Manchester United have the air of a team in complete control of their own destiny, so a side of Watford’s limitations were always going to struggle in a contest their manager Aidy Boothroyd had likened to “Muhammad Ali against Jimmy Krankie”.
Month: January 2007
The 100 Greatest Watford Wins- No.53: Over the years, there have been a number of fine young players who have not quite fulfilled their early potential. It is a myth that a promising young player must mature into a John Barnes or an Ashley Young. For every Barnes and Young there have been a handful of players such as Rod Thomas or Anthony McNamee, who failed to deliver on that early promise.