Monthly Archives: April 1984

28th April 1984- Division One, Luton Town 1 Watford 2

Our first win at Kenilworth Road in almost 20 years was completely overshadowed by referee Keith Hackett sending off Wilf Rostron which meant the Watford captain would miss the FA Cup Final.

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Bob Wilson confirming the news of Rostron’s suspension on that evening’s edition of Match Of The Day

Section of the Watford Legends Interview with Wilf Rostron where he talks about the sending off and missing the FA Cup Final.

For the full interview click here.

Part of an article GT wrote before the 2002 FA Cup Final which referenced Wilf’s sending off.

For the full article click here.

14th April 1984- FA Cup Semi Final, Plymouth Argyle 0 Watford 1

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The People, 15 Apr 1984
Sunday Telegraph, 15 Apr 1984
The Observer, 15 Apr 1984
The Guardian, 16 Apr 1984
Daily Telegraph, 16 Apr 1984
Evening Standard, 16 Apr 1984

BSAD image┬áBSAD: My memories of this great day are few – largely because I was only eleven at the time. Having endured the sixth round victory against Birmingham on Ceefax I was allowed to go to the semi final. When he draw came out we had Derby or Plymouth – the dream ticket.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1983%E2%80%9384_FA_Cup
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https://oldwatford.com/2014/04/19/19th-april-2014-championship-watford-3-ipswich-town-1/