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William Troost-Ekong is in buoyant mood following Watford’s impressive 1-0 away win against Norwich City on Tuesday.

William Troost-Ekong: Watford’s promotion better than Olympics, World Cup

William Troost-Ekong says playing a key part in Watford’s promotion to the Premier League remains the major highlights of his career.
William Troost-Ekong has expressed his delight after Watford recorded their third consecutive win in the Championship with a hardfought victory at Stoke City on Friday night.

William Troost-Ekong delighted to play in Premier League

William Troost-Ekong is looking forward to playing in the Premier League with Watford next season.
Ismaila Sarr has called on Watford to strive to do well when the 2021-2022 Premier League gets underway.

Ismaila Sarr: Watford must strive to do well in the Premier League

Ismaila Sarr has called on Watford to strive to do well when the 2021-2022 Premier League gets underway.
Watford sealed an instant return to the Premier League on Saturday as they grabbed the Championship's second automatic promotion spot - meaning that the Hornets and Norwich City also achieved a rare double feat in going straight back up.

Watford secure promotion back to Premier League

Watford sealed an instant return to the Premier League on Saturday as they grabbed the Championship's second automatic promotion spot - meaning that the Hornets and Norwich City also achieved a rare double feat in going straight back up.
William Troost-Ekong has expressed his delight after Watford recorded their third consecutive win in the Championship with a hardfought victory at Stoke City on Friday night.

William Troost-Ekong: Watford pushing hard for Premier League return

William Troost-Ekong admits last weekend’s derby defeat to Luton Town motovated the team to go all out for a win against leaders Norwich City on Tuesday.
William Troost-Ekong is in buoyant mood following Watford’s impressive 1-0 away win against Norwich City on Tuesday.

William Troost-Ekong celebrates as Watford take big step towards Premier League promotion

Xisco Munoz’s side bounced back from a shock defeat at neighbours Luton in the best possible fashion as Dan Gosling’s second-half goal earned them a priceless victory.
Watford manager Xisco Munoz has hailed the performances of Ismaila Sarr and Isaac Success in their 2-0 victory over Reading in Friday’s Championship game.

Watford boss hails Ismaila Sarr, Isaac Success performances against Reading

Watford manager Xisco Munoz has hailed the performances of Ismaila Sarr and Isaac Success in their 2-0 victory over Reading in Friday’s Championship game.
William Troost-Ekong has expressed his delight after Watford recorded their third consecutive win in the Championship with a hardfought victory at Stoke City on Friday night.

William Troost-Ekong: It’s good to play in a team like Watford

The defender raced back from Nigeria after helping his country qualify for the African Cup of Nations to play another commanding role in his club side’s charge towards the Premier League with a result against Sheffield Wednesday he described as “massive.
Ismaila Sarr suffered a hamstring injury in Watford’s 0-0 draw against Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday’s Premier League game.

Ismaila Sarr: Watford’s target is to secure Premier League promotion

Ismaila Sarr has revealed Watford's primary target is to secure promotion to the Premier League and winning the Championship title is secondary.
Manchester United’s James Garner is enjoying an excellent campaign on loan with Nottingham Forest.

James Garner’s agent opens up on midfielder’s Manchester United future

Manchester United’s James Garner is enjoying an excellent campaign on loan with Nottingham Forest.
Ahmed Musa and Samuel Chukwueze were the top performers on first day of training as the Super Eagles intensify preparation for Saturday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying tie against Benin Republic.

AFCONQ: Watford send goodwill message to Nigeria ahead of Benin clash

EFL Championship side Watford have sent a goodwill message to Nigeria ahead of their clash with the Benin Republic.
Watford manager Xisco Munoz hailed the contribution of Isaac Success in the side’s 3-0 home win against Birmingham City at the Vicarge Road on Saturday.

Watford boss happy with Isaac Success performance in win vs Birmingham City

Watford manager Xisco Munoz hailed the contribution of Isaac Success in the side’s 3-0 home win against Birmingham City at the Vicarge Road on Saturday.
Tom Dele-Bashiru has revealed he is doing everything possible to ensure he returns for Watford after a long injury layoff.

Tom Dele-Bashiru ‘working really hard’ to return from injury

Tom Dele-Bashiru has revealed he is doing everything possible to ensure he returns for Watford after a long injury layoff.
William Troost-Ekong has expressed his delight after Watford recorded their third consecutive win in the Championship with a hardfought victory at Stoke City on Friday night.

William Troost-Ekong: Premier League promotion primary target for Watford

Watford defender William Troost-Ekong insists automatic promotion to the Premier League remains the club’s main target this season.

Isaac Success returns to full training at Watford, Tom Dele-Bashiru still out

Nigeria forward Isaac Success has resumed first-team training at Watford after recovering a lengthy injury layoff.
Stoke City manager Michael O'Neill has showered encomium on John Obi Mikel for his performance in their 1-0 victory over Rotherham United in Saturday’s Championship game.

Will Hughes: Mikel Obi made Stoke City game difficult for Watford

There was no goal in the encounter until the hour mark when Troy Deeney broke the deadlock from the penalty spot before Senegal international Ismaila Sarr doubled the lead to render Steven Fletcher’s late strike a mere consolation goal.
Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong put in a great shift for Watford in their 2-0 against Huddersfield town on Saturday.

William Troost-Ekong relishes Watford win over Huddlersfield

Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong put in a great shift for Watford in their 2-0 against Huddersfield town on Saturday.
During a session with the club's media, Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo was surprised to receive a call from legend Andy Cole.

Ifeanyi Udeze: Odion Ighalo’s continued lack of playing time at Manchester United now an...

In his pre-match press conference on Friday, Ole Gunner Solskjaer had disclosed Ighalo will be involved in the game against the Hornets.
William Troost-Ekong has called on his Watford teammates to put their FA Cup elimination behind and focus on championship games.

William Troost-Ekong turns attention to league campaign after FA Cup exit

Scott Mctominay’s early strike for the record English champions ended the Hornets’ involvement in the competition and also handed Watford their 10th consecutive defeat at Old Trafford in all competitions, scoring just three goals in total.

Watford coach provides update on Isaac Success injury

Nigeria forward Isaac Success is moving closer to full fitness following a lengthy spell on the sidelines.
Watford appointed Xisco Munoz on Sunday as their new head coach, less than 24 hours after the sacking of former boss Vladimir Ivic.

Watford appoints new manager

Super Eagles duo William Troost-Ekong and Isaac Success will be working under coach at Watford Football club.
Watford that parade Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong have sacked head coach Vladimir Ivic after four months in the role.

Watford manager Vladimir Ivic sacked

Watford that parade Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong have sacked head coach Vladimir Ivic after four months in the role.

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