08/07/2019

Club Statement: Phil Edwards

Further to recent media articles regarding the passing of Phil Edwards, the club has been contacted by individuals to discuss their concerns, which we are looking into.

We encourage anyone who has any concerns or information regarding Mr Edwards whilst he was providing services to the club, to contact us either by emailing safeguarding@watfordfc.com or calling 01923 496374.

All communication will be treated in strictest confidence.


Watford Football Club take extremely seriously the allegations in today's media surrounding Phil Edwards during his time as a consultant physiotherapist at Vicarage Road. 

We understand there will be levels of concern at the accusations of historic abuse during a period in the 1990s and the club is determined to discover the veracity of these allegations and how they may have impacted on those who came in contact with Mr Edwards via Watford FC.

We would ask that anybody with concerns contacts the club on 01923 496374 or via safeguarding@watfordfc.com.

All communication will be dealt with in the strictest confidence by our safeguarding team and evidence gathered before determining the next course of action.

First Team 08/07/2019

Pre-Season: Week Two Begins

After a well-earned day off on Sunday, Watford's players are reporting back today (Monday July 8) as the second week of their pre-season training schedule gets underway.

It promises to be another gruelling week of double sessions as preparations for the 2019/20 Premier League campaign continue at the London Colney training ground, ahead of next week's pre-season tour to Austria.

Here's what the Hornets got up to during week one: