Date: 20th June 2013 at 9:03pm
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Watford have announced their programme for pre-season this evening before the opening weekend of the Championship season on August 3rd.

The Hornets will spend the first part of pre season at a training camp in Northern Italy where they will play some friendly matches.

After returning to the UK on July 14, Watford will play three domestic friendlies in the UK. They travel to Stevenage on July 20, Peterborough Utd on July 24 before hosting the New York Cosmos at Vicarage Road on July 27.

Talks are also underway for a Watford XI side to take on more local sides during July.