Ben Watson

Born: July 9, 1985 (age 32)

Height: 5'10" (178cm)

Hometown: Camberwell, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Midfielder
Team: Watford (no. 23)
Watford player Ben Watson in action during the Pre season friendly match between Cardiff City and Watford at Cardiff City Stadium on July 28, 201
Career History
Senior2003-2009Crystal Palace
2009-2015Wigan Athletic
→ 2009Queens Park Rangers (loan)
→ 2010West Bromwich Albion (loan)
2015-Watford
International2004-2006England Under-21s
Sports Mole has 65 articles about Ben Watson . Articles 1 to 40:
Wigan's Ben Watson is congratulated by team mate Shaun Maloney during the match against Barnsley on August 3, 2013
Ben Watson: 'Wigan Athletic reacting positively'
Ben Watson believes that Wigan Athletic are reacting positively to life in the Championship.
Aug 5, 15:22
Wigan manager Owen Coyle smiles in the dugout before kick off against Barnsley on August 3, 2013
Owen Coyle delighted with Wigan Athletic display
Owen Coyle is delighted with Wigan Athletic's 4-0 win over Barnsley at Oakwell.
Aug 3, 22:51
Wigan manager Owen Coyle smiles in the dugout before kick off against Barnsley on August 3, 2013
Wigan Athletic manager Owen Coyle delighted with win
Wigan Athletic manager Owen Coyle is delighted with his side's victory over Barnsley in the Championship.
Aug 3, 18:08
Wigan's Grant Holt celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the match against Barnsley on August 3, 2013
Result: Wigan Athletic cruise past Barnsley
Wigan Athletic beat Barnsley 4-0 in their first game back in the Championship.
Aug 3, 16:56
Wigan's Ben Watson is congratulated by team mate Shaun Maloney during the match against Barnsley on August 3, 2013
Half-Time Report: Wigan Athletic leading Barnsley
Wigan Athletic lead Barnsley at half time thanks to Ben Watson's strike.
Aug 3, 15:49
AZ forward Jozy Altidore celebrates after victory over Udinese on March 15, 2012
Five players Crystal Palace should sign
Sports Mole compiles a list of five players that may help Crystal Palace survive in the Premier League.
Jun 19, 13:07
Wigan Athletic players celebrate on the pitch after beating Manchester City to win the FA Cup on May 11, 2013
End-of-season report: Wigan Athletic
Sports Mole takes a look at a season for Wigan Athletic that has had its ups and downs.
May 21, 15:01
Aston Villa's Darren Bent celebrates scoring against Wigan Athletic on May 19, 2013
Result: Wigan Athletic, Aston Villa share the spoils
Wigan Athletic and Aston Villa share the spoils in their final Premier League game of the season.
May 19, 17:54
Aston Villa's Darren Bent celebrates scoring against Wigan Athletic on May 19, 2013
Half-Time Report: Wigan Athletic lead Aston Villa
Darren Bent scores early for Aston Villa, but Wigan Athletic scored twice to lead 2-1 at the end of the first half.
May 19, 16:53
Darren Bent
Team News: Wigan Athletic, Aston Villa make changes
Both Wigan Athletic and Aston Villa name changed lineups for their final Premier League game of the season.
May 19, 15:36
Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez lifts the FA Cup trophy after his side's victory over Manchester City on May 11, 2013
Team News: Roberto Martinez keeps faith with FA Cup winners
Roberto Martinez makes no changes to his Wigan Athletic team for this evening's trip to Arsenal.
May 14, 19:06
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini during the FA Cup Final on May 11, 2013
Roberto Mancini's triumphs and tribulations at Manchester City
Sports Mole takes a look back at the highs and lows of Roberto Mancini's career at Manchester City following his dismissal from the club.
May 14, 12:45
Wigan Athletic players celebrate on the pitch after beating Manchester City to win the FA Cup on May 11, 2013
Roger Espinoza 'overwhelmed' by FA Cup win
Wigan Athletic defender Roger Espinoza admits that he is overwhelmed by the team's FA Cup triumph against Manchester City.
May 13, 01:09
Wigan's Ben Watson celebrates scoring the winning goal in the FA Cup Final on May 11, 2013
Ben Watson delighted with "crazy" year
Wigan Athletic midfielder Ben Watson admits his delight at scoring in the FA Cup final after recovering from a broken leg earlier in the season.
May 12, 20:36
Wigan Athletic players celebrate on the pitch after beating Manchester City to win the FA Cup on May 11, 2013
Sports Mole goes behind the scenes with ESPN on FA Cup final day
Sports Mole takes a behind-the-scenes look with ESPN on FA Cup final day when Wigan Athletic won the trophy for the first time.
May 12, 15:25
Wigan players celebrate winning the 2013 FA Cup on May 11, 2013
Preview: Arsenal vs. Wigan Athletic
Sports Mole looks ahead to Tuesday's Premier League match as FA Cup winners Wigan travel to Arsenal in a crucial game for both sides.
May 12, 10:44
Dave Whelan
Dave Whelan admits FA Cup final surprise
Wigan Athletic chairman Dave Whelan admits his surprise after his side beat Manchester City in the FA Cup final.
May 11, 20:24
Wigan players celebrate winning the 2013 FA Cup on May 11, 2013
Match Analysis: FA Cup final - Manchester City 0-1 Wigan Athletic
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Wigan's historic FA Cup final win over Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.
May 11, 19:51
