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Watford appoint new manager as they aim immediate promotion from the Championship

In a press release made on their official web site, the membership introduced the hiring of their eighth manager in the final 5 years. The assertion learn: “Watford Football Club is delighted to verify the appointment of Rob Edwards as its new Head Coach, efficient after the conclusion of the present 2021/22 season.

As identified in the assertion, Edwards involves Vicarage street with hype after guiding his Forest Green facet to their first-ever promotion to League One following a season the place they performed engaging attacking soccer.

With relegation to the Championship confirmed with a handful of video games remaining, Edwards now has the job of guaranteeing that The Hornets make an immediate return to the Premier League.

While Watford followers are excited at the prospect of a younger and thrilling manager, these at Forest Green are far from completely happy at the coup by Watford.

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Speaking to BBC Sport, Forest Green proprietor Dale Vince revealed that it was a bitter blow contemplating that Edwards had simply efficiently gained the League Two title. Vince didn’t maintain again on his opinions about the lately relegated facet and even revealed that he hopes they don’t make a return to the Premier League any time quickly.

“It takes a bit of the shine off winning promotion. If there’s any karma in football they’ll languish in the Championship and we’ll meet them there in a few years’ time.”

“He [Edwards] said he had been advised by Watford and his agent to keep it a secret from us [Forest Green] which I think is pretty poor from them. It’s poor from Rob and he knows it. I thought I knew him better as a person.” Vince instructed the BBC.

Watford will host Leicester City in what guarantees to be a thriller on Sunday, May 15.

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