Friday, April 10, 1970

Watford lost 2-0 to Manchester United at Highbury in front of 15,105 in an FA Cup third place play-off.

This was the first such play-off, a concept that would survive five years before being abandoned.

The match saw the competitive debut of 18-year-old striker Billy Jennings.

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