First Team 14/06/2017

Fixtures 17/18 | Liverpool First Up


Provisional Fixture List 2017/2018

Premier League Fixtures By Date

Watford will begin their 2017/18 Premier League campaign on home soil with a visit from Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool. The new season gets underway on Saturday August 12 at Vicarage Road.

The Hornets then travel to the south coast to face Bournemouth on August 19, before welcoming newly promoted Brighton & Hove Albion to The Vic a week later.

Manchester City and Arsenal are notable visitors to Vicarage Road on September 16 and October 14, and it's a midweek date for the visit of Manchester United on Tuesday, November 28.

Marco Silva's men begin a busy Christmas period with a trip to Brighton on December 23, before hosting Leicester City on Boxing Day at Vicarage Road. Swansea are the visitors for the final game of 2017 on December 30 and the Hornets will see in 2018 with a trip to Manchester City on New Year's Day.

Champions Chelsea visit Vicarage Road on February 3, and the Hornets will travel to Wembley Stadium to face Tottenham Hotspur on April 28th.

The final home game of the campaign sees Newcastle United visit on May 5, before the Hornets conclude the season with a tough trip to Old Trafford to face Manchester United.


Provisional Fixture List 2017/2018

Premier League Fixtures By Date

Please note that broadcasters will make their selections for live TV fixtures on the following dates:

August to September 10 July
October to November 11 August
December to January 12 October
February 12 December
March 25 January
April 26 February
May 6 April

Round 38 matches are selected after all clubs have played 37 matches

First Team 08/06/2017

Confirmed | Retained List

Watford FC can confirm its retained list following the end of the 2016/17 Premier League season.

Goalkeeper Rene Gilmartin and forward Mathias Ranegie have left the club after the expiration of their contracts.

Under-23 players Andrew Eleftheriou, Brandon Mason, Connor Stevens and Carl Stewart have been offered new deals. Ola Adeyemo, Charlie Bannister, Ogo Obi and Rhyle Ovenden have all been released. 

Second-year Academy scholars Joy Mukena, Dion Pereira, Louis Rogers and Max Ryan have all been offered professional terms with the club, while Josh Roe and Treon Johnson will leave Watford at the end of their scholarships. Goalkeeper Andrew Thomas has left the club to take up a scholarship in the United States. 

Watford FC would like to wish all departing players the best of luck for the future, and thank them for their contributions while at Vicarage Road.