Watford currently play in the Championship where they play their home games at Vicarage Road, Watford. Nicknamed the 'Hornets' Watford wear yellow home shirts with red and black detailing and the shirts are manufactured by Puma and sponsored by Football Manager. Watford have had several kit manufacturers in the past decade including Diadora, Kit, Joma and Burrda. Watford have had yellow, red and black shirts for over 30 years since the early 1970s.
Watford were founded in 1881, first playing at Cassio Road, before moving to their current home; Vicarage Road in 1922, a 22,000 capacity stadium in Hertordshire. Whilst having played in the English top flight before, it wasn't until 2006 that Watford made it back to the Premiership, winning the play-off final on the 21st May against Leeds United 3-0. Watford wear a kit of yellow shirts, with black shorts and black socks, this led to their nickname of the Hornets, from the yellow & black.
Premier League club Watford unveil their first ever kit range manufactured by Dryworld for 2016/17 [...]
Canadian kit suppliers Dryworld stamp their mark on the Premier League by becoming manufacturers of Watford's iconic strip. After Dryworld entered English football through teaming up with Championship side Queens Park Rangers, the Canadian new-comers now add the prestigious Premier League to thei [...]
As the current Premier League season comes to an end, numerous clubs have already or are set to showcase their all-new shirts for the upcoming 2016/17 campaign to give fans a look towards their team's future [...]
On the back of their new home kit launched back in May, newly promoted Premier League side Watford have officially launched their new away kit for the 2015-16 season. With their new home shirt featuring a gradient hooped design, the all new away shirt for the Hornets uses a classic black design [...]
The club came to prominence when Graham Taylor was manager and Elton John was chairman, rising from Division Four to Division One, qualifying for the UEFA Cup and appearing in the 1984 FA Cup Final. Taylor returned to the club in 1997 pulling the club up the leagues again.
Famous players to have pulled on the Watford shirt include; Pat Jenning - goalkeeper who started his career at Vicarage Rd, striker Luther Blissett, who holds the record for most appearances & is also the clubs leading goal scorer and England winger John Barnes, he played for Watford from 1981 to 1987.