Watford Football Club is a professional English football club who currently compete in the Coca-Cola Championship League, the second highest division of professional football in England. Founded in 1881, Watford FC, nicknamed as The Hornets, Yellow Army and The Golden Boys, participated in the FA Cup for the very first time in their history during 1886. They emerged as the Southern League champions in the 1915 season too. Watford FC, having been founded in 1881, is one of the oldest clubs in the history of English football.
Having not won any major or minor championships, Watford FC have not been the most successful team in English football although they have come close to winning titles on more than one occasion. They emerged as runners-up during the Coca-Cola Championship League in 1982 and the FA Cup in 1984. They had qualified to the semi-finals of the FA Cup on four occasions too.
Vicarage Road in Watford is the home ground of Watford FC and its location makes it an ideal stadium for a professional football team. Every year, thousands of football fans purchase tickets to watch the home team competing as they enter the stadium in the classical football spirit and atmosphere to enjoy a day watching first-class football.
Vicarage Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18