Nationwide Division One, 15/12/01
Last time: 2-2 (07/04/01)
Lingering memory: Tommy Mooney. Bang. Bundle.
Previous results: See Watford Versus...
Background: See season preview
Last match: vs. Manchester City (H, 08/12/01, W2-1)
Last line-up: A.Kolinko, J.Smith, H.Mullins, K.Symons, C.Edwards, J.Gray, S.Rodger, A.Riihilahti, J.Kirovski, D.Freedman, C.Morrison (Subs: L.Cronin, T.Black, D.Austin, S.Thomson, S.Kabba)
Ex-Eagles at Watford: None
Ex-Hornets at Palace: None
Mutual friends: Dennis Bailey, Chris Day, Bruce Dyer, Glyn Hodges, Ross Jenkins, Keith Millen, Kevin Miller, Jamie Moralee, Peter Nicholas, Neil Redfearn, Ken Sansom, Neil Shipperley, Lee Sinnott, Neil Smillie, Perry Suckling, Garry Thompson
Web sites: Crystal Palace Web Pages, CPFC BBS, Independent Crystal Palace (Rivals), Official
On this day
Previous reports: None
Celebrity birthdays: Gustav Eiffel (1832), Don Johnson (1949)
Historical events: Thomas Edison patented the phonograph (1877), The Soviet probe Venera 7 became the first human spacecraft to land softly on the surface of Venus. The probe only survived the extreme heat and pressure for about 23 minutes (1970)
Saint of the day: Saint Valerian is invoked against snowstorms, which is an impressive achievement for a Tunisian.