Football League Division Two Play-off Semi-Final 1st Leg, 06/05/06, 12.15pm
Last time: 1-3 (31/03/06)
Previous results: See Watford Versus...
Last match: vs. Sheffield United (A, 30/04/06, L0-1)
Last line-up: G.Kiraly, F.Hall, G.Borrowdale, D.Ward, F.Hall, J.McAnuff, B.Watson, T.Soares, M.Reich, D.Freedman, C.Morrison (Subs: M.Hudson, J.Macken, D.Butterfield, M.Leigertwood, J.Speroni)
Ex-Eagles at Watford: None
Ex-Hornets at Palace: Wayne Andrews, Darren Ward
Mutual friends: Dennis Bailey, Trevor Benjamin, Chris Day, Bruce Dyer, Glyn Hodges, Ross Jenkins, Keith Millen, Kevin Miller, Jamie Moralee, Peter Nicholas, Neil Redfearn, Ken Sansom, Neil Shipperley, Lee Sinnott, Neil Smillie, Perry Suckling, Garry Thompson
Web sites: The Holmesdale Online, CPFC BBS, Independent Crystal Palace (Rivals), Official
Shorts, Scarf or Souwester?: See Met Office (London)
On this day
Previous reports: Burnley 2 Watford 0 06/05/01, Middlesbrough 1 Watford 1 06/05/00
Saint of the Day: Appropriately for the play-offs St.Ava of Brittany is said to be able to grant the gift of strong legs.
Nicholas Ralph's Word of the Day: "Gomer" - A patient who seeks emergency treatment for minor (and possibly non-existent) medical complaints. Derived from "Get Out of My Emergency Room"
Lucky fashion accessory: Everything yellow.