Tag Archives: Udinese

Incoming: Cristian Battocchio

There’s only so much you can say about a kid who’s only played in six games in senior football. Battocchio arrives with a lot of talk about future stardom – which makes Watford’s announcement that there’s a deal in place to make the move permanent next summer quite mystifying. It could be that the Pozzos […]

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: Steve Leo Beleck

With a transfer embargo lifted, Watford yesterday confirmed the signings of seven (SEVEN) new players. Rather than the worrying wholesale number it seems, this amounts to the cumulation of a summer’s recruitment. With three of the players looked at already (Abdi, Pudil and Vydra), it’s time to look at the rest, starting with the nineteen […]

Incoming: Almen Abdi

When Watford became a part of the Pozzo brotherhood, we were told of how we would benefit from their excellent scouting network, and now, in the form of Almen Abdi, comes our third signing of the close season, this one from a little club called Udinese in Italy. Though his parent club may be consistent […]

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 […]

Changes in the Boardroom

The takeover of Watford by the Pozzo family is unmistakably a new chapter in the story of the football club. After the ambivalent, taciturn and thankfully brief reign of Laurence Bassini, Watford fans are gazing out onto the first stretches of a rollercoaster, genuinely uncertain of what direction it may take them, and where it […]