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26th August 2008-League Cup Second Round, Watford 2 Darlington 1 (After Extra Time)

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BBC SportWatford had a late John-Joe O’Toole strike to thank for a narrow win over Darlington in the Carling Cup.

skyJohn-Joe O’Toole came off the bench to rescue Watford with the winner deep into extra time to sink Darlington.

BHappy imageFourth division side at home, should be straightforward, yadda yadda whatever. But a fourth division side dropping deep and attacking neatly is still an awkward opponent….

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30th August 1975- Division Four, Darlington 1 Watford 0

In subsequent years this game would be remembered as the day we hit rock bottom. The 1-0 defeat left us 92nd in the Football League with no points and no goals from our first three games. As promotions, cup runs and a European campaign followed in the next decade ‘Darlington away’ would be quoted as a reference to show how far we’d come.

Sunday People, 31 Aug 1975

17th December 1966- Division Three, Watford 2 Darlington 0



More games from 17th December at https://oldwatford.com/tag/dec17