Nationwide Division One, 20/09/03, 3.00pm
Last time: 1-3 (21/09/99)
Lingering memory: Very steep stands. Magic.
Previous results: See Watford Versus...
Background: See season preview
Last match: vs. West Bromwich Albion (H, 16/09/03, W1-0)
Last line-up: J.Filan, N.Eaden, P.Kennedy, I.Breckin, M.Jackson, A.Liddell, T.Dinning, J.Bullard, L.McCulloch, G.Horsfield, N.Ellington (Subs: N.Roberts, M.Burchill, G.Teale, P.Mitchell, G.Walsh)
Ex-Latics at Watford: None
Ex-Hornets at Wigan: Peter Kennedy
Mutual friends: Mick Quinn, Craig Ramage, Neil Redfearn
Web sites: Ye Olde Tree and Crown, The Ultimate WAFC Website, Official
Shorts, Scarf or Souwester?: See Met Office (Manchester)
On this day
Previous reports: Gillingham 2 Watford 2 20/09/97
Celebrity birthdays: Sophia Loren (1934), Alannah Currie of the Thompson Twins (1957)
Historical events: The first Cannes Film Festival premiered (1946), The European Court of Justice ruled in favour of Jean-Marc Bosman in his restraint of trade case against FC Liége (1995)
Saint of the day: Saint Eustace is depicted in art with a stag, which is reason enough to make him saint of the day. If that's not enough, he's also the patron saint of 'difficult Madrid situations', which sounds intriguing.