Nationwide Division One, 07/02/04, 3.00pm
Last time: 2-3 (27/11/99)
Lingering Memory: Mad Xavier. Was he real, or just a dream...?
Previous results: See Watford Versus...
Last match: vs. Ipswich Town (H, 24/01/04, W2-1)
Last line-up: M.Poom, D.Williams, G.McCartney, P.Babb, J.Bjorklund, P.Thirlwell, J.McAteer, J.Whitley, J.Arca, T.Smith, K.Kyle (Subs: J.Oster, S.Thornton, S.Ramsden, M.Proctor, M.Ingham)
Ex-Black Cats at Watford: Alec Chamberlain
Ex-Hornets at Sunderland: Tommy Smith
Mutual friends: Tony Coton, Gerry Harrison, Mick Henderson, Kevin Phillips, Wilf Rostron, Colin West
Web sites: Ready to Go, Red and White Barmy (Rivals), Official
Shorts, Scarf or Souwester?: See Met Office (London)
On this day
Previous reports: None
Celebrity birthdays: Sir Thomas More (1478), Garth Brooks (1962)
Historical events: The last bareknuckle fight for the heavyweight boxing championship took place in Mississippi City (1882), Elisha Gray patented a machine called the telautograph. It automatically signed autographs to documents (1893)
Saint of the day: Saint Moses was not the Moses of the basket fame, but a Fourth Century monk who lived among the Saracens. And that's not the Saracens who mess up the pitch at Vicarage Road but nomadic tribesmen who inhabited the Syrian-Palestinian desert.