Heidar steals the show

September 22nd, 2009 by tomsharp19

The return of home hero, Heidar Helguson sparked a goal frenzy at Vicarage Road today as the points were shared in a topsy-turvy encounter.
The Icelander, temporarily back at the Vic after a three month loan deal was agreed with his parent club Queens Park Rangers during the week, took no time at all re-acquainting himself [...]

Watford v Barnsley

September 13th, 2009 by tomsharp19

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Malky Mackay hailed his young Watford side as they dug in for a gutsy 1-0 victory at Vicarage Road over bottom club Barnsley. This was the Hornet’s first victory at home since the arrival of Mackay following the departure of Brendan Rodgers back in July.
They were made to work hard [...]

Loach extends Watford stay

April 17th, 2009 by jarhead24

Scott Loach has signed a contract extension keeping him at Watford until 2012.

The 20 year-old has established himself as the Golden Boys number one, as well as a regular part of Stuart Pearce’s U21 setup.
Delighted with his new three year deal Loach said:
“I’m over the moon, I didn’t expect to be signing a new contract [...]

Stepanov to join after Trial

March 26th, 2009 by jarhead24

Andrei Stepanov has joined Watford on a short term contract for the remainder of the season.
The Estonian international has spent the past week on trial at Watford’s London Colney training ground and has done enough to get himself a contract for the end of the current season.
The defender, born in Tallinn, arrives from Russian side [...]

Williamson joins Preston

March 26th, 2009 by jarhead24

Lee Williamson has joined fellow Championship side Preston North End on loan until the end of the season.
North End are currently battling for a place in the play-offs and Williamson has made the move in order to increase his chances of making it to the Premiership.
The central midfielder joined from Rotherham United over two years [...]

Henderson back and Rose in

March 24th, 2009 by jarhead24

Watford have announced the signing of Tottenham youngster Danny Rose on loan until the end of the season. In other transfer news Liam Henderson has rejoined the Hornets after his spell at Hartlepool United.

Rose is an attacking midfielder who can play out wide or through the middle.
The 18 year old joined Tottenham from Leeds United [...]

Portman Road provides no Goals

March 24th, 2009 by jarhead24

Watford and Ipswich played out a 0-0 draw in front of a subdued Portman Road crowd.
Both sides had their chances however both were unable to beat the goalkeepers. Scott Loach was in particularly good form to keep out Ipswich whilst Watford insisted on doing things ‘the Arsenal way’ and passing the ball into the net.
Watford [...]

Watford undone by another Penalty

March 19th, 2009 by jarhead24

Watford were unlucky to come away from Ninian Park, home of Cardiff City, without anything to show as another late penalty deprived the Hornets of a point away from home.
The night started well for the Golden Boys as Tommy Smith converted from the spot early in the game. Cardiff pulled level minutes later however, with [...]

Clubs eye up Mariappa

March 16th, 2009 by jarhead24

Adrian Mariappa is believed to be on the radar of many Championship teams according to reports.

The Watford defender’s contract expires at the end of the season and with no deal currently being lined up for the 23 year old, various Championship sides are believed to be monitoring the situation.
Of course an added bonus for any [...]

Late Penalty denies Watford

March 14th, 2009 by jarhead24

Sheffield Wednesday earnt a share of the spoils at Vicarage Road after Francis Jeffers converted a late penalty to make the final score 2-2.
Brian Law’s side went ahead through Marcus Tudgay, however shot themselves in the foot, letting Watford back into the game through an own goal. Jobi McAnuff then scored, what had seemed to [...]