Month: October 1996

29th October 1996-New Division Two, Watford 1 Luton Town 1

BSAD imageBSAD report:It makes a change for us to play Luton when they’re on a roll – it’s usually us enjoying a good run which, inevitably, comes to a sticky end against our local rivals. But nothing much changes – April 1987 was the last time we beat them in a proper match (the Anglo-Italian cup, in which you were allowed to name everyone in the ground as a substitute and play rush goalie, doesn’t count and we know it).

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12th October 1996- New Division Two, Watford 1 Wrexham 1

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BSAD imageBSAD report: It’s pretty obvious why we struggle at Vicarage Road. Apart from the occasional blinding bit of vision (Gary Penrice was the culprit in this game – totally letting the side down by actually looking up before passing the ball), we lack the intelligence to break down a massed defence. Most sides are going to come to Vicarage Road and be well satisfied with a point – to stop them achieving their objective, we have to learn how to play to our strengths. And we do have strengths, it’s just that we seem too bashful to admit it to ourselves.

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