to resurrect in the Championship last season, it remains to be seen if the Fabb/For combination will […]

Incoming: Essaïd Belkalem

They just keep on coming. Watford’s transfer dealings may be getting wrapped up much earlier than they did last year, but ins and outs have still continued into the first week of the new season. The latest new recruit is Algerian centre half Essaid Belkalem. Let’s have a look. Belkalem was born on New Year’s […]