Nationwide Division One, 26/08/02, 1pm
Last time: 3-0 (16/03/02)
Lingering memory: Who let that schoolkid on the pitch... ? Oh my WORD..
Previous results: See Watford Versus...
Background: See season preview
Last match: vs. Reading (A, 17/08/02, W2-1)
Last line-up: M.Hyldgaard, R.Shaw, D.Gordon, C.Davenport, M.Konjic, Y.Safri, D.Thompson, G.McAllister, J.Eustace, J.Joachim, L.Hughes (Subs: G.McSheffrey, J.Bothroyd, B.Quinn, Y.Chippo, G.Montgomery)
Ex-Sky Blues at Watford: None
Ex-Hornets at Coventry: None
Mutual friends: Dave Bamber, David Bardsley, David Barnes, Paul Furlong, Carlton Palmer, Mick Quinn, Kevin Richardson, Kenny Sansom, Perry Suckling, Garry Thompson, Keith Waugh
Web sites: The Sky Blue Superplex, LAST!, GMK Online (Rivals), Official
Shorts, Scarf or Souwester?: See Met Office (London)
On this day
Previous reports: Wimbledon 0 Watford 0, 26/08/00, Watford 1 Swindon Town 1, 26/08/97
Celebrity birthdays: Jet Black of The Stranglers (1958), Macauley Culkin (1980)
Historical events: Britain was invaded by Roman Forces under Julius Caesar (55 BC), Jimi Hendrix's "Purple Haze" was released (1967).
Saint of the day: Saint Adrian was an officer imprisoned and sentenced to death when he converted to Christianity. His story turned into something from a soap opera script when he bribed a gaoler to let him out to say goodbye to his Christian wife. Thinking he had betrayed his faith, she slammed the door in his face.