Wigan players celebrate winning the 2013 FA Cup on May 11, 2013
Callum McManaman "made up" with FA Cup win
Callum McManaman admits that he is in disbelief at Wigan Athletic's FA Cup win.
May 11, 19:47
Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez and Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini on the touchline during the FA Cup Final on May 11, 2013
Roberto Martinez: Wigan Athletic were "magnificent"
Roberto Martinez heaps praise on his Wigan Athletic players for their FA Cup win.
May 11, 19:33
Shaun Maloney
Shaun Maloney hails "outstanding" Callum McManaman
Callum McManaman receives praise from his Wigan Athletic teammate Shaun Maloney for his performance during the FA Cup final.
May 11, 19:26
Wigan's Ben Watson celebrates scoring the winning goal in the FA Cup Final on May 11, 2013
Result: Ben Watson wins Wigan Athletic the FA Cup
Ben Watson comes off the bench to win the FA Cup for Wigan Athletic at the expense of favourites Manchester City.
May 11, 19:09
Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez and Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini on the touchline during the FA Cup Final on May 11, 2013
Live Commentary: FA Cup final: Manchester City 0-1 Wigan Athletic - as it happened
Sports Mole's minute-by-minute report of Wigan Athletic's historic FA Cup final triumph over Manchester City.
May 11, 15:55
Ben Watson
Wigan Athletic's Ben Watson closes in on return from leg break
Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez reveals that midfielder Ben Watson is "not far away" from returning to action from a broken leg he suffered in November.
Apr 25, 10:54
Wigan manager Roberto Martinez celebrates his team's goal on December 29, 2012
Roberto Martinez: 'We'll be at our strongest against Everton'
Wigan Athletic boss Roberto Martinez believes that he has his "strongest" squad available for the FA Cup clash against Everton this weekend.
Mar 7, 11:44
Ben Watson
Ben Watson returns to Wigan Athletic training
Wigan Athletic midfielder Ben Watson returns to training following a three-month absence with a broken leg.
Feb 28, 23:10
Wigan manager Roberto Martinez celebrates his team's goal on December 29, 2012
Preview: Wigan Athletic vs. AFC Bournemouth
Bournemouth travel to Wigan Athletic hoping to cause an upset in the FA Cup third round.
Jan 3, 13:02
Wigan manager Roberto Martinez during the match against Manchester City on November 28, 2012
Mid-season report: Wigan Athletic
Sports Mole takes a look at Wigan Athletic's gradual slide towards the relegation zone as Roberto Martinez gears up for another fight to beat the drop.
Dec 28, 15:30
The DW stadium
Preview: Wigan Athletic vs. Queens Park Rangers
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Wigan Athletic and Queens Park Rangers at the DW Stadium.
Dec 6, 16:21
Gary Caldwell
Gary Caldwell, David Jones doubtful for Newcastle United clash
Wigan Athletic face further injury problems, with Roberto Martinez rating Gary Caldwell and David Jones "50-50" for the trip to Newcastle.
Nov 30, 13:28
Mario Balotelli
Preview: Wigan Athletic vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews Premier League champions Manchester City's match with injury-hit Wigan Athletic at the DW Stadium.
Nov 26, 23:06
Wigan boss Roberto Martinez
Team News: Franco di Santo dropped for Wigan Athletic
Wigan make three changes to the side that lost 3-0 to Liverpool last weekend, while opponents Reading stick with the side that secured their first win of the season against Everton.
Nov 24, 14:17
Ben Watson
No surgery for Ben Watson
Ben Watson will not need to go under the knife to aid his recovery from a broken leg.
Nov 19, 14:18
Ben Watson
Raheem Sterling "praying" for Ben Watson
Raheem Sterling tweets that he is "praying" for Wigan's Ben Watson, who broke his leg in a collision with the teenager at Anfield yesterday.
Nov 18, 11:17
Ben Watson
Ben Watson suffers broken leg
Wigan Athletic confirm that midfielder Ben Watson sustained a broken leg during today's 3-0 defeat at Liverpool.
Nov 17, 17:52
Steven Gerrard and Emmerson Boyce lock legs on November 17, 2012
Result: Luis Suarez inspires Liverpool to comfortable victory over Wigan Athletic
Luis Suarez scores a brace to become the first player to reach 10 Premier League goals as Liverpool comfortably see off Wigan at Anfield.
Nov 17, 16:56
Steven Gerrard and Emmerson Boyce lock legs on November 17, 2012
Half-Time Report: Goalless at Anfield between Liverpool and Wigan Athletic
Both sides enjoy some neat passing football but neither Liverpool or Wigan find the net in the opening 45 at Anfield.
Nov 17, 15:51
Andre Villas-Boas
Andre Villas-Boas pays credit to Wigan Athletic
Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas pays credit to Wigan as they record a surprise 1-0 win at White Hart Lane on Saturday.
Nov 3, 20:38
Brad Friedel
Brad Friedel slams Tottenham Hotspur display
Tottenham goalkeeper Brad Friedel slams the team's performance as they suffer a shock 1-0 defeat at home to Wigan.
Nov 3, 18:38
Clint Dempsey and Emmanuel Adebayor look downbeat
Match Analysis: Tottenham Hotspur 0-1 Wigan Athletic
Sports Mole takes a closer look at how Wigan Athletic were able to come away from White Hart Lane with all three points.
Nov 3, 17:55



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