Taken from 13 Aug 2011 Watford v Derby County programme
Preston got their Championship campaign off to a winning start after coming from behind at Watford.
Four match reports including: Like the first discovered alien lifeform, this one is going to be prodded and poked, stared at and x-rayed, questioned and interrogated. Its every molecule will be examined, checked, recorded. By the time that we’ve finished with Watford versus Preston North End, there’ll be nothing left but a small puddle of purple goo.
Watford Observer, 9th August 1996
The attendance of 14,021 was the biggest of the season. The reason for such a large gate was down to Tottenham’s new signing Jurgen Klinsmann who made his first appearance for the club.