Leeds - Boothroyd Won't Let Leeds Out Of ...
UK time is: 15:33:47
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Boothroyd Won't Let Leeds Out Of ...

The Watford boss, a former coach at Elland Road, says Leeds can have their moment of glory ... but he won't let them out of his sight. The 2-1 defeat at Leeds on Tuesday will only spur him to have the last laugh.

Boothroyd could only watch in despair shortly after 57 minutes as on-loan Manchester United goalkeeper Ben Foster conceded a penalty and was shown a straight red card. Robbie Blake fired the resulting spot-kick past 41-year-old replacement keeper Alec Chamberlain to draw Leeds level before tensions hit boiling point moments later.

Hornets striker Darius Henderson became embroiled in an unseemly tussle with Sean Gregan and after retaliating to the Leeds defender's challenge he was also sent off.

Leeds made their numerical advantage pay and Blake's clinical 81st-minute finish secured a priceless win.

Meanwhile, Henderson's red card, and Gregan's role in the incident, left a sour taste in Boothroyd's mouth.

The Watford boss: 'As long as the offence is punished for both teams then there's not a problem. Some people call it professionalism or you can call it want, but when you go down as if someone has hit you with a sledgehammer it's a little bit disappointing.

'But I don't complain because it goes on. Henderson's shirt was ripped and when that happens there has to be some sort of wrestling match going on.

'We all get setbacks in life, but it's how you bounce back from them and we need to do that against Brighton on Saturday. We had won six on the spin and now we've got to make sure we win another six, or seven, or eight.

'That's all we can do, and make sure you learn from the experience, but I think you might see us again.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday February 16 2006

Time: 12:15PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Leeds Articles

Archived Leeds Articles

List All Vital Leeds Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. dazza71 357
2. erni 93
3. deslondon 92
4. King Billy 67
5. Tiny T 51
6. SimonTVW 51
7. Oyper 48
8. bago 22
9. ultraleeds 18
10. BtheD 16

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Preston 4 1 2 1 0 5
13. Burnley 4 1 2 1 -1 5
14. Brentford 3 1 1 1 1 4
15. Leeds Utd 4 0 4 0 0 4
16. Derby County 4 0 4 0 0 4
17. Wolves 4 1 1 2 -2 4
18. Bristol City 4 1 1 2 -3 4

Leeds Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

How They Line Up At Ashton Gate
Bristol City : 29/08/2015 14:57:00
Team Line-Ups: Sheffield Wednesday v Middlesbrough
Middlesbrough : 29/08/2015 14:40:00
Rotherham v Fulham - Team-Sheets
Fulham : 29/08/2015 14:22:01
Team News - Huddersfield Town v QPR
Q.P.R. : 29/08/2015 14:03:00
Has Fulham`s Search for a defender been satisfied?
Fulham : 29/08/2015 12:57:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How will Leeds do at Derby?
Suggested By:  
Win 44%
Lose 26%
Draw 30%