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  • 1. 

    WHAT YEAR WAS WATFORD FC FOUNDED?

    • A.

      1881

    • B.

      1900

    • C.

      1927

    Correct Answer
    A. 1881
    Explanation
    Watford FC was founded in 1881.

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  • 2. 

    WHAT WAS WATFORD FC ORIGINALLY CALLED?

    • A.

      HERTFORDSHIRE FC

    • B.

      WATFORD ROVERS

    • C.

      WATFORD UNITED

    Correct Answer
    B. WATFORD ROVERS
    Explanation
    Watford FC was originally called Watford Rovers.

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  • 3. 

    WATFORD ROVERS THEN BECOME WEST HERTFORDSHIRE FC WHICH TEAM DID THEY JOIN WITH TO BECOME WATFORD FC?

    • A.

      EAST HERTFORDSHIRE

    • B.

      WATFORD COUNTY

    • C.

      WATFORD ST. MARY'S

    Correct Answer
    C. WATFORD ST. MARY'S
    Explanation
    Watford Rovers merged with Watford St. Mary's to become Watford FC.

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  • 4. 

    WHAT IS WATFORD FC TWO NICKNAMES?

    • A.

      THE HORNETS & THE GOLDEN BOYS

    • B.

      THE BEES & THE YELLOWS

    • C.

      THE WASPS & THE GOLDS

    Correct Answer
    A. THE HORNETS & THE GOLDEN BOYS
    Explanation
    Watford FC is known by two nicknames, "The Hornets" and "The Golden Boys". These nicknames are often used interchangeably to refer to the team. "The Hornets" is derived from the club's logo, which features a hornet, while "The Golden Boys" is a nickname that reflects the team's traditional gold and black colors. Both nicknames are widely recognized and used by fans and media when referring to Watford FC.

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  • 5. 

    WHAT IS THE NAME OF WATFORD FC STADIUM?

    • A.

      VICARAGE LANE

    • B.

      VICARAGE ROAD

    • C.

      VICARAGE STREET

    Correct Answer
    B. VICARAGE ROAD
    Explanation
    The correct answer is VICARAGE ROAD. This is the name of Watford FC's stadium.

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  • 6. 

    WHO HAS MADE THE MOST APPEARANCES FOR WATFORD FC EVER?

    • A.

      TOMMY MOONEY

    • B.

      JOHN BARNES

    • C.

      LUTHER BLISSET

    Correct Answer
    C. LUTHER BLISSET
    Explanation
    Luther Blisset has made the most appearances for Watford FC ever.

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  • 7. 

    WHO HAS SCORED THE MOST GOALS FOR WATFORD FC EVER?

    • A.

      LUTHER BLISSET

    • B.

      JOHN BARNES

    • C.

      TOMMY MOONEY

    Correct Answer
    A. LUTHER BLISSET
    Explanation
    Luther Blisset has scored the most goals for Watford FC ever.

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  • 8. 

    HOW MANY SEASONS ALTOGETHER HAVE WATFORD FC SPENT IN THE PREMIER LEAGUE?

    • A.

      0

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      5

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
    Explanation
    Watford FC has spent a total of 2 seasons in the Premier League. This means that they have competed in the top tier of English football for two separate seasons.

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  • 9. 

    WHAT IS WATFORD FC HIGHEST EVER LEAGUE FINNISH?

    • A.

      1ST DIVISION 1

    • B.

      3RD DIVISION 1

    • C.

      2ND DIVISION 1

    Correct Answer
    C. 2ND DIVISION 1
    Explanation
    Watford FC's highest ever league finish was in the 2nd division, where they finished in 1st place. This means that they were the top team in the 2nd division during that particular season.

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  • 10. 

    WHAT YEAR DID WATFORD FC JOIN THE FOOTBALL LEAGUE?

    • A.

      1922

    • B.

      1927

    • C.

      1950

    Correct Answer
    A. 1922
    Explanation
    In 1922, Watford FC joined the Football League. This means that they became a member of the official league system for professional football clubs in England. This was a significant moment for the club as it allowed them to compete against other teams in organized competitions and establish themselves within the footballing community.

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  • 11. 

    WHO IS THE CURRENT WATFORD FC CHAIRMAN? (SEP 2009)

    • A.

      ELTON JOHN

    • B.

      JIMMY RUSSO

    • C.

