July 09, 1985,
January 23rd 2015
With the squad of players we’ve got here I don’t see why something special can’t happen
Watson began his career with Crystal Palace, and The former England Under-21 international made his professional debut with the south Londoners against the Hornets in 2003. He went on to feature over 170 times for the Eagles before securing a move to the Premier League with Wigan Athletic in 2009.
The Camberwell-born midfielder has previously spent loan spells with Queens Park Rangers and West Bromwich Albion. Watson made 133 appearances in total during six years with Wigan - his most notable contribution the dramatic winning goal he scored during injury time in the 2013 FA Cup Final against Manchester City.
The midfielder completed an initial short-term move to Watford on January 23, 2015, and made his debut the following day as a half-time substitute in the 7-2 win over Blackpool. His impressive form in yellow earned him a new two-year deal in early March 2015, with the option for a third year.
He ended the season as a mainstay in the Watford XI, totting up 20 appearances for the club as they earned promotion to the Premier League.
Watson’s impressive performances continued into the 2015/16 season as the Hornets secured their Premier League status for another year.
West Brom (Loan)
2009 - 2010
2009 - 2015
2002 - 2009