WATFORD

Country:
England

Current Tier:
2

Founded:
1881

Official Site:
http://www.watfordfc.com

Wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Watford_F.C.

Grounds:
Vicarage Road

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COMPETITIVE RECORDS
Most goals scored: 7
7-3 (Wed Nov 10, 1982 Home, League Cup)

Biggest Winning Margin: 4
7-3 (Wed Nov 10, 1982 Home, League Cup)
5-1 (Mon May 07, 1984 Home, League Tier 1)

Most Goals Conceded: 4
1-4 (Tue Oct 28, 1980 Away, League Cup)
2-4 (Tue Aug 18, 2009 Home, League Tier 2)

Biggest Losing Margin: 3
1-4 (Tue Oct 28, 1980 Away, League Cup)
0-3 (Tue Apr 03, 2001 Away, League Tier 2)
0-3 (Sat Jan 26, 2013 Home, League Tier 2)

Highest Attendance Home:
32,438   (Wed Jan 17, 1979, League Cup)

Highest Attendance Away:
27,656   (Tue Jan 30, 1979, League Cup)


Knocked Them Out Of Cups:
3 time(s)

Knocked Us Out Of Cups:
3 time(s)

 

TOP SCORERS AGAINST WATFORD
8 goals:
Garry Birtles (10 games from 1976-87)
5 goals:
Ian Bowyer (13 games from 1973-87)
4 goals:
Peter Davenport (5 games from 1981-86)
3 goals:
Andy Reid (13 games from 1999-16)
 
Nigel Clough (7 games from 1984-05)
 

TOP SCORERS FOR WATFORD
5 goals:
Matej Vydra (4 games)
 
Ross Jenkins (6 games)
4 goals:
Luther Blissett (11 games)
3 goals:
Heidar Helguson (9 games)
 
Odion Ighalo (3 games)

HAT TRICKS
Hat Tricks Scored By Us

No hat tricks scored
Scored By Watford
Ross Jenkins:
Oct 28, 1980 (League Cup)



SUMMARY OF GAMES AGAINST WATFORD
 
Overall Home Away
Game First Game Last Game P W D L F A P W D L F A P W D L F A
COMPETITIVE
League Tier 1Sep 18, 1982Jan 23, 1988125522013642-135613278
League Tier 2Jan 03, 1994Mar 06, 202128810103038144461622144641416
League Tier 3Oct 29, 1949Mar 17, 195141123421-1222-1112
Playoffs
FA CupJan 05, 1946Jan 30, 20165122542-1112211-41
League CupJan 17, 1979Nov 10, 1982421111822--1042-1114
European Cup
Fairs Cup
UEFA Cup
Super Cup
Intercontinental Cup
Full Members Cup
EFL Trophy
Charity Shield
Anglo-Scottish Cup
Anglo-Italian Cup
TOTAL (COMPETITIVE)Jan 05, 1946Mar 06, 202153171917696726117842352661282731
NON-COMPETITIVE
FriendlyMar 02, 1961Mar 02, 19611-1-11------1-1-11
Pre-Season FriendlyJul 31, 1972Jul 31, 197211--21------11--21
TOTAL (NON COMPETITIVE)Mar 02, 1961Jul 31, 1972211-32------211-32
TOTAL (OVERALL)Jan 05, 1946Mar 06, 202155182017726926117842352871383033



COMPETITIVE GAMES AGAINST WATFORD SINCE:
 
Overall
Statistic Date H/A Score Num
Games
Time
GAMES
Last gameMar 06, 2021A0-103 years, 4 months, 14 days
Last winJan 30, 2014H4-2510 years, 5 months, 20 days
Last drawDec 02, 2020H0-013 years, 7 months, 18 days
Last lossMar 06, 2021A0-103 years, 4 months, 14 days
ScoredApr 15, 2015H1-339 years, 3 months, 5 days
Did not scoreMar 06, 2021A0-103 years, 4 months, 14 days
Clean sheetDec 02, 2020H0-013 years, 7 months, 18 days
MISC GOALS
We scored an own goalMay 07, 1984H5-13840 years, 2 months, 13 days
Opponent scored an own goalJan 16, 1946N0-15078 years, 6 months, 4 days
Scored penaltyAug 19, 1987H1-03136 years, 11 months, 1 day
Missed penalty-----
Conceded penaltyOct 21, 2014A2-249 years, 8 months, 29 days
Saved penaltySep 18, 1982H2-04241 years, 10 months, 2 days
Scored hat-trick-----
Conceded hat-trickOct 28, 1980A1-44343 years, 8 months, 22 days
DISCIPLINE
Red cardApr 15, 2015H1-339 years, 3 months, 5 days
Opponent Red cardDec 10, 1983A2-33940 years, 7 months, 10 days



