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24th October 2020- Championship, Watford 1 AFC Bournemouth 1

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Post Match

Well, that was almost the perfect way to atone for a red card.

Live updates as Watford host Bournemouth at Vicarage Road

Watford pegged back by injury-time AFC Bournemouth equaliser

Vladimir Ivic calls for logic after Watford draw with Bournemouth

Watford players rated after Bournemouth draw

Watford’s Ken Sema wants to improve along with his teammates

Chris Mepham scored a stoppage-time equaliser at Watford to extend Bournemouth’s unbeaten start to the Championship season.

The Cherries – who were fortunate not to have Lloyd Kelly sent off early on – conceded the opener, when Croatian frontman Stipe Perica slid his first goal for the club since a summer move from Udinese (12).

The last home win in a game between the two sides came at Bournemouth in January 2015, abetted in part by an early (and later rescinded) red card for Gabriele Angella.  There should have been an early red card here…  with a crowd to bellow it’s objection, or had the challenge come ten minutes later then surely the Cherries would have been down to ten.

Watford v Boscombe. It’s a fixture that never seems to pass without incident, and the latest chapter in this unlikely rivalry was no different! Jon is joined by Mike and Colin who discuss an array of interesting referring decisions, a beautiful goal and a a heartbreaking equaliser, while The Athletic’s Watford corespondent Adam Leventhal hops on the line to share his views on Troy Deeney’s official foray into the world of broadcast and written media.

24th October 2000-New Division One, Watford 1 Bolton Wanderers 0

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BSAD imageBSAD report: Besides, we’re top of the league. Properly top of the league, not just keeping it warm for Fulham. All the other stuff still matters, of course…but the crap that life throws at you seems to stick less easily when you’ve got a league table to gaze lovingly at.

BSAD imageBSAD report: Today we sing, coz we love our team. They kept out a hard-working bunch of bastards who’d got an inexplicable grudge against us and interrupted our every attempt at complicated passing, which made us look like we either couldn’t get in the game or weren’t trying hard enough to do so.

BSAD imageBSAD report: All teams, including us, will go on a bad run at some stage during the season (as Fulham are demonstrating to a minor extent at the moment). We just have to hope ours won’t last too long, and that it doesn’t happen for a few games yet.

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24th October 1999- Premier League, Watford 1 Middlesbrough 3

For the first time since Wimbledon, we were cannon fodder. Beaten by our own mistakes as much as mediocre opponents, slipping to unnecessary and unaffordable defeat. The drop into the bottom three is not coincidental.

There were new things to enjoy. A nice Sky studio place taking up Vic End seats and a scarily lush picture on our shiny new big screen. I tried not to watch it as I’d have preferred the corners filled in with seats but it wasn’t working. Though, as usual, they can’t show any of the replays you really want to see, sitting very low down in the Rookery I found myself lazily referring to it every time the ball went down its end. I was pleased to see there were no adverts on it, although this is probably due to the marketing department overcharging interested parties. The highlights of Chelsea were far more welcome.

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24th October 1998- New Division One, Watford 2 Port Vale 2

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BSAD report: The debutant’s two goals will grab the headlines, and rightly so. But, in truth, he had a curious match. Ironically, his strength also proved to be his weakness. Like Nick Wright, he appears to have a knack of appearing in the penalty area unnoticed at the right moment, something that will certainly guarantee him goals. Unlike Wright, he also appears to be well versed in the art of finishing such opportunities. The problem, therefore, was not in his performance but in his position – as a right winger, he wasn’t available enough in our approach play. That was frustrating, particularly when his moments on the ball were artful and aggressive. Our attacks leaned heavily to the left as a consequence.

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24th October 1995- League Cup Third Round, Watford 1 Blackburn Rovers 2

Premiership champions, eh? Without the, erm, charismatic inspiration of Dalglish, Blackburn Rovers have been exposed as utter cack. Expensive, aristocratic cack, but cack nonetheless. Their European Cup adventures have revealled a team without class – clueless, English battle-hard-and-you’ll-get-a-result football at its worst. They’ve been an unholy mess in the league too. Let’s face it, I fancied our chances.

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