Watford

If you are looking to travel away to watch your prestigious club play Watford you will love the atmosphere at Vicarage Road.

Be sure to check out our in depth guide to Vicarage Road away fans where we showcase all of the important information regarding the fastest route to and from the stadium, and also if there are any pubs, restaurants and cafés in the local area that are welcoming to visiting away fans.

Watford FC is a professional football club that play in the Championship which is the second tier of English Football. Managed by Chris Wilder the team are having a rough season and currently find themselves mid table in the Championship.

In our Watford Football Club guide, we provide all of the essential information regarding the squad, upcoming fixtures and results, and also the heritage of Watford Football Club

Watford Registered Squad

Here is a list of the registered squad for Watford2024:

Goal Keepers

GoalkeeperPldGYCRC
Heurelho Gomes
Alec Chamberlain
Richard Lee
Ben Hamer20 (1)030
Daniel Bachmann27 (0)041
Myles Roberts

Defender

DefenderPldGYCRC
Danny Rose
Paul Mayo
Neil Cox
Sean Dyche
Jamal Lewis32 (4)030
Craig Cathcart
Giorgi Chakvetadze17 (17)190
James Chambers
Lloyd Doyley
Jack Smith
Samir Caetano de Souza Santos
Ryan Porteous33 (5)3140
Marc Navarro Ceciliano
Jay DeMerit
Kortney Hause
Wesley Hoedt45 (0)2120
Jamal Balogun
Aidan Coyne
Albert Eames
Ryan Andrews25 (14)261
Jeremy Ngakia12 (2)010
Francisco Sierralta25 (3)050

Midfielder

MidfielderPldGYCRC
Oghenekaro Etebo
Brynjar Gunnarsson
Tom Cleverley
Gavin Mahon
Jake Livermore26 (5)3100
Ismael Koné28 (14)450
Ken Sema24 (5)110
Jermaine Darlington
Matthew Pollock9 (8)020
Yaser Asprilla27 (15)670
Vakoun Issouf Bayo26 (11)721
Dominic Blizzard
Ayotomiwa Dele-Bashiru31 (7)320
Leandro Bacuna
Hameur Bouazza
Carlos Sánchez
Edo Kayembe25 (8)570
James Morris13 (2)030
Henry Wise
Daniel Phillips
Max Delyfer
Jayden Bennetts
Damani Hunter
Daniel Philips
Zavier Massiah-Edwards

Striker

Attacking MidfielderPldGYCRC
Neal Ardley
Tom Ince8 (17)210

Current Watford Manager

ManagerAppointment DateToDays in Charge
Vincent Kompany14/06/202216/04/2024672

Watford Upcoming Fixtures

Upcoming GameCompetionOpponentVenue
Sat 20 15:00Premier LeagueEPLBrentfordHome
Sat 27 15:00Premier LeagueEPLWolverhamptonAway
May
Fri 03 20:00Premier LeagueEPLEvertonHome
Sat 11 15:00Premier LeagueEPLWest HamAway
Sun 19 16:00Premier LeagueEPLFulhamHome

