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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…

Transfers
5 great buy-back deals as Angelino returns to Man City
15:00 Saturday 6th July 2019

Manchester City just re-signed defender Angelino from PSV Eindhoven despite only selling him to the Dutch side last August. The 22-year-old came through the youth ranks at the Etihad Stadium after joining from Deportivo de la Coruna aged…

Premier League
Can Guardiola mark a domestic treble as progress following European troubles?
09:00 Saturday 18th May 2019

Manchester City broke records on the way to their historic double in the 2017/18 campaign. Finishing the season with 100 points meant the Sky Blues had raised the bar so high, others had to raise their game to be able to merely compete.…

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…

Transfers
5 Premier League clubs ready to battle for John Mikel Obi?
15:00 Wednesday 15th May 2019

John Mikel Obi is once again a free agent. It’s his third time on the open market. The first opportunity lured him away from England. Far away. The second welcomed him back. Will the third return him to the Premier League? That's…

Premier League
Ben Foster says Watford supporters must straighten out their priorities
08:00 Saturday 27th April 2019

Ben Foster can’t believe the nerve of some Watford fans. Scheduling events on FA Cup Final day? What is wrong with these people? The Hornets goalkeeper responded with incredulity when asked what Sir Elton John should do about a Copenhagen…

Premier League
Who grabs the coveted Premier League seventh spot?
15:00 Wednesday 17th April 2019

Leicester City, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Everton, Watford and West Ham United would each consider the 2018/19 season successful if they can finish seventh in the Premier League. Javi Gracia's Hornets won't mind upsetting Manchester…

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
Is breaking into the Premier League top six an insurmountable task?
08:00 Tuesday 29th January 2019

Manchester United. Manchester City. Chelsea. Liverpool. Arsenal. Tottenham Hotspur. Since the 2009-10 Premier League season, at least five of these teams made the top six places. All six did in four of the nine full seasons, including…

Premier League
Marco Silva needs time and patience despite Watford repeat at Everton
12:00 Saturday 5th January 2019

While the rest of us may look back on December 2018 fondly, Marco Silva will do the opposite. For a month synonymous with giving and happy memories, the Everton boss has been handed nothing but nightmares. For a second successive year, the…

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…

Reviews
A British Raj: My Life In Football Behind Closed Doors
15:00 Sunday 4th November 2018

All too often, football biographies are about the players on the pitch or the man in control of the team. 'A British Raj' takes a look at a normal working-class man's journey through the football world. It tells how Raj Athwal…

European Football
Is it time for Odion Ighalo to return to Europe?
17:00 Tuesday 23rd October 2018

June 2018 was a bittersweet month for Odion Ighalo. For the first time in his 18-year football career, he would play at a FIFA World Cup. It was a moment of pride for him and his family. But before the month's end, Ighalo’s World…

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
Assessing all 20 Premier League teams after eight games
15:00 Friday 12th October 2018

With the season's second international break bringing the Premier League to a halt for two weeks, now is a perfect time to rate each team's stock. Eight games may seem too few to draw conclusions on the entire campaign, but it offers…