A bleak day for Watford at the hands of Blackburn Rovers

On this date in Watford FC's history

On this date in Watford FC's history

First published in Sport

Saturday, February 10, 1973

Watford were demolished by Ken Furphy's Blackburn Rovers side at Vicarage Road, a Pat Morrissey penalty the Hornets' only solace from a 3-1 defeat.

Having been relegated from the second divison the previous season Watford would finish 19th whilst Rovers would miss promotion by two points.

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

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