Nationwide Division One, 23/08/03, 3.00pm
West Bromwich Albion
Last time: 1-0 (25/01/03)
Lingering memory: Heidar's goal and that MASSIVE roar...
Previous results: See Watford Versus...
Last match: vs. Burnley (H, 16/08/03, W4-1)
Last line-up: R.Hoult, J.Chambers, J.Volmer, T.Gaardsøe, B.Haas, J.O'Connor, J.Koumas, A.Sakiri, N.Clement, S.Dobie, R.Hulse (Subs: P.Gilchrist, A.Johnson, D.Dichio, L.Hughes, J.Murphy)
Ex-Baggies at Watford: None
Ex-Hornets at West Brom: None
Mutual friends: Gerry Armstrong, Luther Blissett, Perry Digweed, Bobby Downes, Des Lyttle, Carlton Palmer, Mel Rees, George Reilly, Brian Talbot, Garry Thompson, Colin West
Web sites: Boing!, WBA Unofficial (Rivals), Official
Shorts, Scarf or Souwester?: See Met Office (London)
On this day
Previous reports: Watford 3 Brentford 1 23/08/97
Celebrity birthdays: Gene Kelly (1912), Bobby G. of Bucks Fizz (1953)
Historical events: In the Peanuts comic strip, Sally debuted as an infant (1959), South Fork Ranch, the home of the fictitious Ewing clan of the CBS-TV show, "Dallas," was sold. The ranch was to be transformed from a tourist site into a hotel (1984)
Saint of the day: Saint Rose of Lima, the patron saint of South America, raised eyebrows by wandering around with a heavy cross, sleeping on bricks and wearing gloves filled with nettles. She was generally assumed to be crazy until she announced her prayers had saved Lima from an earthquake. As there had indeed been no earthquake she was held in the highest regard.