2nd May 1998- New Division Two, Fulham 1 Watford 2

We went into this game in second place on goal difference so to win the title we needed a better result than Bristol City. They lost 2-1 at Preston and so we were Division Two Champions.

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BSAD imageBSAD report: What a day. One extraordinary golden afternoon to banish any feelings of bitterness or anticlimax, both the culmination of a season’s work and this almighty rush of unexpected exhilaration.

100 greatest100 Greatest Watford wins- No.12: ‘We beat Bournemouth on the Tuesday night to keep ourselves in with a chance of winning the championship,’ says Jason Lee. ‘The manager had us in the following day to start the build-up to the Fulham game. Graham gave us a bit of a speech. He said that we’d done well to win promotion but to go up as champions would be special.

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Watford Observer

GALLERY: The 20th anniversary of Watford’s Division Two title triumph at Fulham

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