The starting line-up was Bond, Young, Doherty, O’Nien, Johnson (c), Brown, Tapoko (trialist), Smith, Jakubiak, Rosenthal and Fabbrini. Former Watford youngsters Jonathan North and Elliott Godfrey started for Wealdstone. There was a nice gesture from the excellent tannoy announcer who welcomed Smith and O’Nien back, both having been there on loan in recent seasons.
Wealdstone FC Website: Wealdstone began their pre season campaign on Saturday with a very creditable draw against Championship side Watford. Despite missing a number of first team players, most notably last season’s top scorer Richard Jolly, Stones gave a strong account of themselves against Gianfranco Zola’s outfit and will be more than happy with their afternoon’s work in front of a bumper crowd of 1,335.
Wealdstone FC Website: Wealdstone put in a spirited performance on Tuesday night against a full strength Watford side, and whilst they eventually went down 3-1, there are plenty of positives to be drawn from the match as manager Gordon Bartlett continues his preparations for the start of the season on the 20th August.