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Saturday, April 28, 1984

A bittersweet victory was recorded over local rivals Luton Town in the first division game at Kenilworth Road.

Goals from Nigel Callaghan and Mo Johnston secured a 2-1 win but of greater significance was the harsh dismissal of Watford skipper Wilf Rostron by referee Roger Milford. The resulting suspension denied the left-back his cup final appearance.

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