Category: April

22nd April 2017- Premier League, Hull City 2 Watford 0

Previously v Hull City

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Watford Observer

Relive – Hornets beaten by 10-man Tigers

Ten-man Hull boost survival hopes as Hornets crash to defeat

Mazzarri angered by missed chances in Hull defeat

RATINGS: Deeney and co struggle in Hull defeat

BBC Sport Ten-man Hull City claimed a gutsy victory against Watford to ensure they remain outside the relegation zone and in control of their Premier League destiny.

sky Goals from Lazar Markovic and Sam Clucas further boosted Hull’s Premier League survival hopes in a superb 2-0 win over a flat Watford side at the KCOM on Saturday.

TelegraphDown to ten men early on, against a mid-table side, this was the day when Marco Silva’s stunning home run as Hull City manager could have crumbled. Instead, it became arguably the most impressive of all victories at this ground since the Portuguese started master-minding their fight against relegation. 

guardian When Oumar Niasse was controversially sent off with well over an hour remaining, Marco Silva’s impeccable home record seemed in severe jeopardy.  By way of exacerbating the woes of the Hull manager Robert Madley’s debatable interpretation of Niasse’s challenge on M’Baye Niang looked the sort of decision on which relegations can hinge and tens of millions of pounds be forfeited.

Independent Lazar Markovic and Sam Clucas struck second-half goals as 10-man Hull kept their Premier League survival hopes alive with a gutsy 2-0 home win against Watford.

BHappy image Ten days ago we went on a road trip.  Only 100 miles or so, so not a vast distance, but the drive from Addis Ababa to Ziway is not to be undertaken lightly.

FranI had a very cultural week all in all, with plays by Tom Stoppard, Tennessee Williams and Shakespeare followed by a cracking evening spent with the Saw Doctors.  I just had to hope that my visit to the city of culture finished the week in style.

The Hornets Nest  I’ve only been to Hull once in my life, back in October 2011. I was in my first year of university, and decided to waste my student loan on the trip up North, to watch a struggling Watford take on a promotion-chasing Hull in the early days of Dyche’s reign.

 

English Premier League Table »
Bournemouth 4-0 Middlesbrough
Hull City 2-0 Watford
Swansea City 2-0 Stoke City
West Ham United 0-0 Everton

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15th April 2017- Premier League, Watford 1 Swansea City 0

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WFC.NET image Clips of Jon Marks’ commentary

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Watford Observer

Relive – Etienne Capoue’s strike the difference as Hornets sink Swans

Hornets reach 40 points with Swans success

Mazzarri not admitting Watford are safe yet

RATINGS: Defence on song in Swans win

Prodl eyes top 10 finish

BBC Sport Swansea defender Alfie Mawson made a costly error as his side were beaten by Watford at Vicarage Road to remain two points adrift of Premier League safety.

sky Swansea’s slide towards relegation continued on Saturday as Etienne Capoue’s first-half goal sealed a narrow 1-0 win for Watford in an error-strewn encounter at Vicarage Road.

guardian Paul Clement believes the visit of Stoke next Saturday is a must-win game for his Swansea side as they remain embroiled in the battle for Premier League survival.

TelegraphSwansea’s new manager seems to have lost his bounce. It is more than a month since Paul Clement last tasted victory and Swansea, with this defeat at Watford, have now lost their last six outings away from home.

Independent Swansea City’s relegation worries are deepening after an Alfie Mawson mistake handed Watford’s Etienne Capoue the winner at Vicarage Road and left Paul Clement’s side win no wins in six games and still sitting in the bottom three of the Premier League.

BHappy image I’ll just come right out with it. I’ve been seeing someone else.

FranDue to the lack of an Easter programme in the Premier League, we only had one game this weekend, so I felt oddly cheated but determined to make the most of the one that we had. 

screen-shot-2016-10-30-at-15-22-53 There is no apostrophe after the final ‘S’ in ‘Visitors’.

Why should this make me so frustrated? Well, my blog name contains an apostrophe and it makes me so annoyed when people forget it, because it’s simply not right.

English Premier League Table »
Crystal Palace 2-2 Leicester City
Everton 3-1 Burnley
Southampton 0-3 Manchester City
Stoke City 3-1 Hull City
Sunderland 2-2 West Ham United
Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Bournemouth
Watford 1-0 Swansea City

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