Saturday, August 9, 2003

Jimmy Davis, a 21-year-old Manchester United midfielder who was due to spend the 2003/04 season on loan at Vicarage Road, died as the result of a motor accident on the M40.

Watford's opening game of the season against Coventry City - due to be played the same day - was postponed.

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