Nationwide Division One, 17/09/03, 7.45pm
Last time: 0-3 (07/12/02)
Lingering memory: Ridiculously cold.
Previous results: See Watford Versus...
Background: See season preview
Last match: vs. West Bromwich Albion (H, 30/08/03, L0-1)
Last line-up: A.Oakes, R.Jackson, P.Mills, M.Johnson, P.Boertien, C.Costa, I.Taylor, S.Valakari, T.Huddlestone, L.Morris, M.Svensson (Subs: A.Bolder, I.McLeod, G.Caldwell, Junior, L.Grant)
Ex-Rams at Watford: None
Ex-Hornets at Derby: None
Mutual friends: Nigel Callaghan, Steve Cherry, Steve Hodge, Glyn Hodges, Martin Kuhl, Charlie Palmer, Mick Quinn, Craig Ramage, Eric Steele
Web sites: The Baseball Bat, From the eStand, Official
Shorts, Scarf or Souwester?: See Met Office (Derby)
On this day
Previous reports: Preston North End 1 Watford 1 17/09/02, Watford 0 Sunderland 2 17/09/96
Celebrity birthdays: Anne Bancroft (1931), Keith Flint (1969)
Historical events: Phillip W. Pratt patented a version of the sprinkler system (1847), An airplane crashed during a demonstration in Arlington Heights, Virginia. Thomas Selfridge was killed, becoming the first person to be killed in an airplane accident (1908)
Saint of the day: Saint Ariadne, a Christian slave, was flogged for refusing to join in pagan celebrations. When she fled the her master's household, a large rock opened up for her to escape into. She was never seen again and it is assumed that she died in the rock.