BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Emmanuel Dennis ended Watford’s scoring drought and helped boost the club’s hopes of Premier League survival with a late header in a 1-0 victory over Aston Villa on Saturday.
WATFORD, England (AP) — Not even a pep talk from Elton John has helped Watford, which remained stuck in the relegation zone after a 2-0 loss to Brighton in the English Premier League on Saturday.
The music icon and Watford superfan called new manager Roy Hodgson recently to wish him and the club well.
Roy Hodgson is back in the Premier League at the age of 74.
The former England coach was hired by Watford on Tuesday and will be tasked with keeping the team in the top division following its descent into the relegation zone.
WATFORD, England (AP) — Claudio Ranieri was fired by Watford on Monday after 3 1/2 months in charge of the Premier League team that has just slipped into the relegation zone.
Watford won two of its 13 league matches under the 70-year-old Ranieri.
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Two teams likely to be engaged in the scrap to avoid relegation from the Premier League meet when Watford hosts Norwich at Vicarage Road.
WATFORD, England (AP) — Watford could block Emmanuel Dennis from going to the African Cup of Nations with Nigeria because he received a call-up too late.
The striker was included in Nigeria’s 28-man squad after impressing for Watford, with his goal in the 4-1 loss to West Ham on Tuesday taking him to eight for the season in the Premier League.
LONDON (AP) — Bryan Mbeumo's stoppage-time penalty earned Brentford a dramatic 2-1 win over Watford in the English Premier League on Friday.
Brentford moved back into the top half of the standings, while Watford remained three points above the relegation zone.
LEICESTER, England (AP) — James Maddison inspired Leicester to a 4-2 win over Watford in the Premier League to ruin Claudio Ranieri’s return on Sunday.
The England international grabbed a goal and provided two assists for Jamie Vardy as the Foxes closed the gap to the top six amid blizzard conditions.
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For what could be his final game in temporary charge of Manchester United, Michael Carrick takes his team to Premier League leader Chelsea in the headline match of the 13th round.
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal goes into the international break fifth in the Premier League after Emile Smith Rowe clinched a 1-0 victory over Watford on Sunday.
Having opened the season with three losses, Mikel Arteta’s side is now on a 10-game unbeaten run with Smith Rowe scoring in his last three league games.
WATFORD, England (AP) — Che Adams clinched Southampton's first away win in the Premier League since last season in March, curling in a shot for a 1-0 victory at Watford on Saturday.
Adams collected the ball on the edge of the area and turned before chipping the ball into the top corner and out of reach of the goalkeeper in the 20th minute.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Claudio Ranieri claimed his first win as Watford manager as Josh King scored a hat trick in a 5-2 thrashing of Everton in the Premier League on Saturday.
Watford bounced back from a 5-0 loss to Liverpool last weekend in Ranieri's first game in charge, signaling the impact the 70-year-old Italian might already be having at the club.
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Premier League leader Chelsea will have to cope without its two first-choice strikers for the visit of last-place Norwich.
WATFORD, England (AP) — With a deft touch, a roll of the ball with his studs, a dummy and then a sublime finish into the bottom corner, Mohamed Salah produced another goal-of-the-season contender to headline Liverpool’s 5-0 win at Watford in the Premier League on Saturday.
WATFORD, England (AP) — As Watford’s 15th full-time manager in the last 10 years, Claudio Ranieri is fully aware of the precariousness of his latest job in the Premier League.
WATFORD, England (AP) — Claudio Ranieri is back in the English Premier League after being hired as Watford manager on Monday.
The 69-year-old Italian replaced Xisco Munoz, who was fired on Sunday, and has signed a two-year deal at a club which has a recent history of getting rid of managers after only brief spells in charge.
MILAN (AP) — Parma finished bottom of Serie A after losing 3-0 at Sampdoria in the final round on Saturday in what was home coach Claudio Ranieri’s last match in charge.
Sampdoria veteran Fabio Quagliarella marked his 500th Serie A appearance with his 177th league goal to set his side on the way to victory.
GENOA, Italy (AP) — Claudio Ranieri will leave Sampdoria despite coaching the team to a top-half finish in Serie A this season and helping the squad avoid relegation last year.
The coach made the announcement Friday, a day before Sampdoria hosts Parma in the final round of the season.
ROME (AP) — Claudio Ranieri’s halftime substitutions paid off in a 3-1 win over Hellas Verona in a midtable Serie A clash on Saturday...