Tag Archives: Taylor

Outgoing: Martin Taylor

On the final day of the Summer transfer window the controversial transfer policy that has ignited discussion among Watford fans claimed its first genuine casualty. Gavin Massey was struggling to break into the team under the old regime, so although the departure of his untapped potential was a disappointment, it will not have affected the […]

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: Fitz Hall

As was the case with Manuel Almunia, it is hard to know how exactly to approach Fitz Hall. I think most Watford fans will have been turned against him by his touchline fight with Aidy Boothroyd in Watford’s professional dispatching of Hall’s Crystal Palace in the second leg playoff semi final in 2006. It may […]

Outgoing: David Mirfin

Erm… so… David Mirfin. This one didn’t quite work out. The centre back arrived in July last year with promise – mainly that the ‘Mighty Mirfin Power Ranger’ pun might be wheeled out at some point – and also because he came with a solid if unspectacular reputation. And thus he was, just not as […]

Changes in the Boardroom

The takeover of Watford by the Pozzo family is unmistakably a new chapter in the story of the football club. After the ambivalent, taciturn and thankfully brief reign of Laurence Bassini, Watford fans are gazing out onto the first stretches of a rollercoaster, genuinely uncertain of what direction it may take them, and where it […]