Nationwide Division One, 17/04/04, 3pm
Last time: 1-2 (09/11/02)
Lingering memory: A poorly aimed pie.
Previous results: See Watford Versus...
Background: See season preview
Last match: vs. Stoke City (A, 12/04/04, W2-0)
Last line-up: M.Pollitt, R.Stockdale, S.Minto, C.Swailes, P.Gilchrist, C.Sedgwick, S.Barker, J.Morris, J.Mullin, M.Proctor, M.Butler (Subs: P.Warne, R.Barker, A.Monkhouse, P.Hurst, G.Montgomery)
Ex-Millers at Watford: None
Ex-Hornets at Rotherham: None
Mutual friends: Nigel Jemson, Ian Richardson
Web sites: rotherhamunited.co.uk, Millersnet (Rivals), Official
Shorts, Scarf or Souwester?: See Met Office (Sheffield)
On this day
Previous reports: Watford 3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 17/04/01, Crewe Alexandra 0 Watford 1 17/04/99
Celebrity birthdays: Nikita Khrushchev (1894), Pete Shelley (1955)
Historical events: Pineapple cheese was patented by Lewis M. Norton (1810), In London, gunmen from the Libyan Embassy fired into an anti-Libya protest. One policewoman was killed and 10 others were wounded (1984)
Saint of the day: Irish monk Saint Donan and his companions were supposedly martyred for their faith whilst celebrating Easter mass on the island of Eigg. However another version of events claims the attack was instigated by a bitter local woman keen to regain the pasture rights on the island she had lost to the monks.