Monday, July 16, 1990

Three years after leaving Vicarage Road, Graham Taylor was confirmed as the new manager of the England national team, replacing Bobby Robson.

His appointment had been long heralded; Manchester City manager Howard Kendall had earlier been quoted as saying that: "The FA have a candidate, he will give a very good interview and will get the job."

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