Monthly Archives: January 1989

18th January 1989-FA Cup Third Round Third Replay, Watford 1 Newcastle United 0 (After Extra Time)


When FA Cup third-round ties could be settled with three replays in a week

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More games from 18th January at

16th January 1989-FA Cup Third Round Second Replay, Newcastle United 0 Watford 0 (After Extra Time)

Jim Smith’s arrogance leads him to write ‘when we’ve disposed of Watford’ in his programme notes.  He had a gut feeling and it was wrong.  Also Newcastle were obviously so confident of winning that nowhere in the programme is there anything about the possibility of a Third Replay.

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10th January 1989-FA Cup Third Round Replay, Watford 2 Newcastle United 2 (After Extra Time)

  • Our opening goal was scored from our very first touch of the ball.  Newcastle kicked off and passed the ball back to keeper Dave Beasant who handled it outside the area.  Neil Redfearn scored from the free kick.