Tag: Watford FC

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Abdoulaye Doucoure of Watford in action during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on March 11, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal look to snap up midfielder from relegated Premier League club

Arsenal are admirers of Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure, although they'd need to offload players before they could sign him.
Watford's English head coach Nigel Pearson (R) puts his arm around Watford's Spanish midfielder Gerard Deulofeu (L) at the end of the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Watford at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on February 23, 2020.

Arsenal's opponents replace their manager 1 week before the match - again!

Watford are replacing their manager a week before they play Arsenal, just as they did back in September, according to reports.
Pape Gueye of AC Le Havre (Photo via EstadioDeportivo.com)

Gueye entourage confirm contract offer from Arsenal

The entourage of Le Havre midfielder Pape Gueye claim Arsenal made a big salary offer to the player, but he wants to stay in France.
Pape Gueye of AC Le Havre (Photo via MediaReferee.com)

Arsenal target continues to push to get out of Watford transfer

Reported Arsenal target Pape Gueye is still trying to get out of his transfer to Watford, with his lawyer arguing they breached multiple transfer conventions.
Pape Gueye of AC Le Havre (Photo via MediaReferee.com)

Arsenal target's agent insists he didn't choose Watford in bizarre transfer saga

Pape Gueye may not join Watford FC after all, after his agent claimed the club's official announcement this week was a mistake.
Pape Gueye of AC Le Havre (Photo via EstadioDeportivo.com)

Watford confirm signing of Arsenal target on free transfer

Watford FC announced the free transfer signing of Pape Gueye on Wednesday, after previous links between the player and Arsenal.
Watford's Spanish midfielder Gerard Deulofeu controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Watford and Tottenham Hotspur at Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford, north of London on January 18, 2020.

Gerard Deulofeu to miss Arsenal game

Watford will be without one of their most influential and dangerous players in Gerard Deulofeu when the sides face each other after the Spaniard was ruled out for the rest of the season.
Bayli Spencer-Adams with Watford (Photo via Twitter)

Teenage ex-Arsenal duo impress in first-ever FA Cup starts

Former Arsenal academy teenagers Dominic Thompson and Bayli Spencer-Adams impressed in their first FA Cup starts on Saturday.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 19: Danny Welbeck of Watford leaves the field injured during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Watford FC at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on October 19, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Bad news for Danny Welbeck

Danny Welbeck has been ruled out for 'probably months' after picking up a hamstring injury just minutes into Watford's game against Tottenham at the weekend.
WATFORD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 05: Danny Welbeck of Watford during the Premier League match between Watford FC and Sheffield United at Vicarage Road on October 5, 2019 in Watford, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Danny Welbeck’s ankle causes ‘persistent pain’

Danny Welbeck is reportedly in 'persistent pain' from his ankle despite recovering from the serious break he suffered that put an end to his time at Arsenal.
WATFORD, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 15: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal (14) and team mates Granit Xhaka and David Luiz react during the Premier League match between Watford FC and Arsenal FC at Vicarage Road on September 15, 2019 in Watford, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Arsenal players went on team dinner after Watford as part of Unai Emery plan

Unai Emery backed a team dinner for the Arsenal squad after the weekend's draw against Watford, hoping to build team spirit among the players.
CARSON, CALIFORNIA - JULY 17: Bernd Leno of Arsenal London gives instructions during the 2019 International Champions Cup match between Arsenal London and FC Bayern Muenchen at Dignity Health Sports Park on July 17, 2019 in Carson, California. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

No goalkeeper has managed more: Stat proves Arsenal aren't giving Bernd Leno enough protection

No goalkeeper has made more saves in a Premier League match this season than Bernd Leno managed against 20th-placed Watford on Sunday.
WATFORD, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 15: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal reacts as Kiko Femenia of Watford take a throw in during the Premier League match between Watford FC and Arsenal FC at Vicarage Road on September 15, 2019 in Watford, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Unai Emery needs to accept his tactics only work in theory or face the...

