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41 min ago | Watford Observer

Lewis McGugan scored Watford's second goal. Picture: Action Images

Watford suffered their first pre-season defeat as they were beaten 1-0 by Coventry City at Boreham Wood's Meadow Park ground Watford suffered their first defeat of pre-season as a disappointing Hornets performance resulted in a 1-0 defeat against Coventry City at Boreham Wood's Meadow Park stadium.

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6 hrs ago | Kelowna Capital News

Ex-Whitecaps' captain to help grow game

A lengthy and successful career on the soccer pitch now behind him, much of Jay DeMerit's future will be spent promoting the growth of the sport in B.C. The first captain and first player signed by the Vancouver Whitecaps' MLS expansion franchise in 2010, DeMerit was in Kelowna this week for a skills camp hosted by the Whitecaps' Okanagan Academy ... (more)

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Watford Observer

On this date in Watford FC history

Marlon King scored the Hornets' goal in a 2-1 defeat on his first appearance in Watford colours at the ground.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Brentford's Lee not ready for retirement although plans are being made

Brentford goalkeeper Richard Lee insists he is not ready to hang up his gloves yet, despite making strides in preparing for life after football.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Watford Observer

Battocchio scores twice as Watford score five at St Albans

Troy Deeney was a second-half substitute as Watford cruised to a comfortable 5-0 win at St Albans City.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sporting News

Jay DeMerit's improbable soccer career comes to an end

It was overcast on Thursday at B.C. Place, and the weather seemed fitting, as the media gathered at the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame for Jay DeMerit's retirement announcement.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jay DeMerit, Soccer Players, FIFA Soccer World Cup, United States World Cup, US Soccer, Vancouver Whitecaps FC, World Soccer, More Sports

Watford Observer

Hornets link with Wealdstone crucial, says Hughes

Youth-team coach Dave Hughes says the relationship between the Hornets and Wealdstone is crucial in developing the Golden Boys' young players.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Watford Observer

Two 15 year olds played for Watford eight years ago today.

Two further trialists combined for the second - Cameroon international Joseph-Desire Job putting Tamas Priskin through to score his first goal for the club.

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Watford Observer

Deeney absent as Hornets overcome Wood

With Troy Deeney absent, Matej Vydra gave Hornets fans a timely reminder of his goal-scoring capabilities as he netted the only goal in Watford's 1-0 pre-season victory at Boreham Wood.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Injuries force Green Bay's Jay DeMerit to retire from pro soccer

Green Bay native Jay DeMerit, who showed persistence and courage on his unlikely path to soccer success, announced Thursday his retirement from professional soccer.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Vital Football

Expectation Angst: Is Promotion Suddenly Realistic

Promotion. We've all spoken about it. Of course we have, why wouldn't we talk about it? The players we have going into this season are a cut above what we were used to pre-Pozzos, and we should expect the method in Nani's madness to become clearer year on year.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Watford Observer

Watford turn down Leicester's bid for Deeney

We understand the Foxes' offer was turned down as it is considerably less than the club's valuation of the player.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Watford Observer

COMMENT: Watford have the squad and head coach to secure promotion

Sitting in the pub on Thursday night, I found myself starting to explain to my friends why I thought Watford would secure promotion this season - it was a very persuasive argument if I do say so myself.

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Soccer Players, Craig Cathcart

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sky Sports

Transfer news: Tommy Smith has Brentford chance, says Mark Warburton

Mark Warburton has insisted that age will not count against Tommy Smith after inviting the striker to train with Brentford.

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Watford Observer

Ten-man Watford conceded two late goals to draw 2-2 with League Two Shrewsbury Town.

The Hornets took the lead midway through the first half thanks to Cristian Battocchio's goal and doubled their advantage early into the second period through Tommie Hoban.

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Guardian-series.co.uk

Allardyce keen to add Manchester United pair on loan

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce is looking to sign Manchester United pair Ashley Young and Wilfried Zaha on loan, according to the Daily Mail.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Argus

Crawley Town have signed winger Lewis Young on a one-year contract.

The 24-year-old brother of Manchester United star Ashley Young had been training with Crawley during pre-season and impressed in the 9-0 victory over Billingshurst on Friday.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Watford Observer

Sean Murray. Picture: Holly Cant

Performances and results are not crucial at stage of pre-season but it is understandable to have some sympathy for the Watford fans who travelled to Austria this weekend as they return home having not seen a goal in the two friendlies in recent days.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Times-series.co.uk

Bees beaten by Posh in opening pre-season friendly

Barnet lost 1-0 against Peterborough United in their opening pre-season friendly, despite containing the Posh for long periods Kgiso Ntlhe scored the only goal of the game as Barnet began their pre-season schedule with a hard-fought 1-0 defeat at home to Peterborough United.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Watford Observer

Statistically dominant: Troy Deeney

Higher: Likes of Burnley would have to bid more than the current figures being reported if they want to secure Troy Deeney's services.

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