Elton John World banner

Elton John World News: Vialli named new Watford FC boss

Vialli named new Watford FC boss-- Posted by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Former Chelsea boss takes over from retiring Taylor later this month

Wednesday 2 May 2001 @ 16:04 - GMT

Italian Gianluca Vialli has been named as the new manager of Watford Football Club.

He replaces Graham Taylor who is due to step down at the end of the season from the Division One team.

The news was broken to journalists at a press conference convened for 10am London time at Vicarage Road on May 2, 2001.

Vialli returns to management in England after losing his job as Chelsea manager in September 2000.