How Much Money Should Watford Seek for Emmanuel Dennis?

Relegation is not imminent, but the odds still say Watford are destined for their second Championship campaign in three seasons. Their placement in the English football hierarchy will determine the course of their summer transfer window: will there be star players arriving if safety is achieved or standouts departing if relegated? With the probability statingContinue reading “How Much Money Should Watford Seek for Emmanuel Dennis?”

Early Roy Hodgson Assessment: Better, but More Change Needed

In Watford’s first match under Roy Hodgson, they picked up a clean sheet. Yes, Watford lasted a full ninety minutes without conceding. Admittedly, it was against bottom-of-the-table Burnley who had recently lost their long-time best striker in awful weather conditions, but they nonetheless kept a clean sheet for the first time all season. Defensively, thisContinue reading “Early Roy Hodgson Assessment: Better, but More Change Needed”

What Roy Hodgson Needs to Do at Vicarage Road to Keep the Hornets in the Premier League

A lot. Simply put, Roy Hodgson has a lot he needs to fix if he is to guide Watford to safety in their final 18 matches of the season. Perhaps there is too much to change and no adjustments will change their fate. If Hodgson is to be the Hornets’ savior, there are clear tweaks – or complete revampsContinue reading “What Roy Hodgson Needs to Do at Vicarage Road to Keep the Hornets in the Premier League”

Analyzing What Went Awry for Ranieri at Vicarage Road

Watford have become notorious for their vicious managerial philosophy. They are about to be on their third manager of the season, fourth manager in the past two campaigns, and seventh manager in the past three seasons. Claudio Ranieri was the most recent victim of the cut-throat Pozzo approach, but the sacking was necessary. So, whatContinue reading “Analyzing What Went Awry for Ranieri at Vicarage Road”

Why Watford Are Wise to Sign Hassane Kamara

With 18 matches played and a clean sheet yet to be achieved, Watford must bring in defensive reinforcements to bolster chances of Premier League survival. With only three points separating 20th-placed Norwich and 17th-placed Watford and only two points separating the Hornets from 18th-placed Burnley, Gino Pozzo must look at the January transfer window asContinue reading “Why Watford Are Wise to Sign Hassane Kamara”

Five Major Watford Transfer Rumors Ahead of January Transfer Window

The December and January span of the season is often seen as the campaign’s most important two months: between highly-congested fixture lists and the January Transfer Window, the trajectory a team has for the second-half run-in is typically made or broken in this time. Even though some of Watford’s festive-period matches will have to beContinue reading “Five Major Watford Transfer Rumors Ahead of January Transfer Window”

Watford’s COVID Catastrophe Leads to Problematic Postponement – Opinion

The match scheduled for December 15th between Burnley and Watford was officially postponed due to a COVID-19 outbreak within the Hornets’ squad. The measures to push the match back were necessary – as player safety, of course, comes first – but how the postponement occurred was calamitous.  Necessary but Communicative Catastrophe As an outbreak of COVID-19Continue reading “Watford’s COVID Catastrophe Leads to Problematic Postponement – Opinion”

Pieces in Place for Potential Daniel Amartey Transfer to Watford

Yet to keep a Premier League clean sheet this season and already needing to make an emergency center-back signing, Watford undoubtedly need defensive reinforcements if they are to avoid relegation this season. Their blistering attack is showing no signs of slowing down, but their defensive frailties have been costly on too many occasions already. However,Continue reading “Pieces in Place for Potential Daniel Amartey Transfer to Watford”

Watford Linked With Left-Back: What the Statistics Say

With Adam Masina out for the foreseeable future and Danny Rose yet to impress since joining in the summer from Tottenham Hotspur, the Hornets have a left-back headache on their hands. Yet to keep a clean sheet this season, defensive reinforcements are imperative in January if they are to want to have a solid chanceContinue reading “Watford Linked With Left-Back: What the Statistics Say”

Evaluating the Premier League’s Signing of the Summer

Emmanuel Dennis has been the Premier League’s best signing of the summer: there is no simpler way to say it. So far, he has been Watford’s best attacker and defender. The only player who surpasses Dennis, who has six goals and five assists, in goal contributions this season is Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah (thirteen goals, eightContinue reading “Evaluating the Premier League’s Signing of the Summer”