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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…

Premier League
Why Alex Iwobi can become a vital asset for Arsenal
12:00 Thursday 4th October 2018

Alex Iwobi was one player tipped to leave Arsenal following Arsene Wenger's departure. He was even linked with a move to Italy before new boss Unai Emery confirmed that the winger was in his plans and was going nowhere. After a difficult…

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
Why Troy Deeney deserves England call-up
12:00 Sunday 16th September 2018

There are some unfortunate players who, for no fault of their own, never get to experience international football. It's not that they don't want to. They just never receive the call. Troy Deeney wouldn't want to be mentioned…

Premier League
Roberto Pereyra finally fulfilling endless potential as Watford are loving life
17:00 Wednesday 12th September 2018

Premier League football is notorious for throwing up surprises. Four games in, Watford Football Club are sitting joint-top in the Premier League. They've amassed a mightily impressive four wins from four; looking like an excellent, tight-knit…

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.…

Premier League
Expect a Premier League groundswell in 2018/19
09:00 Saturday 11th August 2018

Gloom surrounded Swansea, West Brom and Stoke at season's end in 2017/18 while jubilation reigned at Cardiff, Fulham and Wolverhampton. Three clubs desperately hanging on went down while another trio playing exciting football won tickets…

Premier League
Premier League preview: A look at how all 20 teams are shaping up
17:00 Friday 10th August 2018

This Premier League season promises even more excitement than usual. Positive, attacking football is spreading from club to club like a disease that makes you young and invigorated. Manchester City, Tottenham, Liverpool, Chelsea, Fulham, Wolverhampton…