Watford anticipate they will reach 11,000 season ticket holders in the coming days, a figure which will see the Hornets cap the number for the time being.

Supporters who want to purchase a 2014/2015 season ticket prior to the Watford FC Community Stand being opened have until Thursday to do so.

A further 1,000 season tickets will go on sale when the new stand is fully operational.

To purchase a season ticket for the forthcoming campaign, call 01923 223023 or visit the office reception under the Rookery Stand.

Tickets for a group of Hornets games will go on sale at 10am on Friday. The club will publish price and purchasing information on Thursday on their official website.

Watford play their first UK friendly of the summer on Saturday as they make the trip to League Two side Shrewsbury Town.

The match kicks off at 3pm and tickets, which can be bought on the day of the game or in advance, are priced at £10 for adults, £5 for seniors (over 65s), disabled supporters, students and under-16s while under-11s will be charged at £1.

A Watford Under-21 side consisting of Academy scholars and young professionals take on Wealdstone next Wednesday (July 23).

The game kicks off at 7.45pm and tickets are available on the day and are priced at £10 for adults, £5 concessions and £2 for under-16s.

The Hornets’ first team then take on Coventry City at Boreham Wood’s Meadow Park on Wednesday, July 30. Kick off is at 7.30pm. 

Places in a seated stand cost £16 while it’s £12 for standing. Concessions, under-16s and senior citizens (standing) cost £8.

Watford’s only pre-season friendly at Vicarage Road is against fellow Pozzo owned club Udinese on Saturday, August 2 with a 3pm kick off. 

Adult tickets for that game cost £3 and profits made from ticket sales for the match will be donated to the Royal British Legion.

Tickets for under-16s are priced at £1 while it will be £2 for concessions.

After the costs of staging the game are covered all money raised from ticket sales will be donated to the Royal British Legion, which also receives £1 from every Hornets away shirt sold this season

The Hornets' Under-21 squad are back in action on Wednesday, August 6 when they face Hemel Hempstead Town. Ticket prices for that match have yet to be announced.

Watford’s Under-18 side take on Kings Langley on Saturday at Gaywood Park. Tickets cost £5 for adults and £1 for concessions.

The Academy team then face Oxford United at home on Saturday, July 26 and Queens Park Rangers away on Tuesday, July 29.

The Under-18s are expected to have other matches that will be played behind closed doors.