Opposition profile:Millwall

This Is Local London: Danny Shittu and Alan both challenge for the ball

7:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

Millwall were able to end a run of eight Championship games without a win with a 1-0 victory over Cardiff City in last weekend’s early kick off.

Tribute to a football referee: 25 years, 2,000 games, one assault

This Is Local London:

6:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

Jim de Rennes may not be able to trump famous referee Howard Webb on quality, but he can beat the former Premier League man in the middle on quantity.

On this date in Watford FC history

This Is Local London:

5:30am Saturday 1st November 2014

The Main Stand extension was opened 45 years ago today as Watford's scoring struggles continued in defeat against Birmingham City.

EXCLUSIVE: Frustration and ambition force AFC Wimbledon midfielder's move to Grimsby Town

This Is Local London:

12:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

Harry Pell has joined Grimsby Town on loan to prove his worth to AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley.

AFC Wimbledon: Smith feels the love of football once again

This Is Local London:

7:00am Friday 31st October 2014

Jack Smith is feeling loved again, and last weekend the AFC Wimbledon defender repaid that love with an unexpected present.

Pudil: 'Now it is the time for us to go up'

This Is Local London:

4:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

Daniel Pudil believes Watford are now ready to secure promotion to the Premier League and says the Hornets owner is making sure the club will remain in the top flight.

Jokanovic hoping remembrance plans provide motivation

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12:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

Slavisa Jokanovic hopes Watford’s players can use the special plans for remembrance prior to tomorrow’s (Saturday’s) kick-off as motivation heading into the game with Millwall.

Chamberlain's first team role reduced

This Is Local London: Pictures: Action Images

7:00am Friday 31st October 2014

The Hornets have reduced Alec Chamberlain’s role with the first team and he will now rarely travel to away matches, the Watford Observer understands.

Rosslyn Park prepare for the derby battle against Richmond

This Is Local London:

6:00am Friday 31st October 2014

Rosslyn Park head coach Alex Codling is preparing his troops for a titanic derby this weekend when Richmond visit the Rock.

Leyton Orient v Coventry City preview

This Is Local London:

9:30am Friday 31st October 2014

New Leyton Orient manager Mauro Milanese insists his side are focused on delivering a first home win this season when they face Coventry City tomorrow.

Watford v Millwall betting preview

This Is Local London:

8:00am Friday 31st October 2014

Watford are odds on favourites to defeat Ian Holloway’s Millwall at Vicarage Road tomorrow.

Transfer news: New Stags have Gale excited

This Is Local London:

2:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

Two new signings and a 2-0 win have put a happier complexion on things at Walton Casuals – despite still being eight points adrift of Ryman Division One South safety, writes Kane Brooker.

Corinthian Casuals: League rise is no fluke says blessed boss

This Is Local London:

11:00am Friday 31st October 2014

Corinthian Casuals boss Matt Howard has told his men they are not riding high in the Ryman Division One South for no reason.

On this date in Watford FC history

This Is Local London:

5:30am Friday 31st October 2014

Watford recorded a rare victory at Shrewsbury 33 years ago today.

AFC Wimbledon sign QPR midfielder

This Is Local London:

5:16pm Thursday 30th October 2014

AFC Wimbledon have signed QPR midfielder Frankie Sutherland on a month’s loan.

UPDATE: Plans for 'Remembrance Matchday' almost complete

This Is Local London:

1:02pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Watford say final preparations are almost complete for their 'Remembrance Matchday' against Millwall on Saturday.

Preview: AFC Wimbledon boss wary of struggling Northampton Town

This Is Local London:

12:01pm Thursday 30th October 2014

AFC Wimbledon go to Northampton Town this weekend looking for a first win in three League Two games.

'Cup final' return for Ikpeazu after an emotional few months

This Is Local London:

7:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

A trip away to Bristol City in the second round of an under-21 competition may not sound like the most enticing fixture of the calender but for young Watford striker Uche Ikpeazu, "it felt like a cup final".

