Analysing How Much Time Xisco Munoz Might Have Left at Watford

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Many non-Hornet supporting football fans think of a managerial carousel when the word “Watford” is said. Despite how Watford’s managerial record seems excessively mentioned, there is truth in the sense that managers at Vicarage Road tend not to stay in their seat for long. Since the Gino Pozzo takeover of Watford in 2012, the Club […] READ MORE


Premier League Predictions Matchday Four: Part Two

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Making Premier League predictions is never easy; it feels like playing the lottery at times. One week, Liverpool could blitz almost any team in the league. Meanwhile, the next, they could lose 7-2 to Aston Villa on the same day that Manchester United lose 6-1 to Tottenham Hotspur. Despite the difficulties, however, we, at LastWordonFootball, […] READ MORE


Analysing the Left-Back Situation at Watford

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Upon promotion from the Premier League, Watford only had one senior left-back: Adam Masina. A reinforcement in that position was expected to arrive, and the Hornets wasted no time bringing in starting competition. Following a link to Hibernian’s Josh Doig, the club opted to sign Tottenham’s Danny Rose instead. Despite fitness being a concern due […] READ MORE



Key Takeaways for Watford Following Opening Day Victory

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The Hornets stung the Villains in fine style in their first match after a one-year absence from the Premier League. Even with Aston Villa entering the match as heavy favorites, Watford walked away with a deserved three points thanks to goals from Emmanuel Dennis, Ismaila Sarr, and Cucho Hernandez. Goals from John McGinn and Danny […] READ MORE


Watford’s Goalkeeping Dilemma Ahead of Their Return to the Premier League

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Watford tied the Championship’s best-ever defensive record last season, conceding just 30 goals in 46 matches. Between the management of Vladimir Ivic and Xisco Munoz, defensive brilliance was present under both. The success of new arrivals William Troost-Ekong and Francisco Sierralta played a big role in the backline’s success. However, both Ben Foster and Daniel […] READ MORE


Why Watford Were Wise to Sign Danny Rose

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Upon the conclusion of the 2020/21 season, the only left-back under contract at Watford was Adam Masina. The Moroccan international performed well and was a contender to be in the Championship Team of the Year. However, the Hornets know, as is the case with most positions, depth and starting competition are needed to maintain their Premier […] READ MORE


Why Craig Dawson Departure Helps Both West Ham United and Watford

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Frequently in football, transfers do not go as predicted. Sometimes, this means players with high expectations underwhelm. Other times, a player not expected to make a tremendous impact becomes one of the club’s most pivotal starters. In October, Watford loaned Craig Dawson to West Ham United. Now, he is crucial to their success – and […] READ MORE


Watford Not Without Weaknesses During Winning Run

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Watford are in a patch of fine form, winning four matches on the trot. Despite their uptick in performances since switching to a 4-3-3 formation, though, there are still weaknesses that need to be remedied. Watford With Two Achilles Heels in Midst of Promotion Push Set-Piece Defending Poor defending against set-pieces – especially corners – […] READ MORE