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Connor Smith of Watford in action during the Capital One Cup first round match between Bristol Rovers and Watford at the Memorial Stadium on August 6, 2013
Stevenage confirm loan signing of Watford midfielder Connor Smith
Stevenage confirm the signing of 22-year-old Watford midfielder Connor Smith on a one-month loan.
Sep 1, 20:08
Rennes' Abdoulaye Doucoure celebrates after scoring against Ajaccio during their Ligue 1 match on February 8, 2014
Abdoulaye Doucoure staying at Rennes
Watford target Abdoulaye Doucoure confirms that he will stay with Rennes.
Sep 1, 19:58
Watford's Sean Murray and QPR's Tom Carroll in action during their Championship match on December 29, 2013
Wigan Athletic extend loan of Watford midfielder Sean Murray until January
Wigan Athletic confirm that on-loan Watford midfielder Sean Murray, 21, will remain at the club until January.
Sep 1, 19:53
Matej Vydra of Watford celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Sheffield Wednesday at Vicarage Road on May 2, 2015
Steve Clarke: Matej Vydra was "my priority target"
Reading manager Steve Clarke reveals that Matej Vydra was his priority transfer target after the Watford striker joined the Royals on a season-long loan on Tuesday.
Sep 1, 19:35
Matej Vydra of Watford celebrates after scoring to make it 2-0 during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Watford at Amex Stadium on April 25, 2015
Watford loan Matej Vydra to Reading
Reading announce the season-long loan signing of Czech Republic striker Matej Vydra from Watford.
Sep 1, 18:49
Victor Ibarbo of Cagliari Calcio during the Serie A match between Genoa CFC and Cagliari Calcio at Stadio Luigi Ferraris on April 19, 2014
Watford complete Victor Ibarbo loan signing
Watford sign Roma forward Victor Ibarbo on a season-long loan.
Sep 1, 17:39
Adlene Guedioura of Watford FC holds off George Friend of Middlesbrough FC during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Middlesbrough at Vicarage Road on April 6, 2015
Watford re-sign Adlene Guedioura
Adlene Guedioura rejoins Watford from Crystal Palace for an undisclosed fee.
Sep 1, 17:23
Adlene Guedioura of Watford FC holds off George Friend of Middlesbrough FC during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Middlesbrough at Vicarage Road on April 6, 2015
Report: Adlene Guedioura to join Watford permanently from Crystal Palace
Adlene Guedioura will reportedly join Watford permanently on a three-year contract from Crystal Palace after impressing on loan last season.
Sep 1, 16:27
Obbi Oulare of Club Brugge KV during UEFA Europa League group B match between HJK Helsinki and Club Brugge KV at the Sonera Stadium on October 2, 2014
Watford complete Obbi Oulare signing
Watford confirm the signing of striker Obbi Oulare from Club Brugge.
Sep 1, 16:12
Gabriele Angella of Watford celebrates his first half goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Watford at City Ground on January 30, 2014
Watford loan Gabriele Angella to Queens Park Rangers for rest of season
Watford send Italian defender Gabriele Angella on loan to Championship side Queens Park Rangers for the rest of the season.
Sep 1, 14:53
Watford's Spanish manager Quique Sanchez Flores looks on during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Watford at The Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England on August 29, 2015
Report: Obbi Oulare having medical at Watford ahead of season-long loan move
Club Brugge striker Obbi Oulare is reportedly having a medical ahead of his proposed season-long loan move to Watford.
Sep 1, 11:32
Matej Vydra of Watford celebrates after scoring to make it 2-0 during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Watford at Amex Stadium on April 25, 2015
Watford forward Matej Vydra nearing Reading loan move?
Watford forward Matej Vydra is reportedly nearing a season-long loan move to Reading.
Sep 1, 11:16
Miguel Layun (3rd L) of Watford celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Watford at Goodison Park on August 8, 201
Miguel Layun leaves Watford for Porto
Watford defender Miguel Layun joins Porto on a one-year loan with the option of a permanent deal.
Sep 1, 06:47
Roma's forward Victor Ibarbo fights for the ball with Torino's midfielder Alessandro Gazzi during the Italian Serie A football match Torino Vs AS Roma on April 12, 2015
Report: Roma forward Victor Ibarbo to join Watford on loan
Watford are to sign Roma striker Victor Ibarbo on loan, according to reports.