HIGHLIGHTS: The goals from Watford's Under-21 win at Bristol City

This Is Local London: Picture: Andrew Scott/Watford FC

10:46am Thursday 30th October 2014

Watch the highlights from Watford's 2-1 win at Bristol City in the Under-21 Premier League Cup, as goals from Bernard Mensah and Uche Ikpeazu secured the Golden Boys' progression.

'There is no time to dream'

This Is Local London:

9:32am Thursday 30th October 2014

New Leyton Orient manager Mauro Milanese has admitted it is time for the club to stop dreaming and realise the situation the League One strugglers are in. 

Not the same manager the second time around

This Is Local London:

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

Oliver Phillips' reflections from Watford's 2000/01 season continue with Graham Taylor explaining why he hates the World Cup.

'We're ambitious and want to compete at the other end of table'

This Is Local London:

5:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Watford Ladies boss John Salomon says he is already planning for next season after the Golden Girls finished their inaugural Women’s Super League 2 campaign in seventh place.

On this date in Watford FC history

This Is Local London:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

Watford sustained their seventh red card of the season in a heavy defeat at West Bromwich Albion 21 years ago today.

Watford claim money and not loyalty stopped coach from taking over

This Is Local London:

7:37pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Watford believe money - and not loyalty as has been claimed - was the reason one of Northern Ireland's youth coaches, Stephen Robinson, has not joined the club.

Jorell helps hometown club make FA Cup history

This Is Local London: Jorell Johnson (top) is believed to be one of four Hornets scholars given a professional contract. Picture Holly Cant

1:04pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Watford defender Jorell Johnson last night helped his hometown club Hemel Hempstead reach the first round of the FA Cup for the first time since 1938.

Leyton Orient's FA Cup date at Oldham Athletic confirmed

This Is Local London:

4:24pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Leyton Orient's FA Cup first round tie at Oldham Athletic will take place on Saturday, November 8.

Youngsters rue missed chances following another Posh loss

This Is Local London:

3:40pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Watford Under-18s were left to count the cost of missed chances after they suffered successive defeats to Peterborough United on Saturday.

Half-price entry for football fans with a WD postcode

This Is Local London:

1:42pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Football fans with a WD postcode have the chance to watch Wealdstone for half price for one of their matches in December - an offer which coincides with Watford FC not having a fixture that day.

FAN'S VIEW: Moving forward together

This Is Local London:

1:06pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

West Ham United fan Vinny Ryan reflects on the Hammers' stunning win over Premier League champions Manchester City.

Leyton Orient defender Mathieu Baudry insists managerial changes are no excuse for struggles

This Is Local London:

11:54am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Mathieu Baudry insists the players are responsible for their problems on the pitch and will not use the managerial changes at Brisbane Road as an excuse.

Sensational start wraps up rapid comeback win for Sidcup fighter

This Is Local London:

1:03pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Sidcup boxer Jamie Andrews produced an explosive finish in his comeback fight on Saturday to stop rival Joe Robertson in the opening round at Epsom racecourse.

Charlton Park recover early deficit to brush aside Basingstoke

1:17pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Charlton Park came from behind to trounce Basingstoke 47-15.

On this date in Watford FC history

This Is Local London:

5:30am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Victorious Watford were given a tough test by Nottingham Forest 65 years ago today.

Bromley boss takes positives from Dartford cup draw

This Is Local London:

12:07pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Bromley manager Mark Goldberg does not share the disappointment of some supporters after being drawn to play local rivals Dartford in the first round of the FA Cup.

Maidstone knock Bromley out of Kent Cup on penalties

This Is Local London:

12:35pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Bromley were eliminated from the Kent Senior Cup at Hayes Lane last night on penalties against a Maidstone United side which contained eight reserve and academy players. 

