Bristol City sign Watford and Jamaica defender Nyron Nosworthy on loan

Nosworthy departs on loan

Nosworthy departs on loan

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Watford defender Nyron Nosworthy has joined Bristol City on loan for an initial month with a view to extending the deal until the end of the season.

Nosworthy has only made six appearances for the Golden Boys this season after missing the start of the campaign following surgery on his Achilles in March.

The 33-year-old started five consecutive games between November 23 and December 14 but has only featured once since, in the FA Cup third round tie with new club Bristol City.

“I just felt we were a little short after what’s happened with [the injured] Aden (Flint) and [suspended] Adam (El-Abd),” Bristol City manager Steve Cotterill told their website.

“He’s someone I’ve had in the back of my mind since doing well against us in the FA Cup and we’ve built up a good relationship with Watford.

“He’s a good lad and has fitted in well already with the lads in training today. It’s great we’ve been able to get him on board.”

It was revealed Nosworthy was likely to leave the club on loan in February during his court case following an altercation with a cyclist last year, which resulted in the Jamaica international being sentenced to 42 days imprisonment, suspended for two years and £3,300 compensation to the cyclist. (Read more here)

In mid-February head coach Beppe Sannino claimed Nosworthy’s absence was because of footballing reasons and not off-field matters.

Sannino explained: “I can tell you I am very happy with Nyron and he is an extraordinary guy. What happens in his private life is personal and I can’t comment.

“What I can tell you is Nyron, at the training ground, is a professional and a very good guy.

“We have other players in his role though and at the moment I am picking them for this role. But that is just a technical decision.”

Nosworthy first joined Watford on loan in late 2011 and his superb performances during 13 games persuaded Sean Dyche to sign the defender permanently the following January.

Nosworthy has made 61 appearances for the Golden Boys during his two-and-a-half years at the club and his contract expires in the summer.

The London-born centre back started his career at Gillingham before joining Sunderland, where he had a six-and-a half year spell although two of those were spent out on loan at Sheffield United and then Watford.

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3:39pm Fri 14 Mar 14

Mickey Quinn, not so thin says...

Makes sense. At 33 he needs football so his legs don't seize up !! Doubt he'll be seen in a Watford 1st team shirt again.
Makes sense. At 33 he needs football so his legs don't seize up !! Doubt he'll be seen in a Watford 1st team shirt again. Mickey Quinn, not so thin
  • Score: 4

4:45pm Fri 14 Mar 14

andyhooked says...

I disagree Mickey. Nosy is quality. On that basis Mickey do you want Lloyd out as well? He may now be subject to injuries but better than some of the others that have been brought in and then we have loaned out again.
I disagree Mickey. Nosy is quality. On that basis Mickey do you want Lloyd out as well? He may now be subject to injuries but better than some of the others that have been brought in and then we have loaned out again. andyhooked
  • Score: 0

5:19pm Fri 14 Mar 14

Mickey Quinn, not so thin says...

andyhooked wrote:
I disagree Mickey. Nosy is quality. On that basis Mickey do you want Lloyd out as well? He may now be subject to injuries but better than some of the others that have been brought in and then we have loaned out again.
No, Lloyd is 2 years younger, in the first team and more versatile across the back 4 or 5. Plus he's a Watford institution !

Just don't think its in his or our interest to hold onto him if he's not going to be playing. He's 34 in about 6 months. Having said that I'd play him ahead of Beklahem !
[quote][p][bold]andyhooked[/bold] wrote: I disagree Mickey. Nosy is quality. On that basis Mickey do you want Lloyd out as well? He may now be subject to injuries but better than some of the others that have been brought in and then we have loaned out again.[/p][/quote]No, Lloyd is 2 years younger, in the first team and more versatile across the back 4 or 5. Plus he's a Watford institution ! Just don't think its in his or our interest to hold onto him if he's not going to be playing. He's 34 in about 6 months. Having said that I'd play him ahead of Beklahem ! Mickey Quinn, not so thin
  • Score: 13

5:35pm Fri 14 Mar 14

Andrew1963 says...

I think his wages are higher than many, so that counts against him staying after May.
I think his wages are higher than many, so that counts against him staying after May. Andrew1963
  • Score: 5

5:37pm Fri 14 Mar 14

andyhooked says...

Fair comment Mickey. But Nosy has given a degree a stability when he has played and I do prefer him above Ekstrand whose game is less and less impressive from my point of view. NOW I EXPECT TO BE SHOT DOWN BUT EVERYONE IS OPEN TO THEIR OWN OPINIONS?
Fair comment Mickey. But Nosy has given a degree a stability when he has played and I do prefer him above Ekstrand whose game is less and less impressive from my point of view. NOW I EXPECT TO BE SHOT DOWN BUT EVERYONE IS OPEN TO THEIR OWN OPINIONS? andyhooked
  • Score: 14

7:13pm Fri 14 Mar 14

croxley46 says...

andyhooked wrote:
Fair comment Mickey. But Nosy has given a degree a stability when he has played and I do prefer him above Ekstrand whose game is less and less impressive from my point of view. NOW I EXPECT TO BE SHOT DOWN BUT EVERYONE IS OPEN TO THEIR OWN OPINIONS?
Couldn't agree more - Ekstrand's been poor this season and Belkalem's not that great either!
Nossy before both of them.
When's Hoban going to get a game?
[quote][p][bold]andyhooked[/bold] wrote: Fair comment Mickey. But Nosy has given a degree a stability when he has played and I do prefer him above Ekstrand whose game is less and less impressive from my point of view. NOW I EXPECT TO BE SHOT DOWN BUT EVERYONE IS OPEN TO THEIR OWN OPINIONS?[/p][/quote]Couldn't agree more - Ekstrand's been poor this season and Belkalem's not that great either! Nossy before both of them. When's Hoban going to get a game? croxley46
  • Score: 4

8:03pm Fri 14 Mar 14

buckler says...

