'Watford's players tried to win the game with their hearts and not their minds'

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12:46am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Watford’s players tried to win tonight’s match against Nottingham Forest with their hearts and not their minds and that is why they had to settle for a 2-2 draw, according to Hornets head coach Slavisa Jokanovic.

'A good point' for Forest

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12:18am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Steve Wigley felt Nottingham Forest’s 2-2 at Watford tonight was “a good point” and claimed his side looked the more likely winners in the closing stages.

Nugent pays tribute to loyal Orient fans after Doncaster victory

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1:26am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Kevin Nugent admitted he was most pleased for the loyal Leyton Orient supporters that travelled to Doncaster after he picked up his first league win as interim manager. 

Blues lose unbeaten run at Exeter

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9:42pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Exeter City 2, Wycombe Wanderers 1.

Ainsworth urges caution ahead of Exeter trip

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9:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

BLUES boss Gareth Ainsworth sought to downplay expectations ahead of his side's trip to Exeter City this evening.

Never mind his flashing boots, Warnock heaps praise on 'hardworking' Zaha

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8:23am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Neil Warnock praised Wilfried Zaha after his late intervention helped Crystal Palace claw back a consolation goal against Chelsea.

Hornets knocked off top spot after Forest draw

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9:51pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Watford have been replaced by Derby County at the top of the Championship after the Hornets were pegged back twice by Nottingham Forest in a 2-2 draw at Vicarage Road tonight.

HALF-TIME: Forest fortunate to be level and still have 11 men on the pitch

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9:02pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Nottingham Forest are fortunate to go into half-time with Watford level on the score-sheet and they are arguably lucky to still have 11 men on the pitch heading into the second period.

Discuss the action as Watford welcome Forest

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6:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

The Watford Observer is hoping fans will enjoy interacting pre-match, during the game and after the final whistle has blown on our website.

Jokanovic believes Watford possess stronger 'offensive weapons' than Forest

This Is Local London:

3:24pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Watford head coach Slavisa Jokanovic has acknowledged the threat Britt Assombalonga poses his former club tonight but believes the Hornets have the stronger "offensive weapons" heading into the clash with Nottingham Forest.

Opposition profile: Nottingham Forest

This Is Local London:

7:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Nottingham Forest finally lost their first Championship game of the season last weekend, courtesy of a 2-1 defeat to Cardiff City.

Leyton Orient pick up vital Doncaster win

This Is Local London:

9:24pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Leyton Orient claimed their first League 1 win under interim boss Kevin Nugent after a 2-0 victory at Doncaster this evening.

Vincelot misses Orient's trip to Doncaster

This Is Local London: A dejected Chris Dagnall after his penalty miss saw Rotherham United promoted to the Championship. Picture: Action Images

7:32pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Leyton Orient midfielder Romain Vincelot was ruled out of their trip to Doncaster this evening with an injury.

Doncaster v Leyton Orient preview

This Is Local London:

10:38am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Leyton Orient face a defensive headache this evening at Doncaster with Mathieu Baudry and Nathan Clarke both suspended.

Addicks boss happy with points tally so far after Bolton win

This Is Local London:

10:55pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Bob Peeters declared himself happy after his depleted side saw off Bolton 2-1 at the Valley this evening.

Peeters rules out swapping Charlton for Standard Liege

This Is Local London:

10:35pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Bob Peeters has played down fears he could quit Charlton to take over at Standard Liege by committing to the Addicks after tonight’s 2-1 win over Bolton.

FAN'S VIEW: Hammers fans in nose-bleed territory

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6:30pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Sam Allardyce was able to celebrate his 60th birthday in some style on Saturday after West Ham United’s emphatic 3-1 win over Burnley at Turf Moor; elsewhere in the east end, sales of handkerchiefs soared as fans clutched bloodied rags to their noses as they gazed down from the giddying heights of fourth place in the Premier League.

Chingford Town win 5-4 to go second in Alliance League

This Is Local London:

5:30pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

The latest action from the Essex Alliance Football League.

Denly heads back to Kent

This Is Local London: A stretching Joe Denly sees his stumps re-arranged

5:12pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Batsman Joe Denly will return home to Kent in 2015.

FC Leytonstone thrash Debs United 8-0

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4:18pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FC Leytonstone put in an irresistible second-half performance against Debs United, scoring six times after the break to record a resounding 8-0 win.

Froch has got big hopes for Blackledge

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4:18pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

CARL Froch says he has ‘big hopes’ for East Lancashire fighter Luke Blackledge after meeting up with his former sparring partner in Gisburn.

Defender ponders what might have been against Chelsea

This Is Local London:

10:18am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Veteran defender Brede Hangeland was left ruing what could have been after Crystal Palace lost 2-1 at home to Premier League leaders Chelsea on Saturday.

On this date in Watford FC history

This Is Local London:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Stewart Scullion scored a memorable goal 51 years ago today as Watford beat Stockport County.

Craig: We could play three times a week

This Is Local London:

1:49pm Monday 20th October 2014

STEVEN Craig said the confidence of Wanderers' players is so high at the moment they could happily play three games every week.

Blues boss hails 'warrior' Craig

This Is Local London:

12:12pm Monday 20th October 2014

WANDERERS boss Gareth Ainsworth said Steven Craig is an unsung hero of the side after the striker had a hand in both goals against AFC Wimbledon.

Watford wary of rushing Deeney back into starting XI

This Is Local London:

5:11pm Monday 20th October 2014

Slavisa Jokanovic is wary of rushing Troy Deeney back into Watford's starting XI following a month out with a hamstring injury.

