Deja Blue: City rampant again at Vicarage Road

Premier League WATFORD 0, MANCHESTER CITY 6 By Omar Moore Watford Watch September 16, 2017 New head coach, new season, same script at Vicarage Road today for Watford as Manchester City served another warning to Premier League rivals with a scintillating and dominant display that ran the Hornets off the park.  Though last season ended in a 5-0 drubbing at The Vic, this result was … Continue reading Deja Blue: City rampant again at Vicarage Road

Predicta-Score: Watford 1, Manchester City 2

By Omar Moore Watford Watch September 16, 2017 All I can say is, I hope I’m wrong! What will be the result of today's @premierleague match between Watford and Man City at Vicarage Road? #WatfordFC #mancity #WATMCI — Omar Moore (@popcornreel) September 16, 2017 Continue reading Predicta-Score: Watford 1, Manchester City 2

Manchester City cannot afford to take Watford lightly on Saturday

By Omar Moore Watford Watch September 13, 2017 The last time Watford and Manchester City played at Vicarage Road in the Premier League was the ill-fated Walter Mazzarri’s final match at Watford and the team’s last of the disappointing 2016-17 season.  The atmosphere that Sunday in late May belied the sunny day itself: noxious, restless, resigned.  The Hornets matched that static and negative sentiment with … Continue reading Manchester City cannot afford to take Watford lightly on Saturday

Midfield heroes and team defence win Watford another South Coast roadie

Premier League SOUTHAMPTON 0, WATFORD 2 By Omar Moore Watford Watch September 9, 2017 On an alternately overcast and sunny South Coast afternoon Watford recorded another dominant road win as they did in Bournemouth last month.  The midfield of DCC – Doucoure, Chalobah, Cleverley were stellar stars of this impressive Hornets show, yet the trio were backed by an excellent team defensive display. Save for … Continue reading Midfield heroes and team defence win Watford another South Coast roadie

Predicta-Score is back! Southampton 1, Watford 3

By Omar Moore Watford Watch September 9, 2017 After an international break the Premier League is back, as is Predicta-Score, a feature seen here on Watford Watch from the days of Watford’s return to the Premier League in 2015. In a few hours Watford visit St. Mary’s to take on Southampton.  The Saints play better at home than away.  Southampton and Watford are one of … Continue reading Predicta-Score is back! Southampton 1, Watford 3

Lee Probert to officiate Southampton v. Watford on Saturday

By Omar Moore Watford Watch September 5, 2017 Lee Probert will referee Watford’s Premier League match against Southampton on Saturday at St. Mary’s. The 45-year-old referee has had sparse officiating duties in the Premier League over the last couple of seasons owing to injury. Probert marked his return to Premier League officialdom with an April Fool’s Day 2017 refereeing stint at Vicarage Road for the … Continue reading Lee Probert to officiate Southampton v. Watford on Saturday

Adidas styles up the Hornets

By Omar Moore Watford Watch September 5, 2017 Kits come and go, but this new season and the following two seasons the world-famous Adidas brand is supplying the kits for Watford Football Club and is the club’s technical partner.  The three-year deal, announced last December by Watford CEO Scott Duxbury, abruptly replaced Watford’s previous kit maker Dryworld, which had financial issues. Initially met with skepticism … Continue reading Adidas styles up the Hornets

Mauro Zarate makes the grade for Watford

By Omar Moore Watford Watch September 4, 2017 On this Monday some good news for Watford fans: Mauro Zarate has been included in Watford’s 25-man first-team squad for the 2017-18 Premier League season, as confirmed by Watford Football Club.  Zarate’s inclusion was okayed by the Premier League after Nordin Amrabat’s loan move to Legares was deemed to be in compliance with the Spanish Football Federation’s … Continue reading Mauro Zarate makes the grade for Watford

Three Premier League games in, and Watford are a different (and much better) outfit under Marco Silva

By Omar Moore Watford Watch September 3, 2017 Yes, okay — it is very early in the 2017-18 Premier League season but after the immense frustration of last season one can understandably be quick to baptize this revitalized Watford Football Club under new head coach Marco Silva.  Aside from having a new kit designer (Adidas) and main kit sponsor (FxPro) Watford have a new attitude … Continue reading Three Premier League games in, and Watford are a different (and much better) outfit under Marco Silva

Character amidst callousness at Vicarage Road as Watford hold off Brighton

Premier League WATFORD 0, BRIGHTON 0  By Omar Moore Watford Watch September 3, 2017 In the last match before the international break Watford showed grit, resilience and character with a battling 0-0 draw at home against Brighton, who had a man advantage for 70 minutes. Before the match, in-form Watford would have been fancied to take all three points at Vicarage Road against Chris Hughton’s … Continue reading Character amidst callousness at Vicarage Road as Watford hold off Brighton