Remember when we all missed watching The Arsenal during the international break? It turns out that ignorance really is bliss. Sigh.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Bernd Leno of Arsenal in action during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Olympique Lyonnais at the Emirates Stadium on July 28, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arsenal star admits everyone was mad and crazy after the Watford game

Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno has admitted everyone was 'mad and crazy' after the Watford result at the weekend.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Episode 213: Arsenal stung by the Hornets as Unai Emery struggles

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Paul try to make sense of the collapse at Watford, work out what...
Watford's English striker Andre Gray (L) and Arsenal's Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos look on during the English Premier League football match between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford, north of London on September 15, 2019. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

Player ratings vs Watford: Aubameyang clinical, centre-backs poor, midfielder unfairly criticised

Arsenal fell disappointingly short against bottom-of-the-table Watford on Sunday, throwing away a 2-0 lead to draw 2-2.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts to a missed chance during the English Premier League football match between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford, north of London on September 15, 2019. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

How much longer do Arsenal fans give Unai Emery?

Arsenal blew a two-goal lead away at Watford on Sunday and while the inquest will last all week, a lot of fans want to know how much longer do we give Unai Emery?
WATFORD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Troy Deeney of Watford applauds the fans after the Premier League match between Watford and Crystal Palace at Vicarage Road on December 26, 2016 in Watford, England. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

Absolute destroyer: Troy Deeney says really nice things about Nicolas Pepe and David Luiz

Troy Deeney has been saying nice things about some Arsenal players before the sides meet on Sunday. Arsenal travel to Watford on Sunday knowing that...

Unai Emery’s record against Watford’s new boss is not very good

Quique Sanchez Flores is back for another go at Watford and for his first game in charge of his second spell at the club, he's hoping the new manager bounce will 'surprise' Unai Emery who has struggled to beat him previously.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 17: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal in action during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Burnley FC at Emirates Stadium on August 17, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Kits confirmed for Arsenal clash away to Watford

Arsenal are set to wear their home kit for Sunday's Premier League clash with Watford at Vicarage Road.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10: Nicolas Pepe of Arsenal during at London Colney on August 10, 2019, in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Watford vs Arsenal: How and when to watch, team news and predicted XI

Arsenal face Watford in their first Premier League fixture after the international break, travelling to Vicarage Road on Sunday.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 01: Referee Anthony Taylor during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Goodison Park on September 01, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Worst ref appointed to Watford v Arsenal

Another Premier League game, another chance for Anthony Taylor to do something stupid, yes indeedy, the worst ref in the division will take charge of Arsenal's game against Watford.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Podcast: A non-dull Arsenal interlull

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Anita discuss the weekend's international fixtures from an Arsenal perspective, give an injury...
Arsenal's British striker Danny Welbeck celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final second leg football match between CSKA Moscow and Arsenal at VEB Arena stadium in Moscow on April 12, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Alexander NEMENOV

Danny Welbeck close to Watford move

Danny Welbeck is reportedly in talks with Watford as the forward looks to find a new club.

Official: Arsenal defender signs for Watford

Bayli Spencer-Adams has signed for Watford on a one-year deal after his release by Arsenal this summer.
WATFORD, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Troy Deeney of Watford talks to Lucas Torreira of Arsenal after being shown a red card for an elbow on the Arsenal player during the Premier League match between Watford FC and Arsenal FC at Vicarage Road on April 15, 2019 in Watford, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Major trouble for Arsenal ahead if Watford beat Manchester City in FA Cup final

The thought of Watford beating Manchester City in the FA Cup final may seem hilarious but if that happens and Arsenal finish sixth in the league they are in for shortened pre-season and extra games in the Europa League.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Podcast: Troy Deeney, Naples, Crystal Palace, the defence, VAR, the Women's title march, and...

