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Any Previous? - Latics v Watford

Any Previous? - Latics v Watford

Latics face Watford on Saturday at the DW Stadium for an important Championship fixture. We have previously met the Hornets 13 times in all competitions, the first time being an FA cup 3rd round tie in 1990 when we lost 2-0 at Vicarage Road, the last time was earlier this season in September when an 82nd minute Cristian Battocchio goal gave Watford a 1-0 win.

Previous 13 meetings - Latics 4 wins, Watford 4, draws 5

The game that stands out between the two sides for me was back in 1999 when a third tier Latics thumped top flight Watford 3-1 in the Worthington Cup at the DW Stadium, goals from Simon Howarth (2) and a Carl Bradshaw penalty sealed Latics dominance on the game, the Watford goalscorer that night was Peter Kennedy who hit a screamer from thirty yards and of course joined us a year later

Previous Six Meetings

28 Sep 2013 - Championship - Watford 1 Latics 0
21 Feb 2007 - Premier League - Watford 1 Latics 1
23 Sep 2006 - Premier League - Latics 1 Watford 1
25 Oct 2005 - Carling Cup - Latics 3 Watford 0
22 Jan 2005 - Championship - Latics 2 Watford 2
28 Sep 2004 - Championship - Watford 0 Latics 0

Last Time Out

Watford 1 Latics 0
Goal scorer - Battacchio 82 mins
Referee - Andy Madley
Attendance - 14,999


Watford - Almunia (c); Doyley, Angella, Ekstrand; Anya, Murray (Battocchio 57), Iriney (Fabbrini 79), McGugan, Pudil (Faraoni 66); Forestieri, Deeney.
Unused subs - Bond, Belkalem, McEachran, Acuna.

Latics - Carson, Shotton, Rogne (Boyce 87), Barnett, Perch, Watson (C), McArthur, Powell, Gomez, Fortune (McManaman 25), McClean
Unused subs - Nicholls, Espinoza, McCann, Dicko, Beausejour

Highlights of Watford 1 Latics 0

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Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Friday March 21 2014
Time: 9:09AM


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