Date: 28th July 2008 at 10:02am
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Watford boss Aidy Boothroyd reckons the goalkeeper crisis at Vicarage Road is “the last thing we need at the moment” with the Hornets having only rookie Scott Loach available for the start of the season.

The Hornets have seen last season`s first choice Richard Lee sidelined as he recovers from a knee injury whilst the experienced back-up of Mart Poom pulled up injured in Saturday`s 1-1 draw with Brentford.

20 year old Loach, who has been touted as a potential Premier league keeper in the future, earnt rave reviews on loan at Bradford last season but he has only 22 league games to his name – all in Division 2!!!

But the former Lincoln and Ipswich Town trainee stopper got the backing of Boothroyd, who said “I thought Scott came on and did superbly well He`s [Loach] been out on loan so maybe this could be a big step for him, he might have to be our man at the moment”.