Month: September 1939

2nd September 1939- Division Three (South), Watford 1 Clapton Orient 1

This was the final game played in the abandoned 1939-40 Football League season. The following day Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain declared war on Germany.

https://oldwatford.com/2001/09/26/26th-september-2001-new-division-one-watford-3-birmingham-city-3/

Below are selected images from the Daily Express published on the 4th September 1939 including a short mention of our game.

This copy of the newspaper was photographed at the wonderful Western Approaches museum in Liverpool.