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Watford lost to Manchester United in an FA Cup third place play-off 44 years ago today
5:30am Thursday 10th April 2014 in Sport
Friday, April 10, 1970
Watford lost 2-0 to Manchester United at Highbury in front of 15,105 in an FA Cup third place play-off.
This was the first such play-off, a concept that would survive five years before being abandoned.
The match saw the competitive debut of 18-year-old striker Billy Jennings.
Reproduced by kind permission of Matt Rowson from his book, Watford FC On This Day
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