Nationwide Division One, 28/10/03, 7.45pm
Last time: 0-2 (03/04/82)
Lingering memory: Ummmmm...
Previous results: See Watford Versus...
Background: See season preview
Last match: vs. West Ham United (H, 25/10/03, D0-0)
Last line-up: I.Alexander, G.Croft, C.Barker, D.Gabbidon, T.Vidmar, K.Langley, G.Kavanagh, M.Bonner, J.Robinson, G.Gordon, R.Earnshaw (Subs: J.Gray, S.Prior, J.Collins, G.Whalley, M.Margetson)
Ex-Bluebirds at Watford: None
Ex-Hornets at Cardiff: Paul Wilkinson
Mutual friends: Jimmy Gilligan, Paul Harding, Gerald Harrison, Mick Henderson, John McClelland, Mel Rees, Dai Thomas, Garry Thompson
Web sites: CCFCSleepingGiant.com (Rivals), cardiffcity.com, Official
Shorts, Scarf or Souwester?: See Met Office (Cardiff)
On this day
Previous reports: Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 Watford 2 28/10/00, Portsmouth 4 Watford 2, 28/10/95, Watford 4 Nottingham Forest 1, 28/10/80
Celebrity birthdays: Desiderius Erasmus (1467), Neville Henry of the Blow Monkeys (1959)
Historical events: Harvard College was founded (1636), Benito Mussolini took control of the Italian government (1922).
Saint of the day: Saint Jude is most famous for being the patron saint of hopeless causes. He gained this honour because he shared his name with Judas, the disciple who betrayed Christ, and no other cause wanted him.