Watford Previous Results

DateMatchResultScoreCompetition
05 Aug 2023Watford v Queens Park RangersW4-0League Championship
08 Aug 2023Stevenage v WatfordL1-1 (4-3)League Cup
12 Aug 2023Watford v Plymouth ArgyleD0-0League Championship
19 Aug 2023Stoke City v WatfordL1-0League Championship
27 Aug 2023Watford v Blackburn RoversL0-1League Championship
02 Sep 2023Coventry City v WatfordD3-3League Championship
16 Sep 2023Watford v Birmingham CityW2-0League Championship
20 Sep 2023Watford v West Bromwich AlbionD2-2League Championship
23 Sep 2023Leeds United v WatfordL3-0League Championship
30 Sep 2023Watford v MiddlesbroughL2-3League Championship
04 Oct 2023Sunderland v WatfordL2-0League Championship
07 Oct 2023Cardiff City v WatfordD1-1League Championship
21 Oct 2023Watford v Sheffield WednesdayW1-0League Championship
24 Oct 2023Swansea City v WatfordW0-1League Championship
28 Oct 2023Watford v MillwallD2-2League Championship
04 Nov 2023Huddersfield Town v WatfordD0-0League Championship
11 Nov 2023Watford v Rotherham UnitedW5-0League Championship
25 Nov 2023Leicester City v WatfordL2-0League Championship
28 Nov 2023Watford v Norwich CityW3-2League Championship
02 Dec 2023Hull City v WatfordW1-2League Championship
09 Dec 2023Watford v SouthamptonD1-1League Championship
12 Dec 2023Watford v Ipswich TownL1-2League Championship
16 Dec 2023Preston North End v WatfordW1-5League Championship
23 Dec 2023Blackburn Rovers v WatfordW1-2League Championship
26 Dec 2023Watford v Bristol CityL1-4League Championship
29 Dec 2023Watford v Stoke CityD1-1League Championship
01 Jan 2024Plymouth Argyle v WatfordD3-3League Championship
06 Jan 2024Watford v ChesterfieldW2-1FA Cup
14 Jan 2024Queens Park Rangers v WatfordW1-2League Championship
20 Jan 2024Bristol City v WatfordD1-1League Championship
28 Jan 2024Watford v SouthamptonD1-1FA Cup
31 Jan 2024Sheffield Wednesday v WatfordD0-0League Championship
03 Feb 2024Watford v Cardiff CityL0-1League Championship
06 Feb 2024Southampton v WatfordL3-0FA Cup
10 Feb 2024Watford v Leicester CityL1-2League Championship
13 Feb 2024Norwich City v WatfordL4-2League Championship
17 Feb 2024Rotherham United v WatfordW0-1League Championship
24 Feb 2024Watford v Huddersfield TownL1-2League Championship
02 Mar 2024Millwall v WatfordL1-0League Championship
06 Mar 2024Watford v Swansea CityD1-1League Championship
09 Mar 2024Watford v Coventry CityL1-2League Championship
16 Mar 2024Birmingham City v WatfordW0-1League Championship
29 Mar 2024Watford v Leeds UnitedD2-2League Championship
01 Apr 2024West Bromwich Albion v WatfordD2-2League Championship
06 Apr 2024Watford v Preston North EndD0-0League Championship
10 Apr 2024Ipswich Town v WatfordD0-0League Championship
13 Apr 2024Southampton v WatfordL3-2League Championship

