All posts tagged with: Heurelho Gomes

Watford Season Preview: ambition at Vicarage Road

Watford finished 17th last season with 40 points, five fewer than the previous year. There appears to be a mainstream viewpoint from non-Hornets that the club’s fans and owners should by definition be happy with mere survival. Supporter Bradley Hayden, from superb Golden Boys site The Watford Blog, challenges that assumption and discusses why change was… Read more →

Battling Burnley beat lifeless Watford

Burnley were without Andre Gray. They had just lost 3-0 at Leicester. They were playing a Watford side that had gained back-to-back wins. How would they cope? Superbly. In an industrious performance, two headers from Jeff Hendryck and Michael Keane saw the Clarets to a 2-0 win over a lacklustre Watford side. In the first half, the… Read more →

Watford Season Preview: Deeney stays

Watford’s controversial decision to sack their manager will now be put to the test. It was a decision criticized by the majority of English football fans, but Hornets supporters who saw their team fall apart in the second half of last season may offer a different perspective. The club have had a quiet pre-season which saw them travel… Read more →

2015-16 Premier League Team of the Year

Here is The Football Lab’s Premier League eleven for the 2015-16 season. This blog makes four changes to the PFA’s Team of the Year, with Heurelho Gomes, Kyle Walker, Virgil Van Dijk and James Milner coming in… Goalkeeper – Heurelho Gomes Gomes’ displays make him arguably Watford’s best ever goalkeeper. His highlights include a heroic display to… Read more →