Watford V Bolton Match Preview.

02/02/2013 11:46

Watford play Bolton at Vicarage Road today in a game where the hornets will want to get back on track after a dissapointing defeat to Bristol City in the week. The game sees Marvin Sordell's first return to Vicarage Road since he left the Hornets in January Last year for £3 million. Bolton currently lie in 17th Position in the table. During the match earlier in the season at the Reebok Stadium, Bolton beat Watford 2-1 thanks to goals from Matt Mills and Kevin Davies with LLOYD DOYLEY (!!!) scoring watfords goal. Their main threat will be midfielder Chris Eagles who will be no stranger to Watford fans after coming through the academy at the club before leaving and then coming back on loan to the Hornets.

Team News

For Watford,Gianfranco Zola is expected to reacll Matej Vydra and Troy Deeney up front. Tommie Hoban is back in training but the game is expected to come too soon for him. Neuton and Ikechi Anya are out.

For Bolton, new signing Steve De Ridder is expected to be involved. David Wheater and Mark Davies have also returned.

Predicted Team Lineups

Watford - Almunia (GK)(C), Doyley, Nosworthy, Ekstrand, Pudil, Hogg, Chalobah, Abdi, Cassetti, Deeney, Vydra.

Bolton - Bogdan (GK), Mears, Ream, Knight, Knight, Eagles, Andrews, Spearing, Pratley, Lee, Davies (C).

Referee - James Adcock

Linesman - John Hopkins and Mark Russell

Fourth Official - Ian Rathbone

Nottinghamshire James Adcock will be the main in the middle. This will be his 7th Championship Fixture that he has officiated since joining the football league last season. This is the first time that he has refereed Watford. He has refereed 23 games this season handing out 51 yellow and 2 red.