Category Archives: Watford

Pereyra injury woe for Hornets

Watford are reportedly set to be without Roberto Pereyra until March because of the knee injury he suffered at Manchester City. The 25-year-old Argentina international midfielder, who joined the Hornets in a club-record £13million deal from Juventus in the summer, had to be removed from the action in last week's 2-0 loss at the Etihad…


Watford considering move for West Ham flop

Watford manager Walter Mazzarri is interested in signing West Ham striker Simone Zaza, according to Itasportpress. The Italian website’s sources say that the Hornets manager is a keen admirer of the forward. The Premier League club will however have to fight off competition from Valencia whose own Italian manager Cesare Prandelli is also a fan…


Hornets directors and players helped bail club out of cash crisis

Seven Watford directors, faced with the club’s acute financial crisis, invested £6.3m in a rescue package as the club admitted in 2002, they needed to raise £9.5m over the next two crucial years. After some lengthy negotiations with the players, they agreed to forgo 12 per cent of their wages, although the club was unable…