Month: May 1991

11th May 1991- Division Two, Watford 2 Bristol City 3

English Division Two (old) Table »
Barnsley 1-0 Middlesbrough
Brighton and Hove A 2-1 Ipswich Town
Bristol Rovers 1-1 West Bromwich Albion
Leicester City 1-0 Oxford United
Millwall 2-1 Blackburn Rovers
Newcastle United 1-2 Hull City
Oldham Athletic 3-2 Sheffield Wednesday
Plymouth Argyle 2-0 Charlton Athletic
Port Vale 3-1 Swindon Town
Watford 2-3 Bristol City
West Ham United 1-2 Notts County
Wolverhampton Wndrs 3-1 Portsmouth

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4th May 1991- Division Two, Oxford United 0 Watford 1

BSAD imageSo onto Oxford and three thousand five hundred fans piled down the M40 for a date with destiny.

Wearing the white away shirts, the Horns scrapped for everything and, with James in goal, one always felt we had a reasonable chance if he didn’t drop a clanger. I remember little of the game until about the sixtieth minute. The Horns won a corner, the cross came in and Paul Wilkinson (surely one of the better strikers to play for the Horns, even if he didn’t know the offside rule) smashed the ball home.

100 greatest100 Greatest Watford wins- No.20: Watford had been dead and buried for most of the season. Few were in any doubt they were on their way back to the lower divisions for the first time since 1979.

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