TRANSFERS BETWEEN FOREST AND WATFORD
Bought (5) - £14,000,500 Loan In (3) Sold (7) - £858,000 Loan Out (1)
Date Player Fee Date Player Until Date Player Fee Date Player Until
Harold BullingFeb 2008Will HoskinsFeb 2008Jun 1997Jason Lee£200,000Jul 2005Marlon King
May 1921Peter Ronald£500Jan 2018Costel PantilimonMay 2018Marlon King£500,000
Feb 2018Ben WatsonAug 2021Philip ZinckernagelMay 2022Paul Wilkinson
Jul 2018Costel Pantilimon1906Tom Niblo
Aug 2022Emmanuel Dennis£14,000,000Aug 2011Joe Garner£158,000
Jul 2013Lewis McGugan
Feb 2024James Clarridge

ALL GAME(S) AGAINST WATFORD (Competitive: 53, Other: 2)
# Date Season Game H/A Score Att Scorers
53Sat Mar 06, 20212020-21League Tier 2A0-10
52Wed Dec 02, 2020League Tier 2H0-00
51Sat Jan 30, 20162015-16FA Cup (4)H0-124,703
50Wed Apr 15, 20152014-15League Tier 2H1-320,723Gardner (72')
49Tue Oct 21, 2014League Tier 2A2-216,095Antonio (31', 67')
48Thu Jan 30, 20142013-14League Tier 2H4-218,510Cox (58', 90'), Henderson (73'), Mackie (82')
47Sun Aug 25, 2013League Tier 2A1-116,242Reid (6')
46Sat Jan 26, 20132012-13League Tier 2H0-320,732
45Sat Dec 22, 2012League Tier 2A0-215,143
44Sat Feb 11, 20122011-12League Tier 2H1-121,712McCleary (19')
43Sat Sep 24, 2011League Tier 2A1-011,437Miller (61')
42Sat Feb 05, 20112010-11League Tier 2H1-023,393Tudgay (1')
41Sat Nov 06, 2010League Tier 2A1-114,708McGugan (20')
40Sat Dec 26, 20092009-10League Tier 2A0-017,086
39Tue Aug 18, 2009League Tier 2H2-419,232Blackstock (45'), Adebola (87')
38Tue Mar 10, 20092008-09League Tier 2A1-214,730Thornhill (17')
37Sat Aug 23, 2008League Tier 2H3-220,005Martin (10'), Earnshaw (35'), Tyson (69')
36Tue Mar 08, 20052004-05League Tier 2A2-012,118Commons (45', 79')
35Sat Oct 30, 2004League Tier 2H1-224,473Reid (45')
34Sat Dec 06, 20032003-04League Tier 2A1-114,988Reid (89')
33Sat Nov 08, 2003League Tier 2H1-121,229Bopp (54')
32Sat Mar 01, 20032002-03League Tier 2A1-117,934Huckerby (66')
31Sat Sep 14, 2002League Tier 2H0-117,865
30Sat Dec 01, 20012001-02League Tier 2H0-024,015
29Tue Oct 23, 2001League Tier 2A2-116,355Johnson (61'), John (82')
28Tue Apr 03, 20012000-01League Tier 2A0-313,651
27Sat Oct 21, 2000League Tier 2H0-220,064
26Wed Mar 30, 19941993-94League Tier 2H2-123,044Stone (4'), Webb (43')
25Mon Jan 03, 1994League Tier 2A2-15,536Gemmill (?), Cooper (58')
24Sun Feb 19, 19891988-89FA Cup (5)A3-08,044Webb (39'), Chapman (79'), Laws (88')
23Sat Jan 23, 19881987-88League Tier 1A0-013,158
22Wed Aug 19, 1987League Tier 1H1-014,527Pearce (25' pen)
21Sat Feb 07, 19871986-87League Tier 1A1-115,173Birtles (51')
20Sat Aug 30, 1986League Tier 1H1-114,723Bowyer (27')
19Mon Apr 21, 19861985-86League Tier 1A1-111,510Clough (21')
18Sat Sep 21, 1985League Tier 1H3-212,921Campbell (?), Davenport (?), Clough (27')
17Sat May 04, 19851984-85League Tier 1H1-112,649Clough (86')
16Sat Dec 01, 1984League Tier 1A0-217,758
15Mon May 07, 19841983-84League Tier 1H5-113,732Paul Atkinson (3' OG), Hodge (11'), Davenport (22', 54'), Bowyer (60')
14Sat Dec 10, 1983League Tier 1A2-314,047Birtles (15', 49')
13Sat Apr 16, 19831982-83League Tier 1A3-117,537Bowyer (47'), Davenport (56'), Hodge (69')
12Wed Nov 10, 1982League Cup (3)H7-314,973Young (25'), Proctor (33', 77'), Birtles (40', 44'), Bowyer (67', 84')
11Sat Sep 18, 1982League Tier 1H2-011,550Walsh (20'), Birtles (75')
10Tue Oct 28, 19801980-81League Cup (4)A1-422,597Wallace (74')
9Tue Jan 30, 19791978-79League Cup (Semi)A0-027,656
8Wed Jan 17, 1979League Cup (Semi)H3-132,438Birtles (13', 49'), Robertson (79')
Mon Jul 31, 19721972-73Pre-Season FriendlyA2-13,280McIntosh (27'), Buckley (84')
Thu Mar 02, 19611960-61FriendlyA1-13,340Rowland (?)
7Sat Mar 17, 19511950-51League Tier 3H2-114,944Scott (?), Collindridge (?)
6Sat Oct 28, 1950League Tier 3A1-114,699Collindridge (?)
5Sat Mar 18, 19501949-50League Tier 3H0-117,368
4Sat Oct 29, 1949League Tier 3A0-117,467
3Wed Jan 16, 19461945-46FA Cup (3)N0-16,500
2Wed Jan 09, 1946FA Cup (3)A1-17,008Barks (42')
1Sat Jan 05, 1946FA Cup (3)H1-115,394Allen (18')



