Philip Zinckernagel’s Four Potential Roles for Watford Next Season

Watford signed Philip Zinckernagel at the start of the recent January transfer window in a free transfer. His English move followed a season where he starred in a record-shattering FK Bodo/Glimt side, scoring 19 goals and contributing 24 assists in just 28 appearances in the Norwegian top flight. The right winger by trade was primarilyContinue reading “Philip Zinckernagel’s Four Potential Roles for Watford Next Season”

Tom Cleverley: Not Abdi – Yet Sufficiently Similar

Almen Abdi: it is safe to say the vast majority of Watford supporters have fond memories when they hear that name. He is Watford’s most recent direct free-kick scorer (a goal that occurred almost five years ago). The former Switzerland international player’s attacking threat from the midfield made him a fan favorite.  At times thisContinue reading “Tom Cleverley: Not Abdi – Yet Sufficiently Similar”

Defending Attacking-Mindedly: Xisco Munoz’s Latest Tactical Masterclass

Heading into the clash against Nottingham Forest, Watford were without many key players. Dan Gosling and Tom Cleverley were sidelined due to injury concerns, while Nathaniel Chalobah missed out thanks to a two-match ban. Carlos Sanchez had only just signed for the Hornets. So, Will Hughes was the Hornets’ only (senior) central midfielder with ChampionshipContinue reading “Defending Attacking-Mindedly: Xisco Munoz’s Latest Tactical Masterclass”

Give Zinckernagel Time: The Berghuis Debacle Needs To Be Learned From

28 appearances. 19 goals. 18 assists. When Philip Zinckernagel signed for Watford upon the opening of the January transfer window, many fans were expecting the Dane to make an instant impact. After over one month in England, Zinckernagel’s only start has come in an FA Cup defeat at Old Trafford. But, despite his lack of inclusion, theContinue reading “Give Zinckernagel Time: The Berghuis Debacle Needs To Be Learned From”