Monthly Archives: March 1985

20th March 1985- Friendly, Hemel Hempstead 1 Watford 5

This game commemorated Hemel Hempstead’s centenary. Watford played less than 24 hours after beating Luton Town 3-0. Kenny Jackett, Jimmy Gilligan David Bardsley and Steve Terry took part in both games with the latter two playing the full 90 minutes of each.

https://oldwatford.com/1985/04/02/2nd-april-1985-division-one-watford-5-west-ham-united-0/

13th March 1985- London Five-a-side Football Championship (at Wembley Arena)

The YouTube video shows a couple of seconds of our game with Crystal Palace. The results sheet has a few mistakes. Chelsea withdrew so Charlton had a bye to the second round. We beat Palace but lost to Charlton who then lost to eventually winners QPR in the semi finals.

Comicus Article- Football Nostalgia: London Evening Standard 5-A-Side Tournament