Number 6 - Adrian Mariappa

Number 6 - Adrian Mariappa

Fan favourite Adrian Mariappa returned to Watford in August 2016 having left Crystal Palace. The Jamaican international came through the ranks at Vicarage Road and he went on to make 247 appearances in seven years as a professional with the Hornets. 19 of those appearances came in Watford's last stint in the Premier League back in 2006/07 and the centre-back would win the club's player-of-the-season award at the end of the 2011/12 season. Mariappa's form earnt him a move to newly promoted Premier League side Reading in July 2012 and he made 33 appearances in his one and only season at the Madejski Stadium. The Jamaican international earnt a transfer to Crystal Palace in 2013 and the centre-back would represent the Eagles 49 times in three-seasons at Selhurst Park. He was released by Palace at the end of the 2015/16 season and Mariappa re-joined the Hornets in August 2016, signing a three-year-deal at Vicarage Road.