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One of the great goals helped give Watford one of their greatest days 15 years ago today with victory over Bolton Wanderers at Wembley Stadium
Updated 10:54am Saturday 31st May 2014 in Sport
Monday, May 31, 1999
An improbable end-of-season run of form culminated in Watford facing Bolton Wanderers at Wembley Stadium in the first division play-off final.
A spectacular bicycle-kick from Nick Wright, the Hornets' first ever goal at Wembley, provided a half-time lead; Wright's former Carlisle United colleague Allan Smart provided a composed finish to round off a sharp counter-attack in the second half to ensure Graham Taylor's side a second successive promotion.
In securing his fifth with Watford, Taylor set a national record of promotions managing a single club.
Reproduced by kind permission of Matt Rowson from his book, Watford FC On This Day
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