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Sylvain laugh (briefly) at Troy Deeney, laud the performance in Naples, and lament...
WATFORD, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal closes down Ben Foster of Watford and scores the winning goal during the Premier League match between Watford FC and Arsenal FC at Vicarage Road on April 15, 2019 in Watford, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Arsenal need to find home comforts on the road

Victory over Watford at Vicarage Road on Monday represented a potential turning point in the final fight for a successful season.
WATFORD, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal closes down Ben Foster of Watford and scores the winning goal during the Premier League match between Watford FC and Arsenal FC at Vicarage Road on April 15, 2019 in Watford, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

What Bernd Leno said to Ben Foster after Aubameyang’s goal

Bernd Leno told Ben Foster not to feel too bad about conceding in the way he did to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang because the Gabonese striker is ‘too quick'.
WATFORD, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal closes down Ben Foster of Watford and scores the winning goal during the Premier League match between Watford FC and Arsenal FC at Vicarage Road on April 15, 2019 in Watford, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Here's what Bernd Leno said to Ben Foster after Watford match

Bernd Leno told Ben Foster it wasn't his fault he conceded to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on Monday night, as the Arsenal striker is just too quick.
WATFORD, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Troy Deeney of Watford leaves the field after being shown a red card for elbowing Lucas Torreira of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Watford FC and Arsenal FC at Vicarage Road on April 15, 2019 in Watford, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Watford manager doesn’t know why Troy Deeney was sent off so let me explain...

Watford manager Javi Gracia doesn't know why Troy Deeney was sent off against Arsenal so I thought I'd explain it to him.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Podcast: A real test of Arsenal's cojones

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and former sports radio partner in crime Jonny Wright (@xymyorkrapper) talk about the first...
WATFORD, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Troy Deeney of Watford leaves the field after being shown a red card for elbowing Lucas Torreira of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Watford FC and Arsenal FC at Vicarage Road on April 15, 2019 in Watford, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal player ratings v Watford: This player was wasteful

Arsenal just edged through their Premier League clash against Watford with a 1-0 victory, despite playing most of the game with a man advantage.
WATFORD, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the Premier League match between Watford FC and Arsenal FC at Vicarage Road on April 15, 2019 in Watford, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Leno commanding, Iwobi impressive, but this star was wasteful: Player ratings vs Watford

Arsenal just edged through their Premier League clash against Watford with a 1-0 victory, despite playing most of the game with a man advantage.
WATFORD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Troy Deeney of Watford applauds the fans after the Premier League match between Watford and Crystal Palace at Vicarage Road on December 26, 2016 in Watford, England. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s trip to Watford is their 1st cup final of 7

For once, Arsenal’s trip to Watford isn’t the Hornets cup final. It’s Arsenal’s.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 14: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Arsenal and Stade Rennais at Emirates Stadium on March 14, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Morton/Getty Images)

Unai Emery to make 5 changes: Predicted Arsenal lineup vs Watford

Arsenal travel to Watford on Monday as they try to keep pace in the battle for a Premier League top four spot.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 13: Jadon Sancho of Borussia Dortmund looks on during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 First Leg match between Tottenham Hotspur and Borussia Dortmund at Wembley Stadium on February 13, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

FA to investigate Manchester City over illegal agent payment for player Arsenal tried to...

The FA are expected to examine claims that Manchester City made an illegal payment of £200,000 to Jadon Sancho’s agent before the player moved to the club from Watford,
WATFORD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Troy Deeney of Watford applauds the fans after the Premier League match between Watford and Crystal Palace at Vicarage Road on December 26, 2016 in Watford, England. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

Premier League striker mouths off about Arsenal again

Troy Deeney, by his own admission, doesn’t like Arsenal, but it’s bordering on obsession now.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Love Arsenal? Then you'll love this podcast talking wins over Watford and Brentford, Ramsey,...

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Anita look back at home victories against local rivals Watford and Brentford and...
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 29: Hector Bellerin of Arsenal is tackled during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Watford FC at Emirates Stadium on September 29, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Liverpool sprint the most, Manchester United the least, where are Arsenal

We know Arsenal are running more under Unai Emery, so how did they do this weekend against Watford?