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Watford played an 'away' game at home to Chesham 115 years ago today
5:30am Tuesday 18th February 2014 in Sport
Saturday, February 18, 1899
An 'away' fixture with Chesham in the second division of the Southern League took place, perversely, at Cassio Road.
Chesham's ground had been closed by the FA because of recent crowd trouble, and the Buckinghamshire side agreed to fulfil the outstanding fixture at Watford.
Johnny Hill, Charlie Hare and Bobbie Slaughter got the goals in a 3-2 Watford win.
Reproduced by kind permission of Matt Rowson from his book, Watford FC On This Day