It’s been an encouraging season so far for Watford, as they look to secure an immediate promotion back to the Premier League.
The Hornets are one of a number of teams who currently look to be locked in a battle for the second automatic promotion spot in the Championship, and it would be certainly be a welcome achievement for the club were they to succeed in that promotion race.
Over the years, there have been plenty of players to come out of Watford’s academy who have gone on to enjoy successful and impressive careers in professional football.
Some of those have made a big impact at Vicarage Road for the Hornets themselves, while others have gone on to make their mark elsewhere in the world, with others a mixture of both.
Here, we’ve taken a look at ten of the best players to have come through the youth ranks at Watford, and the impact they have made in the game beyond their original breakthroughs at Vicarage Road.