First Team 18/07/2019

Watch: Deulofeu On Messi & And Why He Feels At Home At Watford

Gerard Deulofeu talks to Kevin Affleck about playing and training with Lionel Messi, his 'engagement' in the summer, and feeling at home in Watford and in his new position...

Watch the full interview via the Hornets’ YouTube channel below.

First Team 18/07/2019

GT Matchday: Real Sociedad Tickets On Sale

Watford are pleased to be welcoming Real Sociedad back to Vicarage Road for the club’s third annual Graham Taylor Matchday.

The Spanish outfit, who finished ninth in La Liga last season, will play the Hornets in a pre-season friendly on Saturday August 3, with a 3pm kick-off.

The two sides last met in August 2017 for the club’s first ever Graham Taylor Matchday.

Tickets are now on general sale via, priced as follows:

Adult: £10
Concessions: £5

Seating will be available initially in the Rookery Stand only, due to ongoing building works inside the stadium.

In addition to UK friendlies against QPR and Real Sociedad, the Hornets will also play two games while on pre-season tour in Austria.

Opponent: Ajax
Date: Thursday July 18
Kick-off: 6pm (local time)
Venue: Lichtenbergstraße 9 d, A-5760 Saalfelden

Opponent: Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Date: Saturday July 20
Kick-off: 3pm (local time)
Venue: Sportplatzstraße 7, A-5700 Zell am See

Supporters wishing to attend either game in Austria should contact the match host for ticketing details, not Watford FC’s Ticket Office.