Watford Football Club
Nickname: The Hornets.
Watford Football Club was founded in 1881 as Watford Rovers and
joined the Football League in 1920.
Watford have played at Vicarage Road since 1922, althought the
original groundsman is no longer there.
Graham Taylor may have been called a turnip but he planted the seeds
for much of Watford's success; including playing in the UEFA Cup and FA Cup Final.
History of Watford
Visiting Vicarage Road
From the M25, turn onto the A412 and head towards Rickmansworth. There
is no parking arround Vicarage Road although Watford town centre has several car parks.
The nearest train station is Watford High Street, a ten minute walk
from the ground.
Watford Junction train station is about 20 minutes by foot.
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Watford's greatest achievement was getting Elton John in as
For all their huffing and puffing, Watford never really blew the house
They finished runners-up in the First Division in 1983 and made it to
the 1984 FA Cup final.
2017-2018 Fixtures and Results
Watford started the season with a thrilling 3-3 draw against Liverpool
at The Vic.
Marco Silva's Hornets produced an assured performance on the south-coast
as two second-half goals continued a fine start to the season.
A battling display retains Hornets' unbeaten league start.
Marco Silva arrived at Watford without a Premier League away win yet now
has two in as many games as Head Coach of the Hornets.
Man City (H)
Hornets concede three goals either side of the break against a rampant
Watford posted three successive away wins in the top flight for the
first time in their history following another victory on the road
West Brom (a) 30 Sep 15:00
Arsenal (H) 14 Oct 17:30
Chelsea (a) 23 Oct 20:00
Stoke (H) 0:1
Everton (a) 05 Nov 16:30
West Ham (H) 19 Nov 16:00
Newcastle (a) 25 Nov
Man Utd (H) 28 Nov 20:00
Spurs (H) 02 Dec 15:00
Burnley (a) 09 Dec 15:00
Crystal Palace (a) 12
Huddersfield (H) 16
Brighton (a) 23 Dec 15:00
Leicester (H) 26 Dec
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