Watford FC - History Thread

Discussion in 'The Golden Years' started by Nuandy, Apr 18, 2015.

  1. We hate 48

    We hate 48 Reservist

    Whilst delving through my old programmes (and cuttings) tonight, partly to forget about the BMuff result today out i came across this and recalled it was kept because it had my dad and an 11 year old me-well half of my face-in the queue. Playing Man U in the cup-fantastic -now we play them and its no big deal. Appreciate this is in the "old geezers" thread and a bit self indulgent but because any hint of -look how far we have come- or we should be grateful to be in the top half of the first division-would be roundly booed in the match day thread however when i look back i can take losing a match like today because for a lot of my supporting years that happened a lot more than the highs.

    Dad and me 1969.png
     
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  2. Bloke

    Bloke Reservist

    Is that Don Revie in the middle of the photo wearing a white polo neck? Bl00dy plastic!
     
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  3. Knight GT

    Knight GT Predictor extraordinaire 2013/14

    Great spot. I think that's Micky Quinn front left as well
     
  4. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    I think that's Vydra. 2/3 from the left in front of the wall ?
     
  5. vic-rijrode

    vic-rijrode First Year Pro

    I'm in that picture - I'm the one with the hair.
     
  6. Teide1

    Teide1 Squad Player

    Hughie Green diagonally behind Don Revie, third from the left Johnny Williams both Against the wall!
    Right hand side behind the girl ? with the long hair Bobby Downes!
    Malky Mackay front row behind the chap with the glasses (collar up) two in front of the long haired girl!
     
  7. Delayed response, but, I think this is the picture used by the Echo to illustrate the story, or at least very similar.

    My memory of it is almost exactly this, only for some reason I thought he was leaning on a piano.
     
  8. goldpapaya

    goldpapaya Academy Graduate

    Tom Jones back row left, where dark part of wall turns light. Also Wayne Hennessy to the left of Don Revie.
     

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