Nationwide Division One, 21/09/02, 3pm
Last time: 1-0 (15/12/01)
Lingering memory: Tommy Mooney. Wallop.
Previous results: See Watford Versus...
Background: See season preview
Last match: vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers (H, 14/09/02, W4-2)
Last line-up: A.Kolinko, C.Fleming, D.Granville, T.Popovic, D.Powell, D.Butterfield, H.Mullins, S.Thomson, W.Routledge, A.Johnson, D.Freedman (Subs: T.Black, D.Adebola, A.Frampton, A.Rubins, L.Cronin)
Ex-Palace at Watford: None
Ex-Hornets at Forest: 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
Shorts, Scarf or Souwester?: See Met Office (London)
On this day
Previous reports: Wigan Athletic 3 Watford 1 21/9/99, Watford 0 Peterborough United 0 21/9/96, Watford 3 Tottenham Hotspur 6 21/9/94
Celebrity birthdays: Larry Hagman (1931), Leonard Cohen (1934)
Historical events: J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" was first published (1937), Communist leaders proclaimed The People's Republic of China (1949)
Saint of the day: Before Saint Matthew became one of the Apostles of Christ, his job of tax collector had made him a social outcast. Today his is the patron saint of professions with similar image issues, including accountants, bankers, customs officials and security guards.