Watford News

Odion Ighalo of Watford celebrates scoring the first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Nottingham Forest at Vicarage Road on October 21, 2014
Odion Ighalo signs permanent deal with Watford
Watford complete the permanent signing of on-loan striker Odion Ighalo from Udinese.
Oct 25, 14:52
Slavisa Jokanovic, coach of Muangthong United, looks on during the AFC Champions League Group F match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Muangthong United at Saitama Stadium on March 12, 2013
Slavisa Jokanovic frustrated by draw with Nottingham Forest
Slavisa Jokanovic admitted that his Watford players made key mistakes in the 2-2 draw with Nottingham Forest on Tuesday.
Oct 22, 02:08
Slavisa Jokanovic, coach of Muangthong United, looks on during the AFC Champions League Group F match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Muangthong United at Saitama Stadium on March 12, 2013
Slavisa Jokanovic: 'Watford managerial situation is a little strange'
New Watford manager Slavisa Jokanovic, their fourth boss this season, calls the managerial situation at the Hornets "a little bit strange".
Oct 16, 22:16
Odion Ighalo of Watford (front) celebrates with Lloyd Dyer as he scores their first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match against Brentford on September 30, 2014
Lloyd Dyer: 'Watford a real threat in the Championship'
Watford winger Lloyd Dyer thinks that Watford can maintain their promotion push despite now being on their fourth manager of the season.
Oct 13, 19:54
Fulham assistant Manager Billy McKinlay prior to an FA Cup match on January 26, 2013
Billy McKinlay "surprised, disappointed" by Watford dismissal
Billy McKinlay says that he was "disappointed" to be sacked as Watford manager just eight days after taking the helm at the Championship outfit.
Oct 12, 13:22
Norwich's Sebastien Bassong in action against Arsenal on October 19, 2013
Sebastien Bassong joins Watford on loan
Norwich City centre-back Sebastien Bassong agrees to join Championship rivals Watford on loan until January.
Oct 8, 15:48
Watford manager Gianfranco Zola celebrates a goal from his side against Bournemouth on August 28, 2013
Gianfranco Zola questions Watford managerial changes
Former Watford boss Gianfranco Zola believes that recent managerial changes at the club will have a negative effect on the squad.
Oct 7, 17:02
Slavisa Jokanovic, coach of Muangthong United, looks on during the AFC Champions League Group F match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Muangthong United at Saitama Stadium on March 12, 2013
Slavisa Jokanovic named new Watford head coach
Watford confirm the appointment of Slavisa Jokanovic as the club's new head coach.
Oct 7, 11:36
Fulham assistant Manager Billy McKinlay prior to an FA Cup match on January 26, 2013
Report: Billy McKinlay to leave Watford
Watford manager Billy McKinlay will leave the club this week, according to a report.
Oct 6, 21:56
Mark Warburton Manager Of Brentford during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Charlton Athletic at Griffin Park on August 9, 2014
Mark Warburton slams "shocking" penalty decision
Brentford manager Mark Warburton slams referee Graham Salisbury for giving Watford a penalty in the 2-1 loss for his side on Tuesday.
Oct 1, 02:59
Fulham assistant Manager Billy McKinlay prior to an FA Cup match on January 26, 2013
New Watford head coach Billy McKinlay leaves job as Northern Ireland assistant
Watford's new head coach Billy McKinlay confirms that he has relinquished his role as assistant manager of Northern Ireland.
Sep 30, 14:54
Fulham assistant Manager Billy McKinlay prior to an FA Cup match on January 26, 2013
Billy McKinlay reveals "mixed emotions" over Watford appointment
New Watford head coach Billy McKinlay admits that he has "mixed emotions" after replacing Oscar Garcia at Vicarage Road.
Sep 29, 17:22
Fulham assistant Manager Billy McKinlay prior to an FA Cup match on January 26, 2013
Billy McKinlay replaces Oscar Garcia as Watford head coach
Watford appoint Billy McKinlay as head coach after Oscar Garcia steps down.
