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Vincent Kompany to leave Manchester City on a high after treble

City crushed Watford 6-0 in the FA Cup final on Saturday to complete the unprecedented treble, after which Kompany said they were the best team in the world. 

May 19, 2019, 15:36 PM IST

FA Cup: Manchester City crush Watford 6-0 to complete treble in style

The victory matched the competition`s record final win -- set when Bury beat Derby County 116 years ago -- and was a fair reflection of yet another command performance. 

May 19, 2019, 00:52 AM IST

Javi Gracia stands in way of Pep Guardiola's treble dream

Watford manager Javi Gracia may not have the reputation that Guardiola enjoys in the game but he has made his mark this season by guiding the Hornets to a creditable 11th-place finish in the Premier League and only their second FA Cup final.

May 16, 2019, 15:13 PM IST

Manchester City referred to UEFA judicial chamber over alleged FFP breaches

UEFA had opened an investigation into City over potential breaches of its break-even rule in March after German publication Der Spiegel reported the club`s Abu Dhabi owners inflated sponsorship agreements to comply with FFP requirements.

May 16, 2019, 14:53 PM IST

EPL: Mark Noble brace powers West Ham to 4-1 win over Watford

Watford`s defending was noticeably lacking in intensity and they ended the league season two points further back in 11th position.

May 13, 2019, 00:44 AM IST

Premier League: Freakish goal gives Arsenal 1-0 win over 10-man Watford

The result lifted the Gunners two places up to fourth on 66 points from 33 games, one behind third-placed Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League standings.

Apr 16, 2019, 16:21 PM IST

Watford defender Jose Holebas out of Arsenal clash with hamstring problem

Fellow defender Adam Masina, who came on for Holebas in the match at Wembley Stadium, is expected to fill in again.

Apr 13, 2019, 17:04 PM IST

Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial give sloppy Manchester United win over Watford

After a slow start, United took the lead in the 28th minute when Luke Shaw played a delightful through ball into the path of Rashford who clipped it past advancing Watford keeper Ben Foster.

Mar 30, 2019, 23:35 PM IST

Heurelho Gomes dreams of Wembley after bidding farewell to Watford

The 38-year-old says he is `99 percent` certain to retire at the end of the season, having played as an understudy to manager Javi Gracia`s first choice keeper Ben Foster.

Mar 17, 2019, 08:47 AM IST

Andre Gray's winner sends Watford into FA Cup semis

Gray`s winner secured a hat-trick of 2-1 wins for Watford over Palace this season after Javi Gracia`s team won both Premier League matches by the same margin.

Mar 16, 2019, 20:31 PM IST

VAR will help Premier League referees next season: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola

City`s opening goal by Raheem Sterling in their 3-1 win sparked controversy after referee Paul Tierney changed his mind about the offside call following a discussion with his assistant.

Mar 10, 2019, 17:33 PM IST

Raheem Sterling`s hat-trick guides Manchester City to 3-1 EPL win over Watford

City took advantage of Sterling being awarded a contentious goal just after halftime before he struck a minute later and completed his treble in the space of 13 minutes.

Mar 10, 2019, 11:10 AM IST

Jamie Vardy's brace guides Leicester City to 3-1 EPL win over Fulham

Vardy sealed the home side`s win with a scrambled close-range finish in the 86th minute, lifting Leicester into the 10th position and leaving Fulham second bottom and staring at relegation.

Mar 10, 2019, 06:59 AM IST

Watford striker Andre Gray strikes late winner to defeat Leicester City 2-1

Vardy, who endured a heavy collision with Foster earlier in the match, was substituted minutes after scoring as he appeared to suffer a delayed reaction to the knock.

Mar 03, 2019, 20:41 PM IST

Liverpool winger Sadio Mane happy to play in central role against Everton

Filling in for injured striker Roberto Firmino, Senegalese Mane headed in from close range in the first half before adding to his tally with a cheeky back-heel effort.

Mar 02, 2019, 18:33 PM IST

Watford manager Javi Gracia doesn't expect Brendan Rodgers to ring Leicester City changes

Under Frenchman Puel, Leicester blended a counter-attacking approach with a fluid possession game but have struggled with inconsistency this season to sit 11th in the table with 35 points from 28 matches.

Mar 02, 2019, 18:17 PM IST

Liverpool defeat Watford 5-0 to maintain position on top of the Premier League

The result kept Liverpool top of the Premier League on 69 points, just ahead of Manchester City on 68 points after the champion's 1-0 win over West Ham on Wednesday. 

Feb 28, 2019, 14:49 PM IST

Gerard Deulofeu's hat-trick guides Watford to 5-1 EPL triumph over Cardiff City

Cardiff, who are 17th and could fall back into the bottom three after this weekend`s games, pulled a goal back through defender Sol Bamba.

Feb 23, 2019, 07:44 AM IST

EPL: Roberto Pereyra, Isaac Success fit for Watford's trip to Cardiff

Pereyra, Watford's top scorer in the league with six goals from 24 starts, and Nigeria's Success last played in the club's 1-2 defeat at Tottenham Hotspur in late January.

Feb 21, 2019, 13:21 PM IST

Neil Warnock calls off Cardiff's Tenerife trip to mourn Emiliano Sala

January signing Sala was travelling to Cardiff from French club Nantes when the plane he was on crashed in the English Channel last month.

Feb 11, 2019, 16:18 PM IST