TROY DEENEY’s identify was spelt incorrectly within the teamsheet of Watford’s pre-season pleasant conflict in opposition to West Brom.
The SunSport columnist has been at Watford for 11 years however that didn’t forestall the gaffe.
Troy Deeney has been at Watford since 2010 and has been captain since 2014
Troy grew to become Tom in an trustworthy error, in all probability made as a result of Tom Cleverley was named above him within the teamsheet.
However luckily for Watford they didn’t make the identical mistake with the identify on the again of the striker’s shirt.
There have been a number of examples of misspelt names, with Zlatan Ibrahimovich a victim of exactly that while at LA Galaxy.
Chelsea and Italy star Jorginho was additionally let down by the kitman throughout a Uefa Tremendous Cup match in 2019 – and David Beckham as soon as performed for Manchester United with the ‘h’ lacking on the again of his shirt.
That’s nothing in comparison with poor Romelu Lukaku nonetheless, whose identify was wrongly spelt on an award he was given at the Dubai Sports Conference in 2019; his identify was spelt “Romello Lukaku”.
Deeney has been Watford captain since 2014 and it seems he might be set for an enormous position this season after main the aspect out at Vicarage Highway this afternoon.
His influence was restricted to simply 17 league appearances final time period on account of issues together with his knee and an Achilles harm.
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However Deeney did handle to attain 9 objectives and he shall be desperate to show himself within the Premier League as soon as once more following the Hornets’ promotion.
He was joined within the beginning lineup on Saturday by new signing Peter Etebo, who arrived from Stoke earlier this month.
However wished man Will Hughes was absent from the squad amid speculation linking the midfielder with a move to Newcastle.
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