Would rather see him lay that short Italian Out and take over as Player Manager! Wfc clueless ..
Would rather see him lay that short Italian Out and take over as Player Manager! Wfc clueless .. buckler
  • Score: -25

8:11pm Fri 14 Mar 14

hemelhorn87 says...

I must be the only one to throw him in for Angella to win A **** HEADER!

....cue criticism
I must be the only one to throw him in for Angella to win A **** HEADER! ....cue criticism hemelhorn87
  • Score: -8

8:31pm Fri 14 Mar 14

Hornet Cornet says...

mistake letting him go. if he's fit, get him on the pitch I say
mistake letting him go. if he's fit, get him on the pitch I say Hornet Cornet
  • Score: 2

10:23pm Fri 14 Mar 14

The BestTrip2011 says...

We'll good luck to him. He's a decent bloke, but I don't think he'll feature ahead of others if he's still here next season.
We'll good luck to him. He's a decent bloke, but I don't think he'll feature ahead of others if he's still here next season. The BestTrip2011
  • Score: 1

10:28pm Fri 14 Mar 14

VOReason says...

buckler wrote:
Would rather see him lay that short Italian Out and take over as Player Manager! Wfc clueless ..
Give it up buckler ....you not Sannino epitomise all that is wrong with our club ...

Fickle fans ...

If you don't like the overseas influence then go watch a park team ...

I genuinely thought you'd been banned from posting last year as you were so quiet ... Subsequently realised it was because you had nothing to complain about ...

Jog on ...
[quote][p][bold]buckler[/bold] wrote: Would rather see him lay that short Italian Out and take over as Player Manager! Wfc clueless ..[/p][/quote]Give it up buckler ....you not Sannino epitomise all that is wrong with our club ... Fickle fans ... If you don't like the overseas influence then go watch a park team ... I genuinely thought you'd been banned from posting last year as you were so quiet ... Subsequently realised it was because you had nothing to complain about ... Jog on ... VOReason
  • Score: 12

11:09pm Fri 14 Mar 14

gloryhornet4 says...

I think Nos has more chance of appearing at Crufts in 2015 than for Watford, but I her respect him as an honest pro and club servant.

As someone said sometime back when he was on loan from Sunderland we did not miss Tiny like we thought we would, thanks to Nos.
I think Nos has more chance of appearing at Crufts in 2015 than for Watford, but I her respect him as an honest pro and club servant. As someone said sometime back when he was on loan from Sunderland we did not miss Tiny like we thought we would, thanks to Nos. gloryhornet4
  • Score: 2

11:31pm Fri 14 Mar 14

Poppet Bear says...

Good luck Noz ! Sorry to see another experienced defender leave.
Good luck Noz ! Sorry to see another experienced defender leave. Poppet Bear
  • Score: 1

9:10am Sat 15 Mar 14

bristol hornet says...

VOReason wrote:
buckler wrote:
Would rather see him lay that short Italian Out and take over as Player Manager! Wfc clueless ..
Give it up buckler ....you not Sannino epitomise all that is wrong with our club ...

Fickle fans ...

If you don't like the overseas influence then go watch a park team ...

I genuinely thought you'd been banned from posting last year as you were so quiet ... Subsequently realised it was because you had nothing to complain about ...

Jog on ...
Well said VOR.

Buckler is the biggest waste of space on this forum, and come to think of it, in the world at large as well!

But he does support a park team, when he regularly ventures up to Kenilworth Road with his fellow scummer LutonDown.
[quote][p][bold]VOReason[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]buckler[/bold] wrote: Would rather see him lay that short Italian Out and take over as Player Manager! Wfc clueless ..[/p][/quote]Give it up buckler ....you not Sannino epitomise all that is wrong with our club ... Fickle fans ... If you don't like the overseas influence then go watch a park team ... I genuinely thought you'd been banned from posting last year as you were so quiet ... Subsequently realised it was because you had nothing to complain about ... Jog on ...[/p][/quote]Well said VOR. Buckler is the biggest waste of space on this forum, and come to think of it, in the world at large as well! But he does support a park team, when he regularly ventures up to Kenilworth Road with his fellow scummer LutonDown. bristol hornet
  • Score: 1

11:17am Sat 15 Mar 14

RobboBTC says...

I think Nosworthy gives us the physical presence required in the Championship in a similar fashion to Fitz Hall and believe we'd concede far less from set pieces and crosses with him playing. Nosworthy with Angella and say Hoban alongside him would make a real difference in my opinion. At the moment I think teams target our weakness in those situations.
I think Nosworthy gives us the physical presence required in the Championship in a similar fashion to Fitz Hall and believe we'd concede far less from set pieces and crosses with him playing. Nosworthy with Angella and say Hoban alongside him would make a real difference in my opinion. At the moment I think teams target our weakness in those situations. RobboBTC
  • Score: 2

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