Sep 29, 12:59
Gabriel Tamas of Watford during the pre-season friendly between Watford and Udinese at Vicarage Road on August 2, 2014
Gabriel Tamas facing prolonged spell on sidelines
Watford's Gabriel Tamas is to miss "a number of months" after rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament against Bournemouth last weekend.
Sep 25, 13:42
Burnley manager Sean Dyche smiles during his team's match against QPR on October 26, 2013
Burnley boss Sean Dyche: 'I don't fear the sack again'
Burnley boss Sean Dyche has stated that he does not fear getting the sack, after suffering that fate at previous club Watford.
Sep 23, 11:17
Brighton & Hove Albion manager Oscar Garcia attempts to break into a smile on August 10, 2013
Watford boss Oscar Garcia leaves hospital after a week
Watford head coach Oscar Garcia is discharged from hospital a week after being admitted with chest pains.
Sep 22, 16:54
Brighton boss Oscar Garcia on the touchline during a game with Burnley on August 24, 2013
Watford boss Oscar Garcia to leave hospital following treatment on chest pains
Watford manager Oscar Garcia is expected to be released from hospital today after undergoing tests on minor chest pains.
Sep 19, 18:02
Brighton boss Oscar Garcia on the touchline during a game with Burnley on August 24, 2013
Watford boss Oscar Garcia to remain in hospital after suffering chest pains
Watford manager Oscar Garcia will remain in hospital as he continues to undergo tests on "minor chest pains".
Sep 17, 12:08
Brighton & Hove Albion manager Oscar Garcia attempts to break into a smile on August 10, 2013
Oscar Garcia to miss Watford match after being admitted to hospital
New Watford manager Oscar Garcia is to miss Tuesday's Championship match at Blackpool after being admitted to hospital with illness.
Sep 15, 12:30
Watford's Ikechi Anya and Forest's Greg Halford battle for the ball on August 25, 2013
Scotland boss Gordon Strachan surprised by Ikechi Anya snub
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan admits his surprise that Premier League clubs did not look to sign Ikechi Anya during the summer transfer window.
Sep 9, 10:46
Brighton coach Nathan Jones during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Watford at The Amex Stadium on October 28, 2013
New Watford boss Oscar Garcia won't snatch Nathan Jones from old club Brighton
New Watford head coach Oscar Garcia won't try to poach former assistant Nathan Jones from fellow Championship side Brighton & Hove Albion.
Sep 8, 13:19
Troy Deeney of Watford celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Blackburn Rovers at Vicarage Road on March 25, 2014
Oscar Garcia delighted with Troy Deeney remaining at Watford
Watford boss Oscar Garcia admits that he is delighted that striker Troy Deeney has remained at Vicarage Road despite interest from the Premier League.
Sep 5, 12:40
Wolves boss Kenny Jackett on August 10, 2014
Kenny Jackett: 'I never considered return to Watford'
Kenny Jackett insists that he was never considering a return to Watford as Giuseppe Sannino's replacement.
Sep 4, 04:28
A general view of Vicarage Road, home of Watford on May 4, 2013
Gianluca Nani leaves post as Watford technical director
Watford accept the resignation of technical director Gianluca Nani.
Sep 2, 17:45
Wigan's Callum McManaman scores his team's third goal against MK Dons during their FA Cup third round match on January 4, 2013
Sports Mole's Championship Team of the Week
Sports Mole chooses its Championship Team of the Week for gameweek five, also highlighting the biggest numpty and best goal of the weekend.
Sep 2, 15:00
Oscar Garcia of Brighton looks on during the FA Cup fifth round match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Hull City at Amex Stadium on February 17, 2014
Watford appoint Oscar Garcia as head coach
Watford appoint former Brighton & Hove Albion boss Oscar Garcia as their new head coach.
