Watford Football News

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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PREMIER LEAGUE 2016/17: Hornets' Squad Numbers Announced

THE squad numbers which will be worn by the Watford players during the 2016/17 Premier League season have now been confirmed and can be seen below. Among the changes, Nordin Amrabat has switched from 11 to seven, with Valon Behrami taking the Morocco international’s number instead of eight, and goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon has moved from 18 to 30. Summer signing ...

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NYOM: "We Are Ready To Fight" – Full-Back On New Season & New Deal

ALLAN NYOM has admitted that it was very much an easy decision to make to extend his contract with the Hornets. “I’m so happy to extend my contract,” Nyom said, speaking to watfordfc.com.   “Personally I gave everything I had [last season], I know sometimes it wasn’t enough, but I’m happy because I played in a total of 36 games, ...

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NEWS: Watford FC & Football Manager Extend Partnership

WATFORD Football Club, Sega and Sports Interactive (SI) are delighted to announce an extension to their long-running partnership that promotes SI’s flagship game, Football Manager (FM). FM branding will continue to be seen throughout Vicarage Road Stadium, via LED and dugout sponsorship, and the game will also benefit from inclusion on all of the club’s official interview backdrops. In addition, ...

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NEWS: Subsidised Tickets At Southampton On Saturday

WATFORD fans who paid more than £20 for a ticket to Saturday’s trip to Southampton will receive money back courtesy of a partnership between the Saints’ shirt sponsor Virgin Media and the Football Supporters’ Federation. Visiting supporters’ tickets from every Premier League club travelling to St Mary’s during the 2016/17 season will be subsidised so that no away fan pays ...

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GALLERY: Hornets & Lorient Draw In Final Pre-Season Friendly

THE HORNETS concluded their pre-season friendly schedule with a 2-2 draw against French outfit FC Lorient on Saturday.  Troy Deeney fired home a penalty in clinical fashion to give the Hornets the lead just prior to the break.  Fellow strike partner Odion Ighalo doubled the advantage, lofting the ball over goalkeeper Benjamin Lecomte just shy of the hour-mark.  However, the ...

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UNDER-23 REPORT: Watford 3-0 Millwall

THE HORNETS secured an impressive 3-0 victory over Millwall this afternoon in an Under-23 pre-season friendly played at UCL. Goals from Matej Vydra, Alex Jakubiak and Ogo Obi secured the victory for Harry Kewell’s side, with the Hornets also going close through defenders Tommie Hoban and Charlie Rowan, who both hit the post. In a useful outing, Kewell was able ...

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ACADEMY: Under-23 & Under-18 2016/17 Fixtures Confirmed

FIXTURES for the Hornets’ Under-23 and Under-18 teams during the 2016/17 season have been released. The Under-21 Professional Development League, which Watford competed in last season, has been realigned with the newly-formed Premier League 2, and will therefore now move to the Under-23 age parameters. This means players born on or after January 1, 1993, will now be eligible, while ...

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BRITOS: "We Grew Into The Encounter" – Defender On Lorient Friendly

MIGUEL BRITOS is certain that the Hornets will be ready for the start of the Premier League season this weekend at Southampton.  The Golden Boys concluded their pre-season friendly schedule with a 2-2 draw against FC Lorient at Vicarage Road on Saturday, with Britos playing the full 90 minutes in defence.  “We grew into the encounter and we played well ...

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