|5,796 (The Vicarage Road Stand)|
|6,960 (The Rookery Stand)|
|5,771 (The Graham Taylor Stand)|
|3,100 (The Sir Elton John Stand)|
|Record attendance||34,099 (Watford - Manchester United, 3/02/1969)|
|Address||Vicarage Road, Watford, WD18 0ER|
England: Safe standing trials in Premier League and Championship
There has been talk for some time about introducing safe standing in the two highest leagues in the country. In 2019, the government assured about the imminent change of the regulations, but these were not introduced until 2 years later.
England: New Watford stadium scrapped already?
We didn’t even get a glimpse inside the proposed 33,000-capacity ground and it already seems to be off the table. Planning chief said yesterday that the project “is not being taken forward”.
England: Watford mayor opts for Vicarage Road expansion
Contrary to the club’s supposed ambitions, mayor Peter Taylor wants the Hornets to stay at their current location. New developments in the area enable possible expansion of the stadium.
England: New stadium for Watford in 5 years?
The final stadium design is still a long way off. However, we know much more than last year. At the end of March, the masterplan for the new facility was published on Hertsmere Borough Council's website.
England: Opposition mounting against Watford's new stadium
It's not even clear whether the Hornets are determined to relocate, especially following their relegation, and yet opposition seems to be growing against the proposed new stadium.
COVID-19 crisis: English supporters to return in October?
The government is preparing to reopen sports stadiums across the UK. While first trial events will take place in just 2 weeks, all stadiums could be open again only from October onwards.
England: Watford in talks over stadium site
The concept is there, now talks have begun into a possible location for the new Watford FC stadium. It would replace the Bushey Hall Golf Club, not far from Vicarage Road.
England: Watford considering a brand new stadium
Revealed earlier today by The Athletic, this is how a purpose-built stadium could look, should Watford FC decide to leave Vicarage Road and move north-east.
England: Safe standing in Premier League and Championship from 2021?
Though physically safe standing is already in Premier League, legally it's still prohibited. But that might change as the government is expected to act quickly, possibly introducing legal standing in 2021.
Safe standing: Government to rethink all-seating
By all means the debate was predictable, but that's fine, we'll take it. The most important thing is: British authorities will review the all-seater rule, which officially opens the case for legal standing in top leagues of England and Wales.
England: Supporters force parliament to debate safe standing!
It took only several days of momentum to reach immense support of 100,000 British citizens and thus force the British government to officially debate safe standing in Premier League and Championship.
England: How much are PL naming rights worth?
To secure a naming rights deal in Premier League you only need £300,000 per year. But to buy the most expensive name it's 87 times that amount! Here's the latest valuation by Duff & Phelps.
Major bookmakers as football club sponsors
There used to be a time when football was all about the sport but times have changed and like in most other industries, money has become a very important factor.
England: Away fans must be placed pitch-side
From the 2017/18 Premier League season no club will be allowed to place away supporters far from the field. At least one section has to be placed just behind the field.
10+ Ranking 2015: Attendances in Europe (Part 2. The Clubs)
Borussia, Barca and Man United – lovely dominant trio. But it wasn’t them who gained most fans last season. Check all 217 clubs that draw an average crowd of 10,000+!
10+ Ranking 2015: Attendances in Europe (Part 1. The Leagues)
Numbers don’t lie: French Ligue 1 outgrew Italian Serie A as Europe’s fourth largest league. Premier League seems unlikely to catch up to Bundesliga, while Turkey, Ukraine and Scotland are down.
London: Elton John honoured at Watford
He began coming to this stadium as a child. Then as a star he bought Watford and helped the club advance to where it is now. No wonder Elton John was honoured with the newest stand being named after him.
10+ Ranking: Here are the best European clubs by attendance
There are 229 clubs in Europe enjoying on average 10,000 spectators and more. We list all of them to show the Continent’s most magnetic teams. Some fanbases really deserve praise for their participation, right Rangers/Portsmouth?
England: Further clubs support safe standing
The list of clubs appealing to test and potentially allow standing areas back inside English stadia is growing. Back in January it was just Aston Villa, now it’s 10 clubs in England and Scottish Premier League.
England: Ticket prices breaking new records
And not the kind of records supporters would wish to see. First time ever average price for the cheapest seats in top four leagues (!) exceeded £20. That means ticket prices in England are rising at 4 times the speed of inflation – BBC Sport alarms.