Nine years since Watford claimed a surprise point at Wigan Athletic

On this date in Watford FC's history

On this date in Watford FC's history

First published in Watford FC News

Saturday, January 22, 2005

With the forthcoming League Cup semi-final against Liverpool in mind, Ray Lewington made seven changes to his starting line-up for a trip to Wigan Athletic.

Little was expected from the trip to the promotion-chasing Latics, but a young Watford side put in a spirited performance, with first-half goals from Bruce Dyer and Danny Webber securing a 2-2 draw.

The match saw the debut of loan signing Chris Eagles, and the final appearance in a Watford shirt of left-back Paul Mayo.

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

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