Blissett backs Watford for promotion despite managerial upheaval

first_imgLuther Blissett believes Watford can win promotion this season despite the managerial upheaval at the club.Slavisa Jokanovic this week became the Hornets’ fourth boss in six weeks, with Billy McKinlay’s reign brought to an end after just eight days.Blissett described the situation at his former club as ‘crazy’, but he reckons they are still well set to reach the Premier League.Speaking on the Sports Bar, he said: “We are in a great position in the league at the moment and it is just a case of building on that.“The squad at the moment, without any injuries and suspensions, is good enough [to win promotion]. It’s important we keep players fit and not lose key players.“Hopefully, he [Jokanovic] will settle in very quickly and we can be that team we have seen flashes of at the beginning of the season.“Automatic [promotion] would be ideal, and we are capable of doing that.”last_img read more


first_imgBREAKING NEWS: Gardai are hunting an armed raider who robbed a shop assistant at knifepoint last night.The terrifying incident happened around 7.30pm when a man walked into Cullen’s shop in Cockhill, Buncrana brandishing a knife.He demanded money and escaped on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. Nobody was hurt during the raid.The shop is owned by popular local man Cathal Cullen.Gardai were on the scene quickly and carried out searches and door-to-door investigations.Local Sinn Fein councillor Ciaran McLaughlin has condemned the attack and said his thoughts were with Mr Cullen and his staff. “I have been shopping in Cullens for years and they are always very helpful and kind.“Thankfully nobody was hurt but I am asking anybody who may have witnessed anything unusual to come forward and help Gardai.“The fact that a knife was used in the incident makes it all the more sinister. Anything could have happened,” he said.Locals say the Cockhill Road would have been very busy today as the Westbrook Bridge was closed due to roadworks.GARDAI HUNT ARMED RAIDER AFTER SHOP ASSISTANT HELD AT KNIFEPOINT was last modified: February 12th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:buncranaCullensGardaiknife-pointraiderlast_img read more