Watford
2017–18
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Club information
Manager Flag of Portugal Marco Silva
League Season information
Cup placements
FA Cup Third round
League Cup Second round
Season statistics
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The 2017–18 season is Watford's 137th year in their history and third consecutive season in the Premier League. Watford will also participate in the FA Cup and EFL Cup.

The season covers the period from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.

Transfers

Transfers in

Date from Position Nationality Name From Fee
1 July 2017 GK Flag of Austria Daniel Bachmann Stoke City Free
1 July 2017 CM Flag of England Tom Cleverley Everton Undisclosed
1 July 2017 RB Flag of Spain Kiko Femenía Deportivo Alavés Free
1 July 2017 CM Flag of England Will Hughes Derby County £8,000,000

Transfers out

Date from Position Nationality Name To Fee
1 July 2017 CF Flag of Nigeria Ola Adeyemo Free agent Released
1 July 2017 GK Flag of England Charlie Bannister Free agent Released
1 July 2017 GK Flag of Republic of Ireland Rene Gilmartin Free agent Released
1 July 2017 CB Flag of Nigeria Ogo Obi Free agent Released
1 July 2017 CM Flag of Wales Rhyle Ovenden Free agent Released
1 July 2017 CF Flag of Sweden Mathias Ranégie Free agent Released

Loans out

Start date Position Nationality Name To End date
6 July 2017 DM Flag of England Dennon Lewis Crawley Town 31 December 2017

Friendlies

As of 8 July 2017, Watford have announced five pre-season friendlies against AFC Wimbledon, Woking, Viktoria Plzeň, Eibar and Real Sociedad.

8 July 2017 Woking v Watford Woking  
15:00 BST Stadium: Kingfield Stadium
15 July 2017 AFC Wimbledon v Watford Kingston upon Thames  
15:00 BST Stadium: Kingsmeadow
18 July 2017 Viktoria Plzeň v Watford TBC, Austria  
TBC CEST Stadium: TBC
22 July 2017 Eibar v Watford TBC, Austria  
TBC CEST Stadium: TBC
5 August 2017 Watford v Real Sociedad Watford  
15:00 BST Stadium: Vicarage Road

Competitions

Premier League

League table

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Notes
1 Manchester City  (C) 38 32 4 2 106 27 +79 100
Qualification for the  Champions League group stage
2 Manchester United  (Q) 38 25 6 7 68 28 +40 81
3 Tottenham Hotspur  (Q) 38 23 8 7 74 36 +38 77
4 Liverpool  (Q) 38 21 12 5 84 38 +46 75
5 Chelsea  (Q) 38 21 7 10 62 38 +24 70 Qualification for the Europa League group stage
6 Arsenal  (Q) 38 19 6 13 74 51 +23 63
7 Burnley  (Q) 38 14 12 12 36 39 −3 54 Qualification for the Europa League second qualifying round
8 Everton 38 13 10 15 44 58 −14 49
9 Leicester City 38 12 11 15 56 60 −4 47
10 Newcastle United 38 12 8 18 39 47 −8 44
11 Crystal Palace 38 11 11 16 45 55 −10 44
12 Bournemouth 38 11 11 16 45 61 −16 44
13 West Ham United 38 10 12 16 48 68 −20 42
14 Watford 38 11 8 19 44 64 −20 41
15 Brighton & Hove Albion 38 9 13 16 34 54 −20 40
16 Huddersfield Town 38 9 10 19 28 58 −30 37
17 Southampton 38 7 15 16 37 56 −19 36
18 Swansea City  (R) 38 8 9 21 28 56 −28 33 Relegation to
EFL Championship
19 Stoke City  (R) 38 7 12 19 35 68 −33 33
20 West Bromwich Albion

 (R)

38 6 13 19 31 56 −25 31
Updated to games played on 13 May 2018
Source: Barclays Premier League
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd number of goals scored.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round; (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament

Results summary

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Last updated: pre-season
Source: Premier League

Results by matchday

Matchday 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38
Ground H A H
Result
Position

Last updated: pre-season.
Source: Statto.com
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Matches

On 14 June 2017, Watford's 17/18 season fixtures were announced.

1 12 August 2017 Watford v Liverpool Watford  
15:00 BST Stadium: Vicarage Road Stadium
2 19 August 2017 AFC Bournemouth v Watford Boscombe  
15:00 BST Stadium: Dean Court
3 26 August 2017 Watford v Brighton & Hove Albion Watford  
15:00 BST Stadium: Vicarage Road Stadium
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National teams

Senior (2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying round)

Other

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Club seasons
Premier League

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Championship

Aston Villa · Barnsley · Birmingham City · Bolton Wanderers · Brentford · Bristol City · Burton Albion · Cardiff City · Derby County · Fulham · Hull City · Ipswich Town · Leeds United · Middlesbrough · Millwall · Norwich City · Nottingham Forest · Preston North End · Queens Park Rangers · Reading · Sheffield United · Sheffield Wednesday · Sunderland · Wolverhampton Wanderers

League One

AFC Wimbledon · Blackburn Rovers · Blackpool · Bradford City · Bristol Rovers · Bury · Charlton Athletic · Doncaster Rovers · Fleetwood Town · Gillingham · Milton Keynes Dons · Northampton Town · Oldham Athletic · Oxford United · Peterborough United · Plymouth Argyle · Portsmouth · Rochdale · Rotherham United · Scunthorpe United · Shrewsbury Town · Southend United · Walsall · Wigan Athletic ·

League Two

Accrington Stanley · Barnet · Cambridge United · Carlisle United · Cheltenham Town · Chesterfield · Colchester United · Coventry City · Crawley Town · Crewe Alexandra · Exeter City · Forest Green Rovers · Grimsby Town · Lincoln City · Luton Town · Mansfield Town · Morecambe · Newport County · Notts County · Port Vale · Stevenage · Swindon Town · Wycombe Wanderers · Yeovil Town ·

National League

AFC Fylde · Aldershot Town · Barrow · Boreham Wood · Bromley · Chester · Dagenham & Redbridge · Dover Athletic · Eastleigh · Ebbsfleet United · FC Halifax Town · Gateshead · Guiseley · Hartlepool United · Leyton Orient · Macclesfield Town · Maidenhead United · Maidstone United · Solihull Moors · Sutton United · Torquay United · Tranmere Rovers · Woking · Wrexham

National League North

AFC Telford United · Alfreton Town · Blyth Spartans · Boston United · Brackley Town · Bradford Park Avenue · Chorley · Curzon Ashton · Darlington · FC United of Manchester · Gainsborough Trinity · Harrogate Town · Kidderminster Harriers · Leamington · North Ferriby United · Nuneaton Town · Salford City · Southport · Spennymoor Town · Stockport County · Tamworth · York City

National League South

Bath City · Bognor Regis Town · Braintree Town · Chelmsford City · Chippenham Town · Concord Rangers · Dartford · Eastbourne Borough · East Thurrock United · Gloucester City · Hampton & Richmond Borough · Havant & Waterlooville · Hemel Hempstead Town · Hungerford Town · Oxford City · Poole Town · St Albans City · Truro City · Wealdstone · Welling United · Weston-super-Mare · Whitehawk

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