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Watford name Gracia as new boss

Watford name Gracia as new boss

Media playback is not supported on this device Watford have named Javi Gracia as their new head coach, hours after the Premier League club sacked Marco Silva. Spaniard Gracia, who has signed an 18-month contract at Vicarage Road, has been out of work since leaving Russian club Rubin Kazan last June. The 47-year-old previously spent two seasons with Spanish La ...

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Marco Silva Says He Has Spoken To Troy Deeney Regarding Disciplinary Problems

Marco Silva Says He Has Spoken To Troy Deeney Regarding Disciplinary Problems

Watford manager Marco Silva revealed he has spoken to Troy Deeney about the striker’s latest disciplinary problems following his four-game ban. Deeney will be unavailable for all of Watford’s festive fixtures after he was sent off against Huddersfield in last weekend’s 4-1 home defeat. Watford were unsuccessful in their appeal to overturn Deeney’s red card, meaning their captain will miss ...

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Watford Skipper Deeney Banned For Four Matches After Failed Appeal

Watford Skipper Deeney Banned For Four Matches After Failed Appeal

Troy Deeney will serve a four-match suspension after Watford failed in their appeal to overturn his red card against Huddersfield. Deeney, who was given a retrospective three-match ban earlier this season for an incident with Swansea’s Joe Allen, was dismissed following a wild lunge on Collin Quaner in the first half of Watford’s 4-1 home defeat to Huddersfield on Saturday. ...

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Crystal Palace 2-1 Watford

Crystal Palace scored two late goals to earn a dramatic win over Watford and move out of the Premier League relegation zone for the first time this season. In a breathtaking finale, the game turned when Watford’s Tom Cleverley was sent off for a second yellow card in the 87th minute. Bakary Sako bundled in an equaliser two minutes later ...

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Mourinho singles out Lindelof for praise after United win at Watford

Mourinho singles out Lindelof for praise after United win at Watford

Jose Mourinho once again singled out defender Victor Lindelof for special praise following Manchester United’s victory at Watford on Tuesday night. The Red Devils moved to within five points of leaders Manchester City courtesy of a 4-2 win at Vicarage Road but they had been cruising at the break. Former Watford winger Ashley Young scored two stunning goals inside six ...

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Watford 2-4 Manchester United

Ashley Young scored twice against his old club as Manchester United beat Watford in the Premier League. United weathered late pressure from the hosts, having netted three goals in 13 first-half minutes to cut the deficit to five points on unbeaten leaders Manchester City. Pep Guardiola’s side, though, can re-establish their eight-point advantage when they host Southampton on Wednesday. Young ...

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Friendship On Hold As Marco Silva Looks To Beat Jose Mourinho Again

Friendship On Hold As Marco Silva Looks To Beat Jose Mourinho Again

Marco Silva will put his friendship with Jose Mourinho on hold when the Portuguese coaches lock horns in Watford’s Premier League clash with Manchester United. Silva tests himself against the manager who recommended he accept an offer to take over as Hornets boss in May and to whom he is being compared as the new ‘Special One’. Ten months ago ...

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Watford's £2,000 bill for stranded fans

Watford paid a £2,000 taxi bill to rescue stranded fans after their coach broke down en route to Saturday’s match against Newcastle at St James’ Park. Between 40 and 50 supporters were stuck near Donnington Park Services just off the M1 in Leicestershire, about 100 miles into their 270-mile journey. But they arrived in time for kick-off and were rewarded ...

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EFL CUP: Hornets Face Gillingham In Round Two

WATFORD will meet Gillingham at home in Round Two of the EFL Cup later this month.  The tie will be played during week commencing August 22 at Vicarage Road.  Ticket details relating to this clash will be released here at watfordfc.com in due course.  News Feed

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MAZZARRI PRESS CONFERENCE: “The Pressure Motivates Me”

WALTER MAZZARRI met the national media this afternoon for the first time since being appointed Watford’s Head Coach. Watch the full broadcast section of the press conference in the video above, and read on for some key quotes from the Italian’s media briefing. On a tough opening set of 2016/17 fixtures:“I know we have a very difficult start, but it ...

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