VIDEO: Watford’s Mascot Pathetically Mocks Palace Winger Wilfried Zaha

1 Posted by - December 27, 2016 - News, Video

Yesterday’s 1-1 draw between Watford and Crystal Palace took an unexpected twist when the Hornet’s mascot decided to mock Wilfried Zaha for “diving” following the end of the game. 

This video shows “Harry” falling over in front of Zaha, much to Wilf’s annoyance. A pathetic move from the mascot. 

The obsession Watford fans have with Wilfried Zaha is no secret, having been born on the day of the 2013 play-off final and only intensified since.

Evidently, winning a stonewall penalty at Wembley to send Palace into the Premier League at their expense was a step too far for the Hornets’ faithful, who appear to all have their own personal axe to grind with the Palace academy graduate.

I’m sure it’s not helped by the fact that he’s more talented than anyone in their current squad but just like a boy pulling a girl’s hair in the school playground, they’ve got to demonstrate their infatuation with the lad in an imaginative fashion. 

If you are able to have a conversation with a sane Watford fan, I know it’s not an easy task but I’ve managed to track a few down over the last 24 hours, you’ll hear them admit that Zaha has never won a penalty against them through cheating, before quickly stating that they would take him in their team in a heartbeat.

All of this only adds further weight to the claim that the actions of their particularly odd and (judging by his Twitter account) semi-literate mascot are both misguided and pathetic. Still, I’m not sure what else we should expect from a man who voluntarily dresses up in a bee costume and bangs a drum in slapdash fashion for 90 minutes every other Saturday. 

If you’re interested, a clip of the apparent dive that angered the Hornet so much can be seen below; it’s just a shame no one two-footed “Harry” on his way down the tunnel. It would have been for the good of the game in the long run. 

Here’s Zaha’s supposed “dive”. 

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2 Comments

  • Namorrodor December 27, 2016 - 1:29 pm Reply

    Time to grow a pair I think. If he didn’t complain and appeal to the ref every time he got touched, perhaps he’d be more believable. Yesterday’s incident was contact, nothing more. Perhaps it’s escaped your notice, but football is a contact sport – ‘contact’ and ‘foul’ are not the same thing. A foul is, for example, what Dann tried to do to Prodl – rip his shirt off backwards over his head – but got away with, only to stupidly throw him to the ground a few minutes later.

    Strangely, Zaha appeared to find Harry’s dive funny himself – until he turned around and noticed BFS mouthing off…

  • Harry the Hornet December 27, 2016 - 6:57 pm Reply

    Wow what a pompous load of crap that was Zaha Dived Everyone in the press and on TV said he dived yet Palace fans are still crying about it run of back to Croydon or should that be Cryden you can give it but when the banter is sent back and hit you smack in the face just like a bully boy you start crying for you mum PATHETIC

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