Nationwide Division One, 31/01/02, 7.45pm
Preston North End
Last time: 2-3 (22/04/01)
Lingering memory: Oh get up, Macken.
Previous results: See Watford Versus...
Background: See season preview
Last match: vs. Sheffield United (H, 26/01/02, W2-1)
Last line-up: T.Moilanen, G.Alexander, R.Edwards, C.Lucketti, C.Murdock, E.Skora, S.Gregan, M.Keane, I.Anderson, S.Basham, D.Healy (Subs: J.Macken, R.Cresswell, L.Cartwright, B.Barry-Murphy, A.Lonergan)
Ex-Lilywhites at Watford: None
Ex-Hornets at Preston: None
Mutual friends: Nigel Jemson, Dominic Ludden, Stuart Rimmer, Allan Smart
Web sites: PNEFans.com, Who's that jumping off the Pier ? (Rivals), Official
On this day
Previous reports: Chesterfield 0 Watford 1, 31/1/98
Celebrity birthdays: Franz Shubert (1797), Phil Collins (1951), John Lydon (1956)
Historical events: Guy Fawkes was executed after being convicted for his role in the "Gunpowder Plot" against the English Parliament and King James I (1606), The first clinic specializing in the treatment of venereal diseases was opened at London Dock Hospital (1747), The radio show "The Green Hornet" debuted in the USA (1936)
Saint of the day: Saint Giovanni "Don" Bosco brought shelter and education to the street urchins of 19th Century Turin. Although he never left Italy, once in a dream, he flew over a great city and was able to describe it in great detail the next day. He had seen, an American visitor was astonished to discover, Boston.