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Watford news: Boss Marco Silva calls for his side to be calm about bad form going into Leicester game

Watford manager Marco Silva has admitted that the club’s recent poor form is cause for concern. The Hornets head to the King Power Stadium to face Leicester in the Premier League on Saturday with just one victory from their last 10 matches in the division. Despite a strong start to his tenure at Vicarage Road, Silva’s side have slipped to 10th and are only six points above the relegation places. And the Portuguese knows his under-performing side must turn the tables in order to act upon their recent troubling displays….

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Northampton 34-21 Clermont Auvergne: Five tries from Saints secures win over French side in Champions Cup

Northampton secured back-to-back wins in all competitions for the first time since September as they inflicted a first Champions Cup defeat of the season on Clermont Auvergne. Saints – already out of Europe following four straight reversals – ran in five tries courtesy of Teimana Harrison, Nafi Tuitavake, Ben Foden, Ken Pisi and Cobus Reinach in a 34-21 victory at a buzzing Franklin’s Gardens. The loss for Clermont, last season’s runners-up, also means they must wait until next weekend to secure qualification for the knockout stages. It had been plain…

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Manchester City 2-1 Bristol City: Pep Guardiola's side labour to win in Carabao Cup first leg

Manchester City needed a late Sergio Aguero winner to claim a 2-1 advantage from the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final against Bristol City. The runaway Premier League leaders were given a stern test by the Championship side and fell behind to a Bobby Reid penalty after 44 minutes at the Etihad Stadium. Pep Guardiola’s men created numerous chances in a strong response but, after Kevin De Bruyne’s well-worked 55th-minute equaliser, they had to wait until substitute Aguero headed in a Bernardo Silva cross in injury time. The Robins,…

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Leeds knocked out of FA Cup by League Two side Newport

Media playback is not supported on this device League Two Newport County dumped Championship side Leeds United out of the FA Cup thanks to Shawn McCoulsky’s late header at a rocking Rodney Parade. McCoulsky’s winner in the 89th minute was deserved reward for the home side, who were superb throughout. Conor Shaughnessy’s own goal drew them level with 15 minutes remaining after Gaetano Berardi’s deflected ninth-minute opener for the visitors. Leeds’ misery was completed when Samuel Saiz was sent off in time added on. Newport’s dramatic recovery caps an incredible…

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Stoke City boss Mark Hughes believes FA Cup defeat to Coventry City could be a 'blessing' for his side

Hughes seemed devoid of ideas as the League Two side held on for a famous win Saturday, January 6, 2018 Stoke City boss Mark Hughes believes his side’s embarrassing FA Cup exit at the hands of Coventry City could be a ‘blessing’. Jordan Willis opened the scoring for the hosts, before a Charlie Adam penalty brought the teams level in the second half. However, Jack Grimmer netted in the 68th minute to hand the Sky Blues a famous win in Hughes’ 200th game for the club. Despite the early exit…

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Aston Villa 5-0 Bristol City: Steve Bruce's side move back into play-off places

Scott Hogan’s first Championship goal for Aston Villa at Villa Park sparked an impressive Sky Bet Championship 5-0 win over shell-shocked Bristol City. Following a depressing December when they only won one game, Villa began the new year on a bright note and moved back into the top six with their best win of the season. Hogan’s 23rd minute goal changed the whole game and it was followed by two further goals from Robert Snodgrass and late strikes from Birkir Bjarnason and Conor Hourihane as Villa won their seventh successive…

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