Anti-racism group Kick It Out is investigating claims a Watford youth side was ordered off the pitch by its coach after an incident of racist abuse during an under-19 tournament in Italy.
Watford manager Gianfranco Zola says those involved in football need to protect the game, following reports of spot-fixing.
Watford goalkeeper Jonathan Bond wants to use the hectic festive period to reignite the club's promotion charge.
Arsenal have been drawn to host Tottenham in the FA Cup third round, while Manchester United will face Swansea and Liverpool have a home tie.
Troy Deeney equalised with four minutes to go as Watford got a 3-3 draw at Leeds in a Sky Bet Championship game they appeared to have thrown away.
Both managers were happy to put on an entertaining show as Leeds and Watford played out a thrilling 3-3 draw at Elland Road.
Leeds will still be without striker Dexter Blackstock and defender Scott Wootton against Watford in the Sky Bet Championship on Saturday.
Burnley boss Sean Dyche refused to blame his side's lack of cutting edge in their 0-0 draw with former side Watford on the absence of in-form striker Danny Ings.