Monthly Archives: November 1987

21st November 1987- Division One, Oxford United 1 Watford 1

It’s pretty unthinkable that Watford being taken over would lead the ITV news today but the media interest in both Elton and Robert Maxwell meant that the proposed sale of the club to Maxwell’s printing company BPCC was big news, particularly because he already owned Oxford United and Derby County. Eventually the deal would fall through.