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Current suspensions:


International call-ups:

Joel Grant:
Has been called up to Jamaica's U-23 team at the CAC Games.
Harry Forrester:
The 15 year old is on standby for England U-17s.

Transfer and contract news:

Damien Francis:
The midfielder joins from Wigan Athletic on a three year contract for a fee that could rise to 1.5m.
Liam Henderson and Ewan Clarke:
Two 16-year old academy scholars join from Hartlepool United and Notts County respectively.
Chris Powell:
The former Charlton Athletic defender has signed a one year contract.
Sheku Kamara:
The youth team defender has signed from Charlton Athletic following his trial.
Claude Seanla:
The ex-Spurs striker/midfielder has signed professional terms, having been on trial at the club since March.
Scott Loach:
The goalkeeper has signed from Lincoln City following his trial.
Ben Foster:
The goalkeeper's loan spell from Manchester United has been completed.
Francino Francis:
Has returned from work experience at Kidderminster Harriers.
The Spanish defender has had his contract cancelled by mutual consent.
Yves Makabu-Ma-Kalambay:
Has been recalled by Chelsea, cutting short his one-month loan.
Yves Makabu-Ma-Kalambay:
Joined Watford on loan for a month from Chelsea in time to provide cover for the Brighton match.
Adrian Mariappa and Junior Osborne:
Boothroyd has confirmed that a second year option will be taken up on both players' contracts.
Francino Francis:
The nineteen year old striker has joined Kidderminster Harriers on work experience.
Jay DeMerit:
Has extended his contract until 2008.
Paul Devlin:
Has completed his move to Walsall.
Paul Devlin:
Has been made available for free transfer.
Chris Eagles:
Has signed on loan for six months from Manchester United.
Marlon King:
Will make his move from Nottingham Forest permanent with a three and a half year deal at a fee of 500,000.
Adrian Boothroyd:
Has signed a contract to 2010.
Jamie Hand:
Expected to make a permanent move after his loan was extended to Peterborough for another month.
Jamie Hand:
Has had his loan with Peterborough extended by a month.
Chris Sanna:
Is on loan from Stoke to cover for James Hoad in the Reserves and Under 18s.
Trevor Benjamin, Carl Fletcher and Gabriel Agbonlahor:
Have all returned back to their respective clubs after loan periods with Watford.
Gabriel Agbonlahor:
The Aston Villa forward has signed for Watford on a one month loan.
Trevor Benjamin:
Is on a one month loan to Watford from Peterborough United.
Les Ferdinand:
The experienced striker has signed for Watford on non-contract terms.

Carl Fletcher:
The West Ham midfielder has joined Watford on loan for a month.

Richard Lee:
Has gone on a year-long loan to Blackburn Rovers, with a pre-agreed figure of 500,000 if the move becomes permanent.

Jamie Hand:
The midfielder has had a trial with Cambridge United with a view to a loan.

Martin Devaney:
The close season signing has moved to Barnsley on a free transfer.

Matthew Spring:
The midfielder has been signed from Leeds United for 150,000 on a three year contract.

Malky Mackay:
The Scottish defender has signed a two year contract with Watford after West Ham cancelled his contract by mutual consent.

Has been released from his contract due to a lack of the correct personal permits to work in the UK.

Summer 2005 Close season - In:

Ben Gill from Arsenal
Martin Devaney from Cheltenham Town
Jordan Stewart from Leicester City
Sietes (José Manuel Suarez Rivas) from Real Murcia
Adam Griffiths from KV Oostende
Marlon King from Nottingham Forest (season long loan, with option to buy)
Junior (José Luis Junior) from Derby County
Ben Foster from Manchester United (season long loan)
Darius Henderson from Gillingham
Clarke Carlisle from Leeds United

Summer 2005 Close season - Out:

Sean Dyche to Northampton Town
Neil Cox to Cardiff City
Jermaine Darlington to Cardiff City
Jack Smith to Swindon Town
Paul Mayo to Lincoln City
Omari Coleman released, joined Lincoln City
Bruce Dyer released, joined Stoke City
Jason Norville released, offered contract at Barnet
Andy Ferrell released, on trial at Hereford United
Heidar Helguson to Fulham
Brynjar Gunnarsson to Reading
Ben Herd
released, joined Shrewsbury Town

Nigel Gibbs
Luke Anthony (physio)

Information sources: The Watford Observer, and The Football League