How Did Nigel Pearson Transform Watford?

Nigel Pearson and Watford Logo

Only several weeks ago Watford was in the last place of the English Premier League. The team was struggling on both ends of the pitch and looked doomed. Most people expected to see the Hornets go down. That’s when the board decided to change the manager for a second time this season and appointed Nigel Pearson. The former Leicester boss had to wait for a long time before getting another opportunity in the English Premier League but he has made it count so far. Watford collected 13 points in Pearson’s…

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Analysis: Pearson exit shows the Premier League can’t be second-guessed

Nigel Pearson was apparently sacked by Leicester City in February. But then the news came that he had not lost his job. This time, however, there is no doubt that the 53-year-old’s second spell as manager at the King Power Stadium is indeed over, news which came as a bolt from the blue right in the middle of the close-season. He guided them to promotion from the Championship, earning them top-flight status for the first time since 2004, but it soon seemed as though they would not be in the…

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