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Watford Football Club is an English professional football club based in Watford, Hertfordshire. They play in the Championship, the second tier of English football. The club recognises its foundation as 1881, aligned with that of its antecedent, Watford Rovers, and was established as Watford Football Club in 1898. After finishing the 1914–15 season as Southern League champions under the management of Harry Kent, Watford joined the Football League in 1920. The club played at several grounds in its early history, before moving to Vicarage Road in 1922.
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Watford 0-4 Man City: Raheem Sterling deepens Hornets' drop fearsManagerless Watford plunge into the relegation zone as they are hammered by a Raheem Sterling-inspired Manchester City.
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Pearson 'overwhelmed' by support messages after Watford sackingFormer Watford manager Nigel Pearson has thanked fans for their support since his sacking on Sunday.
Watford set to sack Nigel Pearson with club just above relegation zoneWatford are set to sack manager Nigel Pearson with two games of the Premier League season remaining and the side three points from safety.
John Barnes: Watford legend calls for debate on colonial pastFormer England footballer John Barnes says the idea of changing street names now is "tokenism".
Watford boost survival hopes by beating NewcastleTroy Deeney scores two second-half penalties as Watford fight back from a goal down to beat Newcastle and move six points clear of the bottom three.
Watford 2-1 Norwich: Danny Welbeck's overhead kick gives Hornets vital victoryDanny Welbeck's spectacular overhead kick winner helps Watford beat Norwich and move four points clear of the relegation zone.
Chelsea 3-0 Watford: Blues boost Champions League hopes with comfortable win over struggling HornetsChelsea boost Champions League qualification hopes with a comfortable win over Premier League strugglers Watford.
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Troy Deeney: Keep up the pressure against racism, says Watford captainWatford striker Troy Deeney, a key organiser of the Premier League's Black Lives Matter support, says the next challenge is to keep up the pressure for change.
Watford's survival hopes suffer a blow after Burnley lossWatford's hopes of Premier League survival were dealt a blow as they lost a hard-fought contest at Burnley.
Watford 1-1 Leicester: Teams share point after superb late goalsBen Chilwell and Craig Dawson trade excellent stoppage-time goals as a largely tepid lunchtime Premier League encounter explodes into life late on at Vicarage Road.
'I hope your son gets coronavirus' - Deeney reveals hurtful commentsWatford captain Troy Deeney says people told him they wished his baby son would contract coronavirus after he chose not to return to training.
I'm not going into training to protect my family's health - Watford captain DeeneyWatford captain Troy Deeney says he will not return to training with the club because he fears for his family's health amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Troy Deeney: Watford captain says he will not return to trainingWatford captain Troy Deeney says he will not return to training with the club because he fears for his family's health amid the coronavirus pandemic.
On This Day: When Man City hit Watford for six to win FA CupBBC Sport looks back to the 2019 FA Cup final when Manchester City scored six goals against Watford to complete a domestic treble.
Watford third team to oppose Premier League neutral venue proposalsWatford become the third team to publicly oppose the use of neutral venues when Premier League football returns.
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Coronavirus and sport: Watford set to agree wage deferrals with playersWatford are set to become the third Premier League club to agree wage deferrals with their first team squad.
Coronavirus: Watford Football club offers stadium to NHSWatford have offered their Vicarage Road stadium, which is located next to the town's hospital, to the NHS.
Watford 3-0 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp's side lose first Premier League game of the seasonLiverpool suffer their first Premier League defeat of the season as Watford winger Ismaila Sarr scores a double at Vicarage Road.
Liverpool's 44-game unbeaten league run ended by WatfordLiverpool suffer their first Premier League defeat of the season as Watford winger Ismaila Sarr scores a double at Vicarage Road.
Fernandes gets off the mark as Man Utd beat Watford to go fifthBruno Fernandes scores his first goal for Manchester United since joining in January as United comfortably beat Watford to go fifth in the Premier League.
Man Utd choose older mascots to highlight lonelinessThe team were greeted by elderly fans instead of children before their game with Watford.
Brighton rescue point as Watford miss chance to move out of bottom threeWatford miss the chance to move out of the Premier League relegation zone as Adrian Mariappa's own goal gifts Brighton a draw.
Brighton 1-1 Watford: Adrian Mariappa own goal denies visitors victoryWatford miss the chance to move out of the Premier League relegation zone as Adrian Mariappa's own goal gifts Brighton a draw.
Everton fight back from 2-0 down to stun WatfordTheo Walcott scores an injury time winner as 10-man Everton come back from two goals down to beat Watford at Vicarage Road.
Man Utd sign former Watford striker Ighalo on loanManchester United sign former Watford striker Odion Ighalo from Shanghai Shenhua on loan until the end of the season.
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