Watford join Middlesbrough in race to sign £9m Blackburn striker
Feb01

Watford join Middlesbrough in race to sign £9m Blackburn striker

Watford have reportedly joined Middlesbrough in the race to sign £9 million-rated Blackburn Rovers striker Jordan Rhodes, according to the Lancashire Telegraph. The Scotland international looked set to complete a move to Boro over the weekend after they agreed a fee with Rovers, however the move was called off yesterday due to a failure to agree personal terms. However, the deal is said to be back on as the close of the transfer...

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Watford close in on signing of £8m French midfielder
Feb01

Watford close in on signing of £8m French midfielder

Watford are reportedly closing in on the club-record £8 million signing of Rennes midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure, according to the Watford Observer. The 23-year-old, who has been a long-term target for the Hertfordshire-based outfit, nearly completed a transfer to Vicarage Road in the summer, but looks set to complete a move before the window closes on Monday night. Hornets boss Quique Sanchez Flores was keen to strengthen his central...

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FA Cup fifth-round draw: Chelsea entertain Man City, holders Arsenal face Hull
Jan31

FA Cup fifth-round draw: Chelsea entertain Man City, holders Arsenal face Hull

Chelsea hosting Manchester City was the pick of the bunch as the Premier League giants will go head-to-head in the fifth-round of the Emirates FA Cup following the competition’s latest draw this evening. The defending league champions; who easily swept aside Championship outfit Milton Keynes Dons 5-1 this afternoon, will host Manuel Pellegrini’s side at Stamford Bridge on the weekend of February 19-22. Elsewhere; League...

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Watford’s Premier League Player of the Month for January
Jan28

Watford’s Premier League Player of the Month for January

Name: Jose Manuel Jurado Position: Attacking Midfielder The partnership of Troy Deeney and Odion Ighalo have rightly grabbed the headlines for Watford in their first-top flight season since 2006/07. However, in a month which saw three straight defeats, followed by a hard fought 2-1 win over Newcastle United, it’s been Jose Manuel Jurado who’s been the Hornets’ standout performer. The Spaniard has always been a danger...

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Why Watford may not need wide players at all
Jan28

Why Watford may not need wide players at all

Some would call it a lucky stumble, yet the fans among us who follow Quique Flores closely will be aware that any tactical decision that is made has been the result of many hard hours graft behind the scenes at London Colney. Here is my proposal to you as to why ‘wing-less’ Watford can still maintain the excellent league position we have gained so far, and maybe achieve even more. Watford and recent rivals Leicester have shone through...

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West Ham eye audacious £20m summer bid for Premier League’s 15-goal sensation
Jan28

West Ham eye audacious £20m summer bid for Premier League’s 15-goal sensation

West Ham United could reportedly make a whopping £25m summer move for Nigeria international Odion Ighalo, according to the Brentwood Gazette. The Premier League side, who drew 2-2 with League Cup finalists Manchester City last weekend in the league, has set their sights on signing the in-form Watford striker at the end of the 2015-16 campaign. The 26-year-old, who has five international caps for his country, has scored a sensational...

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