# Watford

Last year
# Off the Mark
Bilic makes winning start as Watford boss following 4-0 win over Stoke
Bilic is Watford’s ninth manager in three years after he replaced Rob Edwards on Monday.
# Revolving Door
Watford appoint Slaven Bilic as manager after sacking Rob Edwards
The move represents the club’s 11th managerial change in four years.
# Sting
Watford win on Championship return as Joao Pedro goal downs Sheffield United
The Hornets slipped out of the Premier League last season having failed to win any of their last 13 league games at Vicarage Road.
# Premier League
Everton inch further clear of trouble and Vardy hits double in Leicester win
Everton drew with Watford tonight as Leicester defeated Norwich 3-0.
# The Drop
Roy Hodgson's 10-man Watford relegated from Premier League
A 1-0 defeat to Crystal Palace confirmed their fate.
# Three and easy
Raphinha sets Leeds on their way to important win over relegation rivals Watford
The Whites are now nine points above the relegation zone.
# kop top
Liverpool go top of the table with Watford win
A 2-0 win sent Klopp’s side top of the league for a couple of hours at least, a remarkable turnaround having once trailed Man City by 14 points.
# Premier League
Guimaraes and Wood hand Newcastle victory, Wolves cruise past Watford
Eddie Howe’s side won away to Southampton.
# Hammers
Zouma booed over cat-kicking video as West Ham secure much-needed win for top-four hopes
Jarrod Bowen scored the winner in the second half.
# Ciao
Claudio Ranieri sacked by relegation-threatened Watford after 14 games
The Italian’s reign at the club was typically brief, lasting just three-and-a-half months.
# Conflict
Second Africa Cup of Nations row for Watford as club accused of refusing to release Senegal winger
Nigeria previously suggested Watford were ‘baring fangs’ when the club objected to Emmanuel Dennis being named in their squad.
All time
# Wrap
King nets hat-trick against former club as Ranieri's five-star Watford stun Everton
Elsewhere, Maxwel Cornet hit the right notes to rescue a point for Burnley at Southampton.
# At last
Llorente strike secures first Premier League win of the season for Leeds
The Spain defender marked his return to action with a goal against Watford after 18 minutes.
Ismaila Sarr goal earns Watford a point at home to Newcastle
The Magpies had led through Sean Longstaff’s goal.
# Transfer Talk
Troy Deeney joins Birmingham following emotional Watford exit and West Ham sign Vlasic and Kral
Deeney confirmed on Monday night that his 11-year spell with the Hornets had come to an end.
# On the Move
Promising Irish U21 international completes move to Celtic
Bosun Lawal has signed a three-year deal with the Scottish club.
# On the up
Watford take big step towards Premier League, setback for Swansea and Derby lose again
Dan Gosling hit the winner at Carrow Road.
# On the up
Bournemouth crash Norwich's Premier League promotion party, James Collins scores Luton's winner to dent Watford hopes
Head coach Daniel Farke has guided the Canaries back up at the first attempt.
# Wat-a-win
Ismaila Sarr at the double as Watford take step closer to Premier League return
The Hornets were 2-0 winners at home to Reading.
# Championship
First start for Irish U21 international for table-toppers Norwich and second-placed Watford win again
Norwich were pegged back for a late draw by Preston but the top Championship two are still in the driving seat.
# Championship
Norwich 10 points clear at the top, Watford and Swansea both win in Premier League promotion push
The 1-0 win at Vicarage Road moved the home team into the top two.
# surprise
Substitute Adomah hits late winner as QPR stun promotion-chasers Watford
Charlie Austin had earlier cancelled out Troy Deeney’s penalty opener for the Hornets.
# hornets' nest
Ireland goalkeeper finds new club after Newcastle departure last summer
Rob Elliot has signed for Watford until the end of the season.
# Moving On
Cork City midfielder returns to English football, signing for Watford after stint on Leeside
Henry Ochieng joins the Hornets’ U23s.
Deeney ensures Watford beat Stoke to close gap on promotion places
The talismanic skipper scored from the spot and provided the assist for Ismaila Sarr against James McClean’s Stoke.
# mcdominate
Captain McTominay heads Man United to third round win over Watford
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side go through as the early goal proved decisive.
# squad update
Accrington striker Ryan Cassidy called up to Irish U21 squad
Jonathan Afolabi has been ruled out with injury.
# Raheem Rules
Sterling brace helps Man City to four-goal win as Watford's relegation worries increase
Phil Foden and Aymeric Laporte were also on target for Pep Guardiola’s side.
# Premier League
Declan Rice scores as Hammers open gap on Watford
The sides started level on points, but Moyes’ men took little time in opening up a commanding lead.
# top four hopes
Chelsea bounce back to winning ways with comfortable victory over Watford
Olivier Giroud, Willian and Ross Barkley were on target as the Blues cruised past the relegation-threatened Hornets.
# Birthday Boy
On this day in 1989, this Man United striker was born
Nigerian international Odion Ighalo is celebrating his 31st birthday today.
# Unanswered questions
'Why would I put myself at risk?' - Watford captain refuses to return to training amid Covid-19 concerns
Troy Deeney has outlined his personal reasons – including concerns over his young son and unanswered issues around BAME players.
# project restart
Strugglers Watford the latest to slam Premier League's 'distorted' neutral venue plan
Chairman Scott Duxbury released an explosive statement today.
# Stung
'Nowhere near good enough' - Robertson apologises for shock Liverpool defeat
Jurgen Klopp’s runaway Premier League leaders were beaten 3-0 away to Watford yesterday.
# Unhappy
Van Dijk slams Liverpool after 'unacceptable' loss
The team’s run of 44 games without defeat in the Premier League ended with a shock 3-0 loss away to strugglers Watford.
# Premier League
Duffy returns to Brighton XI as Watford own goal rescues draw in bottom-of-the-table battle
A 1-1 draw at the Amex.
# Cupset
Third-tier Tranmere dump Watford out of FA Cup and will face Man United on Sunday
Paul Mullin headed in the winner in the 104th minute.
# Claim
Jose Mourinho wants to stay 'loyal' to Tottenham squad
Despite a fire alarm in his post-match news conference and a frustrating draw against Watford, the Spurs boss preferred to remain positive.
# misfiring
Watford stalemate hits Spurs' European hopes
It might have been worse for Jose Mourinho’s side had Troy Deeney not had his second-half penalty saved.
# Flying
Rampant Watford climb out of drop zone for the first time this season
Abdoulaye Doucoure, Troy Deeney and Roberto Pereyra scored to earn the Hornets a 3-0 win at Bournemouth.