FA Cup Quarter-Final, 09/03/03, 1.30pm
Last time: 2-1 (30/11/02)
Lingering memory: Winning - despite comedy defending. "Unfinished business", my arse.
Previous results: See Watford Versus...
Background: See season preview
Last match: vs. Millwall (A, 04/03/03, D1-1)
Last line-up: M.Beresford, D.West, D.Diallo, I.Cox, G.Branch, L.Briscoe, T.Grant, P.Cook, A.Moore, I.Moore, G.Taylor (Subs: G.Little, P.Weller, M.McGregor, R.Blake, N.Michopoulos)
Ex-Clarets at Watford: None
Ex-Hornets at Burnley: Sam Ellis
Mutual friends: Paul Atkinson, Gerry Harrison, Rick Holden
Web sites: London Clarets, Clarets Mad, Official
Shorts, Scarf or Souwester?: See Met Office (London)
On this day
Previous reports: Crystal Palace 0 Watford 2, 09/03/02, Watford 2 Oldham Athletic 1, 09/03/96
Celebrity birthdays: Amerigo Vespucci (1454), Juliette Binoche (1964)
Historical events: Charles M. Graham received the first patent for artificial teeth (1822), Graham Taylor fails in an attempt to have Brian Stevens replaced as the referee of the Cup Quarter Final with Arsenal (1987).
Saint of the day: Saint Frances of Rome had lost her wealth and her family when she received a visitation by an angel (who she noticed had very clean feet). This visit left her with the ability to see in the dark, which might be why she is the patron saint of motorists.