Goalkeeping coach appears to confirm place of Garcia's staff

Watford Observer:

10:21pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Goalkeeping coach Ruben Martinez appears to have confirmed he has joined Oscar Garcia’s coaching staff at Watford.

Agent: 'First team football main reason Rosenthal wanted to leave Watford'

Watford Observer: Under-21s game to be played behind closed doors

7:18pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Tom Rosenthal's agent has stressed the attacking midfielder left Watford to secure regular first team football and not because of an ill family member.

Nani resigns as technical director

Watford Observer: Picture: Holly Cant

5:46pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Watford's technical director Gian Luca Nani has resigned after admitting he has been considering his position for some time.

Sannino thanks Hornets' fans for 'beautiful and incredible experience'

Watford Observer:

3:47pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Beppe Sannino has posted a message of thanks to Hornets' fans through his official Facebook page, promising to carry Watford supporters "forever" in his heart after being made to feel like "one of the family".

Watch the pick of Watford's goals from August

Watford Observer:

2:01pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

In climbing to second place in the Championship standings, Watford have have netted 13 goals in August - the most in the division.

Garcia: 'I come back to England to help Watford achieve their goals'

Watford Observer:

12:48pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Oscar Garcia is the first Watford boss to use Twitter and he has wasted no time in posting his first message, and selfie, as Hornets boss.

Andrews: Garcia and Sannino are 'polar opposites'

Watford Observer:

11:44am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Watford midfielder Keith Andrews believes new head coach Oscar Garcia and his predecessor, Beppe Sannino, are "polar opposites" and believes the Spaniard is a "very good appointment".

Garcia confirmed as new Hornets boss

Watford Observer:

10:33am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Oscar Garcia's appointment as Watford's new head coach has now been confirmed by the Hornets.

Garcia appointed as Watford's new head coach

Watford Observer:

9:05am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The Watford Observer can confirm the Hornets have reached an agreement with Oscar Garcia for the Spaniard to become their new head coach and it will be announced later today.

Wiggins and Cavendish lead cast list heading to Hertfordshire

Watford Observer:

1:36pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Sports fans from the Watford area will have the opportunity to see some of the biggest names in world cycling in action at close quarters if they make a short journey up the A41 at the end of next week.

These Juanfran puns are all excellent, but which Juan is the best?

Watford Observer:

12:53pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Whether he is the Juan that you want or the Juan that got away, no player linked with a move to Watford has captured the imaginations of the Hornets fanbase like Juanfran.

On this date in Watford FC history

Watford Observer:

5:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Today is the 34th anniversary of one of the most famous results in Watford's history.

Watford reluctantly allow Rosenthal to sign first pro deal with Belgian club

Watford Observer: Under-21s game to be played behind closed doors

11:22pm Monday 1st September 2014

Watford say they reluctantly allowed talented youngster Tom Rosenthal to join SV Zulte Waregem in a permanent deal so he could be near a close family member who is ill in Belgium.

Not the Juan this time around but Hornets secure deal for next summer

Watford Observer:

10:42pm Monday 1st September 2014

Watford were unable to secure a deal for Juanfran before tonight’s 11pm transfer window deadline but have reached an agreement to sign the player next summer.

Reasons why Sannino departed Watford

Watford Observer:

3:26pm Monday 1st September 2014

The resignation of Beppe Sannino will surprise many in English football, with Watford second in the Championship, but his departure had nothing to do with the club's results or player power.

'Sannino was a Jekyll and Hyde personality but I admired him'

Watford Observer:

6:28pm Monday 1st September 2014

Keith Andrews has described Beppe Sannino as a 'Jekyll and Hyde' type personality but was also keen to stress his admiration for the Italian.

Garcia leaning towards joining Watford

Watford Observer:

3:21pm Monday 1st September 2014

With both the Hornets and Leeds United interested in appointing Oscar Garcia as head coach, our sister paper The Argus says the Spaniard is leaning towards joining Watford.

