Christmas offer - 25% off with code XMAS25

Watford to increase capacity of Vicarage Road to 32,000

Watford to increase capacity of Vicarage Road to 32,000

Tuesday 22nd October 2019

Watford have reportedly started exploring the possibility of increasing the capacity of Vicarage Road.

The Hertfordshire club have the 3rd smallest stadium in the Premier League which hampers matchday revenue. The current capacity of 21,577 is above only Burnley's Turf Moor (21,401) and AFC Bournemouth's Dean Court (11,464).

Discussions are at a very early stage and nothing formal has been confirmed by the club, but it is believed that the Hornets have hired the firm responsible for the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and are looking to spend £40m to bring the capacity up to around 32,000.

About the Author: Rob Clarkson

Rob is the owner of A Sheffield United fan and father of two, Rob loves nothing more than a good game of football whether that's watching the Blades or one his local non-League teams. He's somewhat of a traditionalist, preferring the older grounds to newer purpose-built ones.

Away from this website, Rob works as an Ecommerce Development Project Manager for one of the UK's largest clothing retailers.

Sheffield United supporter • 105 grounds visited • 57/92

More football stadium news...

Stockport planning to redevelop Edgeley Park

Monday 10th October 2022

Stockport County have revealed plans to redevelop Edgeley Park into a 20,000 capacity stadium

Romanian side planning to build €100m new stadium

Tuesday 4th October 2022

Romanian club FC Arges have announced plans to build a new €100m stadium

North London derby sets new WSL attendance record

Monday 3rd October 2022

The recent North London derby has set a new Women's Super League attendance record, as 47,367 fans saw Arsenal beat Spurs 4-0 at the Emirates Stadium

FC Basel to reduce stadium capacity in facelift

Saturday 10th September 2022

FC Basel are to reduce the capacity of their stadium as part of a facelift of St Jakob Park

Christmas offer - 25% off with code XMAS25

Ace Odds

Betting Guide

Betting Lounge

Christmas offer - 25% off with code XMAS25