Premier League Season Review – Watford

Watford: 13th FA Cup: Semi-finals Capital One Cup: Round Two At the beginning of each Premier League season each English football pundit, journalist or columnist makes a prediction on which three sides will be relegated, and this time around one would have needed to go a long way in order to find a forecast that did not include Watford as one of those three clubs. There are few things more satisfying in professional sport than proving people wrong, and under the astute guidance of manager Quique Flores, they set about doing…

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Watford vs Sunderland – Premier League preview and team news

After securing their safety in style during the week, Sunderland are able to enjoy their final outing of the season away to a Watford side who will be looking to ensure that manager Quique Flores leaves off the back of a win. It was a story that had been gaining increasing weight for several weeks, and on Friday it was confirmed that Flores would be leaving after just one season in charge despite defying the odds to achieve a comfortable mid-table position, as well as reaching the semi-finals of the…

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Watford vs Aston Villa – Premier League preview and team news

Watford will be hoping to win at home in the league for the first time since January 23 when they take on already relegated Aston Villa, whose run of defeats now stands at a demoralising nine matches. After several weeks of anticipation, it has to be said that Watford were just not good enough in their FA Cup semi-final against Crystal Palace as they struggled to create many meaningful scoring chances and generally lacked a cutting edge from open play. A lot of work went into their performance as the…

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