Why Watford Have Been Wise So Far This Transfer Window

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Zero clean sheets in 18 matches tells you all they need to know about Watford right now. scoring goals has not been too much of a concern considering the red-hot form of summer-signing Emmanuel Dennis, as well as Joshua King’s contribution of five goals. Star winger Ismaila Sarr also found the back of the net […] READ MORE


The Significance of Watford Signing Nicolas Nkoulou

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With only four centre-backs on their books, the last thing Watford needed was an injury in the heart of the defence. Francisco Sierralta and Christian Kabasele picked up injuries against Leeds United, leaving the Hornets with just two fit centre-backs on their books at the conclusion of the match. Upon Claudio Ranieri’s arrival, the Watford […] READ MORE


The Identity Claudio Ranieri Will Give Watford

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Under the management of Xisco Munoz in the Championship, Watford were able to easily play a possession-based style focused on intricate wide play (namely through Sarr). A similar style was attempted in the Premier League, despite going from one of the best teams in the second tier to one of the worst in the top […] READ MORE


Why Watford Were Right to Sack Xisco Munoz

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Another year, another Watford manager sacked. It’s the same old story, an unpopular one that has still yielded tremendous rewards for the Hornets. It is unconventional of an English side to sack head coaches this much, but between an FA Cup final and six Premier League campaigns in the past seven seasons, the cutthroat philosophy […] READ MORE


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