Ladies 07/11/2017

News | Ladies Football At Watford FC

Watford FC will be seeking to re-energise a more community-focused approach to its ladies’ football offering at all ages, once its FA Women’s Super League licence expires at the end of the current 2017/18 campaign.

Over recent months, the Hornets have carefully considered all available options with regards to how it shapes a fully sustainable future provision of ladies football.

The club will continue to fund all aspects of the operational infrastructure at existing levels and is pleased to have already begun the research and planning phase. 

This involves creating a clear pathway towards adult football provision, which will include an offering for 16-18 year-old players who are currently all-too-often lost to the sport through lack of realistic opportunities in the senior game.

This move will include an application to The Football Association for election of the senior team into the regional Women’s Premier League structure.

Watford FC will continue to work closely with its Community Sports & Education Trust to ensure all possible routes into football for enthusiastic local players are both maintained and enhanced.

There will also be the chance for both affiliated and independently-run organisations to partner with Watford FC with a view to extending the reach and breadth of the positive impact of this approach.

The stability the current Watford FC Ladies operation enjoys means that supporters can expect a vibrant and active community-led offering from summer 2018 onwards.


Away Days | Heartbreak At Goodison

It was an afternoon where luck just wasn't on the Hornets' side. 

Two goals to the good and seemingly in control at Goodison Park against Everton, key defensive figures Heurelho Gomes and Christian Kabasele were forced off injured during important moments, while Jose Holebas too can count himself unfortunate after his loss of footing took down Aaron Lennon in the box for a decisive penalty.

Tom Cleverley's studs also let him down, the slightest of slips taking him off balance as he looked to grab a share of the spoils from the penalty spot in the dying seconds of 12 added minutes.

Watch above a review of the game that brings to life the ups and downs felt by the travelling Hornets and those of you who were following along at home, glued to's live commentary or frantically refreshing a feed elsewhere.