Boothroyd and Watford part company

Watford have parted company with manager Adrian Boothroyd by mutual consent.

Watford have parted company with manager Adrian Boothroyd by mutual consent.

The 37-year-old leaves the Coca-Cola Championship club after a disastrous 4-3 home defeat to Blackpool on Saturday which left them clear of the relegation zone on goal difference alone.

Chairman Graham Simpson said: "It is with some sadness that we have taken the decision that the time is right for a new manager to take Watford Football Club forward.


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter