25th September 1982-Division One, Watford 8 Sunderland 0

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BSAD imageBSAD report:Lest we forget, this was the seventh game of our first ever season in the top flight – that puts the result in some sort of perspective.

100 greatest100 Greatest Watford wins- No.19: The First Division season was only 29 days oldand here were Watford administering the sort of hammering a newly-promoted side might have dreaded.






Taken from the programme on 9th October 1982-Division One, Watford 2 Norwich City 2

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Taken from the programme on 29th September 2009- Championship, Watford 2 Coventry City 3

Taken from the programme on 22nd September 2012-Championship, Watford 2 Bristol City 2  (note-the fixture date shown is incorrect)

The inside front page of Nick Davidson’s book ‘Team Shirts to Ticket Stubs’

Following Sunderland’s 8-0 loss away at Southampton in October 2014 the then Rangers manager Ally McCoist was reminded in a press conference that he played in the previous Sunderland side to lose 8-0 away.

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More games from 25th September at https://oldwatford.com/tag/sep25/

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