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Silva stands up for his time at Watford after he is jeered on losing return

Posted Sunday, February 10, 2019 by PA67 hits

Everton manager Marco Silva insisted he was not fazed by the hostile reception afforded to him on his return to Vicarage Road. Watford supporters goaded Silva, and chanted “you’re getting sacked in the morning”, after Andre Gray’s second-half strike secured all three points for the Hornets, and piled more pressure on the Portuguese by condemning Everton to their third str...Full Story »

Gray day for Silva as Everton suffer setback at Watford

Posted Sunday, February 10, 2019 by PA74 hits

Andre Gray piled the pressure on Everton manager Marco Silva after he scored the winner for Watford in Saturday’s grudge match at Vicarage Road.Substitute Gray netted the only goal of the game after 65 minutes to condemn Everton to their third straight Premier League defeat.Silva was back at Vicarage Road for the first time since he was sacked as Hornets manager amid suggestions he had att...Full Story »

Watford vs Everton - Doucoure poised to make Hornets return

Posted Friday, February 08, 2019 by PA176 hits

Abdoulaye Doucoure, who has missed the last four games due to a knee problem, could be ready for Watford when Everton visit Vicarage Road.The midfielder returned to training this week, and Kiko Femenia (hamstring) could also make a return to action.Roberto Pereyra (calf), Isaac Success (hamstring) and Sebastian Prodl (knee) remain sidelined.Everton will assess defender Yerry Mina ahead of the tr...Full Story »

Javi Gracia praises ‘brilliant’ Ben Foster as Watford hold Brighton to draw

Posted Sunday, February 03, 2019 by PA88 hits

Watford head coach Javi Gracia says he was not surprised by the standout performance of record-breaking goalkeeper Ben Foster during the goalless draw at Brighton.Ex-England keeper Foster earned the below-par Hornets a point at the Amex Stadium with a string of fine stops.The 35-year-old overtook Arsenal’s Petr Cech as the keeper with the most saves in Premier League history since records ...Full Story »

Brighton duo could return against Watford

Posted Friday, February 01, 2019 by PA79 hits

Brighton duo Bernardo and Alireza Jahanbakhsh could be involved in Saturday’s Premier League game at home to Watford.Left-back Bernardo, who has been absent since January 2 due to a hamstring injury, has returned to training, while Iran winger Jahanbakhsh is available following his involvement in the Asian Cup.Winger Jose Izquierdo remains out due to a knee problem and is Albion’s on...Full Story »

Pochettino hails Llorente as Kane stand-in seals Spurs rally to beat Watford

Posted Thursday, January 31, 2019 by PA101 hits

Mauricio Pochettino paid tribute to Fernando Llorente and Son Heung-min after they inspired Tottenham’s late comeback in their 2-1 win against Watford.Llorente headed home an 87th-minute winner after earlier producing a shocking miss that would have made it onto any blooper DVD, while Son had provided the perfect homecoming present by equalising on his first appearance back from internatio...Full Story »

Watford boss Gracia not getting carried away by thoughts of cup run

Posted Sunday, January 27, 2019 by PA41 hits

Javi Gracia is refusing to allow himself to be distracted by the magic of the FA Cup, despite guiding Watford into the fifth round.For the second successive round in this year’s competition Gracia made 11 changes, but he still saw the Hornets ease their way to a 2-0 victory over Newcastle at St James’ Park and a place in the last 16.With the club sitting in seventh place in the Premi...Full Story »

Dyche left frustrated as late offside call denies Burnley win at Watford

Posted Sunday, January 20, 2019 by PA82 hits

Sean Dyche believes Burnley should have taken all three points at Watford after Chris Wood’s injury-time strike was controversially chalked off for offside. Wood latched on to Dwight McNeil’s shot, which had been parried by Ben Foster, to put the ball in the net, but Burnley’s celebrations at Vicarage Road were cut short. TV replays suggested Wood was played on by defender Jose...Full Story »

Watford held in Burnley stalemate following Graham Taylor tributes

Posted Sunday, January 20, 2019 by PA77 hits

Watford failed to deliver a fitting tribute to their former chairman Graham Taylor after they were held to a goalless draw by Burnley at Vicarage Road.To mark two years since Taylor’s death, the Hornets paid tribute with a complimentary drink for the club’s fans, and a scarf display in the moments before kick-off.But an off-colour Watford never looked like beating a rapidly-improving...Full Story »

Hodgson hurting after Palace pipped by Watford

Posted Sunday, January 13, 2019 by PA85 hits

Roy Hodgson rued Crystal Palace’s missed opportunities after Watford fought from behind to secure a 2-1 victory at Selhurst Park.Hornets defender Craig Cathcart scored at either end, before Tom Cleverley sealed all three points for the visitors with a fine volley just six minutes after coming on as a substitute.The win moved Watford back above West Ham in the table, after their earlier vic...Full Story »

