Tag: 1984 FA Cup run

19th May 1984-FA Cup Final, Everton 2 Watford 0



BSAD imageBSAD report: This isn’t a match report as such. But then, this wasn’t like any other Watford occasion. So here, all rambling and incoherent, are some of my Cup Final memories. Committed to paper before my recollection of them flickers and fades completely.

1984 FA Cup Final Wikipedia entry

WD Sport article- Graham Taylor: ‘I’ve never watched a replay of 1984 FA Cup final with Everton’

Independent Sherwood still haunted by Gray day at Wembley

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14th April 1984- FA Cup Semi Final, Plymouth Argyle 0 Watford 1





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BSAD image BSAD: My memories of this great day are few – largely because I was only eleven at the time. Having endured the sixth round victory against Birmingham on Ceefax I was allowed to go to the semi final. When he draw came out we had Derby or Plymouth – the dream ticket.

100 greatest100 Greatest Watford wins- No.2: Perhaps it was written in the stars that Watford would reach the FA Cup final in 1984. Before the draw for the third round was even made, Graham Taylor told Elton John to keep cup final day clear.  The chairman was about to embark on a long European tour but he made sure there wasn’t a concert on Saturday, May 19.

English FA Cup Semi-Final
Everton 1-0 Southampton (n) aet
Watford 1-0 Plymouth Argyle (n)