Watford beat Arsenal for the second time in two days 28 years ago today

On this date in Watford FC's history

On this date in Watford FC's history

First published in Sport

Tuesday, April 1, 1986

Watford achieved what was becoming a traditional victory over Arsenal, winning 3-0 in the first division at Vicarage Road.

Fixture congestion had seen the two sides face each other at Highbury the previous day, this game also won by the Hornets 2-0.

In the process, Malcolm Allen achieved the unlikely-to-be-matched feat of scoring on consecutive days in different calendar months against the same opposition.

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

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