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3:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014
Some of Watford's attacking play during the first half of yesterday's match with Nottingham Forest was scintillating and it resulted in several fine attacking performances. But who was your stand-out performer for the Hornets?
12:46am Wednesday 22nd October 2014
Watford’s players tried to win tonight’s match against Nottingham Forest with their hearts and not their minds and that is why they had to settle for a 2-2 draw, according to Hornets head coach Slavisa Jokanovic.
9:02pm Tuesday 21st October 2014
6:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014
3:24pm Tuesday 21st October 2014
Watford head coach Slavisa Jokanovic has acknowledged the threat Britt Assombalonga poses his former club tonight but believes the Hornets have the stronger "offensive weapons" heading into the clash with Nottingham Forest.
5:11pm Monday 20th October 2014
7:00am Monday 20th October 2014
6:49pm Saturday 18th October 2014
5:07pm Saturday 18th October 2014
5:00pm Friday 17th October 2014
8:10pm Thursday 16th October 2014
The Watford Observer understands Slavisa Jokanovic was interviewed for the Hornets' head coach position almost seven weeks ago when the club were looking for a replacement for Beppe Sannino. - something the Serbian has denied.
10:55am Thursday 16th October 2014
7:00am Thursday 16th October 2014
5:25pm Tuesday 14th October 2014
6:18pm Wednesday 8th October 2014
I spent most of Tuesday trying to make sense of Watford’s decision to replace their head coach after only eight days. The logic behind it, whether it was the right or wrong decision – my opinion changed several times throughout the day. But one belief remained the same, one view didn’t alter; the treatment of Billy McKinlay was unacceptable.
11:31am Monday 6th October 2014
Tyson Fury, Dereck Chisora and Billy-Joe Saunders are all scheduled to appear at the Excel Arena on November 29 but ex-Bushey Boxing Club fighter Mitchell Smith believes he can be the one to steal the show.
6:35pm Saturday 4th October 2014
4:02pm Saturday 4th October 2014
2:00pm Friday 3rd October 2014
Billy McKinlay is the latest coach to be given his first managerial opportunity at Vicarage Road and if he continues Watford’s fine recent record regarding debutants, then it could be fourth time lucky for the Pozzos.
11:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014
1:13pm Wednesday 1st October 2014
12:51pm Wednesday 1st October 2014
As the ball dropped to Matej Vydra on the edge of the penalty area there was no hesitation. He rifled his half volley into the net. It proved enough to secure a 2-1 win over Brentford and is an early contender for goal of the season.
12:38pm Wednesday 1st October 2014
1:40am Wednesday 1st October 2014
8:48pm Tuesday 30th September 2014
4:03pm Tuesday 30th September 2014
1:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014
12:52pm Monday 29th September 2014
2:10pm Sunday 28th September 2014
8:02pm Saturday 27th September 2014
5:09pm Saturday 27th September 2014
3:00pm Friday 26th September 2014
Bernard Mensah admits a second knee operation in just over two years left him questioning whether he had a future in professional football but he is back and impressed during his first outing for six months.
5:37pm Thursday 25th September 2014
9:01pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014
It has been more than six months since Bernard Mensah’s last competitive game following knee surgery but you couldn’t tell as he proved to be the catalyst for Watford as they progressed to the next round of the Under-21 Premier League Cup with a 1-0 victory over Peterborough United.
5:50pm Saturday 20th September 2014
10:20am Sunday 21st September 2014
1:22pm Saturday 20th September 2014
11:38am Saturday 20th September 2014
9:10am Friday 19th September 2014
12:00pm Friday 19th September 2014
Joel Ekstrand enjoyed a good relationship with Beppe Sannino but disagreed with his former head coach’s claim that Watford’s players were reluctant to work on tactics and believes his teammates were patient with the Italian.
3:04pm Thursday 18th September 2014
8:10am Wednesday 17th September 2014
6:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014
The situation at Blackpool – Watford’s opponents last night – has been as turbulent as any in the Football League and despite chairman Karl Oyston finally backing his manager publically yesterday, Jose Riga has warned “communication is one thing, acting is another”.
10:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014
One of Watford’s assistant coaches believes the club’s players wanted to secure three points against Blackpool for Oscar Garcia but stated winning for their absent head coach was not used as motivation in the pre-match team talk.
12:10am Wednesday 17th September 2014
10:36pm Tuesday 16th September 2014
For a while it looked like another case of déjà vu at Bloomfield Road for Watford but Matej Vydra’s first goal in seven games for club and country proved the difference against Blackpool. However, the travelling support had to endure an agonising finish to the 1-0 win and the worrying sight of their captain hobbling off injured in the dying moments.
8:47pm Tuesday 16th September 2014
6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014
Minor chest pains forced Oscar Garcia to spend yesterday in hospital but that didn’t stop Watford’s new head coach from speaking to the club’s coaching staff and helping finalise plans for today’s trip to Blackpool.
8:00pm Monday 15th September 2014