Tag Archives: Granada

Over there: Assessing Watford’s loan exports in Valladolid

Williams Velasquez. You know him right? Watford player. World Cup runner up. Don’t recall? How about Eduardo Montenegro? Luis Suarez? No, not that one. Watford fans used to be intimately familiar with every player on the club’s books. Until a few years ago there were only ever about 25 of them. But with the riches […]

Incoming: Iriney Santos da SIlva

The Championship. A year-long battle, so they say. Fancy pants football will only get you so far, you’ll not succeed without some experienced heads on the pitch. This, ultimately, is where Watford fell down last year and nowhere else was this more apparent than in the centre of midfield. Nathaniel Chalobah pranced with rakish virtuosity, […]

‘Us’ and ‘Them’? Is Watford’s identity being diluted?

As more and more players are drafted into the Watford squad from the central pot in Northern Italy, Nick Chainey (@NLFG) asks how this new system of transferring players affects the identity of Watford Football Club… This was inspired in part by a tweet I saw earlier which was calling for Troy Deeney to be brought […]

Incoming: Alex Geijo

The summer holidays are over, the Olympics are but a memory in the collective minds of all Londoners, with images of rowers, triathletes and really really fast runners burnt into our retinas, and it is time for us to return to what we know. Football. The arrival of Alex Geijo has been somewhat neglected here at […]

Incoming: Ikechi Anya

The next player that we welcome to Vicarage Road is something of a novelty – a loanee from the capofamiglia that I’ve actually heard of! The winger Ikechi Anya has experience of playing in England, and will be hoping to prove his worth upon his return to this gilded isle. For Anya’s career has been […]

Incoming: Pudil and Vydra

On the day that Watford’s new management team have faced the nation’s media, and the presumably-anxious squad, for the first time, the ‘Pozzo Family’ has provided its first fruit in the shape of two season-long loans, one from each of our continental brothers. From Granada comes Daniel Pudil, a left sided player yet to feature […]