      GRAHAM SIMPSON

    Correct Answer
    B. JIMMY RUSSO
    Explanation
    The current Watford FC chairman as of September 2009 is Jimmy Russo.

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  • 12. 

    HOW MANY TIMES HAVE WATFORD FC PLAYED IN THE FA CUP FINAL?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      0

    • C.

      1

    Correct Answer
    C. 1
    Explanation
    Watford FC has played in the FA Cup final once.

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  • 13. 

    HOW MANY TIMES HAVE WATFORD FC PLAYED IN THE LEAGUE CUP FINAL?

    • A.

      0

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      2

    Correct Answer
    A. 0
    Explanation
    Watford FC has never played in the League Cup final. This is supported by the fact that the answer is 0.

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  • 14. 

    WHO DID WATFORD FC BEAT IN THE 1999 DIVISION 1 PLAYOFF FINAL?

    • A.

      BIRMINGHAM CITY

    • B.

      BOLTON WANDERERS

    • C.

      LEEDS UNITED

    Correct Answer
    B. BOLTON WANDERERS
    Explanation
    In the 1999 Division 1 Playoff Final, Watford FC beat Bolton Wanderers.

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  • 15. 

    WHO DID WATFORD FC BEAT IN THE 2006 CHAMPIONSHIP PLAYOFF FINAL?

    • A.

      LEEDS UNITED

    • B.

      CRYSTAL PALACE

    • C.

      PRESTON NORTH END

    Correct Answer
    A. LEEDS UNITED
    Explanation
    Watford FC beat Leeds United in the 2006 Championship playoff final.

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  • 16. 

    WHO WAS WATFORD FC TOP GOAL SCORER IN THE 2005/06 PROMOTION SEASON?

    • A.

      MARLON KING

    • B.

      ASHLEY YOUNG

    • C.

      DARIUS HENDERSON

    Correct Answer
    A. MARLON KING
    Explanation
    Marlon King was the top goal scorer for Watford FC in the 2005/06 promotion season.

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  • 17. 

    WATFORD FC HIGHEST EVER HOME ATTENDANCE WAS AGAINST MANCHESTER UNITED IN 1969 TO THE NEAREST THOUSAND WHAT WAS IT?

    • A.

      20,000

    • B.

      27,000

    • C.

      34,000

    Correct Answer
    C. 34,000
    Explanation
    In 1969, Watford FC had their highest ever home attendance against Manchester United, with a crowd of 34,000. This indicates that the match between Watford FC and Manchester United attracted a significant number of spectators, making it a highly anticipated and popular game.

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  • 18. 

    WHO BEAT WATFORD FC 2-0 IN THEIR ONLY EVER FA CUP FINAL APPEARANCE?

    • A.

      NEWCASTLE UNITED

    • B.

      ASTON VILLA

    • C.

      EVERTON

    Correct Answer
    C. EVERTON
    Explanation
    Everton beat Watford FC 2-0 in their only ever FA Cup final appearance.

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  • 19. 

    WHEN WAS WATFORD FC MOST SUCCESSFUL ERA?

    • A.

      1990'S

    • B.

      1980'S

    • C.

      1970'S

    Correct Answer
    B. 1980'S
    Explanation
    During the 1980's, Watford FC experienced their most successful era. Led by manager Graham Taylor, the team achieved promotion to the English top-flight division, the First Division (now known as the Premier League), in the 1982-1983 season. They finished as runners-up in the top division in the 1982-1983 season and reached the FA Cup final in 1984. This period marked the highest level of success in the club's history, making the 1980's the most successful era for Watford FC.

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  • 20. 

    WHO SCORED THE WINNING GOAL FOR WATFORD FC IN THE 1999 DIVISION 1 PLAYOFF FINAL?

    • A.

      TOMMY MOONEY

    • B.

      ALAN SMART

    • C.

      NICK WRIGHT

    Correct Answer
    B. ALAN SMART
    Explanation
    Alan Smart scored the winning goal for Watford FC in the 1999 Division 1 playoff final.

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  • 21. 

    WHO SCORED A PENALTY FOR WATFORD FC DURING THE 2006 CHAMPIONSHIP PLAYOFF FINAL?

    • A.

      ASHLEY YOUNG

    • B.

      MARLON KING

    • C.

      DARIUS HENDERSON

    Correct Answer
    C. DARIUS HENDERSON
    Explanation
    Darius Henderson scored a penalty for Watford FC during the 2006 Championship Playoff Final.

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  • 22. 

