Month: August 1982

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

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Taken from ‘A Tale of the Unexpected’



Gerry Armstrong heads in the third.

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Taken from 7 Sep 1982 Watford v Swansea City programme


100 greatest100 Greatest Watford Wins- No. 63 : Watford’s first away game was at The Dell. Only two years ago, they had been humbled 4-0 in the first leg of a League Cup tie before that incredible comeback at Vicarage Road. Now the two teams met as equals.



More games with Southampton at

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

100 greatest100 Greatest Watford wins- No.8: Gerry Armstrong had been the star of Northern Ireland’s summer, scoring the goal that defeated the hosts Spain in the World Cup. Now he was to make history for Watford. It was a day for breaking new ground. Watford’s first game in Division One was against a team they had never faced before.


Taken from ‘A Tale of the Unexpected’

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

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