This was, of course, what we were always at risk of with our thin and inexperienced squad. The continued absences of Helguson, Demerit and (effectively) Severin deprive us of experience where we have little to spare; the additional absences of Ellington, Jenkins, Cathcart and (ultimately) Hodson left us looking very sparse indeed. But it’s lack of nous that’s the issue really… there’s no way that points should have been dropped from half time onwards against a lamentable Coventry City side.
100 Greatest Watford Wins- No.70 :Darius Henderson nearly moved on when Nathan Ellington arrived from West Brom for a record £3.25m. But he came off the bench to score twice as Watford came from 2-1 behind to beat Southampton.