Sep 1, 06:44
Rennes' French midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure scores in front of Paris' Italian goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu during the French L1 football match between Stade Rennais FC and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), on September 13, 2014
Report: Watford to sign Rennes midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure
Watford are reportedly close to signing Rennes midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure, but could move for Mile Jedinak or Yoan Gourcuff if the deal breaks down.
Sep 1, 02:18
Matej Vydra of Watford celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Sheffield Wednesday at Vicarage Road on May 2, 2015
Sheffield Wednesday looking at Watford's Matej Vydra?
Sheffield Wednesday reportedly turn their attentions to Watford frontman Matej Vydra after failing with a bid for Fulham forward Ross McCormack.
Aug 31, 16:24
Rennes' French midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure scores in front of Paris' Italian goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu during the French L1 football match between Stade Rennais FC and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), on September 13, 2014
Watford bid for Abdoulaye Doucoure rejected by Rennes?
Watford have had their bid for Rennes' Abdoulaye Doucoure rejected, according to reports.
Aug 29, 15:40
Watford's Fernando Forestieri scores the opening goal against Leicester during their Championship match on February 8, 2014
Fernando Forestieri joins Sheffield Wednesday
Sheffield Wednesday announce that striker Fernando Forestieri has joined the club on a four-year contract from Watford.
Aug 29, 15:24
Quique Flores, Head Coach of Watford during the Pre Season Friendly match between St Albans City and Watford at Clarence Park on July 8, 2015
Quique Sanchez Flores unhappy with uncertainty over squad
Watford boss Quique Sanchez Flores reveals that he will be relieved when the transfer window closes due to the uncertainty regarding his playing squad.
Aug 29, 10:12
Daniel Tozser of Genoa CFC in action during the Serie A match between Genoa CFC and SSC Napoli at Stadio Luigi Ferraris on November 11, 2012
Queens Park Rangers sign former Watford man Daniel Tozser on free transfer
Daniel Tozser signs a two-year contract at Queens Park Rangers after being released by Parma.
Aug 28, 17:58
Fernando Forestieri of Watford is challenged by Ramires of Chelsea during the FA Cup Third Round match between Chelsea and Watford at Stamford Bridge on January 4, 2015
Leeds United end interest in Fernando Forestieri
Leeds United chairman Massimo Cellino confirms that the club's interest in signing Watford forward Fernando Forestieri has ended.
Aug 28, 14:11
Rennes' French midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure scores in front of Paris' Italian goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu during the French L1 football match between Stade Rennais FC and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), on September 13, 2014
Watford willing to pay £8m for Abdoulaye Doucoure?
Watford are prepared to pay £8m to sign Rennes midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure, according to reports.
Aug 26, 05:19
Fernando Forestieri of Watford is challenged by Ramires of Chelsea during the FA Cup Third Round match between Chelsea and Watford at Stamford Bridge on January 4, 2015
Report: Leeds United give up on signing Watford's Fernando Forestieri
Leeds United reportedly turn their attention to other transfer targets after talks with Watford's Fernando Forestieri proved unsuccessful.
Aug 25, 10:30
Quique Flores, Head Coach of Watford during the Pre Season Friendly match between St Albans City and Watford at Clarence Park on July 8, 2015
Watford expect more signings
Quique Flores insists that Watford will "probably" make more signings this summer, adding to the 12 they have already made.
Aug 25, 05:13
Watford's Italian forward Fernando Forestieri shoots to score a goal during the English FA Cup fourth round football match between Manchester City and Watford at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester on January 25, 2014
Report: Leeds United close to completing Fernando Forestieri swoop
Out-of-favour Watford forward Fernando Forestieri is closing in on a £3m move to Leeds United, according to a report.
Aug 24, 09:58
Watford's Italian forward Fernando Forestieri shoots to score a goal during the English FA Cup fourth round football match between Manchester City and Watford at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester on January 25, 2014
Uwe Rosler: 'Fernando Forestieri deal edging closer'
Uwe Rosler confirms Leeds United are close to finalising a move for Fernando Forestieri.
