Watford FC

Watford Football Club played in the Southern league from 1896 to 1920 and become a member of the Football League in 1920. They didn’t reach the first division until 1982 for the first time. The best accomplished result in the top league is a second place in 1983. In the FA Cup, they have as best been runner-ups in 1983-84 season.

Basic facts

Founded: 1892
Country: England
City: Liverpool

Home grounds

Cassiobury Park (1881-1883)
Rose and Crown Meadow (1883-1889)
Colney Butts Meadow (1889-1890)
West Herts Sports Ground (1890-1922)
Vicarage Road (1922-)

Main Trophies

First Division/Premier League: 18
FA Cup: 7
Football League Cup: 8
European Cup/Champions League: 5
UEFA Cup: 3

Prominent players

Luther Blissett

Vicarage Road stadium
Vicarage Road, home of the Watford team since 1922.

History

The club was founded in 1881 as Watford Rovers. It later changed the name to West Hertfordshire in 1893 and finally to just Watford in 1898.

Premier League record

Season Position Points
2016-17 17 40
2015-16 13 45
2014-15 - -
2013-14 - -
2012-13 - -
2011-12 - -
2010-11 - -
2009-10 - -
2008-09 - -
2007-08 - -
2006-07 20 28
2005-06 - -
2004-05 - -
2003-04 - -
2002-03 - -
2001-02 - -
2000-01 - -
1999-00 20 24
1998-99 - -
1997-98 - -
1996-97 - -
1995-96 - -
1994-95 - -
1993-94 - -
1992-93 - -

Premier League - facts, stats and history

References:
Premier League by Gunnar Persson

Image sources:
Brakspear