Manager History

PeriodManagerCountryborn
10/03/2024 – 30/06/2024Tom CleverleyEngland12/08/1989
10/05/2023 – 09/03/2024Valérien IsmaëlFrance28/09/1975
07/03/2023 – 09/05/2023Chris WilderEngland23/09/1967
26/09/2022 – 06/03/2023Slaven BilićCroatia11/09/1968
01/07/2022 – 25/09/2022Rob EdwardsWales25/12/1982
26/01/2022 – 30/06/2022Roy HodgsonEngland09/08/1947
04/10/2021 – 24/01/2022Claudio RanieriItaly20/10/1951
20/12/2020 – 03/10/2021Xisco MuñozSpain05/09/1980
15/08/2020 – 19/12/2020Vladimir IvićSerbia07/05/1977
20/07/2020 – 31/07/2020Hayden MullinsEngland27/03/1979
09/12/2019 – 19/07/2020Nigel PearsonEngland21/08/1963
03/12/2019 – 08/12/2019Hayden MullinsEngland27/03/1979
07/09/2019 – 30/11/2019Quique Sánchez FloresSpain05/02/1965
21/01/2018 – 06/09/2019GraciaSpain01/05/1970
01/07/2017 – 21/01/2018Marco SilvaPortugal12/07/1977
01/07/2016 – 22/05/2017Walter MazzarriItaly01/10/1961
01/07/2015 – 30/06/2016Quique Sánchez FloresSpain05/02/1965
07/10/2014 – 26/05/2015Slaviša JokanovićSerbia16/08/1968
29/09/2014 – 06/10/2014Billy McKinlayScotland22/04/1969
02/09/2014 – 28/09/2014ÓscarSpain26/04/1973
17/12/2013 – 31/08/2014Giuseppe SanninoItaly30/04/1957
01/07/2012 – 16/12/2013Gianfranco ZolaItaly05/07/1966
01/07/2011 – 30/06/2012Sean DycheEngland28/06/1971
15/06/2009 – 16/06/2011Malky MackayScotland19/02/1972
24/11/2008 – 13/06/2009Brendan RodgersNorthern Ireland26/01/1973
03/11/2008 – 24/11/2008Malky MackayScotland19/02/1972
29/03/2005 – 02/11/2008Aidy BoothroydEngland08/02/1971
01/07/2002 – 23/03/2005Ray LewingtonEngland07/09/1956
01/06/2001 – 14/06/2002Gianluca VialliItaly09/07/1964
01/07/1997 – 30/06/2001Graham TaylorEngland15/09/1944
01/07/1996 – 30/06/1997Kenny JackettWales05/01/1962
15/02/1996 – 30/06/1996Graham TaylorEngland15/09/1944
01/07/1993 – 14/02/1996Glenn RoederEngland13/12/1955
16/11/1990 – 30/06/1993Steve PerrymanEngland21/12/1951
01/04/1990 – 15/11/1990Colin LeeEngland12/06/1956
21/01/1988 – 31/03/1990Steve HarrisonEngland26/12/1952
01/07/1987 – 20/01/1988Dave BassettEngland04/09/1944
01/07/1977 – 30/06/1987Graham TaylorEngland15/09/1944
01/07/1973 – 30/06/1977Michael KeenEngland19/03/1940
01/07/1971 – 30/06/1973George KirbyEngland20/12/1933
01/11/1964 – 31/07/1971Ken FurphyEngland28/05/1931
01/07/1963 – 31/10/1964Bill McGarryEngland10/06/1927
01/03/1959 – 31/05/1963Ron BurgessWales09/04/1917
01/07/1956 – 28/02/1959Neil McBainScotland15/11/1895
01/03/1956 – 30/06/1956Len GouldenEngland16/07/1912
16/10/1955 – 28/02/1956Johnny PatonScotland02/04/1923
01/11/1952 – 15/10/1955Len GouldenEngland16/07/1912
01/07/1951 – 31/10/1952Haydn GreenEngland18/03/1887
01/04/1950 – 30/06/1951Ron GrayEngland25/06/1920
01/02/1948 – 31/03/1950Eddie HapgoodEngland24/09/1908
01/03/1947 – 31/01/1948John BrayEngland22/04/1909
01/07/1937 – 28/02/1947Bill FindlayScotland17/02/1900
01/07/1929 – 30/06/1937Neil McBainScotland15/11/1895
01/07/1926 – 30/06/1929Fred PagnamEngland04/09/1891
01/07/1910 – 30/06/1926Harry KentEngland22/10/1879
01/07/1903 – 30/06/1910John GoodallEngland19/06/1863

Watford Trophies

HonourPositionYear
League Division ThreeChampion1968-69
League Division FourChampion1977-78
League Division ThreeRunner-up1978-79
League Division TwoRunner-up1981-82
League Division OneRunner-up1982-83
FA CupRunner-up1983-84
League Division 2Champion1997-98
League ChampionshipRunner-up2014-15
FA CupRunner-up2018-19
League ChampionshipRunner-up2020-21

Summary

Watford Football Club is a professional football club based in Watford, Hertfordshire, England. The club was founded in 1881, and has a long and proud history, including winning the FA Cup in 1984.

Watford FC is known for playing a fast-paced, attacking style of football, with a focus on quick transitions and high-intensity pressing. The club places a strong emphasis on teamwork and collective effort, and has a reputation for being tactically astute and defensively solid.

The home stadium of Watford FC is Vicarage Road, which has been the club’s home since 1922. The stadium has a capacity of 22,200 spectators and is known for its intimate atmosphere and passionate fans.

Watford FC has a history of producing talented players who have gone on to play for some of the biggest clubs in the world, and has built a loyal fan base through its commitment to entertaining and exciting football. The club has a reputation for being well-managed and forward-thinking, and has a strong academy system that is dedicated to developing young talent. Overall, Watford FC is a respected institution in the world of English football, known for its attacking style of play and commitment to developing young talent.

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