Aug 23, 23:49
Quique Flores, Head Coach of Watford during the Pre Season Friendly match between St Albans City and Watford at Clarence Park on July 8, 2015
Quique Flores: 'Southampton win was impossible'
Watford manager Quique Flores believes that it was "impossible" for his side to secure a win against Southampton following their goalless draw at Vicarage Road.
Aug 23, 19:43
Quique Flores, Head Coach of Watford during the Pre Season Friendly match between St Albans City and Watford at Clarence Park on July 8, 2015
Quique Flores dismisses Mario Balotelli links
Watford boss Quique Flores dismisses the prospect of signing Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli.
Aug 20, 20:57
Matej Vydra of Watford celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Sheffield Wednesday at Vicarage Road on May 2, 2015
Report: Nottingham Forest want to sign Matej Vydra from Watford
Watford striker Matej Vydra is a transfer target of Nottingham Forest, according to a report.
Aug 20, 11:58
Liverpool's Italian striker Mario Balotelli gives a thumbs up after scoring Liverpool's third goal during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, northwest England, on February
Report: Watford not interested in Liverpool's Mario Balotelli
Watford are not interested in signing Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli, according to a report.
Aug 18, 19:15
Liverpool's Italian striker Mario Balotelli gives a thumbs up after scoring Liverpool's third goal during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, northwest England, on February
Report: Watford interested in Mario Balotelli
Watford reportedly express an interest in signing Italian striker Mario Balotelli from Liverpool.
Aug 18, 09:08
Alessandro Diamanti of Bologna FC celebrates his goal with team mate Davide Moscardelli during the Serie A match against UC Sampdoria on January 26, 2014
Watford complete Alessandro Diamanti loan signing
Watford sign midfielder Alessandro Diamanti on a season-long loan deal from Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande.
Aug 17, 16:10
Troy Deeney of Watford looks to hold the ball up from Blackpool's David Ferguson during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Blackpool at Vicarage Road on January 24, 2015
Quique Flores backs Troy Deeney to find his form in the Premier League
Watford boss Quique Flores believes that Troy Deeney will get off the mark in the Premier League soon enough after failing to find the net in his opening two games.
Aug 16, 15:30
Etienne Capoue of Watford during the Pre Season Friendly match between St Albans City and Watford at Clarence Park on July 8, 2015
Etienne Capoue: "We deserved more"
Etienne Capoue claims that Watford deserved to pick up all three points after being held to a goalless draw by West Bromwich Albion.
Aug 15, 21:11
Quique Flores gives his Watford side the finger during their game with West Brom on August 15, 2015
Quique Flores impressed with West Bromwich Albion display in Watford draw
Watford manager Quique Flores praises his team despite failing to score against "solid" West Bromwich Albion.
Aug 15, 17:54
Nathan Ake of Chelsea in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge on May 19, 2013
Watford complete Nathan Ake loan signing after defender signs new Chelsea deal
Watford complete the signing of Chelsea defender Nathan Ake on loan until the end of the season.
Aug 14, 17:07
A general view of the exterior of the ground ahead of the during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Vicarage Road on December 26, 2014
Tommie Hoban: 'Exciting times ahead for Watford'
Watford defender Tommie Hoban admits that it is an exciting time to be a Hornets player.
Aug 13, 09:17
Matej Vydra of Watford celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Sheffield Wednesday at Vicarage Road on May 2, 2015
Matej Vydra: 'I have a point to prove against West Bromwich Albion'
Matej Vydra admits that he has a point to prove ahead of Watford's meeting with West Bromwich Albion.
Aug 13, 05:41
Odion Ighalo of Watford scores his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Watford at Goodison Park on August 8, 2015
Nigeria boss praises Odion Ighalo for Everton goal
Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh admits that he was impressed by Odion Ighalo's performance in Watford's Premier League draw with Everton on Saturday.
Aug 10, 09:25
Alessandro Diamanti of Bologna FC celebrates his goal with team mate Davide Moscardelli during the Serie A match against UC Sampdoria on January 26, 2014
Report: Watford agree Alessandro Diamanti loan deal
Watford reportedly sign Alessandro Diamanti on a season-long loan from Guangzhou Evergrande.
Aug 9, 22:49
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