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.

Sunday Telegraph, 29th August 1982
Daily Telegraph; 30th August 1982

Taken from ‘A Tale of the Unexpected’

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

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