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Watford Football Club

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Corporate name headingWatford Football Club
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Variant(s)Watford F.C. (Soccer team)
Watford (Soccer team)
Hornets (Soccer team)
Brewers (Soccer team)
Blues (Soccer team)
Beginning date1898
Associated countryGreat Britain England
LocatedWatford (England)
Field of activitySoccer
Found inThe official Watford Football Club quiz book, 2007
Its website, viewed 20 November 2019: home page (Watford [in crest]; Watford Football Club) club page (Vicarage Road Stadium, Vicarage Road, Watford WD18 0ER; Watford FC) history page (formed as Watford Rovers in 1881 in the Cassiobury Park area; the Club moved to the West Herts Club and Ground, set up in Cassio Road, in 1890 and changed its name to West Herts in 1893; in 1898 the rival town club Watford St Mary's was absorbed, and the club's name became Watford; Vicarage Road became the home ground in 1922)
Wikipedia, viewed 20 November 2019 (Watford F.C.; Watford Football Club is an English professional football club in Watford, Hertfordshire; Watford St. Mary's and West Herts amalgamated on 15 April 1898 and the new club was named Watford Football Club; initially known as the Brewers (Benskins Brewery owned the freehold of Vicarage Road) and then the Blues from 1927, the Club was nicknamed The Hornets when it changed its kit colours to gold and black in 1959)
Associated languageeng