On this date in Watford FC's history

Watford Observer: On this date in Watford FC's history On this date in Watford FC's history

Saturday, December 6, 1986

Watford faced reigning league champions Liverpool at Vicarage Road.

John McClelland scored a rare goal with a near-post header midway through the first half, and the Hornets went on to dominate.

John Barnes, who was to move to Anfield the following summer, sealed the victory with a magnificent solo goal.

Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish described Watford goalkeeper Tony Coton's performance as "outstanding".

Reproduced by kind permission of Matt Rowson from his book, Watford FC On This Day

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