Cleverley claims Watford winner against Palace

Posted Sunday, January 13, 2019 by PA77 hits

Tom Cleverley scored a wonder volley as Watford fought from behind to secure a 2-1 victory against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.Palace took the lead in the opening period after Craig Cathcart’s own goal, but the Watford defender made amends when he converted Jose Holebas’ corner with 67 minutes gone.Substitute Cleverley, who had only been on the pitch for six minutes, then netted ...Full Story »

Watford's Abdoulaye Doucoure speaks out over PSG links

Posted Wednesday, January 09, 2019 by 101 GREAT GOALS95 hits

Abdoulaye Doucoure impresses for Watford Abdoulaye Doucoure joined Watford in February of 2016 from French outfit Stade Rennais for a fee of around £9.54m. Doucoure would immediately be loaned to Spanish side Granada for the remained of the 2015/16 season where he would play 15 games. The Frenchman would eventually make his Watford debut in the 2016/17 season and has since gone on to m...Full Story »

Woking boss has kettle request after cup loss to Watford

Posted Monday, January 07, 2019 by PA80 hits

Woking manager Alan Dowson is hoping the money from the club’s third-round FA Cup defeat to Premier League Watford will allow him to buy a kettle for his office.The National League South outfit did not disgrace themselves as they lost 2-0 at home to a side 110 places above them in the football pyramid.Watford, showing 11 changes from their 3-3 Premier League draw at Bournemouth, laboured i...Full Story »

Hughes and Deeney seal Watford FA Cup win at Woking

Posted Monday, January 07, 2019 by PA86 hits

Watford captain Troy Deeney came off the substitutes’ bench to wrap up their FA Cup third-round win over non-league Woking.The Premier League outfit made hard work of seeing off their hosts, Will Hughes giving them a first-half lead before Deeney was introduced late on to secure a 2-0 victory in Surrey.A massive 110 places separated the two clubs in the football pyramid as they took to the...Full Story »

Woking vs Watford - Max Kretzschmar a doubt for Woking

Posted Saturday, January 05, 2019 by PA151 hits

Woking midfielder Max Kretzschmar is a major doubt for the FA Cup third round clash with Premier League Watford. Kretzschmar suffered a recurrence of a hamstring problem in the New Year’s Day win at Hampton & Richmond. Forward Greg Luer is expected to retain his starting place for the Vanarama National League South side after hitting a hat-trick in that match having come in for the...Full Story »

Fraser rescues a point for Cherries in six-goal thriller with Watford

Posted Thursday, January 03, 2019 by PA109 hits

Callum Wilson and Ryan Fraser struck equalisers just three minutes apart as Bournemouth salvaged a madcap 3-3 Premier League draw with Watford.Troy Deeney’s early brace had Watford 2-0 to the good, before Nathan Ake and Wilson had Bournemouth level – but for less than a minute.Ken Sema fired in from Deeney’s knock-down to nudge Watford into a 3-2 lead, but one the Hornets could...Full Story »

AFC Bournemouth vs Watford - Cherries lack Ake for visit of Watford

Posted Monday, December 31, 2018 by PA110 hits

Nathan Ake could miss Bournemouth’s Premier League clash with Watford on Wednesday due to a hamstring issue. The Holland defender picked up the injury in Sunday’s 4-1 loss at Manchester United and is now a doubt for the Vitality Stadium clash with the Hornets. Jordon Ibe could again deputise at wing-back, with Simon Francis, Adam Smith, Lewis Cook and Dan Gosling all long-term ab...Full Story »

Javi Gracia defends squad rotation as Watford held to draw by spirited Newcastle

Posted Sunday, December 30, 2018 by PA88 hits

Watford boss Javi Gracia defended his decision to drop the likes of Troy Deeney and Abdoulaye Doucoure as the latter came off the bench to earn a late draw at home to Newcastle.The Hornets, showing six alterations from Boxing Day defeat to Chelsea, looked on course to slip to another loss after Salomon Rondon’s first-half header had put the visitors ahead.But Doucoure came on and levelled ...Full Story »

Late Doucoure header prevents Newcastle winning at Watford

Posted Sunday, December 30, 2018 by PA62 hits

Abdoulaye Doucoure came off the bench to salvage a point for a below-par Watford against a Newcastle side which had looked like securing an important away win.Salomon Rondon, back in the Magpies’ starting XI after being on the bench at Liverpool, hustled the Hornets’ defence all day and his first-half header had appeared enough to have the visitors on course to three valuable points ...Full Story »

Eden Hazard drops big clue he will stay at Stamford Bridge after Watford win

Posted Friday, December 28, 2018 by hits

The Belgian reached the milestone with the first goal of his brace in the Boxing Day win at Watford, which saw the Blues climb back above Arsenal into the top four. Hazard has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid, but his statement suggests he is ready to commit his future to Chelsea. "It means a lot, especially because we won today," he said. "101 goals with this amazing club is so...Full Story »

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