The first game since Al Bangura won his appeal to be allowed to remain in the UK.
After 19 games record signing Nathan Ellington finally scored his first goal for the Hornets.
Nathan Ellington scored his first goal for the club since his summer move when he coolly steered home from 12 yards.
At the end of a busy week Aidy Boothroyd could reflect that more by luck than design his team had squeezed back into the automatic promotion places on goal difference but the Watford manager cannot wait for the month to end so he can get back to the business of priming his squad for the run-in.
Well that was quite good fun really. Wouldn’t have been fun in the Premiership… we’d have been two down and game over at half time.
I don’t know if it is football in general – the continuing failure of the National team, the increasingly hard to stomach Sky TV hype and equally nauseating commentary, Andy Gray (both of them), the wonky kick off times etc. – but (whisper it) I think I am losing interest a bit.