Tag Archives: Postponed games

25th November 2000- New Division One, Watford v Burnley- Match postponed

About an hour before kick off the heavens opened and the Vicarage Road pitch, which was three years in to its stint of having to cope with Saracens as well as ourselves, was completely deluged.  Shortly after 3pm it was announced the referee had deemed the pitch unplayable.  The rearranged game didn’t take place until April and a new programme was issued.

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A few weeks later in Issue 23 of the fanzine ‘The Yellow Experience’ an American fan  told of how he had travelled 5500 miles for the game.

More games from 25th November at https://oldwatford.com/tag/nov25

22nd February 1994- New Division One, Barnsley v Watford- Match postponed

The game was postponed at 5.40pm much to the annoyance of both clubs and all those who travelled. A new programme was issued for the rearranged date of 12th April 1994.


5th March 1986- FA Cup Fifth Round, Watford 1 Bury 1

The game was postponed from 15th February.  Bad weather meant this was the first competitive game we’d played since 6th February.  However GT did take the team down to Devon, which wasn’t affected as much by the snow and ice, to play a friendly in mid February against Exeter City which we won 4-0.

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26th December 1985- Division One, Watford v Arsenal, Match postponed

This fixture was rearranged for April 1st, the second game in the famous two day, two win doubleheader over Arsenal.  A new programme was issued for the fixture so this programme was obsolete.