Nationwide Division One, 26/10/02, 3pm
Last time: 3-1 (13/10/01)
Lingering memory: Losing two years ago. Like going over the crest on a Rollercoaster.
Previous results: See Watford Versus...
Background: See season preview
Last match: vs. Bradford (H, 19/10/02, W2-1)
Last line-up: K.Pressman, S.Haslam, L.Bromby, D.Maddix, D.Geary, S.Donnelly, T.Soltvedt, G.Sibon, A.Quinn, L.Knight, S.Kuqi (Subs: L.Owusu, P.McLaren, M.Hamshaw, C.Armstrong, C.Stringer)
Ex-Owls at Watford: None
Ex-Hornets at Wednesday: Craig Armstrong
Mutual friends: Patrick Blondeau, Nigel Jemson, Carlton Palmer, Wilf Rostron, Garry Thompson, Colin West
Web sites: Anzowls, Owls Online (Rivals), Official
Shorts, Scarf or Souwester?: See Met Office (London)
On this day
Previous reports: Blackpool 1 Watford 1 19/10/96
Celebrity birthdays: François Miterrand (1916), Bob Hoskins (1942)
Historical events: The "Gunfight at the OK Corral" took place in Tombstone, Arizona. The fight was between Wyatt Earp, his two brothers and Doc Holiday and the Ike Clanton Gang (1881), Norway gained independence from Sweden (1905).
Saint of the day: Saint Eata of Hexham led a simple life. His love of peace and quiet was demonstrated after his death when the archbishop of York tried to move his remains to a higher-profile spot in the city. Eata put the archbishop off the idea by attacking him in a dream with his staff.