FA Cup Final: Inspiration from elsewhere could power Watford to glory

FA Cup Final: Inspiration from elsewhere could power Watford to glory

Watford go head-to-head with Manchester City in the FA Cup Final on Saturday aiming to stop their opponents from winning the treble. City already have the Premier League title and Carabao Cup in the bag and they are massive favourites to make it a hat-trick of successes this weekend. Watford, who have never won a major honour in their history, have reached the final of the FA Cup just once before, losing 2-0 against Everton back in 1984. However, they …
Chelsea vs Watford Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Chelsea vs Watford Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Chelsea are currently in 4th position with only two weeks of the Premier League season to go, which means that a top-four finish is within their grasp. This weekend, they welcome Watford to Stamford Bridge, in what will be a very difficult match for them. The Blues have hardly been convincing in the Premier League recently taking only two points from their last three matches. Meanwhile, Watford have avoided their usual drop-off after Christmas and are one win away from …
Liverpool Vs Watford Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool Vs Watford Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Some pundits say that the Premier League is made of two sub-leagues – The Big Six and the Other 14. On Wednesday, the two teams that top these two leagues will play against each other. Liverpool, who regained the top position with a draw against United at Old Trafford on Sunday, will host Watford, whose 5-1 win against Cardiff City was the highlight of the weekend. Liverpool must be ruing the missed opportunity of not being able to secure three …
Watford vs Chelsea Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

Watford vs Chelsea Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

Chelsea will be looking to return to winning ways on Boxing Day as they face a difficult trip to Vicarage Road to face Watford. The Blues have been inconsistent under Maurizio Sarri. On their day, they can be superb, but there are too many off days at the moment for them to be considered a force to be reckoned with. Meanwhile, the hosts are emerging as one of the better sides outside of the top six and will be looking …
Watford Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Watford Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The last international break of 2018 is over, and the Premier League returns this weekend. While the London derby between Chelsea and Spurs is likely to be the marquee fixture for the weekend, there is another clash between two top-half teams this weekend. Watford, who are surprisingly level on points and ahead in the table than Manchester United, host Liverpool who will look to extend their unbeaten run further. The smart money would have to go on Liverpool to take …
Arsenal vs Watford Preview | Team News & Key Players

Arsenal vs Watford Preview | Team News & Key Players

Arsenal are riding high after winning four straight Premier League matches and six straight matches overall. While they have not played particularly well in any of their Premier League matches, they have been getting results. They'll look to continue that against Watford, but the Hornets have started well themselves. The Gunners will have to hope they find some continuity in Emery's system for this match, or they could risk dropping points they need to be competitive in the fight for …
Watford v Manchester United Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

Watford v Manchester United Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

As the Premier League resumes after the first international break post World Cup, Manchester United will travel down South to high-flying Watford in a bid to build on their momentum. Watford FC have made a dream start to the competition, alongside title contenders Liverpool and Chelsea, winning all four of their games so far this season. But the most impressive result has been their most recent one - a comeback victory against a top-four side in Tottenham Hotspur, which is a …
Watford: What Effect Will the New Spanish Influx Have?

Watford: What Effect Will the New Spanish Influx Have?

There was a time when most La Liga to English Premier League transfers could be mapped to the top six or seven clubs in England’s top tier. However, with their ever-increasing TV revenues, English teams from lower reaches in the table have also started attracting talent from the Spanish top tier over the last five-six years. During the 2015-16 season, Stoke City fans started calling their team Stokecelona, as their team had more La Masia graduates than Barcelona’s first team. …
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