Monthly Archives: April 1994

30th April 1994- New Division One, Watford 1 Portsmouth 0

No.90- Going into their final home game of the season, Watford knew they had to win. Defeat or a draw would take their fate out of their own hands. And they didn’t want to travel to Selhurst Park on the last day depending on results elsewhere.

5th April 1994- New Division One, Peterborough United 3 Watford 4

Peterborough had been in deep trouble all season and, by the time this fixture at London Road came along, it was clear that whichever side lost would go down. Clap Your Hands summed it up simply enough – ‘you HAVE to be there, no excuses’. On the night, it seemed that about half of Watford had travelled to roar on the ‘Orns. Defeat was absolutely unthinkable.

100 Greatest Watford Wins- No.38: The London Road pitch was rutted and hard. Neither team was flush with confidence. It wasn’t an aesthetically pleasing match, it was all about heart and determination. What followed was an incredible see-saw battle that offered the hand of safety to both teams. In the end, it was Watford who grabbed on for dear life.