Sports World: Deeney reveals reason for Watford's victory

Deeney reveals reason for Watford's victory

LONDON • Watford's 4-2 comeback victory over West Ham United was motivated by a desire to punish the London football team for showboating, according to captain Troy Deeney.

West Ham went 2-0 up in Saturday's England Premier League game at London Stadium, but Watford stormed back to give manager Walter Mazzarri his first win.


Fourth world title for Nicaragua's Gonzalez

LOS ANGELES • Boxing's best pound-for-pound fighter Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez (46-0) added a fourth world championship belt on Saturday by defeating Carlos Cuadras in a super-flyweight clash at the Forum in Los Angeles.


All Blacks' Moody gets warning after tackle

HAMILTON (NEW ZEALAND) • All Blacks prop Joe Moody was yesterday given an official warning for a head-high tackle on Argentina's Guido Petti during their Rugby Championship Test.

The decision to take no further action comes as rugby bosses face accusations of leniency towards New Zealand. AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 12, 2016, with the headline 'Sports World: Deeney reveals reason for Watford's victory'. Print Edition | Subscribe