Tuesday, May 9, 2006

Watford entertained Crystal Palace in the second leg of a Championship play-off semi-final with a 3-0 cushion from the first leg.

With both ends of the ground full of home supporters, the atmosphere verged on the hysterical.

A furtiously defiant performance by the Hornets saw them secure passage to Cardiff as the Eagles failed to register a shot on target in a 0-0 draw.

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