F.A. Cup Third Round, 03/01/04, 12.30pm
Last time: 1-0 (18/09/99)
Lingering memory: Steve Palmer mugging Gianfranco Zola
Previous results: See Watford Versus...
Last match: vs. Portsmouth (H, 28/12/03, W3-0)
Last line-up: N.Sullivan, M.Melchiot, W.Bridge, W.Gallas, J.Terry, Geremi, F.Lampard, C.Makelele, J.Gronkjaer, A.Mutu, E.Gudjohnsen (Subs: G.Johnson, M.Desailly, J.Cole, J-F.Hasselbaink, M.Ambrosio)
Ex-Blues at Watford: Kevin Hitchcock, Ray Lewington, Lennie Pidgeley (sort of)
Ex-Hornets at Chelsea: None
Mutual friends: Terry Byrne, Gary Chivers, Perry Digweed, Kerry Dixon, Keith Dublin, Mark Falco, Paul Furlong, Joe McLaughlin, Peter Nicholas, Steve Sherwood, Neil Shipperley, Gianluca Vialli, Ray Wilkins
Web sites: Chelsea FC Supporters' Registry, Blue and White Army . Net (Rivals), Official
Shorts, Scarf or Souwester?: See Met Office (London)
On this day
Previous reports: Derby County 2 Watford 0 03/01/00, Watford 1 Sheffield Wednesday 1, 03/01/98
Celebrity birthdays: J.R.R. Tolkein (1892), Victoria Principal (1944)
Historical events: The drinking straw was patented by Marvin C. Stone (1888), Howard Carter discovered the sarcophagus of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings, near Luxor, Egypt (1924).
Saint of the day: At first despised by Parisians for her religious visions, Saint Genevieve was later celebrated for her assistance in saving Paris from attack by Attila the Hun. Made the Patron Saint of Paris after her death, the city was in fact Genevieve's adopted town. She was actually born in Watford's Twin Town, Nanterre.