Articles by Jake Horwood

Watford’s Summer Clear-Out

As we approach the climax of this season’s Premier League campaign, the minds of many fans are already being drawn towards the excitement of the upcoming World Cup. Yet it’s crucial to keep an eye…


The Demise of the Deeney Era

After what can only be described as Troy Deeney’s worst season since the start of his Watford career, questions have been raised over the quality of his contributions on the pitch and a possible decline…


The Gracia Effect

Watford’s move to part company with Marco Silva was called into question by journalists, pundits and supporters all across the country. Everyone other than Watford fans seemed to be utterly bewildered and failed to understand…



Match Report – Southampton 1-0 Watford

Marco Silva’s sacking from his post as Watford manager seemed to bemuse the rest of the Premier League; the club were sitting in 10th, a position deemed to be lofty for a club of Watford’s…


Match Review – Brighton 1-0 Watford

Well then, where do I start with this. Watford’s trip to the American Express Community Stadium was nothing short of a crucial point in the Hornets’ season. Three mortifying consecutive losses to Burnley, Crystal Palace…




Chelsea 4-2 Watford – Match Review

I stepped out of Fulham Broadway Tube Station proudly exhibiting my golden-yellow shirt in a sea of Chelsea blue. I didn’t feel intimidated by anyone around me – the Hornets sat in a lofty fourth…