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Watford to visit Wembley ahead of final
Alec Chamberlain was goalkeeper coach and on the substitute bench when Watford won the 2006 play-off final.
Sat May 18, 2013
Bradford 3-0 Northampton: Bantams seal League One spot with play-off win at Wembley
Bradford capped a remarkable season as three goals inside the first 28 minutes of their npower League Two play-off final against Northampton secured them their first promotion in 14 years.
Back in the limelight - Boothroyd ready to lead his team out at Wembley once more
In the dining room beneath the main stand at Northampton Town, Clarke Carlisle is pointing to a tattoo with a birthdate inked into his wrist and pleading with Aidy Boothroyd.
Thu May 16, 2013
This is Derbyshire
Nicholson's unmissable Rams season review
A SUMMER of ins and outs at Pride Park saw Paul Green, Jason Shackell, Chris Maguire and Steven Davies leave and in came Richard Keogh, Paul Coutts, Conor Sammon, Michael Jacobs and James O'Connor. The defender and captain would not kick a ball all season due to the horrific knee injury he had suffered in the victory over Nottingham Forest in ... (more)
Cardiff City boss Malky Mackay comforts Bluebirds stars who fail to make Premier League grade
The Cardiff City boss knows some of those players who helped earn promotion may not figure in his first-team plans next season Cardiff City boss Malky Mackay has offered words of comfort to those Bluebirds players who do not make the Premier League grade as he prepares to announce his retained list for the new season.
Sun May 12, 2013
Jose Mourinho persuades Chelsea to keep Frank Lampard
WATFORD stalwart Lloyd Doyley reckons the club's current crop are a cut above the group that mixed it with the elite six years ago.
Deeney sends Watford through to final
Troy Deeney's 96th-minute goal fired Watford into the npower Championship play-off final in the most dramatic fashion, with a 3-1 win over Leicester, at Vicarage Road.
Watford reach final in dramatic fashion
Troy Deeney's 96th-minute goal fired Watford into the npower Championship play-off final in the most dramatic fashion at Vicarage Road.
Troy Deeney scored late on as Watford reached the Championship...
Man Utd are odds-on to give Sir Alex Ferguson a fitting farewell by winning in his final game at Old Trafford against Swansea before his retirement.
Sat May 11, 2013
Leicester City Preview (H) - May 12
WATFORD are just 90 minutes from Wembley as they play host to Leicester City the second leg of their play-off semi-final. The Foxes lead Gianfranco Zola's men 1-0 on aggregate after David Nugent's 82nd minute header at the King Power Stadium on Thursday, but it's still on half-time in the tussle for a shot at the Premier League.
Fri May 10, 2013
David Nugent warns Watford that he is out to continue his goalscoring run
THE top and bottom two may have been decided early - but there is plenty of drama still to come in the Premier League.
Thomas tips Mackay for Everton job
"I know he's just got promotion with Cardiff but the strong talk on Merseyside is that Malky Mackay would be their choice.
What the papers say
THE GUARDIAN : David Moyes was handed a six-year contract to become manager of Manchester United yesterday, showing the deep belief the club has in naming the Scot as Sir Alex Ferguson's successor.
Thu May 09, 2013
Leicester 1-0 Watford
David Nugent's first goal in 17 games gave Leicester a slender and deserved lead over Watford after an open Championship semi-final first leg.
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Hornets suffer narrow play-off first leg loss
Watford will have to overturn a one-goal deficit in three days time if they are to reach Wembley and keep their promotion dream alive after losing the first leg of their play-off semi-final at Leicester City tonight.
Mon May 06, 2013
Loach gives backing to Bonham
Former Watford goalkeeper Scott Loach has offered his support to Jack Bonham following the young keeper's mistake against Leeds on Saturday.
Sun May 05, 2013
Bruce must now find strike power
Photograph: Richard Sellers/Sportsphoto/Allstar Manchester United alumni are never going to be bosom buddies with anyone at Leeds United but Steve Bruce acknowledged a debt of gratitude to the old enemy, whose victory at Watford on Saturday enabled his Hull team to flop across the promotion finishing line like spent marathon runners.
'This is our time - we're the champions and we're heading for the...
Two late goals saw Newport County end a 25-year absence from the Football League as the Exiles broke Wrexham hearts at Wembley Bronwen Lewis, from Neath, told WalesOnline she had no intention of giving up on her mission to bring Welsh to a wider audience despite not progressing on BBC One's The Voice talent show.
Sat May 04, 2013
Hull fans celebrate after a joyous day for the Tigers
Bruce and his squad endured "torture" as they were made to wait on the outcome of Watford's result against Leeds after their own pulsating encounter against champions Cardiff, which had a sending off, two penalties and a mini pitch invasion in the final eight minutes, finished 2-2. When the final whistle sounded in East Yorkshire there was still ... (more)
Fri May 03, 2013
Gianfranco Zola is one game from glory at Watford
Gianfranco Zola waited two years for the right opportunity. It appeared at Watford, to the surprise of many, and today he could end his first season in charge by clinching promotion to the top flight.