Sannino departs with favourable win record

Watford Observer:

11:33am Monday 1st September 2014

Beppe Sannino has left the Vicarage Road hot seat with the fourth-best league win percentage of any permanent, post-war Watford manager, following his eight-and-a-half months as head coach.

Watford one of three clubs in talks with Garcia

Watford Observer:

9:48am Monday 1st September 2014

If Watford do decide they want to hire Oscar Garcia as Beppe Sannino's replacement, we have been told they will face competition from two other clubs for the Spaniard's services.

Watford bid for Juanfran

Watford Observer:

12:41am Monday 1st September 2014

The Hornets have submitted a £1.2m bid for Real Betis’ versatile player Juanfran, the Watford Observer understands.

Joshua to take on Bakhtov for WBC International Heavyweight title

Watford Observer:

11:43am Monday 1st September 2014

Anthony Joshua will hope to win his first professional title when he takes on WBC International Heavyweight champion Denis Bakhtov at the O2 Arena on Saturday, October 11.

Watch highlights from Watford's 4-2 win against Huddersfield Town

Watford Observer:

9:49am Monday 1st September 2014

Watch highlights of Beppe Sannino’s final match in charge of the Hornets, Saturday's 4-2 win against Huddersfield Town at Vicarage Road.

Tabard get pre-season off to winning start

Watford Observer:

5:59pm Monday 1st September 2014

Tabard got their pre-season campaign off to a winning start as they defeated Old Dunstablians 19-17.

Wrathall and Walker seal Little Hay honours

Watford Observer:

5:41pm Monday 1st September 2014

Luke Wrathall clinched victory in Little Hay Golf Club’s Junior Club Championship while Craig Walker lifted the Junior Cup.

Tring up to fourth after defeating Ampthill Town

Watford Observer:

5:29pm Monday 1st September 2014

Tring Athletic moved up to fourth in the Spartan South Midlands Premier Division table after clinching a 2-0 win over Ampthill Town.

Kings book FA Cup replay against Northwood

Watford Observer:

5:13pm Monday 1st September 2014

Kings Langley will face Northwood in an FA Cup replay tomorrow evening after their preliminary round tie ended in a 1-1 draw on Saturday.

Finn named in England's Twenty20 squad

Watford Observer:

12:29pm Monday 1st September 2014

Steve Finn has been named in England’s 14-man squad for their one-off Twenty20 international against India at Edgbaston on Sunday.

On this date in Watford FC history

Watford Observer:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

Crowd trouble marred Watford's victory over West Ham United 35 years ago today.

Garcia one of three candidates to replace Sannino at Watford

Watford Observer: Picture: Action Images

11:01pm Sunday 31st August 2014

The Hornets are currently speaking to three different men about the vacant head coach position and one of those is ex-Brighton & Hove Albion manager Oscar Garcia, the Watford Observer understands.

Sannino: I resigned for the benefit of myself and Watford

Watford Observer: Beppe Sannino. Picture: Holly Cant

10:18pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Beppe Sannino stated he resigned as Watford’s head coach for the benefit of himself and the club and said “I feel I have gone as far as I can”.

Watford confirm Sannino has resigned

Watford Observer: Picture: Action Images

8:12pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Watford have confirmed Beppe Sannino has resigned as head coach and released a statement with comments from the Italian, which can be read here.

Sannino has resigned as Watford's head coach

Watford Observer: Picture: Dave Peters

7:49pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Beppe Sannino has resigned as the Hornets’ head coach, the Watford Observer understands.

Hornets to asses Munari injury today

Watford Observer:

1:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Watford will today asses the injury Gianni Munari suffered in the 4-2 win against Huddersfield Town yesterday.

BALLOT: Who was your Hornets' star performer in Terriers win?