Sep 2, 10:35
Oscar Garcia of Brighton looks on during the FA Cup fifth round match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Hull City at Amex Stadium on February 17, 2014
Report: Oscar Garcia to be named Watford head coach
Former Brighton & Hove Albion boss Oscar Garcia will be unveiled as the new head coach of Watford, according to a report.
Sep 2, 10:09
A general view of Vicarage Road, home of Watford on May 4, 2013
Tom Rosenthal joins Zulte Waregem following Watford release
Watford youngster Tom Rosenthal returns to his native Belgium to join Zulte Waregem.
Sep 2, 00:26
Manager Giuseppe Sannino of Watford after the final whistle of the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Watford at Portman Road on December 21, 2013
Watford head coach Giuseppe Sannino resigns
Giuseppe Sannino resigns from his post as head coach with Watford.
Aug 31, 20:02
Manuel Almunia of Watford during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leicester City and Watford at The King Power Stadium on February 08, 2014
Ex-Arsenal keeper Manuel Almunia retires from football due to heart condition
Former Arsenal and Watford goalkeeper Manuel Almunia retires from professional football due to a heart condition.
Aug 28, 11:38
Troy Deeney of Watford celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Blackburn Rovers at Vicarage Road on March 25, 2014
Troy Deeney signs new four-year contract with Watford
Troy Deeney signs a new four-year contract with Championship club Watford.
Aug 27, 17:39
Troy Deeney of Watford celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Blackburn Rovers at Vicarage Road on March 25, 2014
Troy Deeney 'to sign new contract at Watford'
Troy Deeney will reportedly sign a new contract at Watford, despite reported interest from Premier League clubs.
Aug 27, 11:24
Cristian Battocchio of Watford in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Sheffield Wednesday at Vicarage Road on December 14, 2013
Watford send Cristian Battocchio back to Italy on loan
Watford loan Cristian Battocchio to Serie B side Virtus Entella for the 2014-15 season.
Aug 26, 16:32
Rene Gilmartin of Watford looks on during the npower Championship match between Southampton and Watford at St. Marys Stadium on October 1, 2011
Watford re-sign goalkeeper Rene Gilmartin
Watford announce the re-signing of former goalkeeper Rene Gilmartin on a one-year contract.
Aug 25, 14:08
Watford's Lewis McGugan celebrates a goal against Doncaster on September 17, 2013
Three clubs chasing Lewis McGugan signature
Watford playmaker Lewis McGugan is a transfer target for a trio of clubs, according to a report.
Aug 21, 13:03
A general view outside the stadium the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Chelsea at Carrow Road on October 6, 2013
Watford fans charged after claims of racism at Norwich City
Watford confirm that two of their supporters have been charged with racially aggravated behaviour for their activity during a Championship match at Carrow Road.
Aug 19, 17:20
Troy Deeney of Watford celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Blackburn Rovers at Vicarage Road on March 25, 2014
No third Leicester City bid for Watford's Troy Deeney?
Leicester City have not made a third bid for Watford striker Troy Deeney, with reports suggesting that the Foxes only ever tabled one unsuccessful £6.5m offer.
Aug 17, 06:32
Norwich boss Neil Adams on August 10, 2014
Neil Adams heaps praise on Norwich City
Norwich manager Neil Adams praises his side's performance against 10-man Watford, saying that their first win of the season is a "massive boost" for their confidence.
Aug 16, 17:54
Ivan Toney of Northampton Town celebrates after scoring his sides 2nd goal during the Capital One Cup First Round match against Wolves on August 12, 2014
Capital One Cup roundup: Wolverhampton Wanderers, Wigan Athletic stunned
Sports Mole rounds up this evening's action from the first round of the Capital One Cup.
Aug 12, 22:57
AC Milan's goalkeeper Marco Amelia warms up prior the Italian Serie A football match between Cagliari and AC Milan on January 26, 2014
Marco Amelia close to Watford switch?
Former AC Milan goalkeeper Marco Amelia agrees personal terms with Watford, according to a report.
Aug 12, 20:28
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