Ben Foster has reflected on the highs and lows of his time at Watford while thanking fans and his colleagues for their support as he prepares to leave the club at the end of the season.

Although the goalkeeper endured a torrid afternoon in his final home appearance in a Watford shirt as the Hornets were thrashed 5-1 by Leicester City, he thanked the Vicarage Road faithful for their support during his time at the club afterwards and has again expressed his gratitude via social media this morning.

The 39-year-old, who is leaving the club at the end of this season after his contract expires, tweeted: “The ups, downs, good, bad & ugly…it’s all part of the journey!

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“My time @WatfordFC is up, but a huge thanks for all the support & love Iv received from fans, players & staff in the 6 years with the club, it’s been a blast!

“Looking forward to what next season will bring.”


Foster first arrived at Vicarage Road on loan from Manchester United in August 2005, helping the Hornets to win promotion to the Premier League and making 73 league appearances over two seasons.

He then returned to the club on a permanent basis in July 2018 after joining from West Bromwich Albion, and has played a further 125 league and Championship games since.