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European Football
12 Days of Football 2019/20: Seven sides-a-sinking
08:01 Friday 27th December 2019

On the seventh day of football, UEFA gave to me Seven sides-a-sinking, Six games amazing, Five Golden Goals! Four calls blown, Three French clubs, Two title races and  Liverpool and Man City Welcome to this year's edition of the 12…

Premier League
What must Watford do to stay in the Premier League?
12:00 Thursday 28th November 2019

How time flies, how things change. By this time last season, Watford was flying in the league. The Hornets were amongst the biggest surprises on British shores. Javi Gracia was doing such a good job it was unimaginable he would…

Premier League
Why Watford must plan now for life in the Championship
08:00 Thursday 3rd October 2019

Monumental collapse. That’s the best way to describe Watford’s start to the 2019/20 campaign. Trepidation saturates Vicarage Road, a solid base coat for the panic that follows. Over the international break, Hornets CEO Scott…

Premier League
Quique Sanchez Flores, Javi Gracia, What's the difference?
12:01 Sunday 15th September 2019

Four games, zero wins. You don’t get into the chairmen’s good books with such results. Especially when the chairman is named Pozzo. A winless start cost Javi Grazia his job after being talked up as last season's Premier League…

Premier League
13 worst 2019/20 Premier League decisions to date
08:01 Friday 13th September 2019

Welcome to Friday the 13th, Premier League style. You might want to watch your step. Certainly, superstitious players and managers step lightly whenever this notoriously unlucky day rolls around. Worse, today is just the campaign's first…

Premier League
Why is Javi Gracia on the hot seat at Vicarage Road?
12:00 Monday 26th August 2019

Gino Pozzo isn’t known for his patience. His father, Giampaolo owns Serie A club Udinese. Not one to wait on his inheritance, Gino convinced the old man to partner with him in purchasing Watford in 2012 and allowing him to run the Premier…

Premier League
2019-20 Watford Premier League preview
17:00 Monday 5th August 2019

Under Javi Gracia’s guidance, Watford experienced their biggest of highs following Premier League promotion in 2016. The Hornets finished 11th last season as well as reached the FA Cup Final. It's a positive signal pointing…

Fa Cup
Can Watford rain on Manchester City's treble parade?
08:00 Saturday 18th May 2019

Due to their dominance, Manchester City head into the FA Cup final as overwhelming favourites to complete an unprecedented domestic treble. Pep Guardiola’s oil-rich Citizens claimed the Carabao Cup in February with penalty-shootout success…

Fa Cup
Watford must tread carefully against hungry Wolves at Wembley
08:00 Sunday 7th April 2019

The biggest game in Watford’s season awaits them at Wembley. Eying an opportunity to recreate FA Cup history, the daunting Wolves pose a stern roadblock in their path to paradise. However, having fought so hard to reach the podium, there’s…

Premier League
Solid Ben Foster exactly what Watford needed
12:00 Saturday 9th February 2019

Scoring goals hasn't been Watford’s problem since they returned to the Premier League. Keeping them out has. That's less of a concern with Ben Foster between the sticks.    Goalkeepers can single-handedly,…

Premier League
Why are the Pozzos so confident Javi Gracia is their man at Vicarage Road?
12:00 Tuesday 4th December 2018

English football is notoriously impatient with under-achieving managers. Ask Mark Hughes. In recent times, however, no team manifests this theme more than Watford. The Hertfordshire-based club went through seven managers in the past…

Premier League
Isaac hasn't been much of a Success at Watford
09:00 Tuesday 23rd October 2018

Watford striker Isaac Success hasn’t had the impact he hoped since returning from a loan spell at Malaga. The 22-year-old was Watford’s club-record signing at £12.5 million in 2016. He spent last season in La Liga in…

Premier League
Will Watford regain form after recent slump?
09:00 Thursday 4th October 2018

Seven games into an intriguing Premier League season, Huddersfield Town, Cardiff City and Newcastle United are all without a win, while Manchester City and Liverpool sit level on 19 points atop the table. Not too far behind, one team has begun better…

Premier League
Which early Premier League surprise has staying power?
09:00 Monday 24th September 2018

The times they are a-changin' in the Premier League. The English top-flight's no longer the hunting ground for the cash-rich, traditional “top four” looking to intimidate their opponents with extravagant squads.…

Premier League
Can Watford maintain quick start and learn the lessons of last season?
17:00 Wednesday 5th September 2018

If just over a month ago, you had taken a poll over which teams would be the early pacesetters in the Premier League it’s highly unlikely that Watford would have featured on any list, even one compiled by the most optimistic Hornets fan.…