Hornets' preparation and recovery better than Premier League clubs

This Is Local London:

4:32pm Monday 20th October 2014

Keith Andrews says Watford’s owners help the Hornets’ players prepare and recover for matches as well, if not better, than clubs the midfielder has played for in the Premier League.

Ighalo: Every manager will do well with our squad

This Is Local London:

11:56am Monday 20th October 2014

Odion Ighalo says Watford’s players "don't really care" who the club’s head coach is and believes the Hornets squad is good enough to challenge for promotion no matter who is in charge.

Leyton Orient interim boss admits side are in a relegation battle

This Is Local London:

11:50am Monday 20th October 2014

Leyton Orient interim manager Kevin Nugent has admitted his side are involved in a relegation battle.

AUDIO: Bassong can become a very important player for Watford

This Is Local London:

7:00am Monday 20th October 2014

New Watford head coach Slavisa Jokanovic believes loanee Sebastien Bassong could become a very important player for the Hornets in the coming months.

Buyens has few complaints with Bournemouth result

This Is Local London:

8:00am Monday 20th October 2014

Midfielder Yoni Buyens was left disappointed as Charlton’s unbeaten start to the Championship season came to an end at Bournemouth on Saturday.

Eagles keeper on Chelsea red cards

This Is Local London:

8:00am Monday 20th October 2014

Crystal Palace keeper Julian Speroni believes referee Craig Pawson rushed his decision to send off Damian Delaney during Saturday’s narrow 2-1 defeat to Chelsea at Selhurst Park.

On this date in Watford FC history

This Is Local London:

5:30am Monday 20th October 2014

Watford signed Cliff Holton from Arsenal 56 years ago today.

Second half Aldershot display a positive for Dartford boss

This Is Local London:

11:09am Monday 20th October 2014

Dartford manager Tony Burman was disappointed after being held to a 1-1 draw by Aldershot Town at Princes Park on Saturday - but pleased with his side’s second half response.

Honours shared between Dartford and Aldershot

This Is Local London:

9:23am Monday 20th October 2014

Andy Pugh earned Dartford a hard-fought point against Aldershot Town at Princes Park on Saturday.

VIDEO: Watch highlights as the Hornets go top of the table

This Is Local London:

1:30pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Watford's third successive win at Hillsborough saw Slavisa Jokanovic's reign as head coach get off to a victorious start and sent the Hornets top of the Championship yesterday.

BALLOT: Who was your Watford man-of-the-match against Sheffield Wednesday?

This Is Local London:

7:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

Watford produced arguably their most complete performance of the season at Sheffield Wednesday. Several players impressed in the 3-0 victory but who was your man of the match?

On this date in Watford FC history

This Is Local London:

5:30am Sunday 19th October 2014

A player made his second Watford start almost ten years after his debut in a cup tie against Luton Town 104 years ago today.

Ainsworth: That was a real team performance

This Is Local London: Gareth Ainsworth was delighted at back-to-back wins for Wanderers

7:27pm Saturday 18th October 2014

GARETH Ainsworth hailed a complete team performance as Wanderers secured their first ever Football League win over AFC Wimbledon to stretch their lead at the top of the table.

Dons downed as Blues stretch lead at the top

This Is Local London: Josh Scowen celebrates his goal against Torquay

4:55pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Wycombe Wanderers 2, AFC Wimbledon 0.

Rowe is back at Adams Park

This Is Local London: Danny Rowe

2:43pm Saturday 18th October 2014

DANNY Rowe has returned to Wycombe Wanderers on loan.

Difficult to judge how good Watford can become, says Jokanovic

This Is Local London:

7:07pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Slavisa Jokanovic believes his Watford reign got off to the perfect start at Sheffield Wednesday and says he doesn’t yet know how good his Hornets side can become.

Gray: Watford's first goal 'blatantly' offside

This Is Local London:

6:49pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Sheffield Wednesday manager Stuart Gray believes Matej Vydra was “blatantly” offside for Watford’s opening goal this afternoon.

Debut win for Jokanovic sends Watford top of the table

This Is Local London: Matej Vydra scores against Sheffield Wednesday. Picture: Action Images

5:07pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A Matej Vydra-inspired Watford ensured Slavisa Jokanovic started his Hornets’ reign with a 3-0 victory at Sheffield Wednesday as the Hornets went top of the Championship.

HALF TIME: Hornets lead at Wednesday as Ighalo and Abdi strike

This Is Local London:

4:01pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Watford have made a bright start to Slavisa Jokanovic’s reign. The Hornets lead 2-0 at half time of their match with Sheffield Wednesday thanks to goals from Odion Ighalo and Almen Abdi.

Discuss the action as Watford travel to Sheffield Wednesday

This Is Local London:

10:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

The Watford Observer is hoping fans will enjoy interacting pre-match, during the game and after the final whistle has blown on our website.

Kevin Nugent confirms he is Leyton Orient's interim manager

This Is Local London: Kevin Nugent is taking care of the O’s

9:12pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Kevin Nugent has confirmed he is Leyton Orient's interim manager but insists he does not fear the possibility of reverting back to assistant coach if the club wants to replace him. 

Leyton Orient bring in giant Italian striker Plasmati

This Is Local London:

7:03pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Leyton Orient have completed the signing of experienced Italian striker Gianvito Plasmati.

Winless home run extended after Orient held by MK Dons

This Is Local London: Jon Stead in action against Leyton Orient

6:11pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Leyton Orient are still without a win at home this season after a 0-0 draw against MK Dons this afternoon.

Orient target first home win of the season

This Is Local London: Shaun Batt should feature for the O's this weekend: Rob Newell

2:47pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Leyton Orient will attempt to win their first home game of the season this afternoon when they host MK Dons.



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