Pearson hits out at ‘political animals’ as he says Watford are six players down

Watford are six players down inside the first week of Project Restart after two more went into isolation. And as manager Nigel Pearson revealed new setbacks at the club in the eye of the coronavirus storm, he hit out at the “political animals” who have maintained a deafening silence instead

Jamie Carragher gives verdict on Watford stars refusing to return to training

Jamie Carragher has insisted training grounds are safe environments after Watford stars including Troy Deeney decided not to return to the club's HQ amid concerns over the coronavirus crisis. The Premier League announced on Tuesday that six people had tested positive out of 748 at 19 clubs. Norwich conducted their

Watford chief admits football return is "uncomfortable" amid coronavirus "war"

Watford chief Scott Duxbury admits he’s “uncomfortable” even thinking about football’s return, warning: “We are facing a war.” Premier League clubs are expecting an update this week from the Government about completing the 2019-20 season behind closed doors, potentially resuming in June, under a file named Project Restart. But Hornets

Nigel Pearson criticises Boris Johnson’s ‘lack of leadership’ over coronavirus

Nigel Pearson has branded Boris Johnson’s lack of leadership as “underwhelming” over coronavirus. The prime minister urged those with symptoms for COVID-19 to self-isolate for seven days at least. The Watford manager insists he has been left unimpressed by the Prime Minister’s guidance. Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing the full

Watford end Liverpool unbeaten run in style as Reds miss Premier League record

Watford are the first side to beat Liverpool in the Premier League this season after recording a stunning 3-0 victory at Vicarage Road this evening. Before today, Jurgen Klopp 's side had 26 wins from 27 league outings this term, only dropping points to Manchester United at Old Trafford back