Thursday, May 6, 1982

A 4-4 draw at Vicarage Road saw Watford's youth team win the FA Youth Cup for the first time, defeating Manchester United's youngsters 7-6 on aggregate.

Mark Hughes and Norman Whiteside were among the visitors' goalscorers, whilst the Hornets' goals came from David Johnson, and Andy Hill own goal and a brace from Jimmy Gilligan, including the late winner in the closing minutes of extra-time.

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