Sport - Watford FC

Watfords Community Sports and Education Trust receive League Award
held at St Mary's Church

Thanks to a £55,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), the project will see the trust organise a series of events and activities to celebrate its achievements and contribution to Watford.


obyn Llewelyn, Head of HLF East of England, said: “Watford Football Club has been a huge part of Watford life and beyond for more than 130 years.

"We’re delighted that we can support this excellent project which, thanks to National Lottery players, will celebrate the club’s outreach contribution and impact it has had on the community which has cheered it on for decades.

"We look forward to seeing the project develop in the coming months.”


It was during the 1980s that Watford Football Club’s community focus really began driven by manager at the time, Graham Taylor OBE, with the full support of owner Sir Elton John.

Graham Taylor's funeral attracts a thousand mourners in Watford
held at St Mary's Church

Stars from the world of football attended the funeral of former England, Watford and Aston Villa manager Graham Taylor. (Periscope video of fans)

Family of Graham Taylor Announce Funeral date for February
To be held at St Mary's Church

Includes Full Funeral Video

Watfordfc Fans Pay Tributes to Graham Taylor at Vicarage Road Football Stadium
Today's game will be Watford playing Middlesbrough at Vicarage Road

Fans have been showing respect for the late Graham Taylor who was the chairman for Watford FC. They laid flowers, scarves and club shirts.

Former Watford footballer Mark Williams ‘Sexually abused by paedophile coach'
Mark Williams, who played for Watford at the turn of the millennium, told Sky News what happened to him as a schoolboy player in the north of England.

Watford FC autographed fans items plus free signed posters at the 2016 Christmas Lights on event
Watford FC players 'Troy Deeney' and three more held a signing session in the centre from 5.30pm and fans brought along items they’d like them to autograph.

The signing session took place on the lower mall.

Ex England & Watford FC Manager Graham Taylor and Watford FC stars officially Opens revamped Community Centre 2016

Graham Taylor OBE (born Worksop, Nottinghamshire) is a former football player, manager and pundit, and former chairman of Watford Football Club.

Watford say they not guilty over forgery claims

Watford have released a statement insisting that the Premier League club "is not guilty of any wrongdoing" with regard to Gino Pozzo's sole takeover in 2014.

Watford FC Football Club Celebrated Premier League Achievement
The Open Top Bus started to be greeted by fans at the starting point at the A41 North Watford Dome Roundabout.


BBC Three Counties said about 20,000 people had joined the celebrations in Cassiobury park to welcome the Team.

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