Watford Observer:

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Troy Deeney was named the official man of the match following ten-man Watford's 4-2 victory over Huddersfield Town at Vicarage Road yesterday, but who was your top Hornets performer?

On this date in Watford FC history

Watford Observer:

5:30am Sunday 31st August 2014

Watford thumped Southampton in their first ever away game in the top flight 32 years ago today.

Sannino has not asked Watford to clarify his future

Watford Observer:

9:18pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Watford head coach Beppe Sannino says he has not asked the club to clarify if his future is in doubt because he believes “the results are speaking clearly”.

Sannino: 'I saw my face on the pitch'

Watford Observer:

8:10pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Beppe Sannino described Watford’s display in their 4-2 win over Huddersfield Town as having feeling, passion and heart and the Hornets head coach felt his personality was reflected in his side's battling performance.

'Mass disappointment' for 'magnificent' Terriers against 'really top' Hornets side

Watford Observer:

7:43pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Mark Lillis was proud of the Huddersfield Town players for their display at Vicarage Road this afternoon but he couldn’t hide his disappointment following the 4-2 defeat against ten-man Watford.

Ten-man Hornets dig deep to fight off Terriers challenge

Watford Observer:

5:16pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Whatever happens to Watford between now and the end of the season, the second half at Vicarage Road this afternoon is likely to be remembered for a long time as the Hornets called on all their battling qualities to beat Huddersfield Town 4-2 after playing out the last 25 minutes with ten men.

HALF-TIME: Deeney's excellent form continues as Watford lead

Watford Observer:

3:53pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Troy Deeney was at his devastating best during the first half against Huddersfield Town and his goal – his 12th in the last 12 home matches – means Watford currently lead 1-0 at half-time.

Discuss the action as Watford welcome Huddersfield

Watford Observer:

1:29pm Saturday 30th August 2014

The Watford Observer is hoping fans will enjoy interacting pre-match, during the game and after the final whistle has blown on our website.

On this date in Watford FC history

Watford Observer:

5:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

Tommy Smith re-joined Watford from Derby County eight years ago today.

No excuses if Hornets' promotion bid fails, says Deeney

Watford Observer:

4:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Hornets captain Troy Deeney says Watford can have no excuses if they fail to secure promotion to the Premier League this season.

Deeney discusses his potential departure from Watford and new contract

Watford Observer:

11:30am Friday 29th August 2014

Troy Deeney's honesty is what continues to make him a superb interview and it would have been easy for the striker to toe the party line when asked about the events which led to him signing a new four-year contract at Watford this week. But he didn't.

Sannino hopes 'Vydra of two years ago can come back'

Watford Observer:

10:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Beppe Sannino hopes “the Matej Vydra of two years ago can come back” after the striker produced another ineffective display during Watford’s 2-1 defeat against Doncaster Rovers.

Embarrassing Huddersfield defeat will provide motivation

Watford Observer:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

The last time Watford took on Huddersfield Town Beppe Sannino says he was embarrassed. It’s that feeling the Hornets head coach hopes will motivate his players against the Terriers tomorrow.

Watford v Huddersfield Town betting preview

Watford Observer:

8:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Watford are odds on favourites to continue their impressive start to the Championship season at home to struggling Huddersfield Town.

On this date in Watford FC history

Watford Observer:

5:30am Friday 29th August 2014

Watford broke their transfer record to sign Nathan Ellington from West Bromwich Albion seven years ago today.

Hornets rebuff McGugan and Dyer enquires

Watford Observer:

6:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Rotherham United boss Steve Evans says the Millers have had enquires for Watford duo Lewis McGugan and Lloyd Dyer rebuffed by the Hornets this week.

Ranegie joins Millwall on loan

Watford Observer: Mathias Ranegie during last season's game with Burnley. Picture: Holly Cant

4:33pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Striker Mathias Ranegie has left Watford to join Millwall on loan until January 1 after Troy Deeney signed a four-year contract at Watford.


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