Month: August 2001

18th August 2001-New Division One, Watford 3 Rotherham United 2

 

BBC SportWatford had a slice of good fortune in their victory over Rotherham to give Gianluca Vialli his first league win since he took charge.

BSAD imageBSAD report: It began with operatic bellowing from a Pavarotti impersonator, as well as dancing girls and a new, apparently divorced Harry Hornet.

Rotherham
Taken from the programme on 27th August 2001-New Division One, Watford 2 Walsall 1

11th August 2001, New Division One, Manchester City 3 Watford 0

BBC SportKevin Keegan’s Manchester City career got off to the perfect start as he saw his side crush Watford at Maine Road

BSAD imageIf you accept that the armchair viewer is now all-powerful – and why else would this game have kicked off at a time that satisfies neither tradition nor convenience for attending supporters – then you naturally start to ponder where it might all end. Because there’s only one thing that the TV companies don’t yet control, which is the level of entertainment on offer.

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Taken from the programme on 18th August 2001-New Division One, Watford 3 Rotherham United 2