Monthly Archives: August 1982

31st August 1982-Division One, Southampton 1 Watford 4

http://watford.fcdb.info?id=3452
Guardian, 1 Sep 1982
Daily Telegraph, 1 Sep 1982

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Taken from ‘A Tale of the Unexpected’

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Gerry Armstrong heads in the third.

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Taken from 7 Sep 1982 Watford v Swansea City programme

21st August 2012- Championship, Watford 0 Ipswich Town 1
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The table shows we were top of the league following this win. However nothing was made of it at the time because back then the league table wasn’t considered official until after three games of the season had been played. We were top officially after the game with West Brom.

28th August 1982-Division One, Watford 2 Everton 0

http://watford.fcdb.info?id=3451
Sunday Telegraph, 29 Aug 1982
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Daily Telegraph, 30 Aug 1982

scan-14Taken from 7 Sep 1982 Watford v Swansea City programme.

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Taken from ‘A Tale of the Unexpected’

21st August 1999- Premier League, Watford 1 Bradford City 0
21st August 2012- Championship, Watford 0 Ipswich Town 1

17th August 1982- Football League Trophy Group One, Watford 2 Colchester United 1

Same programme issued as onĀ 14th August 1982- Football League Trophy Group One, Watford 4 Orient 1

http://watford.fcdb.info?id=3449
https://oldwatford.com/1982/08/28/28th-august-1982-division-one-watford-2-everton-0/
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I assume a bonus point was awarded for scoring three goals or more.