Tag: Jul31

31st July 2015- Friendly, Watford 0 Sevilla 1

 

Watford FC Official SiteA VITOLO strike condemned Watford to a single-goal defeat at the hands of the reigning Europa League champions Sevilla in tonight’s final pre-season friendly at Vicarage Road.

BHappy imageThe cost of parking at the grammar school has gone up to £8.  Welcome to the Premier League, boys and girls.  Not the only change this… the season’s first rogue vendor is spotted on Vicarage Road selling split Watford / Sevilla scarves (where does his excess stock go, you have to ask yourself) whilst evidence of the ongoing work at the stadium itself is immediately evident, construction vehicles standing guard on the open corner between the Vicarage Road and Elton John stands.

 

31st July 2001- Friendly, Inter Milan 2 Watford 1

guardian Two years ago it was the Isle of Man, last summer an army boot camp and games against Newquay and Torpoint. These days, however, Watford’s players are sharing the bill with the likes of Christian Vieri and Javier Zanetti, and are worried about being referred to by their new manager as “the Manchester United of the First Division”.

TelegraphAS Gianluca Vialli addressed his Watford squad last week, a reverential quiet descended on the group. The Nationwide Division One side had just played the first of two pre-season games against Italian opposition and some were clearly coming down from the experience. Thirty-six hours earlier, they had been up against the superstars from Inter Milan.

Watford ObserverIN what briefly threatened to be more of an event than a truly serious football match, Watford did well to hold Inter Milan to a 2-1 victory in Lecco during a humid evening on Tuesday, July 31.

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Taken from the programme on 18th August 2001-New Division One, Watford 3 Rotherham United 2