Nationwide Division One, 28/12/02, 3pm
Last time: 1-1 (12/02/00)
Lingering memory: Nordin scoring with a header. Yes, really.
Previous results: See Watford Versus...
Background: See season preview
Last match: vs. Brighton (A, 20/12/02, W1-0)
Last line-up: I.Walker, A.Impey, A.Rogers, M.Elliott, M.Heath, B.McKinlay, M.Izzet, J.Stewart, J.Scowcroft, B.Deane, P.Dickov (Subs: T.Benjamin, J.Stevenson, N.Summerbee, J.Lewis T.Flowers)
Ex-Foxes at Watford: None
Ex-Hornets at City: None
Mutual friends: Des Lyttle, Charlie Miller, Iwan Roberts, Steve Sims, Stuart Slater
Web sites: Forfoxsake.com,
The Cunning Fox, Official
Shorts, Scarf or Souwester?: See Met Office (London)
On this day
Previous reports: Watford 3 Southampton 2, 28/12/99, Watford 1 Plymouth Argyle 1, 28/12/97
Celebrity birthdays: Stan Lee (1922), Anita Doth of 2 Unlimited (1971)
Historical events: The New York Evening Mail published a facetious essay by H.L. Mencken on the history of bathtubs in America (1917), The Peak District became Britain's first designated National Park (1950)
Saint of the day: The Holy Innocents commemorates the male children that were killed by Herod at the time of the birth of Jesus. In Mediaeval Europe it was also the 'Feast of Fools' where all kind of mayhem was encouraged, including church congregations braying like donkeys.