    WHO DID WATFORD FC SIGHN ON LOAN IN SEPTEMBER 2009 FOR HIS SECOND SPELL AT THE CLUB?

    • A.

      HEIDER HELGUSON

    • B.

      MARLON KING

    • C.

      HAMEUR BOUAZZA

    Correct Answer
    A. HEIDER HELGUSON
    Explanation
    Heider Helguson was signed on loan by Watford FC in September 2009 for his second spell at the club.

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  • 23. 

    DON COWIE CURRENTLY WEARS THE WATFORD FC NUMBER 7 SHIRT BUT WHO WORE IT BEFORE HIM?

    • A.

      DAMIEN FRANCIS

    • B.

      ASHLEY YOUNG

    • C.

      GAVIN MAHON

    Correct Answer
    A. DAMIEN FRANCIS
    Explanation
    Damien Francis wore the Watford FC number 7 shirt before Don Cowie.

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  • 24. 

    WHO WAS WATFORD FC MANAGER BEFORE ADRIAN BOOTHROYD?

    • A.

      REY LEWINGTON

    • B.

      GIANLUCA VIALLI

    • C.

      GRAHAM TAYLOR

    Correct Answer
    A. REY LEWINGTON
    Explanation
    Rey Lewington was the manager of Watford FC before Adrian Boothroyd.

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  • 25. 

    WHICH 1 OF THESE FORMER WATFORD FC PLAYERS HAS NOT PLAYED FOR THEM TWICE?

    • A.

      TOMMY SMITH

    • B.

      PAUL ROBINSON

    • C.

      HEIDER HELGUSON

    Correct Answer
    B. PAUL ROBINSON
    Explanation
    Paul Robinson is the correct answer because he has not played for Watford FC twice. The question asks which former Watford FC player has not played for them twice, and both Tommy Smith and Heider Helguson have played for Watford FC twice. Therefore, Paul Robinson is the only option left and the correct answer.

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  • 26. 

    HOW MANT TIMES HAVE WATFORD FC PLAYED IN EUROPEAN COMPETITION? (CHAMPIONS LEAGUE & UEFA CUP)

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      0

    • C.

      2

    Correct Answer
    A. 1
  • 27. 

    WHO FAMOUSLY WORE EVERY NUMBER SHIRT (1-11) FOR WATFORD FC IN 1 SEASON?

    • A.

      NEIL COX

    • B.

      TOMMY MOONEY

    • C.

      RICHARD JOHNSON

    Correct Answer
    C. RICHARD JOHNSON
    Explanation
    Richard Johnson famously wore every number shirt (1-11) for Watford FC in one season. This means that he played in every position on the field throughout the season, wearing a different shirt number for each position. This is a rare and impressive feat, showcasing his versatility and adaptability as a player.

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  • 28. 

    WHICH ONE OF THESE PLAYERS HAS NEVER BEEN WATFORD FC CAPTAIN?

    • A.

      RICHARD LEE

    • B.

      ADRIAN MARRIAPPA

    • C.

      JAY DeMERITT

    Correct Answer
    A. RICHARD LEE
    Explanation
    Richard Lee has never been the captain of Watford FC. This can be inferred from the question, which asks for the player who has never been captain. Therefore, the correct answer is Richard Lee.

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  • 29. 

    WHO BEAT WATFORD FC 4-1 IN THE SEMI FINAL OF THE 2007 FA CUP?

    • A.

      LIVERPOOL

    • B.

      MANCHESTER UNITED

    • C.

      CHELSEA

    Correct Answer
    B. MANCHESTER UNITED
    Explanation
    Manchester United beat Watford FC 4-1 in the semi-final of the 2007 FA Cup.

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  • 30. 

    WHO ARE WATFORD FC MAIN 2 RIVALS?

    • A.

      LUTON TOWN & CRYSTAL PALACE

    • B.

      MK DONS & WYCOMBE WANDERERS

    • C.

      BARNET & STEVENAGE BOROUGH

    Correct Answer
    A. LUTON TOWN & CRYSTAL PALACE
    Explanation
    Watford FC's main two rivals are Luton Town and Crystal Palace. These rivalries have developed over the years due to geographical proximity and competitive matches between the teams. Matches against Luton Town and Crystal Palace are often highly anticipated and intense, with a lot at stake for both clubs and their passionate fan bases. These rivalries add an extra level of excitement and intensity to the matches between the teams.

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