Nationwide Division One, 01/01/02
Last time: 0-1 (18/10/97)
Lingering memory: Realising that the Second Division Championship wouldn't be a formality. Which, in hindsight, made it all the more enjoyable.
Previous results: See Watford Versus...
Background: See season preview
Last match: vs. Crewe Alexandra (H, 29/12/01, W2-0)
Last line-up: T Warner, M Lawrence, S Nethercott, S Dyche, R Ryan, T Cahill, M Bircham, D Livermore, S Claridge, N Harris, R Sadlier (Subs: W Gueret, R Green, D Ward, R Bull, S Reid)
Ex-Lions at Watford: None
Ex-Hornets at Millwall: Darren Ward
Mutual friends: Malcolm Allen, David Byrne, Kerry Dixon, Mark Falco, Gerard Lavin, Jamie Moralee, Geoff Pitcher, Steve Sherwood, Tom Walley, Paul Wilkinson
Web sites: House of Fun, Tits, Fanny and Millwall, Millwall Online (Rivals), Official
On this day
Previous reports: None
Celebrity birthdays: Grandmaster Flash (1958)
Historical events: London's oldest daily paper "The Daily Universal Register" (later renamed "The Times" in 1788) was first published (1785); football nets are used in goals for the first time (1890); the BBC broadcasts the first "Top of the Pops" TV rock show (1964)
Saint of the day: St Clarus, a 7th Century French monk, is patron saint of the shortsighted and invoked against sore eyes. Although Clarus was reputedly a very holy man, he gets this honour for no other reason than the fact his name means "clear" in Latin.