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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
Pogba, De Gea misplaced on Manchester United's naughty/nice list
09:00 Monday 23rd December 2019

Following Manchester United’s second defeat in 11 matches, the #OleOut brigade resurfaced. Honestly, how do fans develop prodigious senses of entitlement? Nothing in sport is guaranteed. That's the point. If you want to win all the…

Premier League
Did Solskjaer take a Christmas gift from under Guardiola's tree?
09:00 Sunday 22nd December 2019

Christmas, like Easter and, in North America, Thanksgiving, is meant to be a joyous holiday spent with loved ones. Often, though, tensions rise. In part, you’re not accustomed to spending full days with these strange, annoying people…

Premier League
Can Nigel Pearson save Watford?
13:01 Saturday 14th December 2019

With three managers manning the dugout in a single season, Watford is in desperation mode. Like a drowning man, it’s understandable. The club is doing everything possible to secure Premier League survival. Nigel Pearson is the latest…

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
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…

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
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
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.…

Stadiums
10 Fascinating grounds
08:00 Friday 9th February 2018

I’ve always been fascinated by stadiums. Not just the ones that house teams I love. I’ve taken in batting practice at Yankee Stadium, seen the post-Pele Cosmos at the Meadowlands (still boasting Franz Beckenbauer, Carlos Alberto…

Premier League
What has gone wrong for Marco Silva at Watford?
19:00 Friday 5th January 2018

Marco Silva was appointed in May as Watford manager ahead of the new season. The Portuguese garnered widespread acclaim while he was Hull City's boss last term, and having enjoyed a great start in charge of the Hornets, Watford fans must…

Opinion
Premier League prodigal sons who should return to a former club
09:30 Thursday 24th August 2017

In today's free market, players will opt for money over the chance to be a club legend. The flip side is Premier League prodigal sons can go home again. Obviously, Wayne Rooney's revival at Everton was the stimulus for this article. Watching…

Premier League
Watford perfect antithesis to Liverpool in 3-3 draw
12:00 Sunday 13th August 2017

Watford struck late in Saturday's Premier League opener against Liverpool, salvaging a draw in the game's final minute. Physical play ruled the day. The Hornets shared the score in a six-goal thriller at Vicarage Road. Marco Silva's completely…