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 16, 1989

Watford won their fourth game on the hop to move into the top half of the second division with a 7-2 win over Bradford City, a month after sitting in the relegation zone.

Gary Penrice scored for the sixth game running since his signing, but Paul Wilkinson was man-of-the-match, scoring twice and setting up another two for Lee Richardson and Barry Ashby.

The run proved to be a false dawn for manager Steve Harrison who was to leave the club 16 games and only four wins later.

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

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