Tag: Jan9

9th January 2009- Championship, Reading 4 Watford 0

Watford, who had a penalty appeal for handball turned down by referee Andy D’Urso, barely troubled Reading and remain close to relegation territory.

“There were many aspects I was pleased with,” said Rodgers, who had no triumphant return to the club whose academy he used to direct. “I’m obviously disapopointed to concede five minutes before half-time because I thought we had played well and dominated possession and in the second half we had a crazy one-minute spell that killed the game.”

I’m glad I was only watching it on the telly.

9th January 1999- New Division One, Watford 0 Portsmouth 0

BSAD imageIf the season’s only previous goalless draw against Barnsley had more merits than the scoreline suggested, then this was your authentic “move along, there’s nothing to see here” stalemate. The least entertaining spectacle of the campaign so far by, ooh, that much and a flashback to what life in the First Division frequently used to be like for the Hornets prior to Graham Taylor’s return.

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