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Watford signed prolific striker Billy Lane from Brentford 82 years ago today
5:30am Sunday 25th May 2014 in Sport
Wednesday, May 25, 1932
In the face of considerable competition, Watford secured the services of Brentford striker Billy Lane for a fee just short of £1,000.
Lane had scored twice against his new employers the previous December, as Brentford had become the first visitors to record a win at Vicarage Road that season.
He was to average more than a goal every other game in almost four years with the club.
Reproduced by kind permission of Matt Rowson from his book, Watford FC On This Day
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