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories against Watford
Season Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
1982-83Sat Sep 18, 1982H2-0Sat Apr 16, 1983A3-1
1993-94Mon Jan 03, 1994A2-1Wed Mar 30, 1994H2-1


Home and away losses against Watford
Season Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
1949-50Sat Oct 29, 1949A0-1Sat Mar 18, 1950H0-1
2000-01Sat Oct 21, 2000H0-2Tue Apr 03, 2001A0-3
2012-13Sat Dec 22, 2012A0-2Sat Jan 26, 2013H0-3




WATFORD'S LEAGUE HISTORY
Season Division Club Position P W D L F A Pts Notes
1920-213Watford64220814594448
1921-223SWatford742131811544844
1922-233SWatford1042171015575444
1923-243SWatford204291518455433
1924-253SWatford114217916384743
1925-263SWatford154215918738939
1926-273SWatford214212822578732Re-elected
1927-283SWatford1542141018687838
1928-293SWatford842191013797448
1929-303SWatford154215819607338
1930-313SWatford184214721727535
1931-323SWatford114219815817946
1932-333SWatford1142161214666344
1933-343SWatford154215720716337
1934-353SWatford64219914764947
1935-363SWatford54220913805449
1936-373SWatford442191112856049
1937-383SWatford442211110734353
1938-393SWatford442171213625146
1939-403SWatford173021452
1946-473SWatford164217520617639
1947-483SWatford1542141018577938
1948-493SWatford1742101517415435
1949-503SWatford642161313453545
1950-513SWatford234691126548829Re-elected
1951-523SWatford2146131023578136
1952-533SWatford1046151714626347
1953-543SWatford446211015856952
1954-553SWatford746181414716250
1955-563SWatford2146131122528537
1956-573SWatford1146181018727546
1957-583SWatford1646131617597742Moved to the new Division 4
1958-594Watford1546161020817942
1959-604Watford44624913926757Promoted
1960-613Watford446201214857252
1961-623Watford1746141319637441
1962-633Watford174617821828542
1963-643Watford346231211795958
1964-653Watford946171613716450
1965-663Watford1246171316555147
1966-673Watford346201412614654
1967-683Watford64621817745050
1968-693Watford14627109743464Promoted as Champions
1969-702Watford194291320445731
1970-712Watford1842101319386033
1971-722Watford22425928247519Relegated
1972-733Watford1946121717434841
1973-743Watford746191215645650
1974-753Watford2346101719527537Relegated
1975-764Watford84622618626250
1976-774Watford746181513675051
1977-784Watford14630115853871Promoted as Champions
1978-793Watford246241210835260Promoted
1979-802Watford1842121317394637
1980-812Watford942161115504543
1981-822Watford24223118764280Promoted
1982-831Watford24222515745771UEFA Cup First Round
1983-841Watford114216917687757
1984-851Watford1142141315817155
1985-861Watford1242161115696259
1986-871Watford94218915675463
1987-881Watford204071122275132Relegated
1988-892Watford446221212744878
1989-902Watford1546141517586057
1990-912Watford2046121519455951
1991-922Watford1046181117514865
1992-932Watford1646141319577155
1993-942Watford194615922668054
1994-952Watford746191314524670
1995-962Watford2346101818627048Relegated
1996-973Watford1346161911453867
1997-983Watford14624166674188Promoted as Champions
1998-992Watford546211411655677Promoted via playoffs
1999-001Watford20386626357724Relegated
2000-012Watford94620917766769
2001-022Watford1446161119625659
2002-032Watford134617920547060
2003-042Watford1646151219546857
2004-052Watford1846121618525952
2005-062Watford34622159775381Promoted via playoffs
2006-071Watford203851320295928Relegated
2007-082Watford646181612625670
2008-092Watford1346161020687258
2009-102Watford1646141220616854
2010-112Watford1446161317777161
2011-122Watford1146161614566464
2012-132Watford34623815855877
2013-142Watford1346151516746460
2014-152Watford24627811915089Promoted
2015-161Watford133812917405045
2016-171Watford173811720406840
2017-181Watford143811819446441
2018-191Watford113814816525950
2019-201Watford193881020366434Relegated
2020-212Watford24627109633091Promoted
2021-221Watford19386527347723Relegated
2022-232Watford1146161515565363
2023-242Watford1546131716616156