FA Cup: AFC Wimbledon boss faces a long trip to York City... again

This Is Local London:

9:16am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Neal Ardley could not his disappointment after his AFC Wimbledon side were handed a tough FA Cup opener in last night’s draw.

UPDATE: Watford trio's superb attitude praised after cup win

This Is Local London:

4:18pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Watford Academy's head of coaching hailed the attitude of Sean Murray, Connor Smith and Tommie Hoban following the club's progression in the Under-21 Premier League Cup.

'Bond has nice future in front of him'

This Is Local London:

7:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Jonathan Bond was drafted into the Watford side at late notice for Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Middlesbrough but he impressed at the Riverside Stadium and Slavisa Jokanovic says the young goalkeeper has a “nice future in front of him”.

Mauro Milanese had no ambition to become the new Leyton Orient manager

This Is Local London:

12:28am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Mauro Milanese has admitted he did not have any ambition to become the new Leyton Orient boss and accepted it after owner Francesco Becchetti asked him to until "another decision will be made."

Leyton Orient fall to Preston defeat in Mauro Milanese's first game in charge

This Is Local London: Dean Cox made his 200th appearance for Orient in last night's draw: Simon O'Connor

9:22pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Mauro Milanese’s first game in charge ended in defeat after Leyton Orient lost 2-0 at home to second-placed Preston at Brisbane Road this evening.

Plasmati makes Orient debut in Mauro Milanese's first game in charge

This Is Local London: Leyton Orient have sold out their clash with promoted Wolves: Simon O'Connor

7:07pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Gianvito Plasmati makes his Leyton Orient debut tonight against Preston in Mauro Milanese's first game in charge.

Leyton Orient fan's view: Anything but boring at Brisbane Road

This Is Local London:

1:30pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Well we are now nearly three months into the season, and to say the least it's been an interesting one at East London's Premier Club. Boring it most certainly has not been around the old place since August.

Leyton Orient bring back Millwall midfielder Josh Wright after Vincelot injury

This Is Local London: Romain Vincelot punches the turf after Orient's penalty shoot-out defeat at Wembley. Picture: Action Images

12:22pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Millwall midfielder Josh Wright has returned to Leyton Orient on loan until January after Romain Vincelot was sidelined following knee surgery. 

Leyton Orient v Preston preview

This Is Local London: Leyton Orient lost 4-3 on penalties after drawing 2-2 after extra-time. Picture: Action Images

9:40am Tuesday 28th October 2014

New Leyton Orient team manager Mauro Milanese will take charge of his side for the first time tonight when they host second-placed Preston.

Wimbledon RFC team manager is targeting a happy break

This Is Local London:

5:31pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Wimbledon RFC’s first team manager James Ogilvie-Bull wants his side to go into the break in action having recorded a seventh win of the season.

Skeete: I wanted Gavin fight

This Is Local London: Super: Bradley Skeete is the new British Masters welterweight title holder

5:23pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Bradley Skeete reckons he has what it takes to get the better of rival Frankie Gavin in next month’s showdown at the ExCeL.

SPORT IN BRIEF: England legend to switch on club's new floodlights

This Is Local London: PROP ADVICE: Jason Leonard has urged Jon Golding to abandon his role in the front row for Falcons if he wants to establish himself in the England squad

5:02pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

RUGBY UNION: West Wickham-based rugby club Beccehamian will be officially unveiling their new floodlights on Halloween.

Charlton Athletic stadium to host darts contest again

This Is Local London:

3:53pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Darts fans can book a date with world champion Michael van Gerwen next year when he returns to The Valley for the fourth staging of the popular Charlton masters event.

Combe suffer rare setback

12:52pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Westcombe Park suffered their first defeat of the season when they were edged out 27-26 at home by Hertford on Saturday.

Former Epsom College skipper needs more to be in complete Bliss

This Is Local London:

10:19am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Scrum-half Tom Bliss admits he needs to prove he is not a one-trick pony if he wants to make the most of his LV= Cup chance with Wasps.



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