League Cup Third Round, 25/10/05, 7.45pm
Last time: 2-2 (22/01/05)
Previous results: See Watford Versus...
Last match: vs. Aston Villa (A, 22/10/05, W2-0)
Last line-up: J.Filan, P.Chimbonda, L.Baines, S.Henchoz, A.de Zeeuw, D.Francis, J.Bullard, G.Kavanagh, A.Mahon, H.Camara, J.Roberts (Subs: G.Teale, R.Taylor, S.McMillan, M.Jackson, M.Pollitt)
Ex-Latics at Watford: None
Ex-Hornets at Wigan: David Connolly
Mutual friends: Peter Kennedy, 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: Franchise FC 1 Watford 3 25/10/03, Grimsby Town 0 Watford 1 25/10/97
Saint of the Day:St John Rigby was an Elizabethan executed for refusing to renounce his Catholic faith. When asked his marital status before sentence was carried out, he described himself as being "both a bachelor and a maid". Disappointingly, the latter is thought to refer to his job as a servant.
Nicholas Ralph's Word of the Day:
"Pollex". A thumb. Henry Fielding's original title for his famous book was "Tom Pollex". Really.
Lucky fashion accessory: Earmuffs