“The world is moving on and we all have to get with the times, against all forms of discrimination,” he said.
“Again, well done to everybody over there [pointing to the Sir Elton John Stand, where supporters created a stunning rainbow display before kick-off], you have all played your part and I think Watford has led the way. We’ve had some great displays and I think this one is another one. Just keep improving and educate yourselves on all forms of matters, and just enjoy life!”
Deeney has enjoyed his spell so far with his hometown club of Birmingham City, but the striker is adamant that there is no place quite like The Vic.
“Yeah it’s nice [representing Birmingham], but it’s nice to come back here as well,” Deeney said. “This is home.
“It feels weird standing here talking to you, but I was sorry I never got to say goodbye properly in the summer. Thank you very much, and goodbye for now.”