Paris could be fit for derby fixture

This Is Local London: Paris Cowan-Hall should be in the squad that faces Burton Albion

11:40am Friday 31st October 2014

PARIS Cowan-Hall could be fit to feature at Oxford tomorrow despite picking up an injury last week.

Keeper Ingram lands Football League award

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10:50am Friday 31st October 2014

MATT Ingram has joined the likes of England internationals Wilfried Zaha and Steven Caulker after being named the Football League’s Young Player of the Month.

Ainsworth tells players to take emotion out of derby game

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9:00am Friday 31st October 2014

GARETH Ainsworth has warned his men to play the match and not the occasion in tomorrow's M40 derby trip to Oxford United.

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

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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.

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.

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.

Blues beat Championship sides to Ephraim's signature

This Is Local London:

5:03pm Thursday 30th October 2014

WANDERERS boss Gareth Ainsworth said he has greater clout in the transfer market thanks to his side's good start to the season - revealing he beat competition from Championship sides to sign Hogan Ephraim.

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.

Crystal Palace: Zaha and Puncheon team up to kick obesity into touch

This Is Local London:

11:52am Thursday 30th October 2014

Crystal Palace stars Wilfried Zaha and Jason Puncheon visited to the Sutton Life Centre, to kick-off a scheme that will tackle child obesity.

'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.

Leeds United need to rethink ticket charges for Charlton fans next week

This Is Local London: Post match interviews with Tottenham players Scott Parker and Emmanuel Adebayor after the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley against Chelsea

4:15pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Addicks columnist LOUIS MENDEZ has plenty to talk about this week - mainly Scott Parker and the high ticket prices being charged to see Charlton in action at Elland Road on Tuesday evening.

Double injury boost for Charlton

This Is Local London:

3:33pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Charlton have received a welcome boost after it was revealed Frederic Bulot’s injury is not as serious as initially feared.

Star striker could return to Charlton squad against Sheffield Wednesday

This Is Local London:

2:33pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Igor Vetokele could be set to return to Charlton’s squad for Saturday’s Valley encounter with Sheffield Wednesday.

Peeters to resist temptation of bringing back loan striker

This Is Local London:

2:58pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Joe Pigott looks set to complete his loan spell with Newport County after Bob Peeters today ruled out a return to The Valley for the young attacker.

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.

Kretzschmar hails Murphy's scoring influence

This Is Local London:

3:09pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

MAX Kretzschmar believes Peter Murphy's scoring touch has influenced his Wanderers team mates into being more prepared to take a chance in front of goal.

Bees win to set up Wanderers cup tie

This Is Local London:

9:04am Wednesday 29th October 2014

BARNET will provide Wanderers' FA Cup first round opponents after coming through a replay last night.

FULL INTERVIEW: Crystal Palace co-chairman pours cold water on takeover talks... for now

This Is Local London:

3:50pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Steve Parish says there is no imminent takeover on the cards at Crystal Palace.

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.

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.

Palace referee axed after shunning manager post-match in rush to see Ed Sheeran gig

This Is Local London:

8:41am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Referee Mark Clattenburg will not be on the whistle this weekend after being axed by the Premier League.

Takeover talk has split the Palace fanbase

This Is Local London:

3:23pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

The footballing Gods decided that two months out of the limelight was long enough for a club like Crystal Palace.

EXCLUSIVE Parish: It doesn't help that Palace takeover rumour went public

This Is Local London:

10:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Steve Parish feels it doesn't help that rumours of a potential takeover at Crystal Palace were leaked to the media.

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. 

Ainsworth unveils new signing from former club QPR

This Is Local London:

3:11pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

WANDERERS boss Gareth Ainsworth believes new signing Hogan Ephraim from his former club Queens Park Rangers will stand out from the crowd in League Two.

Blues hero Brown lands FA job

This Is Local London:

11:16am Tuesday 28th October 2014

FORMER Wanderers playing hero Steve Brown has landed a prestigious role at the FA.

Blues handed non-league challenge in FA Cup

This Is Local London:

9:08am Tuesday 28th October 2014

WANDERERS face an away tie against non-league opposition in the first round of the FA Cup.

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.

On this date in Watford FC history

This Is Local London:

5:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Watford famously beat European champions Nottingham Forest in the League Cup 34 years ago today.

Chorley fighter Catterall wins European title

This Is Local London:

11:27am Monday 27th October 2014

CHORLEY light welterweight Jack Catterall incredibly claimed the European title in only his 10th professional fight after a stoppage victory over Tom Stalker.



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