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Stewart Scullion
Hornets' Heroes
By Paul Levene

Stewart Scullion figures in the top ten all-time leading appearance makers at Vicarage Road, turning out for the Hornets first team on 348 occasions during two separate spells with the club.

The Watford winger scored a total of 55 first team goals in this time, originally signing from today's visitors in February 1966. While Cliff Holton went in the other direction, Scullion scored the winner on his debut at Exeter in the same month and went on to be an integral part of the 1968-69 third division championship winning side. A virtual ever-present from 1966-71 he moved on to join another ex-Hornet, Tony Currie at Bramall Lane for stlg 27,500 in May 1971.

Returning to the fold in December 1973 for stlg 15,000 thanks to Watford boss Mike Keen, he was instrumental in a 3-1 third division win over Charlton at the Valley four months later. After John Farley had scored the opener early in the game, Scullion put the Hornets further ahead before the break and then combined with Dennis Bond to set up Billy Jennings second half striker. Charlton's only consolation came from a late Colin Powell effort.

The Bo'ness born winger, who was at local non-league side Chesham United before joining Charlton, scored his final goal for Watford in a 2-0 home victory against Darlington in January 1976 and last appeared in the first team in a 4-1 defeat at Bournemouth a month later.

- taken from Watford v Charlton Athletic programme (4/9/93)