Nationwide Division One, 30/04/03, 7.45pm
Last time: 4-2 (16/04/96)
Lingering memory: Devon White. Elegance. No, really.
Previous results: See Watford Versus...
Background: See season preview
Last match: vs. Grimsby Town (H, 26/04/03, W2-1)
Last line-up: M.Hahnemann, G.Murty, S.Brown, A.Williams, N.Shorey, L.Chadwick, G.Little, J.Salako, A.Hughes, J.Harper, N.Forster (Subs: J.Cureton, R.Newman, S.Sidwell, D.Henderson, J.Ashdown)
Ex-Royals at Watford: None
Ex-Hornets at Reading: Luke Chadwick
Mutual friends: David Byrne, Darren Caskey, Kerry Dixon, Gary Donnellan, Paul Franklin, Richard Hill, Roger Joslyn, Colin Lee, Steve Morrow, Lee Nogan, Mark Robson, Trevor Senior, Simon Sheppard, Neil Smillie, Les Taylor
Web sites: Hob Nob Anyone, 1871, Off at Eleven (Rivals), Official
Shorts, Scarf or Souwester?: See Met Office (London)
On this day
Previous reports: None
Celebrity birthdays: Glyn Hodges (1963), Kirsten Dunst (1982)
Historical events: Terrorists seized the Iranian Embassy in London (1980), Wales beat Spain 3-0 in a World Cup Qualifier (1985)
Saint of the day: Saint Wolfhard, a German saddler, gave all his earnings to the poor, but his generosity didn't bring him happiness. He became so uncomfortable with being revered as a living saint that he moved to a monastery where he kept a stone coffin beside him in his cell.