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Football League Division Two, 19/10/04, 7.45pm
Previous encounters

Last time: 2-2 (07/02/04)
Previous results: See Watford Versus...

Our opponents

Background: See season preview
Last match: vs. Millwall (H, 16/10/04, W1-0)
Last line-up: M.Poom, M.Lynch, G.McCartney, S.Caldwell, N.Collins, D.Whitehead, J.Whitley, C.Robinson, J.Arca, C.Brown, S.Johnson (Subs: L.Lawrence, M.Stewart, D.Carter, M.Bridges, T.Myhre)
Ex-Black Cats at Watford: Alec Chamberlain
Ex-Hornets at Sunderland: None
Mutual friends: Tony Coton, Gerry Harrison, Mick Henderson, Kevin Phillips, Wilf Rostron, Tommy Smith, 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: Gillingham 3 Watford 0, 19/10/02, Bury 1 Watford 1, 19/10/96
Saint of the Day: Saint Peter of Alcantara must have been hard work to live with. The patron saint of Brazil and nightwatchmen would sleep for only an hour and a half every night, in a cell that was too small to lie down in, with his head rested against a spike. He also kept his fellow monks awake with his howling caused by spiritual ecstasies.

Further information

Nicholas Ralph's Numbers - Game 14: Pounds in a stone, and days in a fortnight. Sounds like something the FA would dream up.
Lucky animal: The roe deer.
Unlucky food: Japanese wasabi-coated roasted peas. They're great, particularly the way that if you eat enough of them at once, then a great rush of horseradish makes the back of your head go all fuzzy until you re-boot it with a couple of hefty smacks with the palm of your hand...but not today, tiger.
The BSaD Interview: Throughout the 2004-05 Season BSaD are interviewing eminent ex-Hornets for the matchday programme. The Interviewee in Saturday's programme is Gary Porter.