Elton John

Watford Forever

Watford Forever

How Graham Taylor and Elton John Saved a Football Club, a Town and Each Other


Britain in the 1970s was beset by unrest and unemployment. Meanwhile, Watford FC were floundering in 92nd place at the bottom of the entire Football League. Enter Elton John, now the most successful rockstar in the world and a lifelong fan of the club.

Made in Watford is the remarkable story of Elton John's ownership of Watford Football Club and its transformational journey to the top of the first division under iconic manager Graham Taylor. Filled with incredible stories about legendary players and unlikely heroes, from Luther Blissett to Ross Jenkins, and a loveable supporting cast of eclectic characters, this a tribute to football's unlikeliest friendship and one of sport's great underdog stories.